One of the biggest theoretical metrics for the adoption of cryptocurrency has been: ‘When will one be able to buy a coffee at Starbucks with Bitcoin?’ well, that time is now as the coffee giant now has the capacity, along with some other major retailers, to accept Bitcoin.
This was demonstrated by one of cryptocurrencies biggest supporters and proponents, the Winklevoss Twins. The payment for coffee at Starbucks is not one of their own initiatives, although they are pursuing blockchain with Microsoft’s help, but rather it is through a partnership between New York-based crypto exchange Gemini and payments startup Flexa.
With this, it is not only Starbucks that is open to taking cryptocurrency, but also major names like, Nordstrom, Barnes & Noble, Baskin Robbins, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Wholefoods.
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