The Official Bitcoin ATM Launch Event!



The delay is over! The Bitcoiniacs are holding a press event for the launch of their ATM, and Vancouver Bitcoin Meet Up is invited! Come help explain Bitcoin to all of the curious presspeople, and mingle with other enthusiasts and Bitcoin big-shots. From their announcement:


"The world's first Bitcoin ATM has arrived, right here in Vancouver! Now thanks to Bitcoiniacs, you can both buy and sell bitcoins at your convenience! No need to make an appointment, or meet strangers at strange locations--this ATM is available at the same place everyday! Come check it out.

Made by Robocoin, this ATM will be placed inside of Waves Coffee House at Smithe and Howe downtown Vancouver, a prominent Bitcoin venue. If you have questions about how to use it, bitcoin enthusiasts and staff members are often nearby. The Bitcoiniacs strive to make the process of buying and selling bitcoins easier for everyone, to help spread Bitcoin far and wide!

The future of Bitcoin is here!"

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  • freddie

    Amazing!!

    1 · October 29, 2013

  • Anjo

    Gah! If only this wasn't scheduled during the time when most people had to go to work/ school. :\

    October 29, 2013

  • freddie

    So rad.

    October 28, 2013

  • ryan s

    ditto, best of luck! Great job on the press hits. Seeing this story pop up everywhere.

    October 28, 2013

  • Ribby

    Best of luck of the launch! I'll make a point of checking it out when I'm over

    October 28, 2013

  • Andrew W.

    Sorry about the short notice; it's been a busy time, for me, and Robocoin scheduling is prone to delay. I usually take the Skytrain to Waves--I don't have a car, myself.

    October 28, 2013

  • Piotr "ThePiachu" P.

    So, how do we register the accounts to use this thing? Do we do it on the spot, or is there some way to do it online?

    1 · October 28, 2013

    • Andrew W.

      I believe the machine creates an identity for you upon first use. So probably on the spot, although I haven't done it, yet.

      October 28, 2013

  • peter m.

    Well ,I might of changed my mind! After all it's the first BTC ATM. I guess I could take the Bus there....urrrg... 9 AM until ? anyone?

    October 28, 2013

  • peter m.

    Have you ever tried to find a Parking spot a block from the Court house? not to mention at 9 AM! Would love to be there but to short of notice...

    October 28, 2013

  • Bryan

    Can't make it, at school. I'll be coming by in the evening though!

    October 28, 2013

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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