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BitFury Invests in BitPesa, Pan-Africa Bitcoin Trading Platform

BitFury Invests in BitPesa, Pan-Africa Bitcoin Trading Platform

by March 1, 2016 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

BitFury, the world’s leading bitcoin blockchain infrastructure provider and transaction processing company has just made an investment in BitPesa — a universal bitcoin payment and trading platform for Africa. The official announcement below suggests that bitcoin is seeking a way to give the pan-African continent open access to the financial benefits of aRead More

VIDEO: The M-Pesa Story — and Google’s Attempt to Replicate It

by April 25, 2013 at 12:30 pm 1 comment

“The only significant change in money since credit cards, 60 years ago, is M-Pesa. The transaction costs for it are so minimal that banks cannot compete with it.” – Erik Hersman, Founder, iHub. The story of Kenya’s M-Pesa network, launched by Safaricom, is well known. But did you know Google isRead More