16 Sep '12, 2am

Just finished the report from our trip to Brazil, read at your leisure if interested. #bitcoin

Just finished the report from our trip to Brazil, read at your leisure if interested. #bitcoin

floor, we looked out the window to the beautiful Ipanema crescent, illuminated by a frontage of luxury hotels and speckled with early evening beach goers. Samantha kindly offered us a glass of wine, and introduced us to Janet Estep (head of NACHA), Paul Trozzo from PNC Bank, a friendly Banker of America named Dennis, and the CEO of Brazil’s interbank payment network (CIP), Joaquim Kavakama. With Joaquim, we discussed Brazil’s “boleto” system, which enables relatively easy payments between individuals and companies. BitInstant has plugged into this Boleto Bancario system via our partner, ZipZap, and has thus been able to help Brazilians easily acquire bitcoins for the past few months. While we hadn’t previously known that CIP was involved with Boleto, and Joaquim hadn’t known that BitInstant was using it, the conversation set a good tone for whole conference – that of mutua...

Full article: http://blog.bitinstant.com/blog/2012/9/15/brazil-and-the-...

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