Bitcoin is taking off in Africa. In the month of May alone, Africa registered the second highest peer to peer volumes in the world! $54 million worth of Bitcoin was traded in Africa on some of Africa’s leading exchanges, like Paxful, across African cities like Lagos, Nairobi, Ghana, Lusaka and Capetown.
Paxful is Africa’s leading bitcoin exchange.
This month, Paxful is running a Virtual Series of Events on June 9th, 11th, 16th and the 18th to find out how YOU too can join thousands of other Africans in taking part in the Bitcoin economy.
Within our Blockchain Association of Kenya network, we found out the top 3 reasons why Bitcoin is taking off in Africa
- Online exchanges like Paxful offer equal opportunities for Africans to earn with no barrier to entry. A mobile phone, mobile internet and Africa’s payment networks like Mpesa and Chipper Cash are enough for anyone to get started. Read more
- Africans working online prefer to get paid using bitcoin because of the quick secure transfers, that offer better conversation rates with no freezing and discrimination. Read more
- In Nigeria, relatives and kindred use Bitcoin to send home millions of dollars to their friends, relatives and investments back home. Read more
Join Us on June 9th, 11th, 16th and the 18th for Paxful Virtual Series of Events to find out how YOU too can join thousands of other Africans in taking part in the Bitcoin economy.
See you there!
9th June 20120