Tag: jack mallers

Jul 05 2022

3 Lessons From The Oslo Freedom Forum: Bitcoin As A Tool – Mallers, Roem, Fang

The Oslo Freedom Forum delivered some of the most thought-provoking ideas about what makes bitcoin special and valuable beyond mere price. And luckily, the organizers cut these one-minute videos for us to consume said ideas. And even luckier still, Bitcoinist decided to echo them and paint a different picture of the asset our publication is named after. We’ve already featured people...

Jun 11 2022

The Bitcoin Law Announcement Was A Special Day In History

Jack Mallers announcing Bukele’s Bitcoin Law was a momentous occasion in history, not only for Bitcoin and El Salvador, but for the entire world.It was June 2021 in Miami. Thinking back to that day, I recall the crowds and lines: It was a hot summer afternoon, the first Bitcoin event I’d attended, and one of the first outings I’d been to in...

Jun 09 2022

How Bitcoin Found Its Purpose At Oslo Freedom Forum

At this year’s Oslo Freedom Forum, we learned why the monetary system enabled by Bitcoin is so important.This is an opinion editorial by Josef Tětek, the Trezor brand ambassador for SatoshiLabs.At this year’s Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF), a financial freedom content track gave freedom fighters from around the world the...

May 20 2022

The UK Goes Lightning: CoinCorner Offers The Bolt Card, Contactless BTC Payments

The future is now. CoinCorner's the Bolt Card is a contactless and convenient debit card that lacks a screen. The product points to the next stage in bitcoin evolution, the creation of circular economies powered by the Lightning Network. Is this card the idea that will bridge the gap between bitcoin and the general public? At the...

Apr 13 2022

Bitcoin 2022: Welcome To The Revolution

One plebs journey across the largest Bitcoin event of all time, finding signal and the pulse of an ongoing revolution.In the time since last year’s Bitcoin 2021 we’ve seen the world change in so many ways that, if we were to list them here, I’m confident we could give Gladstein or...

Apr 11 2022

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day 1. Afternoon: Thiel, Salinas, Keiser, Mallers & More

It’s time for another Bitcoin 2022 recap. That fateful afternoon, What Bitcoin Did’s Peter McCormack hosted. It contains the most talked-about panels and keynotes. We have the perspective of two billionaires, refugees, activists, a loudmouth journalist that may be a billionaire, and the Podcasting 2.0 pioneer. On top of that, the Jack Mallers’ announcement that could change the world....

Apr 08 2022

Jack Mallers Reveals New Bitcoin Lightning Network Integration with Shopify

Strike CEO Jack Mallers has recently announced a new partnership with Shopify. This integration will allow over merchants and stores in the United States to accept Bitcoin payments […]

Strike To Integrate Bitcoin Lightning With Shopify: Why It Matters

At the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami, the Bitcoin Lightning Network seems to be getting closer to mass adoption as large companies start to partner with Strike. The digital payments platform built on the BTC network announced that it will integrate with Shopify and partner with payment firm Blackhawk and NCR, the world’s largest point-of-sale (POS) supplier. “We're proud to partner with Shopify...

Apr 07 2022

Jack Mallers’ Strike Integrating With World’s Largest PoS Providers To Enable Sovereign Payments With Bitcoin

Maller’s announcements all centered around increasing accessibility to the superior payment system of Bitcoin.Strike CEO Jack Mallers announced at Bitcoin 2022 that the company has partnered with three of the world’s largest payments providers, Shopify, NCR and Blackhawk Network. “You’re gonna be able to walk into a grocery store, to. Whole Foods, to a Chipotle, if you want to use a Lightning...

Mar 03 2022

Strike CEO Jack Mallers Explains Bitcoin To Kids On Lily’s Show

Strike CEO Jack Maulers was interviewed on Lily’s Show where he explained bitcoin and what it is in kid-friendly language. Lily’s Show which is hosted by 4-year-old Lily Knight is gradually gaining popularity in the space as the go-to channel for those who want to get kids involved in the space. In its latest episode, Maulers talks to Lily about the uses of...

Feb 15 2022

Strike In Argentina, One Month Later: What Happened And What Is It Good For?

A month ago, with fanfare, Strike launched its App to the Argentinian market. A country facing ever-increasing inflation and an app that promises access to Bitcoin, “the best monetary network in human history.” The match seemed undeniable. However, an underwhelming first version of the app mixed with questionable technology usage tainted Strike’s launch. Less than a week since the...

Jan 11 2022

Bitcoin Payment App Continues Its Latin-America Expansion Plans, Launches In Argentina

In what seems like a ccontinous strive to gain ground and establish itself as the leading Bitcoin payment app in the Latin America region, Bitcoin's Lightning Network-powered app Strike has now launched its services in...

Bitcoin App Strike Launches In Argentina

The South American country’s citizens can now buy bitcoin, get paid in bitcoin, and send and receive money instantly with no fees.Lightning payments platform Strike has made its services available to Argentinians on Tuesday in an effort to “give hope” to a population that suffers from hyperinflation, according to an announcement Twitter thread from its founder Jack Mallers.“Today, we launch a...

Nov 11 2021

Dogecoin Holder And Rapper Meek Mill Wants His Next Record Deal Paid In Bitcoin

The Pay Me In Bitcoin movement has a new member, Meek Mill. Through an Instagram story, the superstar rapper announced that he wants to get paid in Bitcoin. If successful, Meek Mill will follow Atlanta MC Money Man’s footsteps. Money Man recently got a $1M advance in Bitcoin from record label Empire, and thus became the first rapper to do so. But back...

Oct 14 2021

Strike Launches Pay Me In Bitcoin Feature To Allow Income Conversion Into Bitcoin

“Today, anyone with a Strike account, no matter their employer, can get paid in bitcoin,” founder Jack Mallers said.Strike users can now enable direct deposit to their account and configure any amount of the incoming money to be instantly converted into bitcoin with no fees.“Pay Me In Bitcoin” allows users to seamlessly convert a portion of their income into BTC using...

Aug 21 2021

Watch Jack Mallers Send “Free, Instant, Non-Reversible” $10 To Nigeria

We might be witnessing “monetary history,” as Jack Mallers claims. The Strike CEO connected with African app Bitnob and sent $10 to Nigeria. Since Bitnob is connected to the Nigerian banking system, the money was instantly available in Naria (NGN.) It’s worth noting that Strike and Bitnob have no commercial relationship, their apps are...

Jul 14 2021

NFL Running Back Saquon Barkley To Receive All Marketing Revenue In Bitcoin Through Strike

NFL running back Saquon Barkley will convert all of his marketing income into bitcoin using Lightning Network platform Strike.NFL running back Saquon Barkley has announced that he intends to receive all of his marketing income through bitcoin, using Lightning Network payments platform Strike.Barkley made the announcement live on an episode of “The...

Jul 01 2021

Strike Adds Bitcoin Buying Tab In App

Lightning Network payments platform Strike has added a bitcoin buying tab to its app, emphasizing minimal fees for these purchases.Lightning Network payments platform Strike, which recently made headlines as the primary partner in El Salvador’s decision to declare bitcoin as legal tender, has announced it is adding a...

Jun 22 2021

Chess Tournaments, Tech Giants And $100,000 In Bitcoin

Jun 22 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  chess culture ftx jack mallers

What can a sixth century game teach us about 21st century money? A lot, apparently.On May 29th, the world’s top 16 chess players competed in the FTX Crypto Cup. Hundreds of thousands of fans tuned in to Chess24.com, Twitch, Youtube and the Champions Chess Tour website to watch their favorite...

Jun 21 2021

Article 7: Is It Obligatory For Vendors To Receive Bitcoin In El Salvador?

Every economic agent in El Salvador must find a way to accept Bitcoin and the law comes into force in less than 90 days. Yikes! The controversial Article 7 of President Bukele’s Bitcoin law sparked analysis, a few interesting conversations, and doubt. Can they even enforce it? Is it ethical? Aren’t they coercing the population? Is it necessary? Is there something everyone’s missing?...

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