Bitcoin: Blockchain and Bitstamp Add Ethereum

Bitcoin: Blockchain and Bitstamp Add Ethereum

By | August 18th, 2017
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Ethereum, a cryptocurrency network and rival to Bitcoin, continues to gain

steam in the virtual money world.


Two of the longest-operating cryptocurrency businesses said Thursday they will customers to start buying, selling, and exchanging Ether, the cryptocurrency associated with Ethereum. The companies are Blockchain, a London-based Bitcoin wallet provider, and Bitstamp, a Bitcoin exchange based in Luxembourg.

 The move signals a growing acceptance of Ethereum, created in 2014 by Vitalik Buterin, a Russia-born programmer who appears on this year’s Fortune 40 Under 40 list (you can read more about him here). Ethereum has been responsible for a massive explosion in enthusiasm for cryptocurrency and digital token assets this year.

Industry watchers have warned that the market for cryptocurrencies has all the trademarks of a bubble, but this has not diminished the excitement of its boosters.

In addition, Blockchain has partnered with, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Switzerland, to allow customers to trade between Bitcoin and Ethereum more seamlessly.


Nisheeth Bhakuni