The rise and popularity of bitcoin in 2017 has seen the massive explosion in the use of the technology in a variety of ways by businesses and individuals.
One of such startups championing the rise of cryptocurrency in Africa is BitPesa.
On Friday 4th May 2018, the Chief Executive Officer, Elizabeth Rossiello was present at the Impact Hub Accra, to interact with the tech and crypto community on the introduction BitPesa, features, services and future expansion plans into the Ghanaian digital market.
BitPesa, the premier digital payments platform for frontier markets which recently launched a suite of services in Ghana, key amongst them being the ability to :
- Trade bitcoin and make payment in GHC using mobile money
Send payment to Ghana from Nigeria
- Offer low-cost payment between Ghana and Nigeria
With this new features and services, BitPesa is now offering new currency pairs, allowing Ghanaians to make GHS payments that settle in more than ten currencies, including NGN, UGX, and ZAR. The startup says it can significantly lower the cost of payments from Ghana to other important trading partners, such as Nigeria.
Alongside the added advantage of offering businesses a fast, easy and low-cost way to make payments to, from, and within West African countries and others in the region.
BitPesa is currently connected to two mobile networks (MTN or Airtel mobile ) in Ghana but will be looking to expand to other telco service providers soon.
To begin trading and enjoying the benefits BitPesa offers, log on to www.bitpesa.co now to start trading on the crypto platform that offers the lowest cost and most convenient means of buying and selling bitcoin.
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BitPesa CEO, Elizabeth Rossiello on new features and services in the Ghanaian Digital Currency Space