With all the talk of investing in digital assets, newcomers to the scene may not know that cryptocurrency is still used as peer-to-peer electronic money as expected. The latest video from Bitcoin.com shows how BCH is used to buying anything from drinks at the bar to the equity of a company, safely and easily.
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Use cryptocurrency at the helm
The Bitcoin.com team recently participated in a Bitcoin fundraising meeting at the Brewdog in London to sample the BCH-powered nightlife that the British capital has to offer. A short video presenting the highlights of the event shows how real people use cryptocurrency to make payments today for everyday purchases, such as drinks at the bar.
The London meeting also allowed new people to become familiar with the use of the Bitcoin.com wallet for quick, economical and reliable payments. They attended real-money demonstrations by the team, including executives Roger Ver and Executive Director Stefan Rust.
Watch the video on the official Bitcoin.com Youtube channel, subscribe and be sure to leave a comment to join the discussion.
Equity for punks
One of the highlights of the Brewdog meeting video is to see how CEO Stefan Rust bought shares of the artisanal brewer with money in bitcoins at the bar. In July of this year, Brewdog, which already sold beers for BCH since 2018, revealed that the public could also invest in the business through a cryptocurrency. His team has more than 1,500 employees, spread across 80 locations worldwide, and two breweries in Ellon, Scotland, and Columbus, Ohio, which export to 60 markets around the world.
The brewery's equity for punks equity financing project was extended until April 2020 and accepts bitcoins (BTC), bitcoins (BCH), omisego (OMG), qtum (QTUM), augur (REP) and the 0x (ZRX). , bitcoin SV (BSV), ether (ETH), litecoin (LTC) and ripple (XRP). The shares in Brewdog cost £ 25 each and can be redeemed on the company's website. He had already collected more than £ 72 million from more than 114,000 people worldwide before opening the crypto option.
James Watt, captain of Brewdog, said at the time: "Our Equity Punks are our community, our shareholders and our friends, as well as the driving force of our company. The growth that BrewDog has shown over the last decade could only be achieved with its encouragement and support. Together, we have shown city-dwellers what can be achieved by taking charge of something you believe in. Cryptocurrency is exactly the same thing. If you accept change to overthrow the mainstream, we are in your corner; that your favorite weapons are malt, hops, yeast and water or blockchain. "
Join a Bitcoin Cash Meetup
If you wish to participate in a similar event, you will find many local bitcoin cash meetings available worldwide on the Bitcoin.com events page. You can use the map tool to zoom in on your area and see what encounters are available nearby or you can simply browse the directory listing them by continents, countries, cities, etc.
You can also create a new bitcoin cash meeting yourself. If you need help in this regard, on the same page, you have the opportunity to contact the Bitcoin.com team to help you set up your new group and allow more people to participate in meetings. according to their experience. Offering drinks for crypto can probably help attract more people on board.
Follow another way to find Bitcoin money meetings or see how successful meetings are organized. @BCHMeetups on Twitter. This profile regularly publishes articles on BCH gatherings taking place in many countries, information on where people can meet in their area, as well as images and stories of events already organized.
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