A delegation of French Bitcoiners visited CAR to learn and provide support for their new Bitcoin law. Also check out Bitcoin Beach Wallet’s new branding and website and stay up to date on Lightning Network news.
When building new communities or introducing new folks to bitcoin, the question that pops up is always how best to do this. The challenge is usually that bitcoin isn’t as intuitive for the average person, and at times can even come across as intimidating for folks who have received a lot of mixed information in the past. The idea we came to was to throw a pop-up event where the draw would be a fun hangout with good food/drinks and interesting folks.
A delegation of Bitcoiners followed an invitation of President Faustin Touadéra to visit Central African Republic after the country’s announcement of Bitcoin adoption. The group around Sebastién Gouspillou and Nicolas Burtey met with merchants, government officials and representatives of civil society to learn about the plans and progress of the Bitcoin journey.
Central Bankers from 44 countries convened in El Salvador, (definitely not to learn about Bitcoin). Adopting Bitcoin comes back to El Salvador for year two. Bitcoiners head to Central African Republic to learn about their adoption efforts and offer support.
Central bankers and financial authority members from 44 countries visited El Salvador this week. Despite what the Bitcoin maxis try to tell you, this was an event about financial inclusion.
Bitcoinmtaani, a new Bitcoin-only education platform is now bringing original and translated content to native African speakers. The project will feature a podcast, product reviews, articles and more across multiple African languages.
Le projet Bitcoin Beach a commencé par une question simple mais ambitieuse: Pouvons-nous construire une économie circulaire durable sur Bitcoin? La réponse est un grand oui.
A self-hosted Bitcoin bank, highlights from Bitcoin 2022 Open Source Stage, and signals that Lightning is going mainstream.
The Open Source Stage hosted three days filled with engaging and important panels about Bitcoin and Lightning.
Follow along as Fernando Motolese and Openoms work to configure a Galoy instance that can be run locally using a desktop computer in place of the cloud hosting environment typically used to host the open source core banking platform.
Catch up on the latest Bitcoin and Lightning news – including Galoy’s Research on Lightning liquidity fees, Lugano’s plan for adopting Bitcoin and regulatory updates from around the world.
A research report from Galoy outlines how self-balancing fee structures help Bitcoin banks charge market rates for each user – even those using their liquidity as a loop service.
New Story is building hundreds of homes in El Zonte, with loans payable in Bitcoin. Game theory is heating up in US and around the world.
New Story pioneers innovative solutions to end global homelessness. They’re now building hundreds of homes in El Zonte and enabling homeowners to make mortgage payments using the Bitcoin Beach Wallet.
Bitcoin Lightning Network Hackday coming to Istanbul Feb 25th to 27th, 2022. Intel to announce a Bitcoin mining ASIC. Strike rolls out in Argentina. Read on for this month’s Lightning news.
Galoy donated 21 million sats to innovative Bitcoin projects and communities around the world. Bitcoin Beach fully matched the donation — doubling the charitable contribution to a total of 42 millions sats — to help
51 recorded talks and panels from Adopting Bitcoin have been published to BitcoinTV. Spiral, Lightning Labs and Voltage built tools to help Lightning developers and node runners. Stripe co-founder signaled increased interest in Lightning.
Craft Ventures is joined by Kingsway Capital, Trammell Venture Partners and Balaji Srinivasan to accelerate Lightning Network adoption through the Galoy open source Bitcoin banking platform.
The summit brought together more than 700 attendees and 75 speakers from all over the world to share and debate ideas about Lightning development and Bitcoin adoption.
Los cambios revolucionarios usualmente son provocados por aquellos que son demasiado jóvenes o ingenuos para comprender que su empresa está condenada al fracaso.
We’re excited to bring you the first Galoy newsletter. Once per month we’ll be delivering you insights, articles and news about onboarding communities and institutions to Bitcoin and the Lightning Network.
What started as a pilot project in 2019 morphed into onboarding a country to Bitcoin by 2021. Hear the key lessons and takeaways Galoy learned while building the Bitcoin Beach Wallet in El Zonte.
“What does Galoy mean?” is a question we get asked a lot. We decided to share a bit of history regarding how we got the name Galoy.
In this timeless article from 2020, Galoy co-founders Nicolas Burtey and Chris Hunter shared thoughts on how the layered scaling of Bitcoin and the Lightning Network compares to legacy payment and transaction systems.