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For many Venezuelans, bitcoin isn’t just a financial network or an investment method. In fact for most, bitcoin is an important survivability tool that allows residents to support their families.
Our London correspondent caught up with Humaniq founder Alex Fork, who has an ambition to help eliminate poverty by delivering new banking options to emerging markets.
Catering to a new class of Bitcoin users: Paxful CEO.
Russian Internet ombudsman Dmitry Marinichev suggested allowing the use of cryptocurrencies for residents of Crimea.
Despite the popularity of Bitcoin, the complexity of acquisition and usage has remained a disadvantage for the cryptocurrency.
Alex Fork of Humaniq, a Blockchain startup that aims at connecting the unbanked to the global economy with just a smartphone, tells about its business model.
Circle officially terminated its bitcoin trading services and launched a bitcoin blockchain-based remittance and messaging application to serve the unbanked.
The non-for-profit Stellar network has launched a Blockchain-backed money transfer to compete with SWIFT.
Founders of a South American Blockchain platform InkaPay tell Cointelegraph about how it was launched and how it penetrates to the the areas where many unbanked people live.
With its smartphone penetration growing and many citizens unbanked, Bitcoin’s adoption in Ghana has a future.
Bitcoin has all the potential to enhance economic opportunities in Bolivia as the fastest-growing South American economy.
Zimbabwean women farmers will be given Bitcoins which they can redeem for goods at selected suppliers.
A successful private Blockchain experiment in Burma might change the way microfinance works in developing nations.
Bitcoin could be used as a means for economic liberty, since it is easy to use, secure and reliable for merchants. It is not only used as a world currency, but also as a savings asset.
British banks have turned down 6 million people access to banking services over the past two years. Bitcoin would allow all those unbanked access to valuable financial services.
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