29 Mar '15, 7pm

'Bitcoin Should be Used as a Currency Tool, Rather Than a Currency Itself' - CoinTelegraph

'Bitcoin Should be Used as a Currency Tool, Rather Than a Currency Itself' - CoinTelegraph

“My view is that bitcoin should be used as a currency tool, rather than a currency itself.” - Gareth Grobler, ICE³X Founder Cointelegraph SA recently attended the African Cards & Payments Conference in Sandton , Johannesburg, where local bitcoin payment processing company PayFast stood out as a technology company with a vision. We managed to catch up with Bitcoin expert and local entrepreneur, Gareth Grobler, founder of South African bitcoin exchange ICE³ X . Gareth delivered a presentation around Bitcoin technology and chaired a VIP round-table discussion attended by industry professionals from across the continent. The discussions focused on dispelling the myths around Bitcoin and discovering the real invention, which is its blockchain technology. We asked Gareth a few questions along the way: CoinTelegraph: What is the general perception of Bitcoin amongst African indus...

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