Korea Opens First Blockchain Cafeby Startup Radar August 21, 2018
Korea is the land of coffee shops. Just walk down any street in Seoul and you’ll find a huge selection of cafes- racoon cafes, book cafes and nap cafes, to name but a few. However, the newest and most innovative café on the block is the new DeCentre blockchain café.
The DeCentre blockchain café, located in the heart of Gangnam, offers a space for crypto-enthusiasts to come together, share their knowledge and get updated on the latest blockchain news.
Despite the Korean government’s conservative views on blockchain technology, young people have been quick to adopt cryptocurrency and have a keen interest in ICO projects. Thanks to the DeCentre Blockchain Café, customers may even be able to pay for their iced americanos using cryptocurrency- a breakthrough for blockchain industries in Korea.
Many blockchain skeptics complain that the currency has no real life use. Projects like this blockchain café are important for prompting mass adoption of cryptocurrency and giving it real, concrete value. Even world-famous coffee-chain, Starbucks, plans on accepting Bitcoin as a payment option in its stores soon.
When they’re not opening coffee shops, DeCentre acts as a professional blockchain Accelerating and Marketing company. It’s renowned in Korea for being made up of some of the country’s most experienced blockchain business experts. The company creates be spoke marketing strategies for cryptocurrencies, pre-sales, ICO and global promotion. Their work has been praised for helping to create synergy and community by linking businesses in blockchain.
DeCentre provides guidance on the basic guidelines for ICO preparation, and consults businesses on theiri nitial token issue and allocation structures. They are also affiliated with global legal firms with experience in ICO, and can give legal guidance to companies going through this vital procedure.
The company is particularly well known in the Chinese cryptocurrency exchange scene. They are currently expanding their business globally by signing strategic partnerships with global cryptographic exchanges like CoinBene and BitForex.
Speaking of the café, the De Centre SMO, Mike Noh said:
“DeCentre Blockchain Cafe was started as the first blockchain cafe in Korea, allowing both crypto beginners and experts to learn more about blockchain technology from one another. Our café also provides information about blockchain technology and current status of markets.”,
“DeCentre plans to setup ATMs to exchange cryptocurrency in to cash, provide education on blockchain and cryptocurrency,interact with companies, and provide ample networking opportunities.”
David Lee, CEO of DeCentre, stated,
“We opened ‘DeCentre BlockChain Cafe,’ an offline platform of DeCentre. The slogan of DeCentre Blockchain Cafe is ‘Meet Here’, and we expect many people to change the world by sharing information and creating communities through blockchain technology.”
As for us, we’re excited to hear mor eabout the future of Korea’s first blockchain café, and hope to see this trend continue around the world!