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Cape Town’s Millionaires Grow, Energizing Web3 Startups
Cape Town’s Millionaires Grow,  Energizing Web3 Startups

June 7, 2024

Cape Town’s Millionaires Grow, Energizing Web3 Startups

Cape Town, the southern tip of Africa, is experiencing a surge in Web3 startups, fueled by a growing pool of high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) interested in Web3. South Africa, now [Africa’s biggest economy](https://www.visualcapitalist.com/breaking-down-african-economy-by-country/#:~:text=At%20first%20place%2C%20South%20Africa,the%20first%20half%20of%202023.), maintains a friendly regulatory approach towards cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based technologies, which is providing a fertile ground for startup-led innovation.

Social Blockchain Projects in Africa
Social Blockchain Projects in Africa

June 5, 2024

Africa, Blockchain

Social Blockchain Projects in Africa

Thank you for visiting our blog post! 🎀✨ In this blog post, we will reveal some of the amazing social blockchain projects in Africa, based on our cutting-edge research on Social BC Projects in Africa 📈. We will discover how they are leveraging blockchain to address some of the urgent issues and needs in the continent, such as identity, remittances, insurance, savings, credit, housing, and education 🙌. We will also celebrate some of the successes, opportunities, and challenges of these projec

10 Countries: Bitcoin Mining Takes Off in Africa, Powered by Green Energy
10 Countries: Bitcoin Mining Takes Off in Africa, Powered by Green Energy

May 20, 2024

Africa, Blockchain, For Developers

10 Countries: Bitcoin Mining Takes Off in Africa, Powered by Green Energy

Across Africa, a new digital gold rush in the form of bitcoin mining is underway. Thanks to cheap electricity, China’s crypto mining ban, a tech-savvy population and supportive regimes, at least 10 countries in the continent are attracting large-scale bitcoin mining operations even as the cryptocurrency halved on April 19.

Crypto On/Off Ramping Solutions in Africa
Crypto On/Off Ramping Solutions in Africa

May 9, 2024

Africa, Blockchain

Crypto On/Off Ramping Solutions in Africa

Thank you for visiting our blog post 🐲🌟 While digital finance offers local currency loans, DeFi, in many cases, requires on/off crypto ramping for the local currencies. In this post, we look at the on/off crypto ramping solutions in Africa. New projects are expected to develop more convenient options for the web3 service users in the region. 👽 Blog posts related to this post EMURGO Africa 2023 Annual Report: EMURGO Africa’s 2023 Key Contributions in Carbon Offset Trade, Lending, and Crypto

3 Key Uses of Cryptocurrencies in Africa
3 Key Uses of Cryptocurrencies in Africa

May 1, 2024

Africa, Blockchain

3 Key Uses of Cryptocurrencies in Africa

Thank you for visiting our blog post 🦚🌟 Among a wide range of applications of blockchain, the actual demand for the technology in Africa is centered on the use of cryptocurrencies for preservation of money value, cross-border remittance, and inter-continental payment for SMEsa. In this blog post, we learn the current status of crypto demand in Africa and prospects. 🪂 Blog posts related to this post EMURGO Africa 2023 Annual Report: EMURGO Africa’s 2023 Key Contributions in Carbon Offset T

Access to Finance: Digital and Web3 Lending in Africa
Access to Finance: Digital and Web3 Lending in Africa

April 17, 2024

Africa, Blockchain

Access to Finance: Digital and Web3 Lending in Africa

Thank you for visiting our blog post 🦙🌟 In sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries, the freedom of money transaction has increased over the past decade with the spread of mobile phones and the expansion of mobile money. However, challenges persist in the financial sector, such as limited access to bank accounts including mobile money accounts, and high barriers to lending for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Blockchain-based lending lowers interest rates, introduces new collateralizatio