Stock and Crypto Investor Sign-Ups Jump 45% Year-on-Year Across Rural India: Report

The uptick in new user registrations is a 45% increase to 70 million when compared to the year prior, according to BSE stock exchange data.

News  ·  24 August 2021

Singapore Crypto Owners Are More Likely to Hold Ether Than Bitcoin

More than a third of Singaporeans who don't hold any cryptocurrencies plan to invest in digital assets in the next year.

News  ·  16 August 2021

Crypto User Numbers Double in 6 Months

Research carried out by identified more than 220 million users of crypto by the end of June.

Business  ·  29 July 2021

El Salvador Residents Are Split on Bitcoin Adoption Bill

Some El Salvadoran residents are excited by the thought of bitcoin being treated as legal tender, while others are concerned it may just be a tool for corrupt officials.

Policy & regulation  ·  8 June 2021
First Mover

Africa ‘Is Leading Global Cryptocurrency Adoption’: Paxful CEO

Paxful CEO Ray Youssef said all eyes should be on Africa right now.

Markets  ·  4 June 2021

Economic Uncertainty Drives Crypto Growth in Sri Lanka

Paxful's crypto trading volume in 2021 has more than tripled compared to all of 2020.

Markets  ·  13 May 2021

Jackson, Tennessee, in ‘Prime Position’ to Be a Bitcoin Leader, Says Mayor

The city is exploring paying its employees in bitcoin and adding bitcoin mining to its balance sheet.

News  ·  22 April 2021

Nigerians Turn to Stablecoins for Protection Against Inflation

Traditional savings groups in Nigeria are looking at dollar-pegged stablecoins as a tool to protect their savings from local inflation.

Markets  ·  15 March 2021

Egyptians Are Buying Bitcoin Despite Prohibitive New Banking Laws

Egyptian crypto trading volume and exchange sign-ups increased dramatically this past January, capping off an already high-volume 2020.

Business  ·  5 March 2021

La carrera de Colombia por convertirse en un mercado líder de criptomonedas en la región

Durante el año 2020, Colombia experimentó un gran incremento del uso de criptomonedas como reserva de valor y con fines transaccionales.

Markets  ·  13 January 2021

‘No Middle Ground’: Inside Colombia’s Race to Become A Major Regional Crypto Market

In 2020, Colombia saw a major boost in crypto use, both as a store of wealth and as a means of transaction.

Markets  ·  13 January 2021
Latin America

Las Criptomonedas Surgen en la Desafiante Economía de Argentina

La industria de la criptografía de Argentina registró volúmenes comerciales récord este año, en medio de la pandemia de COVID-19 y las dificultades económicas.

Markets  ·  15 December 2020
Latin America

Crypto Is Booming in Economically Challenged Argentina

Argentina's crypto industry saw record trading volumes this year, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and economic hardship.

Markets  ·  14 December 2020

Belarus Nonprofit Helps Protestors With Bitcoin Grants

A non-profit by tech entrepreneurs in Belarus is using Bitcoin to help dissidents get around repression and financial monitoring.

Policy & regulation  ·  9 September 2020

Ukraine Leads Global Crypto Adoption, Chainalysis Says in New Report

Ukraine, Russia and Venezuela are the top three countries by crypto adoption in the world, according to Chainalysis.

Markets  ·  8 September 2020