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Why Bitcoin wonโ€™t work for emerging market remittances (anytime soon)

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Preface: I โ€œdrank the cool-aidโ€ early on when it comes to Bitcoin. I bought my first few bits in 2013, made some money and then lost it all again. Iโ€™m a firm believer in the technology and I get to work with some of the brightest minds on some of the most intellectually stimulating work, something I believe is the future of finance. I just don’t think it’s the future of remittances in...

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Werner van Rooyen

Formerly Business Development and Marketing at Luno (where we went from eight nerds in a tiny office to hundreds of people spread over three continents) and before that Marketing at PayFast. Currently investing, paragliding, and doing research, mostly in Mexico.