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Micro-Lending Startup Ripio Credit Network ICO Hits $37 Million Target

The initial coin offering for Latin American startup Ripio’s micro-lending network reached its $37 million hard cap. The blockchain financial services firm, formerly known as Bitpagos, is developing the Ripio Credit Network with the stated goal of democratizing the lending process and removing the geographic and bureaucratic barriers that prevent borrowers in emerging markets from obtaining loans...

$31 Million: MicroLending Startup Ripio Concludes Ethereum ICO Presale

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Latin American micro-lending startup Ripio Credit Network concluded its initial coin offering (ICO) presale, raising $31 million from accredited investors. Following the public Ripio ICO, the startup hopes to have raised a total of about $40 million. Ripio (formerly BitPagos) has been operating within the crypto space since 2013 and established a blockchain-based lending service to help unbanked...

Argentine Bitcoin Wallet BitPagos Raises $1.9 Million, Rebrands as Ripio

BitPagos, a bitcoin wallet and merchant processing service, recently closed a $1.9 million Series A round to expand its services in its South America, according to Techcrunch. The Argentina-based company also changed its name to Ripio, the name of its consumer credit service. The service helps merchants who wish to sell their fiat currency immediately after a sale rather than their bitcoins...

BitPagos Launches Ripio in Brazil to Expand Bitcoin's Reach

BitPagos, who has successfully launched Bitcoin service in Argentina is now expanding into South America's largest country, Brazil, with the release of Ripio.com. Ripio allows anyone living in Brazil to be able to make Bitcoin purchase orders through their website, and with a basic bank slip, can buy Bitcoin at thousands of locations throughout Brazil. Also read: "Argentina: Bitcoin Just Received...

BitPagos Raises Funds to Bring Bitcoin to Latin America

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BitPagos, the company that is trying to help merchants in developing countries who wish to escape their local fiat currencies, has announced a new round of investments from the likes of Pantera Capital, Tim Draper, Barry Silbert, Boost Bitcoin Fund, and more. This merchant processing service first launched out of the Boost.vc startup incubator, and it has quickly turned into one of the most...

BitPagos is Bringing Bitcoin to the Developing World

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While BitPay and Coinbase are bringing Bitcoin solutions for merchants in the United States and other western nations, BitPagos is focusing on a part of the Bitcoin ecosystem that may actually be more important in the early days of Bitcoin adoption. Many Bitcoin critics like to point out the fact that most merchants immediately exchange their bitcoins for dollars after receiving them as payment...

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