Robocoin, The Bitcoin ATM, Is Heading To Hong Kong And Taiwan

robocoinatm03 Jan 2014 / TechCrunch – The first shipping bitcoin ATM, Robocoin, is landing in Hong Kong and Taiwan as the company expands its reach this January. They are planning further releases in Europe, Canada, and the US but, given Asia’s clout in the BTC markets, this is definitely an interesting development. The first Robocoin landed in Vancouver where it’s been a big hit and we wanted to see how things have been going for the company since launch in October.

“Bitcoin demand in Asia is amazing,” said Robocoin CEO Jordan Kelley. “We have many Asian countries seeking to enhance consumer capability to buy and sell bitcoin securely and safely.” I asked Robocoin’s Growth guru, Sam Glaser, to talk to us a little bit about the company and plans for the future.

TC: So ATMs, huh? How’s that working out?
Sam Glaser: The world seems to pretty excited. We sold over 50 machines within the first 50 days of accepting orders. Since we launched on October 29th in Vancouver we’ve had over 1900 people and companies around the world inquire to purchase. Robocoin ATM’s are the best in the game; they provide individuals the easiest way to buy and sell bitcoin while simultaneously providing operators the most exciting business opportunity in all of bitcoin–our operators in Vancouver broke even in two weeks.

TC: Tell me about yourselves.
SG: We are a small team of hungry, dedicated and determined technologists based in Las Vegas. Our team of 4: Jordan Kelley is CEO, John Russell is CTO, Chris Yoder (previously CTO @Cloudsnap) is our other developer and I’m our Chief of Growth. Our team is laser focused on proliferating Robocoin around the globe and providing an onramp for bitcoin overall….. Read more

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