Simon Fraser University installed Bitcoin ATM

canadaThe Simon Fraser University (SFU) in British Columbia (Canada) announced immediately to accept Bitcoin payments. First Bitcoin-acceptance will be limited to the bookstores of the University. Part of the Bitcoin integration will also be the intstallation three Bitcoin ATM at campus locations Burnaby, Surrey und Vancouver. As operator of the ATM, based in Ontario Bitcoin ATM Startup BitSent was called.

The director of the Simon Fraser University, Mark McLaughlin, said in an interview with the Georgia Straight, that the integration is part of an effort to encourage conversations about innovation on campus. In order to promote the launch on May 27th and 28th the Bitcoin ATM inaugurated in bookstores the Burnay and Surrey University due. The first 100 customers who spend more than 20 Canadian dollars in Bitcoin, receive a gift card worth $ 5.

The news about the integration of Bitcoin ATM come in a good time. The CoinDesk Quarterly Report # 1 showed that the number of new installations of Bitcoin ATM compared to Q4 2014 dropped by about 69%.

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