Tag: argentina

Nov 23 2022

World Cup: Argentina Crypto Fan Token Crashes After Team’s Shocking Defeat To Saudi Arabia, 2-1

Nov 23 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  arg argentina crypto crypto news fan token

After Argentina, the tournament favorite, was defeated by Saudi Arabia in the FIFA World Cup 2022, the value of the country's crypto fan token nosedived. The fact that this is Argentina's first defeat in the world's greatest sport makes the setback much more...

Argentina fan token falls 31% after World Cup loss to Saudi Arabia

In keeping with the expectations of the country's ardent soccer supporters, Argentina's shocking 2-1 loss to Saudi Arabia in the FIFA World Cup opening match has caused the price of the Argentine Football Association Fan Token (ARG) to plunge. Data from Coingecko shows that the ARG token, which was priced at $7.21 at kickoff, fell […] The post...

Nov 16 2022

Jimmy Song And Samson Mow Vs. Vitalik Buterin, Battle Royale At LABITCONF

The fact that Jimmy Song and Samson Mow were in the same bill as Vitalik Buterin was interesting enough, but the actual panel was the equivalent of an atomic bomb blowing the stage up. What started as a discussion about the FTX collapse and saga, turned into a heated debate about bitcoin Vs. Ethereum pretty quickly. It was a spectacle. And Song and...

The Events Leading To LABITCONF: This Week In Buenos Aires

The 10th-anniversary edition of LABITCONF starts in a few hours. To celebrate, the legendary conference came back to its native Buenos Aires. The tickets are sold-out and the city is buzzing with activity, crypto celebrities, and satellite events. The following article is about two of them, both strictly bitcoin-focused, both starring the cream of the crop in Latin American bitcoin culture. And Samson...

Nov 11 2022

The Events Leading To LABITCONF: This Week In Buenos Aires

The 10th-anniversary edition of LABITCONF starts in a few hours. To celebrate, the legendary conference came back to its native Buenos Aires. The tickets are sold-out and the city is buzzing with activity, crypto celebrities, and satellite events. The following article is about two of them, both strictly bitcoin-focused, both starring the cream of the crop in Latin American bitcoin culture. And Samson...

Nov 04 2022

Bitcoin Conference LABITCONF Returns To Argentina For 10th Edition

One of Latin America’s oldest Bitcoin conferences will be hosted in November in Argentina to celebrate its tenth anniversary.The Latin American Bitcoin and Blockchain Conference (LABITCONF) will return to its birthplace of Buenos Aires, Argentina, to celebrate its tenth anniversary.The conference will be held at the Costa Salguero Center (CABA) from November 10 through 13, about a week before the 2022...

Sep 29 2022

Why Argentina Is Saying, “Viva La Bitcoin Revolution!”

For a country in which hyperinflation has become an expectation, bitcoin is a potential for real savings.This is an opinion editorial by Samantha Messing, a Brown grad making the world a better place with Bitcoin.Investing legend and limousine liberal Warren Buffett has never been a fan of Bitcoin. He...

Sep 20 2022

Four Stories From Argentina, Where Bitcoin And Crypto Rule The Land

In current-day Argentina inflation is no joke and prices change every day. That means it’s fertile ground for bitcoin and crypto adoption. “The central bank has warned repeatedly about the risk of investing in volatile digital currencies, and some adopters are taking it carefully,” says Reuters. Once in a blue moon, mainstream...

Aug 04 2022

Binance And Mastercard Partner To Launch Card To Users In Argentina

Aug 04 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  argentina binance bnb bnusdt crypto news

Crypto exchange Binance has partnered with Mastercard to launch a cryptocurrency power card for customers in Argentina. The card will be useful to spend digital assets in everyday purchases, a press release says, and reduce the gap between crypto and fiat payment rails. The Latin American country will be the first to see this product available on its territory. At the time of...

Binance And Mastercard To Launch Bitcoin Rewards Card In Argentina

Users of Binance card can earn up to 8% cashback on purchases and bill payments through Mastercard’s vast network of over 90 million merchants worldwide.Binance is launching a bitcoin rewards card in Argentina.The company is partnering with Mastercard and Credential Payments to provide market access and issue the card.Users will enjoy 8% cashback on purchases and zero-fee ATM...

Aug 01 2022

Argentinean Soccer Club Uses Crypto To Sign Local Player

Aug 01 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  argentina btcusd btcusdt crypto news usdc

Argentina has made it to national headlines with their recent most signing of a local football player with cryptocurrency. Sao Paulo is one of the largest soccer teams in Brazil and they just bought a player with crypto. Sao Paulo with the help pf USDC, a US dollar-pegged stablecoin has signed the player from mid-table Argentinian team Banfield. USDC is issued by US-based...

Jul 30 2022

Soccer team in Argentina signs its first crypto player despite recession

Jul 30 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  argentina crypto news

The economic limits in Argentina have permeated the sports world, as seen by the first local football player to be signed using crypto, which made national news. The likelihood that Argentina footballers will be recruited by foreign teams decreases as the difference in currency rates between the US dollar and Argentinean pesos widens. Depending on […] The post...

Jul 08 2022

3 Lessons From The Oslo Freedom Forum: Privacy & Tax – Odell, Sneidermanis, Nwosu

The Oslo Freedom Forum wasn’t a bitcoin conference, but the Human Rights Foundation made sure that its message was always present. We’ve already featured - one,...

Jul 05 2022

Stablecoins Becoming Attractive To Argentines After Economy Minister Quits

Stablecoins are now drawing the attention of people in Argentina after a top cabinet official resigned. As a result of the departure of Argentina's economy minister in the face of a continuing economic calamity, Argentines ramped up their purchases of stablecoins throughout the weekend as they normally do. The cost of purchasing Tether's stablecoin USDT using Argentine pesos increased significantly after the resignation...

Jul 04 2022

Argentina Saw 3x More Stablecoin Buys As Traders Hedge Against Rising Inflation

Argentina's stablecoin buying volume surges as traders fear peso crash amid economic downturn.

Jun 02 2022

Analyzing Block’s “Bitcoin: Knowledge and Perceptions” Pt 2.- Awareness

Let’s start the second round of “Bitcoin: Knowledge and Perceptions,” a new report by Block based on a massive survey. Yesterday, we started the festivities by, among other things,...

Jun 01 2022

Analyzing Block’s “Bitcoin: Knowledge and Perceptions” Pt 1.- Income & Inclusion

The new Block report, “Bitcoin: Knowledge and Perceptions,” is a tour de force. A massive online survey turned into surprising data. The phenomenally- designed publication challenges several assumptions that the public has about bitcoin. Block’s intention with it is to “provide a...

May 19 2022

Bitcoin Education Is Launching For 40 High Schools In Argentina

The Schools and Bitcoin Project in Argentina seeks to educate high school students on the importance of Bitcoin starting with 4,000 students across 40 schools.High school Bitcoin education is launching in Argentina with the Schools and Bitcoin Project.The program will begin with 40 schools with almost 4,000 students expected to participate. Argentina has suffered at the hands of...

Argentina NGO Spearheads Mission To Educate High Schoolers About Crypto

Bitcoin Argentina, a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and growth of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in the country, will implement Bitcoin instruction in high schools. The Built With Bitcoin Foundation, the Bitcoin Argentina non-profit, and the Paxful exchange will launch a program to educate students on the fundamentals of cryptocurrencies, particularly Bitcoin. Around 4,000 students who participate in the "Schools and...

May 07 2022

Argentina To Shut Down Crypto Activities To Attain $45 Billion Loan, Says IMF

The South American country Argentina’s central bank released a statement on Thursday saying that the country's financial sector is not allowed to provide services related to digital assets that are not...

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