Santander issued a blockchain bond, a symbol of the bitcoin in the official shirt of a Premier League team and others. See what were the highlights of this week in the cryptocurrency universe.
Santander issues blockchain bond
Santander, the main Spanish bank, issued what it claims to be the first blockchain bond end to end. In a September 12 official statement, the bank revealed that it had issued a US$ 20 million bond directly at the Ethereum blockchain (ETH), where it will remain until the end of its one-year deadline.
#ETH (equal close to $20 million dollars) that were recently transferred on the #XRP Ledger? Could this have anything to do with it?https://t.co/XzDqVxMaFu — XRPcryptowolf (@XRPcryptowolf) September 12, 2019
Bitcoin symbol in a Premier League club shirt
The bitcoin symbol (BTC) will now appear on the sleeve of the Watford Football players’ shirt, and the team will also accept the cryptocurrency for the team merchandise. The logo will be presented in the player’s uniforms as a result of the club’s partnership with the betting platform in Bitcoin Sportsbet.io.
The Bitcoin “B” logo will now appear on the shirt sleeve of Watford FC, which will also accept the cryptocurrency for team merchandise https://t.co/V0qPNrz52A— Cointelegraph (@Cointelegraph) September 12, 2019
Colômbia com forte crescimento na LocalBitcoins
Colombia with strong growth in LocalBitcoins
During the last 4 weeks, Colombia was ranked as the sixth country with the largest volume of bitcoin trading through the LocalBitcoins peer exchange platform.
Panda installs crypto cash machine in Venezuela
The Panda Group announced that as part of the expansion of its services in Venezuela, it installed a point of sale of cryptocurrencies called Panda BTM in San Antonio del Táchira, in the state of Táchira, located in the southwest of the Caribbean country.Instalan punto de venta de criptomonedas en ciudad fronteriza de Venezuela #CajerosAutomáticos https://t.co/27QnTdxVUd
Rapper Akon defends bitcoin in live interview
The rap singer Akon defended the bitcoin in a live interview. In the podcast The Breakfast Club, held on September 9, the rapper talked about the value of the bitcoin and the confidence economy
Trading bitcoins easier than an email (in the 90’s)
In an article, Kiril Nikolaev compared bitcoin transactions these days with sending an email in the 90’s. His conclusion is that sending and receiving bitcoins today is much easier than sending an email at that time. Soon, we can expect things to get even easier in the future.If You Think Bitcoin is Complicated, Try Sending an Email in the 90’s https://t.co/DFUNus
If You Think Bitcoin is Complicated, Try Sending an Email in the 90’s https://t.co/DFUNus4W6n— CCN Markets (@CCNMarkets) September 8, 2019
Stellar distributes US$ 120 million in XML
The Stellar Development Foundation and the messaging service Keybase announced on Monday an airdrop of 2 billion in XLM, in the amount of approximately US$ 120 million. In the next 20 months, Keybase users can expect monthly releases of 100 million of XLM.
Stellar to Give Away 2 Billion XLM Valued at $120 Million Today https://t.co/OiAz8gFVeo— CryptFund News (@cryptFund) September 10, 2019