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A Manifesto for Bitcoin Cash Adoption in the Developing World

Global poverty is unacceptable. 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 per day. 1.8 billion use drinking water that puts them at risk of polio, cholera, typhoid and dysentery. 5 million people, mostly children, die each year from water-borne diseases. 800 million people, 300 million of which are children, do not have enough food […]

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BUIDL Daily: Supporting your Daily Building Habit

This site is now BUIDL Daily, where we are going to focus on building the crypto ecosystem, be it through partnerships, working for others, startups, ad hoc projects, whatever it takes. A key part of making accelerated progress is building a team. For that, you need constant communication. So I’ll be livestreaming every weekday morning […]

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The Future of Mass Adoption is an App

After 16 months at the coalface and with on-the-ground experience in 8 nations on 3 continents, we at Dash Latam have learned firsthand what it takes to get crypto mass adoption off the ground in X or Y place. Every city or country has its idiosyncrasies, but from Porto Alegre, Brazil to Quito, Ecuador and […]

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Everything is Merchant Adoption

There is an idea floating around that somehow merchant adoption is not a good use of our time. It’s not a good way to get people using Dash. We need integrations. We need something. But not merchant adoption.

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Crypto Union: The Western Union Killer

There is an opportunity in the cryptocurrency space for those of us who want to 10x cryptocurrency adoption in the real world for real people solving real problems.

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A Strategic Vision for Dash

Executive Summary Dash digital cash is a top-20 cryptocurrency with more than 5 years of development and many technological innovations and important integrations under its belt. Its many Dash-funded organizations (DFOs) are staffed with qualified and committed people. But Dash lacks a strategic vision. Dash lacks a strong brand, it lacks a story, a cause, […]

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The Truth about CoinDesk’s 2 Dash Merchants

In an August 14th article, CoinDesk alleged that Dash isn’t really that popular in Venezuela, and built its (rather flimsy) case on 2 merchants who reported less than positive experiences with Dash. Since Dash Latam is the leader in merchant adoption in Venezuela for Dash at this time, we decided to look into this.

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Important Changes in Rates Sources in Dash Android Wallet 6.6.2

The Dash Retail team (Ash Francis, Alex Cox and myself, George Donnelly) is pleased to announce that working in alliance with Dash Core Group and building on the previous excellent work of Kodaxx at get-spark.com, Dash Wallet Android version 6.6.2 is currently available for download at the Google Play Store with a more robust rates […]

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Work for Dash for Free?

“Can we have a conversation on getting Dash adoption teams to becoming self-sustainable in the long run?” If the DAO wants to have teams working for them, getting people to use Dash, building more usability options, building relationships for Dash, creating new ways to use Dash in the real world, generating transactions, expanding the merchant […]

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Dash Growth in Latam Measured by Active Android Wallets

One way to measure the growth of Dash is by how many smartphones have active installs of our “official” wallets. In Latin America, we are seeing that 95% or more of users are installing Dash wallets on Android devices. So, it is reasonable to use active installs of the Dash Core Group’s Hash Engineering Dash […]