Bitcoin @ NUS, Luv Khemani at N Corner on Bitcoin and Entrepreneurship

Local Exchange fybsg funder Luv Khemani was at NUS' entrepreneur corner to give a talk on bitcoin and entrepreneurship. Luv started with his time in NUS, as well as his first entrepreneurial venture that flopped and then the lessons he learned. Soon, it quickly moved towards bitcoin, which was a hotly debated topic amongst the audience which included a few people from overseas (on exchange?). Of the audience present, about 3 had bitcoins. What is bitcoin, as well as its potential for the future was explored, with the…
Continue Reading »

Singapore Bitcoin Meetup Feb 13

Singapore Community Upbeat and Vibrant despite Global Bitcoin Gloom In Asia, Bitcoiners streamed into Bartini in Singapore for the monthly gathering and meetup. Despite the global gloom and doom from the malleability issues, price crashes and DDoS attacks, there was much more people compared to previous events. Being in a unique position between the east and west, there were also many people arriving from around the world. There were miners, enthusiasts, investors, businesses and some from public bodies. Bitcoiners gave presentations on varied topics, as well as current…
Continue Reading »

Further Singapore Clarifications on Bitcoin Double Taxation

Looks like double taxation is the current standard for the normal brick and mortars. The plus side is that they need to hit $1million in revenue, which may not actually be reached in a low volume high margin business. F&Bs doing well may take a hit from this however. Businesses need to register for GST if they make more than $1 million in taxable turnover in the previous four quarters, or expect such a turnover in the next 12 months. ;utm_medium=web A taxing matter for bitcoin Share on…
Continue Reading »

Luv Khemani, FYBSG, and Bryan Tan, Pinsent Masons on 938 live, Singapore Radio Station

Via the Singapore bitcoin group Update, they managed to find a reprise, for those who didn't catch it Bitcoin Singapore Another copy from the show itself: Yan Zhenghao ;authkey=%21AByi-LjEQB-PVTw&ithint=file% for those who have missed it. Check out at 5:15- Interview with Luv from FYB-SG, Singapore Bitcoin Exchange. You can find fybsg exchange at Luv Khemani is the founder of Fybsg, the first singapore bitcoin exchange, and he talks about the reasons behind why people would take up bitcoin, its reception in Singapore, and some of its uses. He…
Continue Reading »

Singapore Press on Bitcoin: Pluses and pitfalls of bitcoin trading

Bitcoin appears again on the Singapore press, in the Sunday Invest section. A balanced article that features people from many different sectors. We have the local cafes who accept bitcoins: Hospoda Brewery (above), Artistry Cafe and Cad Cafe, Mohit Mehrotra, executive director of Deloitte Consulting, FYB-SG founder Luv Khemani where its transacted volumes crossed $850,000 last month, Warwick, Greg Unsworth, Asia-Pacific technology leader at PwC Singapore, Rajesh Sreenivasan, a partner at law firm Rajah & Tann. You can also check out other law firm mentions of bitcoin globally.…
Continue Reading »

Have Bitcoin, will Travel, local english and chinese coverage on Life on Bitcoin’s Bitcoin World Tour and final pitstop in Singapore and roundup

(want to read about the bitcoin conference in Singapore?) Just a few days ago on the friday that has passed (1st of November), the Craig couple (or bitcoin couple) have spent the past 100 days, crossing continents, countries, sovereigns, jurisdictions without spending dollars or fiat. They've made their way from Utah, America to Stockholm, Sweden to Berlin, Germany to Singapore, Singapore. The bitcoin couple's blog: The kickstarter was to pay for the film crew, where they will be handling the documentary of their pretty incredible journey. Proof of…
Continue Reading »

Singapore Pilot puts aviation career on hold to work on Bitcoin startup in Sweden

Recently, a person rediscovered his $27 stash of bitcoin had bloomed into $886,000, buying him an upscale apartment, the couple travelling on bitcoin also made a stop in Singapore!   A singapore pilot literally picked up his bags and left for sweden to start FYB Sweden (find your bitcoin) which caters to northern europe. TechinAsia explores his life story as well as his motivations, and his thoughts on bitcoin between europe and asia, as well as his thoughts on bitcoin in Singapore. From Techinasia and reddit: Shiwen is…
Continue Reading »
Litecoin: LLnSyo8rqbJng11b3whVUXSr6nWMtmT1zU
Bitcoin: 158MikZVM8yQviLcvxu1aahTysSxDUaePr