Tag: Blockchain Technology

Introducing Blockchain Empowered, a new and refreshing program for blockchain builders and users

Introducing Blockchain Empowered, a new and refreshing program for blockchain builders and users

Ever imagined a program that does not only focus on blockchain solutions and their builders, CEOs, and ambassadors but also brings the blockchain users into focus?
Enter Blockchain Empowered, a new and refreshing initiative that projects blockchain technology as a powerful tool for the empowerment of the people, by the people, and for the people through real-world applications of the technology.

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“The biggest challenge faced by African blockchain startups is lack of funds and support from investors.” -Franklin Peters, Bitfxt Founder & CEO

“The biggest challenge faced by African blockchain startups is lack of funds and support from investors.” -Franklin Peters, Bitfxt Founder & CEO

Franklin Peters, CEO Bitfxt, came into the spotlight in Feburary 2019, when it was reported that the company got funding of up to $15m (over 5 billion naira) from UK syndicate of hedge funds and UK company, Payitup Clearinghouse. In this exclusive chat, he tells us about his journey and shares his thoughts on the challenges Blockchain/cryptocurrency start-ups experience in Africa. He also gives up a sneak peek into Bitfxt’s plans for subsequent months.

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