Is it True That Anyone Can Buy a Cup of Coffee at Starbucks Using Bitcoin?

Earlier this month, Starbucks partnered with Microsoft, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), and BCG to establish a new digital currency company Bakkt. The project will allegedly allow customers to buy their favourite beverages at Starbucks with bitcoin (BTC). “It’s very big news for bitcoin because people say, ‘Where can you spend it?’ Now at every single Starbucks,”…

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[UPDATED] Bakkt Digital Asset Platform: Starbucks Hopes You’ll Like Coffee With ICE

The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange has announced a partnership with Microsoft and Starbucks to create a “global ecosystem for digital assets.” UPDATED | August 6, 2018: Some news outlets misinterpreted the Friday announcement, stating that the partnership between Starbucks and the Intercontinental Exchange meant that Starbucks would be accepting cryptocurrency as…

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Starbucks Partners with NYSE Owner To Build 'Global' Digital Asset Platform

New York Stock Exchange operator Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has revealed it plans to launch a global digital asset platform in November as a “scalable on-ramp” for investors. ICE To Build ‘Scalable On-Ramp’ In a press release August 3, ICE, which signaled its intention to launch physical Bitcoin futures in May, will debut them alongside the…

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