Digital Currency and Blockchain

Digital Currency and Blockchain Leading Lights in Developing a New Financial And Payment System Across Africa

Cape Town’s or perhaps Africa’s leading couple in blockchain, smart contracts and digital currencies.

Sonya and Jurgen Kuhnel:  Sonya with Blockchain Academy and Bitcoin Events champions the education and event side of things.  Jurgen as CEO of champions the digital currency and smart contract nitty gritty business missions

To start with Sonya her Bitcoin Events puts on the top blockchain events in Africa including Blockchain Africa, Cryptofest and done an amazing job of moving her events online with a bleeding edge Defi Conference 2020 which is attracting billions of dollars of investment which is coming up on the 5 August and includes some great names: 

  • Founder and CEO of Aave, 
  • Maker Foundation, 
  • Co-Founder and CEO of Argent
  • Founder and CEO at StakerDAO
  • Global Fintech Co-Head at ConsenSys
  • Founder and CEO of Trustology

Awesomely bridging the gap between Africa and the rest of the world when it comes to blockchain and digital payments

Sonya also heads up Blockchain Academy which is now 5 years old and has educated, enlightened and trained the whos who of Southern Africa institutions including ABSA, Standard Bank, Chambers of Commerce and Central Banks

Educating the nation on blockchain and digital currencies

To move to Jurgen the CEO and Founder of  Xago leverages the power of mobile, retail networks and blockchain technology to transform the payment industry across Africa reimagining the way money flows, at a fraction of existing cost and settlement times.  The building of a bleeding edge cross border alternative financial and payment system.   

The internet is borderless so why not our money

Jurgen and his team have built an XRP exchange and distributed ledger system that can seamlessly move money around using a mobile.  Lubricating cross border payments across Africa.

Certainly a leading couple in blockchain and digital currency across the African continent

Thank you Sonya and Jurgen