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Bitmari Becomes First Bitcoin Company to Partner With an African Commercial Bank

Bitmari Has Applied for an International Remittance License With the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Africa is well documented as the world’s region with the least developed banking sector and the most underbanked citizenry. Bitcoin has long been seen as a potential solution to this problem, and many wallet providers and remittance services have flourished in Africa. Following the success of BitPesa, Bitmari has been among the most successful bitcoin companies in Africa, offering wallet and remittance services to citizens in several different nations. In addition to partnering with the Zimbabwe Bank…

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Japan’s Largest Online Travel Agent Bringing Bitcoin to 1400+ Hotels This Summer

Bitcoin Coming to 1400+ Accommodation Facilities Bitpoint, a subsidiary of the publicly traded conglomerate Remixpoint, last month partnered with Peach Aviation and announced that it was bringing bitcoin payments to over 100,000 stores in Japan. Last week, it has fulfilled some of its promises and confirmed that over 1,400 accommodation facilities across Japan will soon start accepting bitcoin. This is made possible through a partnership with Japan’s leading online travel agent Evolable Asia. According to Bitpoint: The aim is to enable customers to exchange bitcoin to Japanese yen at hotels and…

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Bitcoin Mines in Chinese Province Sichuan Allegedly Forced to Shut Down

The Closures Come at a Critical Moment for Mining Businesses, as Bitcoin’s Price Has Tripled over the Course of 2017 The absence of government-backed regulation over the practice of bitcoin mining has apparently prompted the Chinese central government to forcefully influence the cessation of many commercial bitcoin mining operations in Sichuan. China’s province of Sichuan has attracted great interest from bitcoin investors and entrepreneurs in recent years, as the province has abundant access to hydropower and offers huge savings in electricity costs for mining businesses that operate in Sichuan. The…

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