Bitcoin in Emerging Markets: Latin America

In advance of her “Crypto Across Emerging Markets” panel at Consensus: Distributed on May 11, Leigh Cuen is writing a three-part column on how cryptocurrencies are used in the developing world. The first installment explored bitcoin adoption in the Middle East and the second covered Africa. Some believe the broader economic crisis might lead to “dollarization” in emerging […]

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Leader to Watch: Elena Giralt Talks Zcash and Feminism

CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen is joined by Elena Giralt, the Electric Coin Company’s product marketing associate known for her research on cryptocurrency usage in Latin America, to talk about how digital assets can subvert power dynamics. According to the Brookings Institute, roughly 4.6 million Venezuelans have fled the country so far, which the United Nations High Commissioner […]

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WATCH: Inside the LatAm Crypto Market With the Founder of SatoshiTango

SatoshiTango was one of the first crypto exchanges in Latin America and is still a major player in the ecosystem. In this video CoinDesk’s Diana Aguilar sat down with founder Marias Bari in Argentina about the future of crypto in the region. We visited Argentina on the eve of its financial crisis last month and founders […]

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