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This Indian couple is asking for only one gift at their wedding: bitcoin  Quartz

Even the menu will carry the flavour. Guests will have the option of picking up any of these four drinks at the bar—Ethereum, Monero, Ripple, and Litecoin—all named after cryptocurrencies. Sharma and Shree’s enthusiasm over bitcoin hasn’t been marred by the fact that the Indian government and the country’s banking regulator are not comfortable with virtual currencies. Murmurs of an impending ban have been around for months. “We don’t know if it will get banned or not but we are willing to take the risk. After all we are entrepreneurs and we are used to taking risks,” said Shree. The couple launched Offrd, a platform that helps companies hire non-tech talent, in April this year. “There is risk in everything, for instance people who invest in stock markets also take on that risk, so you can invest a portion that you are willing to lose in an adverse scenario.” They’re also convinced there will be resistance from the government and the regulator—but only till cryptocurrencies become mainstream. “Whenever a technology that can change the face of the world and the way business is done is introduced, there is resistance from different quarters. But the resistance will happen only till a point and will gradually die down as more and more people begin to adopt it,” added Sharma. For Zebpay, a bitcoin-themed wedding of this sort is further proof that cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular among millennials.

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