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    BitPesa Partners with Japanese Insurance Company to Digitize Remittance Service

    Tokyo-based insurance company Sompo Holdings has partnered with BitPesa to promote digitization of its international remittance service. The news comes weeks after another Japanese player, money transfer firm SBI Remit, teamed up with the blockchain company to bring distributed ledger to transactions between Japan and African countries. Japanese...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 13, 2018 | 12:00 am
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    A Startup Uses Bitcoin to Reduce Friction of Doing Business in Africa

    Bitcoin can make a positive impact on the financial industry. This is especially true when it comes to regions where financial hardship has become the new normal. Companies such as BitPesa try to disrupt the negative financial cycle in Africa by introducing Bitcoin-based solutions. Africa Needs Cryptocurrency Fighting...

    newsbtc | June 3, 2018 | 12:00 pm
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    African Bitcoin Startup, BitPesa Raises $2.5 Million Funding

    The leading African Bitcoin payments startup, BitPesa has successfully raised $2.5 million in Series A funding. Led by Draper VC, Greycroft LLC and other existing investors have participated in the company’s latest fundraising round. BitPesa has established itself as one of the leading cryptocurrency businesses in Africa. The...

    Gautham | February 1, 2017 | 1:45 pm
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    Weekly Bitcoin Volume Cross $1 Million Nigeria,Raises Speculation

    The demand for Bitcoin has surged skywards in the African nation of Nigeria. The country’s weekly Bitcoin exchange volumes since mid-December 2016 have increased to more than NGN 400 million, which is close to $1.3 million. The increasing demand for cryptocurrency in Nigeria was reported by a leading African...

    Gautham | January 30, 2017 | 9:30 pm
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    Uganda May Pave Way for Bitcoin Regulations in Africa

    “Banking the Unbanked” is one of the use cases of Bitcoin as projected by the cryptocurrency community. The digital currency has been successful to an extent in that mission. The lack of access to mainstream banking is prevalent in many developing nations across the world, including the African...

    Gautham | December 28, 2016 | 11:00 am
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    BitPesa to Strengthen Africa-China Remittance Corridor

    BitPesa, through its website, is helping businesses in China and Africa to send instant payments in local currency directly from African bank accounts to Chinese bank accounts. Users in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo can now send money directly to bank accounts in...

    Guest Author | December 26, 2016 | 2:30 pm
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    Combine WeFarm Educ Methods With USSD Technology To Boost BTC Adoption

    Connecting people goes well beyond any Internet capabilities that might be available at any given time. Several countries around the world see a growth in the number of mobile devices, although not all of these mobiles can connect to the Internet. Companies such as WeFarm are bringing Internet-esque...

    newsbtc | January 18, 2016 | 3:30 pm
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    Kenyan Central Bank Puts Out Alert Against Using Bitcoin

    The Christmas season is a time for giving, spending time with loved ones, and reflecting on all that one should be thankful for. In Kenya, however, this holiday season is a time to spread fear and protect your thiefdom, according to the Kenyan central bank. Bitcoin has been...

    Guest Author | December 15, 2015 | 5:24 pm

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