In September BitPagos acquired the bitcoin exchange Unisend Argentina. CoinFox reached out to Sebastian Serrano, the co-founder and CEO of BitPagos, to learn about current position of the company and its future plans.
SWIFT CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt has spoken to the Financer, sharing his thoughts on cryptotechnologies as such, their current and future influence on the banking sector, and on the bitcoin digital currency in particular.
SNP should look into setting up Scottish national digital currency at an annual conference in Aberdeen, Scottish politician George Kerevan suggests. He is going to speak about the idea of a digital ScotPound at the conference fringe meeting.
Dorian Nakamoto, named by a Newsweek journalist as the creator of bitcoin, elaborated on his outlook on the bitcoin digital currency, its philosophy and future in an AMA session on Reddit.
German Gref, the former Russian Minister of Economy and Trade and currently President of Sberbank, the largest bank in Russia and Eastern Europe, stated that bitcoins should not be banned.
Dominik Weil is one of the co-founders of Bitcoin Vietnam, together with Nguyễn Trần Bảo Phương. CoinFox contacted Dominik to find out more about bitcoin in Vietnam.
British entrepreneur and investor Bob Wigley acknowledged bitcoin's potential “to totally revolutionise world payments” in a blogpost for Blockchain.info. He emphasised the Britain's leading role in adopting financial innovations.