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eNaira speed wallet registration page. (CoinDesk archives)
Nigeria’s eNaira CBDC Goes Live
The eNaira was developed by fintech company Bitt, whose digital currency management system is also behind the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s CBDC.
eNaira speed wallet registration page. (CoinDesk archives)

Godwin Emefiele, governor of Nigeria's central bank. (Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Nigeria’s Central Bank Taps Bitt to Launch CBDC by Year’s End
The bank is working with the blockchain startup to develop an eNaira digital currency.
Godwin Emefiele, governor of Nigeria's central bank. (Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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East Caribbean Central Bank Conducts 'Milestone' Retail Digital Currency Transaction
The first transaction using "DCash" was conducted at a supermarket in Grenada on Feb. 12.
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Eastern Caribbean Central Bank to Test Blockchain Legal Tender
The ECCB is about to conduct a pilot for a blockchain-based central bank digital currency in preparation for a planned full rollout.
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Bitt Inks Blockchain Deal With Another Caribbean Central Bank
Bitt is partnering with the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten to look into issuing a central bank-backed digital currency for the two nations.
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ICO Project Polymath Is Trying to Buy a Stake In a Real Stock Exchange
If one announcement summarizes the ambitions of crypto project Polymath, it might be Wednesday's acquisition of the domain Tokens.com.
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Eastern Caribbean Central Bank to Pilot Bitt Blockchain Tech
Bitt, a portfolio company of Overstock's Medici Ventures, is working with the monetary authority for eight small Caribbean nations.
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Overstock Venture Arm Invests $3 Million in Blockchain Payments Startup
Bitt, a Barbados-based blockchain payment startup, has received a $3 million investment from Overstock's Medici Ventures.
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Prime Minister's Son to Head Barbados Blockchain Startup
Barbados-based payments startup Bitt has hired Rawdon Adams, the son of an ex-prime minister, as its new CEO.
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How a Tiny Island Could Give Cryptocurrency a Big Boost
CoinDesk's Noelle Acheson discusses how efforts in the Caribbean to harness public blockchain tech could lead to regional transformation.
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