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Video: Is Africa Ready For Bitcoins?- Interview with BitPesa CEO, Elizabeth Rosiello


When BitPesa launched its services in Kenya to provide cheap and fast remittance services to Kenya using Bitcoin, the founders did not know they will not come this far.

So is Africa ready for Bitcoins? Watch BitPesa CEO, Elizabeth Rosiello as she talks about Bitcoing and her work and the progress they have made since launching in Kenya in 2013

BitPesa is the brainchild of Duncan Goldie-Scot and Elizabeth Rossiello, With Ms. Rossiello acting as CEO, the company has raised $700,000 so far, and its investors include Barry Silbert, founder of CEO of the private asset exchange Second Market, and Joe Mucheru, who runs Google’s East Africa operations; Mr. Mucheru’s investment is a personal one.

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