US Investors Lead $2.5M Funding Round In Kenyan Bitcoin Startup BitPesa

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US Investors Lead $2.5M Funding Round In Kenyan Bitcoin Startup BitPesa

BitPesa, a bitcoin payments startup that launched in Kenya in 2013 before expanding in Africa and beyond, has announced a $2.5 million round of funding.

The Series A funding round is led by Silicon Valley-based industry investor Draper VC, along with participation from existing investors, Cryptocoins News reported.

Existing investors in BitPesa include the New York City-based Digital Currency Group, San Francisco-based Blockchain Capital, San Francisco-based Pantera Capital Management, Hong Kong-based BnkToTheFuture, New York City-based Zephyr Acorn and New York…


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