Q&A: Brian Fabian Crain on Bitcoin in Berlin


Brian Fabian Crain giving a presentation at a Bitcoin Start-Ups Berlin meetup (credit: Nick Simpson)

Bitcoin Center Berlin officially opened its doors on Sunday, June 15 in the bustling Rosenthaler Platz. The co-working space is one of many fresh projects in Berlin devoted to bitcoin, a decentralized virtual money that we feature in our Utopia Summer Special on June 21. Economist and entrepreneur Brian Fabian Crain, part of the team behind Bitcoin… Read more »

‘Bitcoin-Mädchen’ Find Their Niche in Berlin


On an early and muggy midweek evening, fourteen Berlin bitcoin enthusiasts chatted about the virtual money. They animatedly discussed taxation debates in Germany and abroad, new Berlin businesses that accept it, and the benefits of using a decentralized currency. It was just any of the other bitcoin meet-ups that regularly occur in Berlin’s Graefekiez… Read more »