AID:Tech partners with PharmAccess to Transform Antenatal Care in Tanzania Through Blockchain Technology

AID:Tech partners with PharmAccess to Transform Antenatal Care in Tanzania Through Blockchain Technology

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AID:Tech, a firm that uses Digital Identity and Blockchain technology to revolutionize how governments, enterprises and NGOs deliver digital entitlements has partnered with PharmAccess Foundation to monitor pregnancies through blockchain technology. Through an initiative called Chain of Trust (CoT), the firm saw their first…

Kenya’s BitPesa Acquires TransferZero, an International Online Money Transfer Service

Kenya’s BitPesa Acquires TransferZero, an International Online Money Transfer Service

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BitPesa, a Nairobi-based blockchain payments platform for Africa and Europe has acquired TransferZero, an international, online money transfer platform that specializes in sending money to consumers and companies in 200 countries using over 50 different currencies. “Europe is a hub for global remittance…

Centbee, South Africa-based Bitcoin wallet and merchant payment ecosystem, attracts funding from nChain

Centbee, South Africa-based Bitcoin wallet and merchant payment ecosystem, attracts funding from nChain

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 Centbee, South Africa’s Bitcoin wallet provider that makes it easy for global consumers to acquire, hold and spend Bitcoin with retailers and other merchants has raised an undisclosed funding from nChain Group, blockchain research and development firm. Founded by co-CEOs, Lorien Gamaroff and Angus Brown, Centbee…

Wala raises undisclosed funding from Bitcoin Foundation’s Llew Claasen & Vinny Lingham ahead of October ICO

Wala raises undisclosed funding from Bitcoin Foundation’s Llew Claasen & Vinny Lingham ahead of October ICO

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Built on the Ethereum blockchain, Wala has raised an undisclosed equity investment from Newtown Partners, a fund run by Bitcoin Foundation Executive Director Llew Claasen and serial entrepreneur Vinny Lingham. Wala will use the new equity investment to deliver its promise of zero-fee…