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July 27, 2013, 01:48:38 PM
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We are proud to announce that we have spread Bitcoin to a Blenz in downtown Vancouver. As far as we know, this is the first franchised venue to do so. Maybe it's just the first one in Canada or in our area; please correct us if we are wrong. We will be having meetings and semi-professional (networking, activities, presentations) Meet Ups here from now on. To learn more, see our post about it on the Bitcoin Cooperative Facbeook page, where we attempt to spread the Bitcoin movement: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=439490966149749



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July 27, 2013, 02:04:32 PM
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cheers to that!
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July 27, 2013, 02:06:26 PM
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Wow very nice!

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July 27, 2013, 03:16:30 PM
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July 28, 2013, 12:34:32 PM
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Thanks for the support. It's right across the street from the Indian restaurant we signed up. The owners are friends; that's how it happened. We're hoping it spreads and we can make a Berlin out of the area, but it takes time. If you are near Vancouver, and would like to volunteer to give a presentation or conduct an activity related to Bitcoin, please let us know. We plan to bring students from a major local university, and they have learning to do.

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July 28, 2013, 12:55:17 PM
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Please add it on www.coinmap.org

#placesthatacceptbitcoin #openstreetmap
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July 28, 2013, 01:02:47 PM
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Please add it on www.coinmap.org

#placesthatacceptbitcoin #openstreetmap
Sorry, we forgot. We'll be adding at least 4-6 venues, soon.

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August 01, 2013, 11:49:16 AM
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Please add it on www.coinmap.org

#placesthatacceptbitcoin #openstreetmap
Sorry, we forgot. We'll be adding at least 4-6 venues, soon.
Great!

“…virtual currencies, could have a substitution effect on central bank money if they become widely accepted.”
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August 23, 2013, 02:43:17 PM
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We made the biggest franchisee in their competing chain--Waves Coffee House--take Bitcoin:



You gotta play the fiat venues against one another guys; try it out. Cool We're going to celebrate with an awesome event. Check it out: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=280054.0

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August 23, 2013, 02:46:55 PM
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great opening for Bitcoin every where  Cool

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Sweet!

Wish I was nearby for the event.

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August 23, 2013, 03:09:50 PM
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Added to OSM!

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August 23, 2013, 03:25:23 PM
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We are proud to announce that we have spread Bitcoin to a Blenz in downtown Vancouver. As far as we know, this is the first franchised venue to do so. Maybe it's just the first one in Canada or in our area; please correct us if we are wrong. We will be having meetings and semi-professional (networking, activities, presentations) Meet Ups here from now on. To learn more, see our post about it on the Bitcoin Cooperative Facbeook page, where we attempt to spread the Bitcoin movement: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=439490966149749




Good for you guys!

When I lived in Yaletown I used to go to Blenz everyday at Helmcken and Hamilton. Does Matt still own that location? You should tell him to get on it as well.

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We are proud to announce that we have spread Bitcoin to a Blenz in downtown Vancouver. As far as we know, this is the first franchised venue to do so. Maybe it's just the first one in Canada or in our area; please correct us if we are wrong. We will be having meetings and semi-professional (networking, activities, presentations) Meet Ups here from now on. To learn more, see our post about it on the Bitcoin Cooperative Facbeook page, where we attempt to spread the Bitcoin movement: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=439490966149749




Good for you guys!

When I lived in Yaletown I used to go to Blenz everyday at Helmcken and Hamilton. Does Matt still own that location? You should tell him to get on it as well.
We'll go find out; thanks for the tip. Will update with photos if we find Matt and he's into it

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We are proud to announce that we have spread Bitcoin to a Blenz in downtown Vancouver. As far as we know, this is the first franchised venue to do so. Maybe it's just the first one in Canada or in our area; please correct us if we are wrong. We will be having meetings and semi-professional (networking, activities, presentations) Meet Ups here from now on. To learn more, see our post about it on the Bitcoin Cooperative Facbeook page, where we attempt to spread the Bitcoin movement: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=439490966149749




Good for you guys!

When I lived in Yaletown I used to go to Blenz everyday at Helmcken and Hamilton. Does Matt still own that location? You should tell him to get on it as well.
We'll go find out; thanks for the tip. Will update with photos if we find Matt and he's into it

He is a great guy. Very down to Earth. Good luck.

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August 23, 2013, 03:52:31 PM
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Awesome. I know where i'll be buying my coffee in the future Smiley

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August 23, 2013, 04:30:26 PM
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totally awesome! I might be moving to Vancouver island next year, will definitely check this out!
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Awesome. I know where i'll be buying my coffee in the future Smiley
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August 23, 2013, 06:46:35 PM
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This is exactly the kind of thing that will push bitcoin into mainstream usage.  I LOVE that you guys are leveraging each victory on other vendors and playing the competition up. 

This is a microcosm of the revolution.  I salute you!

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