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BitX at the BitHub launch in South Africa

Werner van Rooyen
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BitX attended the BitHub inauguration event in Cape Town on 11 June 2015 with two of our engineers presenting on what Bitcoin is and how BitX fits into the international Bitcoin ecosystem.

BitHub is aimed at supporting development and innovation in the digital currency space and helps educate people on the benefits, explore the regulatory issues and help foster general acceptance of crypto-currencies.

For those looking to learn more about future BitHub events or those interested in joining their startup incubation space can reach out directly to the Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi).

Want to learn more about Bitcoin?

Those new to Bitcoin can learn more on our website and are encouraged to download our free smartwallet app (iOS or Android). Those interested in bitcoin trading can sign up on the BitX Exchange. E-commerce merchants in South Africa can sign up for a free PayFast account, which will allow customers to pay in bitcoin but for merchants to receive South African rand. Developers have access to our comprehensive API documentation for custom integration.

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Werner van Rooyen

Werner is our former Head of Communications. His passions include payments, e-commerce, technology, marketing and design: something that he has been fortunate enough to do on three different continents. Werner has lived and worked in South Africa, the United States, Indonesia, Taiwan and China.

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