Chimezie Chuta: Light Up Africa With Bitcoin Nodes
Ep. 66

Chimezie Chuta: Light Up Africa With Bitcoin Nodes

Episode description

“A lot of Nigerians are using Bitcoin. Majorly among the young population. Those between the age of 22 and 35-40 are deeply using Bitcoin”, says Chimezie Chuta. He is a software developer, founder of blockchaingroup Nigeria and a Bitcoin user since 2015. With his “Spacebox” project he aims to put Africa on the map of Bitcoin and Lightning Network fullnodes.

“Every week bitcoin worth 18 Million USD are exchanged in Nigeria.” – Chimezie Chuta

Topics include:

  • Bitcoin in 2015
  • Blockchain education at the University of Nicosia
  • His book
  • Failed financial and political systems in Africa
  • Inflation in Nigeria
  • Black market exchange rate
  • Bitcoin in Nigeria
  • The volume of bitcoin remittances in Nigeria
  • How Nigerians use bitcoin
  • The Spacebox and the fundraiser
  • His vision for Bitcoin in Nigeria