Category Archives: Digital Finance

Challenges of investing in Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a digital currency that uses blockchain technology. It is located in a computer network, meaning it is only accessible through a network such as the Internet. Bitcoin is unregulated In the event of a grievance or dispute, there is no institution to turn to as the governing body of all transactions. The lack […]

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Cryptocurrencies: Where does Bitcoin come from?

Should you be investing in Bitcoin? Will it sustain its massive gains? Is it safe to invest in it? A lot of people have become curious about Bitcoin again since its perceived value is near historic highs the past month. What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency. Other popular cryptocurrencies include Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ethereum, […]

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Blockchains: Where does Bitcoin come from?

If central banks print currencies, where does Bitcoin come from? Blockchain Bitcoin enigmatically appeared in the Internet. Satoshi Nakamoto, its unknown originator, used blockchain technology in order to create Bitcoin. Blockchains are democratized “public” ledgers. Ledgers are the recordkeeping books that accountants and bookkeepers typically use. Thus, blockchains are one method of record-keeping. Because blockchain […]

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SEDPI joins key financial stakeholders in Finovation 2019

Social Enterprise and Development Partnerships, Inc. (SEDPI) is the country’s premier capacity builder in the fields of social entrepreneurship, microfinance and financial literacy. SEDPI, represented by its founder and president Vincent Rapisura, joined eCompareMo’s Finovation 2019 to contribute to a clearer and more solid path towards greater financial inclusion. He served as the moderator of […]

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SEDPI Clinches WOCCU Project on Financial Inclusion

On January 7, 2019, the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions awarded SEDPI a contract to conduct a demand-side research with credit union members of select credit unions (CUs) or credit cooperatives in the Philippines. The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, the social impact affiliate of the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), partnered with the […]

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