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    Wealthy Families in Latin America Snapping Up Bitcoin

    The average citizen in many Latin American countries has turned to Bitcoin in order to survive, and now many wealthy families are becoming a believer in the cryptocurrency and are buying as much as they can. The economic situation in many Latin American countries is extremely dire. Hyperinflation has hit Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Venezuela, and Brazil, with some countries in worse shape than others (Venezuela). Many normal residents began to turn to Bitcoin when the

    · December 9, 2017 · 3:15 am
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    Cryptobuyer Installs World’s First Bitcoin ATM’s in a Commercial Bank

    Leading Latin-American cryptocurrency and digital assets startup Cryptobuyer has become the first ever company to install Bitcoin ATMs (BTMs) in a commercial bank. The BTM’s  were installed by Cryptobuyer in the premises of Banistmo Bank’s headquarters, in Panama. The installation of BTMs followed the recently concluded Panamanian Association of Fintech event. Cryptobuyer was a participant of the event, which saw participation from the members of banking and finance community, as well as the general public.

    · July 7, 2017 · 5:22 am
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    LaBITconf in Buenos Aires Shows Latin America Is Fertile Ground

    As a sign of Bitcoin’s growing strength in Latin America, the fourth annual laBITconf returns to Buenos Aires from November 4-5. With over 60 high-profile speakers, the event is becoming one of the Bitcoin industry’s hottest tickets. Also read: ‘GAME Changer’ Announced at Coinsbank Blockchain Summit in Turkey Major speakers will include Andreas Antonopoulos, Peter Todd, Anthony Di Iorio, Erik Voorhees and Trace Mayer. Representatives from IBM and Microsoft will attend, along with five of the

    · October 19, 2016 · 12:13 pm
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    Deutsche Banker Starts New Bitcoin Exchange in Brazil

    Today BTCFlow has launched the first institutional exchange in Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy. “The digital currency market in Brazil is still in its infancy,” said Marcelo Miranda, founder of BTCFlow.  “However, we are seeing aggressive growth and adoption in other markets, and have no doubt Brazil will follow suit.” BTCFlow was founded by Marcelo Miranda, a nine-year veteran of the Brazilian division of Deutsche Bank. While at Deutsche, he was the head of equity trading

    · March 7, 2015 · 3:00 pm
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    Bitcoin’s impact in Latin America

    There is no denying that the current financial state of some countries is not great in any definition of the word. Yet, can bitcoin, or any other cryptocurrency be the solution for some of these countries going through a financial crisis. There is no way of giving a definitive answer, but it could certainly happen. The reason why governments are forced to go against the idea of a cryptocurrency is due the decentralization it provides to

    · November 24, 2014 · 11:59 pm