The wildly popular Hawkers Market, an incubator for local food entreprenuers, and hashco.re announce a special first-time collaboration expanding on the incubation of new businesses to technology.
Hawkers Market will become the worlds first market to accept Bitcoin. Beginning at our February 8th market with #beersforbitcoins, we will be accepting Bitcoin transactions market wide in March.
hashco.re founders Isaac Ristich and Igor Almeida will be conducting the first public beta of it’s new streamlined Bitcoin payment platform, and will be at Hawkers Market enabling attendees to spend their Bitcoins for local craft beer at the bar from 33 Acres.
“We are excited to be partnering with Hawkers Market to give consumers even more Bitcoin spending opportunities” sayshashco.re founder Isaac Ristich, “and delivering innovative Bitcoin solutions for merchants and through our products is our core mission.”
“Hawkers Market has been an entrepreneurial hotbed since launching in March 2013, each month we see the cultivation and development of new projects and businesses. Working with hashco.re deepens our focus on entrepreneurial relationships, our events are about creating a safe place for ideas to flourish and connect with like minded people in our communities. Adding Bitcoin payments to this is thrilling we are very excited to offer this to our customers and hawkers as a new option for commerce at the events”Commented Chris Jerome, Founder and Director of Hawkers Market “We plan to bring this to our other events after our #beersforbitcoin beta”
Those interested in attending Hawkers Market can purchase tickets to Hawkers Market via thier website or through the ticket link hwkrsmrkt.eventbrite.ca
HAWKERS MARKET + HASHCO.RE: BEERS FOR BITCOINS (#beersforbitcoins)
SATURDAY, 6PM – TILL LATE, FEBRUARY 8th, 2014
EAST VAN STUDIOS, 870 East Cordova Vancouver, BC