Rock Band Queen Drives First Bitcoin Sale for Argentina Ticket Startup
An Argentinian fan of the classic rock band Queen has become the first to buy tickets with bitcoin through online ticket marketplace EntradaFan.
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.
Ripio's peer-to-peer lending platform uses smart contracts to reduce lender risk and increase lending in the developing world.
BitPagos has acquired Unisend Argentina, the country's first order-book exchange as part of an undisclosed deal.
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