Blockchain Trials Accelerate as South America Sees Ethereum Uptake
Ethereum-focused startup ConsenSys is making inroads bringing the blockchain to South America.
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.
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.
Bitcoin startup Ripio has raised $31 million as part of a token presale ahead of a new credit network launch.
A hackathon held by Argentina's central bank shows that interest for blockchain is heating up in the one-time bitcoin hotbed.