Accounting and Services Giant Deloitte Installs a Bitcoin ATM

By September 8, 2016Bitcoin Business

Deloitte, one of the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms in the world has purchased and unveiled a bitcoin ATM in its building in Toronto. Deloitte now has a new bitcoin automatic teller machine (BTM) in its Toronto office. A tweet released by non-profit financial services organization The Social Wallet, revealed the first sighting of the Bitcoin ATM and soon started making rounds on social media. President of @_CFour_ Michael Perkin tests the new #btm at the Deloitte Toronto office #bitcoin #BTC #changetheworld — #TheSocialWallet (@thesocialwallet) September 6, 2016 C4 president Michael Perklin who is pictured in the image told CCN that the BTM was manufactured by Ottawa-based BitAccess . “This BitAccess Bitcoin Teller Machine was purchased by Deloitte to buy and sell bitcoins out of their building in Toronto,” Perklin revealed. The unveiling took place on the 6 th floor of the building among the offices of Deloitte’s Rubix, a team that focused exclusively on developing blockchain applications. The blockchain-centric division of Deloitte is also the reason for the BTM to find a place in the company’s premises. Illiana Oris Valiente, co-founder and strategy lead of Rubix stated that the initiative to install a BTM was in the works for a couple of months while adding: We thought it was really important to show people how to get access to bitcoin, because it is really the entry point to understand the broader implications of blockchain. Yesterday we unveiled our BTM and it’ll be available for public use later on today | #bitcoin #blockchain — Rubix by Deloitte (@RubixByDeloitte) September 7, 2016 Cryptocurrency enthusiasts will find it refreshing to see bitcoin at the front and center of Rubix’s endeavor to push for wider blockchain awareness and adoption. It seems to be working already, even among those in the services […]

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