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.”

Development 2.0: Innovating cash deliveries with the Bitcoin Blockchain

Development 2.0: Innovating cash deliveries with the Bitcoin Blockchain
5 May 2016 Voices from Eurasia

In the recent years, we are seeing an increased focus on delivering cash via vouchers, mobile money or cash-in-hand as part of development and humanitarian projects.

Imagine a case like this: An earthquake has just happened, and there’s an urgent need to clear debris and rubble, as well as manage waste. Locals are employed on short notice to be paid by the organization responding to the emergency. Continue reading “Development 2.0: Innovating cash deliveries with the Bitcoin Blockchain”