G7 representatives announced support for “appropriate regulation” of virtual currencies; online survey giant Qualtrics added bitcoin as a rewards option for consumers who respond to surveys issued by its enterprise clients, and more top stories for August 7.
Market Research Analyst Qualtrics Adds Bitcoin Reward Option
Online survey giant Qualtrics has added bitcoin as a rewards option for users who respond to surveys issued by its enterprise clients. Qualtrics head of strategy and research Mike Maughan indicated that he believes that by doing so the company’s clients will be better able to reach the increasingly important millennial demographic.
“Millennials are most familiar with and most likely to be part of the bitcoin movement. A lot of millennials are more on the cutting edge of bitcoin, and those are among the people that are most sought after for their insights right now.”
G7 Pledged Support for ‘Appropriate’ Bitcoin Regulation
The G7 representatives who met in Germany in June of this year announced support for “appropriate regulation” of virtual currencies. As can be read in the group’s summit statement, the G7 aims to oversee digital currency activity in order to prevent terrorism financing, which it deems a major priority.
The group stated: