Bitcoin & Co. – Chimezie Chuta: Light Up Africa With Bitcoin Nodes

Bitcoin & Co. – Chimezie Chuta: Light Up Africa With Bitcoin Nodes

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“A lot of Nigerians are using Bitcoin. Majorly among the young population. Those between the age of 22 and 35-40 are deeply using Bitcoin”, says Chimezie Chuta. He is a software developer, founder of blockchaingroup Nigeria and a Bitcoin user since 2015. With his “Spacebox” project he aims to put Africa on the map of Bitcoin and Lightning Network fullnodes.

“Every week bitcoin worth 18 Million USD are exchanged in Nigeria.” – Chimezie Chuta

Topics include:

Bitcoin in 2015
Blockchain education at the University of Nicosia
His book
Failed financial and political systems in Africa
Inflation in Nigeria
Black market exchange rate
Bitcoin in Nigeria
The volume of bitcoin remittances in Nigeria
How Nigerians use bitcoin
The Spacebox and the fundraiser
His vision for Bitcoin in Nigeria

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Published at Thu, 09 Jul 2020 14:57:00 +0000

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