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Bitcoin's Big Opportunity In Africa

Bitcoin's Big Opportunity In Africa

On a Tuesday night at a Nairobi tech incubator, Michael Kimani preaches the virtues of crypto currencies to a small gathering of tech-savvy Kenyans.

Kenya's BitPesa Raises $1.1M

Kenya's BitPesa Raises $1.1M in 2nd round funding led by San Francisco-based Pantera Capital

BitPesa, the Nairobi-based startup that’s taken aim at the global remittance business, announced that it’s raised $1.1 million in a second round of funding led by San Francisco-based Pantera Capital.

Seedstars World (SSW)

Meet the 8 African startups to compete at the Seedstars World (SSW) final competition

On February 4 2015, 36 startups from emerging markets around the world will converge at the Grand Final of Seedstars World to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, a global startup competition that showcases new opportunities beyond Silicon Valley.

Kenya's M-Pesa

Kenya's M-PESA vs. Bitcoin: Who wins?

Bitcoin has all the buzz right now. But there’s another financial innovation that could have a far more meaningful impact on the lives of billion of people without bank accounts across the world.