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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.