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.

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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.

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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.

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Traditional Remittance Provider Adds Bitcoin Services in Latin America

| Tanaya Macheel

Bitex.la has joined with More Money Transfers to offer customers fiat-to-bitcoin deposit services across Latin America.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.