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  • Latest Blog Series | CGAP
    About CGAP Learn about CGAP's mission and vision; Our Governance Meet the leaders who provide strategic guidance; Our Members View the organizations that support CGAP; News Stay up to date on the latest developments at CGAP ; Events Join us for webinars, seminars and more ; Our Staff Meet our operating team ; Financial Inclusion FAQ Find out more about why financial inclusion matters ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-10-09
  • blockchain | People, Spaces, Deliberation
    Unlocking access to utility services: The transformational value of mobile GSMA The Mobile for Development Utilities Annual Report highlights the transformational role of mobile in improving the delivery of essential services to the underserved, and the increasing viability of the business models currently being implemented. ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-10-02
  • CGAP: Empowering the poor through financial services
    CGAP (the Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) is a global partnership of 34 leading organizations that seek to advance financial inclusion. ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-28
  • Georgia / BTC Pipeline-27/Tbilisi – cao-ombudsman.org
    The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) oil and gas pipeline is a 1,768 km long crude oil pipeline stretching from the Caspian Sea to the Mediterranean Sea. It is the second longest oil pipeline in the world and passes through Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. IFC has invested $250 million since 2003 and the total project cost is approximately $3.6 billion. ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-28
  • Worldbank Search
    One of the key messages I took away from TED Global 2014 was that virtual currencies (such as Bitcoin) are a reality, and it is only a matter of time - as little as 5 years, according to some people - before we'd all be using these currencies. The application of virtual ... In Georgia, Blockchain Technologies Provide Significant ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-25
  • Public Disclosure Authorized BRIEF Bitcoin Versus …
    BRIEF Bitcoin Versus Electronic Money Virtual Currency One way to comprehend virtual currency is to first understand fiat currency. Fiat currency is any legal tender designated and issued by a central authority ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-24
  • World Bank Group Leadership
    With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-23
  • Blockchain and Associated Legal Issues for Emerging …
    This publication may be reused for noncommercial purposes if the source is cited as IFC, a member of the World Bank Group. 2 However, in many blockchain use cases there is no such ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-22
  • Bitcoin vs. Electronic Money – cgap.org
    Bitcoin Versus Electronic Money This Brief provides information about Bitcoin and contrasts Bitcoin with e-money to avoid alarm about the former to the detriment of the latter. 1818 H Street, NW ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-21
  • Organization
    With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-21
  • Topics | CGAP
    The emergence of a digital economy, the globalization of data and information, rising inequality and increased migration flows are powerful global forces reshaping the world, creating new opportunities for people to move out of poverty, while also opening up new areas of risk. Increasingly world ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-20
  • Fintech – ifc.org
    IFC has a long history of supporting the technology, telecommunications, and financial services sectors. Financial Technology is at the core of the growing interaction between those industries. ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-20
  • Note 38 | May 2017 Can Blockchain Technology Address De …
    bitcoin blockchain, announced that it is teaming up with BitPesa to provide financing for small businesses in Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, and Tanzania. New borrowers can have financing from BitBond paid into a local currency mobile money account or bank account in as little as 20 minutes. The use of blockchain for trade finance ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-11
  • Bitcoin Blow As Coinbase And Ripple Crash Out Of U.S …
    Bitcoin's epic 2017 bull run propelled many cryptocurrency startups into the stratosphere, but many of them have now crashed back down to earth. The bitcoin price, which rose from under $1,000 per ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-09-10
  • Blockchain in Development Part II: How It Can Impact …
    such as bitcoin. In addition to the speed and efficiency achieved through distributed ledger technology, smart contracts provide the ability to execute more complex and sophisticated tasks among parties.8 Unlike traditional contracts, smart contracts are embedded in code and can receive information and take actions based on predefined rules. ... read more
    Source: BitcoinPublished on 2019-08-24