Retail giant El Corte Inglés and Deloitte in cahoots to launch crypto exchange
The third largest department store in the world, Spanish company El Corte Inglés, has entered partnership with “big four” accounting firm Deloitte to launch a crypto exchange for its 11 million registered customers.
Barcelona looking to create standalone cryptocurrency as club fan tokens market cap drops
Barcelona rejected possible partnerships with crypto firms like Polkadot and Binance because it wanted to create its own digital asset.
Bit2Me becomes Spain’s first crypto exchange
Bit2Me announced February 18 that the Spanish central bank has approved its application to operate as a crypto exchange in the country.
El Salvador effect: Spain considers allowing mortgage payments in crypto
Will Spain do an El Salvador and push the crypto agenda forward on the global stage?
Atani CEO on the challenges of building a trading terminal, the future of crypto and more
Paul Barroso is the CEO and co-founder of Atani, a platform that lets users trade crypto across 20+ exchanges.
Burgers, beers and Bitcoin: This crypto-friendly cafe in Spain has it all
If you thought your local Starbucks or WeWork were great places for connecting with friends and colleagues, imagine being surrounded by truly like-minded people united by a common passion.
Major European football league club FC Barcelona unites with Chiliz digital currency platform
In a move that can only serve to further adoption of cryptocurrency, major European football league club FC Barcelona today announced a new partnership with blockchain platform Chiliz.
Brave browser becoming increasingly popular in Spain, overtakes Firefox
Privacy-focused Brave browser seems to be making huge strides in Spain, where it is currently ranking 10th in the communications category on Google Play Store.
Five upcoming crypto and blockchain events worth attending
Regardless of how cryptocurrency prices are performing in the open marketplace, there is much going on behind the scenes.
Autonomous Spanish Region Puts $13 Million towards “4.0 Industries” Including Blockchain
Aragon, an autonomous Spanish region, has seen its government pledge over €12 million ($13 million) to develop what it has dubbed “4.0 industries,” including blockchain, AI, and a host of other emerging technologies.
Spain Approves Bill Requiring Crypto Holders to Disclose Assets
On October 19, Spain’s Ministry of Finance approved an anti-fraud law requiring all holders of cryptocurrency in the country to disclose their asset balances, according to Spanish news outlet ABC.
Spain’s Banco Santander Takes a Liking to Ripple’s Cross-Border Payments Solution
At Ripple’s annual Swell event on October 1, Spanish financial services firm Banco Santander executives shared their experience of using blockchain-powered payment systems powered by the former’s RippleNet product.
Spain Aims to Bring Government onto the Blockchain
Partido Popular, the ruling party within Spain’s four-party political system, submitted a blockchain-focused proposal to the Spanish Congress of Deputies aiming to promote the integration of blockchain technology into the governance structure of the country.