Bitsoko Launches Blockchain Events in Kenya After Grant From Bill Gates Foundation – Bitcoints

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Published on July 19th, 2015 | by bitcoin

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Bitsoko Launches Blockchain Events in Kenya After Grant From Bill Gates Foundation

Ghana-based blockchain company Bitsoko has recently got seriously engaged in the promotion of bitcoin to African countries.

The initiative became possible thanks to the grant of $100,000 that Bitsoko won in Grand Challenges Explorations competition held by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Bill Gates is known for its interest to potentially-beneficial innovations.
Bejo’s bar, Chase Cyber Café and some other companies in Kenya now accept payment in bitcoin through Bitsoko.

We are trying to build the infrastructure around bitcoin, which is lacking here”.
According to official information Bitsoko appears to be a sponsor of a series of Blockchain Events in Nairobi, Kenya.

Monthly events will be held at the iHub innovation hub and will be devoted blockchain education and potential opportunities for local start-ups.

Biitsoko admits that $100,000 from Gates Foundation is a great contribution to their work.

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