Bitcoin has been playing vital role in the remittance market in the African continent; however, the continent has now got its first Bitcoin academy now which is expected to play important role in the study of the digital currency. The local reports say that South Africa’s first Bitcoin academy has opened its doors for organizations and individuals now.
Thus, all those who want to learn more about Bitcoin and the Blockchain can become member of the academy and learn about the digital currency. It is the first of its kind in Africa and expected to pave the way for similar academies elsewhere. Nonetheless, the academy is located at the Bandwidth Barn in Woodstock, Cape Town and was founded by Sonya Kuhnel.
Founder Sonya Kuhnel is Industry’s Experienced Professional
Sonya Kuhnel is not new to Bitcoin industry as she previously started a Bitcoin payment company and is now turning her attention to training others in Bitcoin technologies. She was quoted saying that when she first started in the Bitcoin space, she encountered significant resistance towards digital currencies from individuals and businesses in South Africa.
Kuhnel is of the view that the level of understanding of Bitcoin and its underlying technology, the blockchain, proved to be