Browsing the "Remittances" Tag

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Overstock Caps Series A for Bitcoin Startup Ripio With $400k Funding

| Michael del Castillo

Overstock subsidiary Medici Ventures has added the South American bitcoin payments startup to its stable of blockchain-focused investments.

Africa, bitcoin

Why Bitcoin Regulation Lags Where it’s Needed Most

| Tanaya Macheel

Africa has significant market potential for bitcoin companies, but its challenging regulatory environment is deterring development.


Bitcoin Startups Bring Rebittance Service to Argentina and Mexico

| Tanaya Macheel

Volabit and SatoshiTango have opened a bitcoin-powered international money bridge to transfer fiat between Mexico and Argentina.

Argentina, pesos

Traditional Remittance Provider Adds Bitcoin Services in Latin America

| Tanaya Macheel has joined with More Money Transfers to offer customers fiat-to-bitcoin deposit services across Latin America.

Boston Fed

Boston Fed Researchers: We’re Bullish on Bitcoin as a Technology

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk speaks with researchers from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to learn more about their thoughts on bitcoin and its role in payments tech.


Philippines Startup Lets Coinbase Users Remit Cash

| Yessi Bello Perez

Coinbase customers in 24 countries will now be able to use a cash-to-cash remittance service based on bitcoin’s blockchain to send money to…

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Bitcoin Powers New Worldwide Cellphone Top-Up Service

| Grace Caffyn

Mobile payments pioneer mHITs has created a bitcoin platform it claims is the "easiest way" to send phone credit across borders.

Manila skyline, Philippines.

Palarin Brings Coinbase-Inspired Bitcoin Services to the Philippines

| Daniel Cawrey

Palarin offers simple-to-use bitcoin-based financial tools in the Philippines, helping ease remittance pain points.


Comparison Site Seeks to Boost Bitcoin Remittances in Latin America

| Yessi Bello Perez

A new comparison site called Mondome hopes to boost bitcoin remittances by placing traditional and digital currency-based services side by side.


Coinsetter CEO: Taking on Credit Cards Isn’t Bitcoin’s Big Opportunity

| Pete Rizzo

Coinsetter CEO Jaron Lukasiewicz talks about the challenges bitcoin faces in the credit card market, and why he's bullish on its impact in remittance.