Ripio's peer-to-peer lending platform uses smart contracts to reduce lender risk and increase lending in the developing world.
Argentinian bitcoin startup Ripio has raised $2.3m in Series A capital.
Bitcoin startup BitPagos is now giving its wallet users access to credit lines in a bid to boost e-commerce spending.
BitPagos has acquired Unisend Argentina, the country's first order-book exchange as part of an undisclosed deal.
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An Argentinian fan of the classic rock band Queen has become the first to buy tickets with bitcoin through online ticket marketplace EntradaFan.
BitPagos has partnered with Latin American e-commerce solutions provider Entrepids to offer bitcoin as a merchant payment option.
Startup accelerator and mentorship program Boost VC will feature only bitcoin companies in its next program, starting early 2015.
Argentinian e-commerce website provider OmbuShop now enables its 2,000 merchants to accept bitcoin.
BitPagos has launched Ripio, a service that will allow consumers in Argentina to buy bitcoin at 8,000 convenience stores.