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Chris Makubi

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Young Simba, interests in tech startups, techno culture, blockchain and tea(lots). believes in our collective ability to harness new technologies and new ways of thinking to build the future of Africa and developing markets. Machu Picchu on my mind. chris@coinweez.com

Institutional investors dipping their toes into crypto

Pension funds, hedge funds, endowments funds make up the bulk of institutional investors getting into crypto investing. More of such types including insurance companies,...

Tracking Africa’s progress in blockchain and cryptocurrencies

Africa and majority of the developing world has been taunted as the holy grail of blockchain based solutions. From remittances, ‘banking the unbanked’, land...

What is lightning network on bitcoin protocol: Beginners Guide.

Lightning network has been a common phrase in the crypto world for almost a year now. The idea has been floating around for a...

AFRICA BLOCKCHAIN ALLIANCE (ABA) PARTNERS WITH CONSENSYS ACADEMY TO OFFER CONSENSYS...

 February 06, 2019 Johannesburg, South Africa The Africa Blockchain Alliance has partnered with ConsenSys Academy, the educational core of the Ethereum movement to bring to focus...

Messaging apps moving to crypto: can they put crypto in the...

Messaging apps have been considering launching their own cryptocurrencies as they seek new monetization models. One of the main prevailing debates is about making...

crypto venture capital: where to get funding for your blockchain startup

Most of the leading decentralized app platforms such as Ethereum, æternity, EOS among others have a unique way of attracting and growing developer community...

Mapping out corporations and government progress in blockchain

Over the last couple of years, more and more corporations that are not originally blockchain-based companies are adopting a proactive approach of trying to...

æternity hub Africa What The Hack! Blockchain Hackathon

æternity hub Africa is starting the year on a high note with What The Hack! A Blockchain Virtual Hackathon. The æternity blockchain company aims...

Major Crypto exchange hacks: lessons and the future of crypto exchanges

The recent hack of crypto exchange, Cryptopia has brought into focus one of the main challenges in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies world: crypto exchange hacking....

The rationale behind reduction of block rewards for miners

One of the main events that is part of  the bitcoin community is the HALVING. It takes place every 4 years whereby the block...
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