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Revolut’s Remittances Disruptor “Secures” Infamous Investors Backing
  Revolut, a UK-based money transfer service competing with banks, has appeared to gain investment from figures including “King of Mining” Ian Hannam [...]
Will New Regulations Help or Hurt Bitcoin Startups in the Philippines?
  Luis Buenaventura is CTO of BloomSolutions, a Philippines-based remittance firm, and the author of the e-book “Reinventing Remittances with [...]
Book Review: Reinventing Remittances with Bitcoin
  News about immigrants, refugees and guest workers has received a massive amount of media attention of late. Amid this political clamor, questions [...]
Blockchain as a Geopolitical Tool
  Noelle Acheson is a 10-year veteran of company analysis, corporate finance and fund management, and is a member of CoinDesk’s product team. [...]
NIGERIA: AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT USING BITCOIN IN A CURRENCY CRISIS
  This case-study will focus on Bitcoin’s rise in Nigeria. It was partially inspired by a question from Bloomberg’s Joe Weisenthal about what benefits [...]
ABU DHABI BANK PICKS RIPPLE FOR ITS BLOCKCHAIN REMITTANCES
  United Arab Emirates’ National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBD) has unveiled a partnership with Ripple to begin cross-border remittances via blockchain [...]
Will Trump’s New Policies Boost U.S.–Mexico Bitcoin Remittances?
  Last week, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to build a wall along the U.S.–Mexico border as he had promised during his presidential [...]
How Trump’s Wall and Remittance Tax Could Give Bitcoin a Boost
  President Donald Trump earlier this week signed an executive order to start building a wall on the U.S – Mexico border, fulfilling the promise he [...]
Why South Korean Bitcoin Adoption Could Outpace Most Other Countries This Year
  The currency with the fifth-highest Bitcoin trading volume today is the South Korean Won, already surpassing some larger financial centers such as [...]
Is Bitcoin App Abra Finally Ready for Its Big Debut?
  At this week’s North American Bitcoin Conference, P2P digital cash startup Abra announced that, starting next month, it will begin its [...]