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What Happened with Dash?

I’ve gotten this question a few times and it is probably best I address it in public once and for all. Comments will be open for a short time so that those who do not share my narrative may leave theirs. I created and operated a very successful proposal in the Dash treasury system for […]

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Join BCH Ignite: Building BCH Adoption in the Developing World

We need more people around here. Sure, Bitcoin Cash runs on code. We need quality code that creates the right financial incentives and makes the game theory work. And hashrate. But then what? We need people. That peer to peer thing in the whitepaper means person to person, after all.

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Merchant Adoption is Pointless without Regular & Growing Inflows

The first thing a new crypto user always asks me when they get some crypto is, “What the heck can I do with this stuff? The answer is merchant adoption. We have to have merchants who accept Bitcoin Cash for goods and services that are in demand. Literally everything is merchant adoption because if you […]

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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.