Bitcoin News Mash-Up: Kraken Enters Canada; Bitcoin Enters Gaming Platform; and More


Bitcoin News Mash-Up

Following are the major Bitcoin news of the day

Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Forms Alliance with Vogogo

San Francisco-based Bitcoin exchange is all set to enter the Canadian markets thanks to its newly formed alliance with Vogogo, a renowned digital currency risk management and payment processing firm. Through this partnership, Kraken users will be able to purchase and sell Bitcoins for Canadian Dollars through Vogogo’s payment processing services. You can read the full story here.

Goodgames Studios Now Accepting Bitcoin Payments

Renowned gaming software developers Goodgames Studios is now accepting Bitcoin payments in US and Netherlands. The company claimed that its users were demanding such an integration to be made into its in-gaming purchases. Following their requests, Goodgames Studios decided to partner with Bitcoin payment processing company BitPay and began accepting digital currencies for its various Android and iOS games. You can read the full story here.

Barry Silbert’s Firm Invests in BitSo

Barry Silbert’s venture capitalist firm Bitcoin Opportunity Corp. recent invested an undisclosed amount in BitSo, a rapidly emerging Mexican Bitcoin exchange, which recently made the headlines after acquiring it competitor Unisend Mexico. According to the believable reports, Mr. Silbert sees a huge potential in BitSo when it comes to harnessing the potential of Bitcoin to the unbanked Mexican population. You can read the full story here.