The year 2015 has been quite an interesting one for Bitcoin enthusiasts all around the world. Not only are major banks embracing the blockchain technology that powers the Bitcoin network, but there is also the BBVA Open Talent Competition. The name BBVA may be familiar, as this is one of Spain’s largest multinational banking groups.
Safello, Everledger, and Vaultoro Reach European Finals
The BBVA Open Talent Competition finals will be completed across three regions: Europe, South America, and North America. In the European region finals, three major Bitcoin startups are represented. There is Safello, the Swedish Bitcoin exchange, Vaultoro, a platform that lets users trade between gold and Bitcoin, and Everledger, a company using blockchain technology to fight diamond theft.