Draper bet the Argentinian president that bitcoin would overtake the peso. Draper might be right.
The government of Argentina is set to match investments in local blockchain startups taking part in Binance Labs' incubator program.
Argentina's thriving crypto startup scene offers a unique cocktail of technical development and tangible user demand for bitcoin.
A proposal to place a sliver of Argentina's central bank reserves in bitcoin is worth taking seriously, given the country's current dire straits.
Ripio is driving mainstream adoption among the unbanked of South America, offering crypto loans in Argentina, Mexico, and Brazil.
Cryptocurrency trading startup Bitex has trialed a cross-border payments system using bitcoin with an Argentinian bank.
Argentina saw one of its largest-ever bitcoin events last week, one that showcased how it's still a regional leader in promoting the technology.
Argentina's Central Bank chairman, Frederico Sturzenegger, said the G20 members are looking for "specific recommendations" on cryptocurrencies.
Argentina's largest futures market, Mercado de Termino de Rosario or Rofex, is considering offering cryptocurrency products to investors.
Bitcoin startup Ripio has raised $31 million as part of a token presale ahead of a new credit network launch.