How will Facebook’s Libra Project impact DéMars?

When Facebook Inc announced that they were going to be releasing a WhatsApp cryptocurrency in December 2018, it really piqued my interest and resulted in this article, which I published on Medium at the time. In fact I even reached out to David Marcus, offering our DéMars “lite mobile money” network protocol . Which we spent most of 2018 developing,…

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A Proper Money Experiment

Money is simply a means of exchange for goods and services. It saves us from bartering with each other. Commodities have been used as money for centuries. Gold, copper, shells, livestock, the list goes on and on. Only in the last half century or so, has money not been some kind of commodity or at the very least backed, or…

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The DéMars Roadmap

At DéMars our focus has always been on reducing the friction of cross border payments. Especially to and within Sub-Saharan Africa. We are inter-African migrants ourselves and some of us have spent many years away from home. This is a cause which is very close to home.   In 2018 we made a mistake by focusing too much on technology.…

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