Over a million Argentineans have been buying cryptocurrencies in the last few months, and a pattern has been spotted among them in terms of preferences. A local media outlet unveiled that most of them are decanted to acquire bitcoin and stablecoins. Argentineans Like to Invest in DAI, USDC, and USDT According to Ámbito, citing data […]
MercadoLibra, a publicly-traded e-commerce giant, disclosed a $7.8 million bitcoin purchase and plans to hold the BTC indefinitely.
The startup has a total value of $2.2 billion following its latest Series C investment round.
Mercado Libre’s move to accept cryptocurrency payments for real estate could usher in a new way of crypto mass adoption in South America.
The biggest e-commerce store in Latin America is the latest major company in the region to join the crypto adoption movement. Mercado Libre is now allowing its customers to buy a selected number of properties from real estate agencies with bitcoin. Properties Listed Don’t Offer Alternative Payment Methods Aside From Bitcoin According to the announcement, […]
The Canadian publicly traded bitcoin mining company Bitfarms has announced a deal that will see the company developing a 210 megawatt (MW) mining farm in Argentina. Bitfarms says that the company was able to secure a low electricity rate at $0.02 per kWh during the contractual period. Argentine-Based Bitcoin Mining Facility Aims to Acquire 210 […]
The idea of the Argentinean central bank asking local banks for information on customers who deal with cryptocurrencies is generating controversy in the local industry. A new chapter in this story has been written, as a local lawyer has filed a class-action complaint before a national court to overturn such a ruling. Argentinean Central Bank […]
As cryptocurrencies keep gaining adoption in Argentina, there are discussions on how the national regulatory bodies should regulate the industry. The Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) seems to have taken a step forward in making the picture clearer. Banks Should Provide Data Such as National Identification Numbers and Home Addresses According to Infobae, the BCRA […]
In-person crypto robberies are becoming a global issue lately for the authorities, and this time, Argentina is the place of the latest case reported. In Mendoza, an unnamed man was assaulted by two criminals who posed as bitcoin buyers. Identities of the Robbers Are Still Unknown According to Mendo Voz, the 26-years-old man, identified by […]
Let’s relive the events have that marked the Argentine crypto space since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and hear the opinions of those in the industry that lived them from the inside.