BitPesa has Partnered with Bitcoin Company Bitbond to Improve Access to Financing for SMEs in Africa.

BitPesa has Partnered with Bitcoin Company Bitbond to Improve Access to Financing for SMEs in Africa.
Richard Kastelein
30 March 2017 Blockchain News

Bitbond, which is based in Berlin, Germany, connects fixed-income investors with small business owners who need loans. To make global cross-border lending possible, the platform uses the bitcoin blockchain for payment processing.

By working with BitPesa, borrowers who receive funding on Bitbond can now have their loan paid out directly to a mobile money or bank account. BitPesa pays local currency out to the borrower’s preferred payment option within minutes. The integration between Bitbond and BitPesa is now live in Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda and Tanzania. Continue reading “BitPesa has Partnered with Bitcoin Company Bitbond to Improve Access to Financing for SMEs in Africa.”

AID:Tech offers blockchain solutions to help United Nations and European Commission with refugee problems

AID:Tech offers blockchain solutions to help United Nations and European Commission with refugee problems
Luke Parker
02 Oct 2016 Brave New Coin

The 2016 European Social Innovation Competition focuses on social innovation for refugees and migrants, as the world is facing an unprecedented displacement crisis. More than 65 million people are now forcibly displaced as a result of violent conflicts and natural disasters.

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