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ValueWeb: How fintech firms are using bitcoin blockchain and mobile technologies to create the Internet by Chris Skinner

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WENCES CASARES, Serial Entrepreneur

Serial entrepreneur Wences Casares created Argentina’s first internet provider and later sold his online brokerage firm to Banco Santander for $750 million in 2000, when he was only 25 years old. Now 40, Casares is a star of the Silicon Valley bitcoin scene, but his Argentinian roots inform much about him.

Could you give us your view on bitcoin and its place in the market today?

I think bitcoin may very well be the best form of money we’ve ever seen in the history of civilization. That’s a super-bold statement, ...

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