08 Jul '13, 9am

Kipochi integrates bitcoin wallet with M-Pesa

Kipochi integrates bitcoin wallet with M-Pesa 2 hours ago | 554 views | 0 Kenyan bitcoin wallet Kipochi has launched a service which enables people to send and receive the virtual currency and convert it to and from an M-Pesa balance. Kipochi - wallet in Swahili - lets users receive and send bitcoin around the world, working with any Web-enabled mobile phone. By linking the wallet to the hugely popular mobile money service M-Pesa, the start-up says it is offering Kenyans an easier, faster and cheaper way to receive remittances than the alternatives offered by banks and firms like Western Union. Says the company's CTO, Pelle Braendgaard, in a blog post : "Now with Kipochi, the remittances into Kenya has a faster and cheaper way to reach even the most remote areas in Kenya, villages with no banks or Western Union services - in an instant." Braendgaard told Redditors that the...

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