Philip Agyei Asare: Bitcoin in Ghana
Ep. 86

Philip Agyei Asare: Bitcoin in Ghana

Episode description

In this episode I am talking with Philip Agyei Asare from Ghana. He is the Co-founder and CEO of BTC Ghana and the Blockchain Foundation Africa. Philip hosted the first Bitcoin conference in Ghana in 2014. We are talking about Bitcoin adoption, about the fact that Chinese people in Ghana prefer to send Bitcoin home and why he believes that Africa is the future of bitcoin.

“Most people in Ghana use bitcoin as a form of payment.” – Philip Agyei Asare


  • Philip’s Bitcoin story
  • Why Bitcoin is especially important for Africa
  • Main characteristics of Ghana
  • Economical situation
  • Effects of Covid-19
  • Bitcoin use-cases in Ghana
  • Chinese population using Bitcoin