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Fireside Chat with Arthur Hayes Part 1

This discussion between Arthur Hayes, Sinclair Skinner and John Wainaina Karanja covers multiple topics related to cryptocurrency, particularly Bitcoin, and its role in both developed and developing economies. The text first highlights the potential for Bitcoin to act as a decentralized currency that gives ordinary people, not just the political elite, a means to trade…

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Evolution of Blockchain in Africa

World Blockchain Summit Keynote: Evolution of Blockchain in Africa!

The co-founder of BitHub Africa John Karanja opened the World Blockchain Conference in Nairobi by providing insight into the history of blockchain in Kenya and Africa. Starting his journey into blockchain in 2014, he recalled the challenges faced while running a startup, Cloud Pesa, which worked with mobile money like M-Pesa. Their venture eventually ran…

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African Opportunity

Results: Blockchain Opportunity Feasibility Study 2016

BitHub.Africa conducted a feasibility study on how Blockchain technology like Bitcoin could be harnessed to create new opportunities to solve problems in Africa. This was especially important given the recent decision by Kenyan Central Bank to issue a warning against Bitcoin. We surveyed 96 people who are already in the African Bitcoin Community using this form. What…

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Highlights from the 1st Bitcoin Roundtable & Nyamachoma Barbecue #NyamaNaBitcoin

BitHub Africa held the first Bitcoin Roundtable and Nyamachoma Barbecue targeting Techpreneurs & Startups on Saturday 18th March 2017 at the new Incubator in Nairobi. The event targeted entrepreneurs looking to use the Bitcoin blockchain as a network to develop or scale solutions. The topics and event speakers were as follows: The African Blockchain Opportunity –…

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Driving adoption of Sustainable Energy Solutions Globally!

In this video John Wainaina Karanja C.E.O Melanin discusses the African energy market has untapped potential worth $2 trillion. With Africa’s fast-growing population, technologies like blockchain, IoT, machine learning, and AI can revolutionize access to energy. However, the high cost of solar systems and renewables, particularly when compared to oil and nuclear energy, poses a…

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