I attended an event at the Atlanta Bitcoin Embassy on 4/20 and got to talk about Dash with a number of interested people. The embassy is the brain child of "the Bitcoin economist" Jeffery Tucker, it is located in downtownish Atlanta which draws the most diverse group of crypto folks I have seen which was awes
I attended my first airshow - the 2018 Sun 'n Fun airshow in Lakeland FL on April 11th. First it was amazing how big it was there were rows and rows of small (and some big) planes showing their stuff. It was a very friendly crowd and I would go again. Of course the reason
I attended Florida DrupalCamp on February 17th. It was good to see a bunch of my old Drupal friends. I got to talk Dash integration with a credit card processor who was a sponsor and crypto support for the major Drupal ecommerce product.
I attended the Miami Bitcoin Conference to meet with the Dash team and help spread the word of Dash to the attendees.
I attended the National Retail Federation 2018 "Big Show" on January 14 – 16 in New York City. It was a really big trade show with over 36,000 attendees and over 700 vendors. I spent the whole conference in the vendor area talking about Dash. There were a number of major Point of Sale / Payment Processor vendors that I had the opportunity to speak with. I have followed up with everyone that was interested.
The Dash treasury had well over $6.5 million to fund projects for the month. $3.5 million was paid out to over 30 different projects. Here is a brief review of a few of those projects that will help grow business adoption for Dash Digital Cash.
There are a number of options for using Dash in an online store depending on the ecommerce platform you are using.
One of the more common web solutions is WordPress and WooCommerce for simple storefronts. With all of these Dash solutions you can combine it with any other payment methods you already use. So if you are a PayPal or Stripe accepting store now you can simply add Dash with no changes your existing processes.
Dash was the lanyard sponsor for the conference. We got a logo / link on the website sponsor page and a banner ad on the conference “app” (there was no print brochure) - we were the first banner in the rotation so everyone saw it multiple times. We did not have a table but did have a banner hung in the exhibit hall.
I talked with a lot of people about Dash and its use in business. Most had at least a familiarity with Bitcoin none were currently accepting it in their business.