Platzi Co-Founder, Christian Van Der Henst, affirms that users from Argentina have the capacity to work with cryptocurrencies
Platzi Co-Founder, Christian Van Der Henst, affirms that users from Argentina have the skills to work with cryptocurrencies
During the Platzi Talks eventin the city of Buenos Aires, the co-founder of the educational platform, Christian Van Der Henst, indicated that the users of Argentina have the talent to be able to generate profits using cryptocurrencies.
< p class="paragraph">“This is one of the countries where I least have to explain why crypto matters. They bring a much more calibrated mind to work with crypto and to create in technology,” said Van Der Henst, who added that even those people who are not close to the world of digital tokens b>they have enough potential to work with these elements.
This information has additional support in the place of Argentina (13th) in the world ranking in the use of cryptocurrencies presented by Chainalysis , a company specialized in the analysis of blockchain in different countries and that produces the Cryptocurrency Adoption Index.
Argentina is ranked 13th in the Cryptocurrency Adoption Index 2022. (Screenshot)
The South American country is located a few places behind Brazil (7th), but it does surpass its regional peers such as Colombia (15th), Ecuador (18th), Peru (35th), Bolivia (42nd), Chile (56th), Uruguay (83rd) and Paraguay (95th).
Christian Van Der Henst also added that the people of the country should bet on innovation in the world of cryptocurrencies to create profits. “They are one of the best centers to innovate in crypto, work and move there and raise that flag high for the country,” he assured during the Platzi event.
On the other hand, the co-founder of Platzi assured that, due to the growth presented by his education platform in Argentina, more content related to this country will continue to be generated within its website.
Illustrative file image of tokens representing the cryptocurrencies bitcoin, ether, dogecoin and ripple submerged in water taken on May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File
Opportunities with cryptocurrencies in Argentina
The increase in popularity of cryptocurrencies also gives businesses the opportunity to innovate, as is the case of Ualá, a fintech that has introduced the buying and selling of cryptocurrencies, be it Bitcoin or Ethereum, two of the most valued cryptocurrencies in the world.
According to the website of the economic platform, with this new function within the application, users will be able to acquire either of the two cryptocurrencies for the purchase of products with a card or < b>QR, making payments for services or top-ups and collecting money with Ualá Bis.
The selected cryptocurrencies can be purchased with a minimum investment of $250. According to the company, this first step in the crypto market is the beginning of a growth path within this economic trend that has become relevant in the country.
Google will allow payments with cryptocurrencies
One of the world's largest technology companies such as Googlecould not stay out of the trend of cryptocurrencies, so the incorporation of this type of payment cloud services was announced from the year 2023 in collaboration with the trading platform Coinbase.
At the moment it is not known which cryptocurrencies will be accepted in transactions, but it is known that the most important ones are Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Ethereum, USD Coin and Tether USD, so their inclusion in the system would be the most appropriate move for the company.
These plans to incorporate digital currencies as a means of payment were also followed by other companies such as Samsung, PayPal and Microsoft, with the aim of having their own offerings in this market which has grown tremendously in recent years, although with a recent irregularity that has caused the Bitcoin falls 59% and Ethereum 69% during this year year 2022.