Office Depot is counting on formerly empty storefronts to make a big impact on its new business model: the company’s new Workonomy Hubs offer coworking desks and private offices are part of a catchall location of business services, reports Fast Company. Nationally, Office Depot has closed around 300 locations in two years, so if successful, the […]

Photo submitted by DigitalMint. Cryptocurrency’s domain starts and ends with online transactions — but Chicago-based DigitalMint is bringing Bitcoin to the real world with the launch of 17 Bitcoin teller windows across Iowa, joining more than 200 other teller and ATM locations in 19 states, we learned earlier this month. DigitalMint co-founder and President Marc […]

Cryptocurrency provider DigitalMint is partnering with EZ Money Check Cashing to launch 17 Bitcoin teller window locations across Iowa, with seven located in Des Moines. The service, similar to a traditional bank teller, will allow consumers to exchange U.S. dollars for Bitcoin in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Dubuque, Waterloo, Sioux City, Ames, Ankeny and […]

VENTUREBEAT: Imagine opening your mailbox and receiving a paper deed, proclaiming your legal ownership to every piece of digital, medical and locational data you have ever generated. Now imagine that paper deed has the blockchain technology behind it to allow you to protect or lease that data to any organization seeking its use. A new […]

The Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting Bitcoin payments for membership dues. Chamber President Kim Casko made the surprise announcement on Tuesday morning at Iowa City’s TechBrew meeting, a monthly event hosted by the Technology Association of Iowa. The chamber accepted its first Bitcoin payment on Friday, Casko said. “Cryptocurrency is becoming […]