Crypto Across Emerging Markets With Leigh Cuen: The Rise of Paxful

Few people have broader insight into peer-to-peer bitcoin trading patterns than Paxful CEO Ray Youssef. He says Argentina, Venezuela and Nigeria, just to name a few, continue to see growing demand for bitcoin so far in 2020. “Africa is leading the way, particularly Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa,” Youssef said. In this segment, CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen and Emerge CEO Lucia Gallardo hosted a discussion with Youssef during Consensus: Distributed on how the COVID-19 crisis is impacting demand for cryptocurrency in emerging markets.