BrewDog throws crypto into crowdfunding mix

BrewDog throws crypto into crowdfunding mix

Scottish craft beer brewery BrewDog is accepting cryptocurrencies for its latest crowdfunding raise.

Its Equity for Punks initiative provides support for Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV, Ethereum, Litecoin, OmiseGO, Qtum, Augur, XRP and 0x. BrewDog is offering six cans of Cryptonite West Coast IPA for “anyone who invests via cryptocurrency”.

“This is the natural next step for us as a business,” it says in a blog post. “We started BrewDog to be an alternative to the status quo; to challenge perceptions and revolutionise their industry. The developers, miners and users of cryptocurrency are exactly the same. Joining forces to link the old and new financial systems is a perfect fit.”

This isn’t the company’s first crypto rodeo. In late 2018, it opened a new location at London’s Canary Wharf, accepting payments in both Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash.

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