Tag Archives: cryptocurrency

Yes, You Can Now Buy Bananacoins, a Cryptocurrency Linked to Banana Prices

Source: Grub Street NY

Do you feel that what’s missing from food commodities is more bitcoin blockchain technology, but personally prefer to mine something besides Hooters’ HootClub points? Great, then you’ll be very pleased to learn that a group of software developers and lawyers has teamed up with fruit farmers in Laos to …

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Stocks of Hooters Franchisee Soar After It Announces First ‘Cryptocurrency Rewards Program’

Source: Grub Street NY

A burger company that owns Hooters locations thinks it’s given customers a reason to visit besides, of course, “for the wings.” Ready or not, Chanticleer, which runs several Hooters franchises plus operating a handful of better-burger chains, has officially unveiled the nation’s first blockchain-based restaurant rewards program. “Eating a …

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Feds Blast New Wannabe-Yelp App That Pays Reviewers in Cryptocurrency

Source: Grub Street NY

The U.S. government has pumped the breaks hard on a new start-up that’s billing itself as the first Yelp-Instagram-cryptocurrency hybrid. Reuters reports Munchee‘s $15 million “initial coin offering” was shut down today by the SEC, whose agents informed the food-review app that it may have broken the law …

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Start-Up Unveils Plan to Eliminate Tipping That Will Definitely, Certainly, Totally Work

Source: Grub Street NY

A New York–based tech start-up says it’s solved the problem of tipping, something that’s baffled veteran restaurateurs like Danny Meyer for years. Business Insider reports that the long-awaited fix is actually a “side project” of the team at Skedaddle, which is “Uber for buses.” Here’s a picture …

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This Pizza Start-up Created a Cryptocurrency That Pays Workers for the Company’s Success

Source: Grub Street NY

Since the dawn of burger-flipping, the same riddle has plagued restaurateurs — why should the company’s long-term prospects matter to workers who are paid hourly? Even the best answers have big detractors; just this week, Mario Batali said it’s “odd” to think raising wages is a solution. But a …

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