A lot of things are changing in the world of cryptocurrency. As this industry gains more widespread adoption, it is only normal the ecosystem receives some improvements along the way. In Iran, however, there are a fair few developments which may or may not paint a bright future for Bitcoin and altcoins. That in itself shows the coming years will be crucial for all cryptocurrencies.
The Growth in Popularity
Unlike what most people might assume, there is a lot of genuine interest in Bitcoin coming out of Iran. The local cryptocurrency community has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years. So much even that various restaurants and other locations have begun accepting Bitcoin payments due to overwhelming customer demand. Some locals even offer up to 50% discount when paying in Bitcoin or other supported cryptocurrencies.
During this year’s celebration of Bitcoin Pizza Day, a fair few Iranian pizza restaurants saw a high increase in overall cryptocurrency payments. On a regular basis, some locations note between 100 and 200…