As small businesses become more global through increased direct importing and exporting activities, there is a growing need for a universal currency. Bitcoin was launched in 2009 as a digital currency to easily process multinational transactions. Currently, Bitcoin is used mostly by techies, but some businesses are experimenting with this payment method for certain transactions. In a recent article appearing in CFO Magazine, technology writer Ariella Brown explores the viability of Bitcoin as an alternative currency. Click here to read the article.