Ola Doudin, a Jordanian owner of a Dubai-based start-up BitOasis, bought her initial Bitcoin 3 years ago.
She was vital in Amman, carrying quit her pursuit in London’s finance attention in a emanate of a tellurian financial crash.
“I was 23 or 24” when a markets collapsed, she says. At Ernst Young, where she worked in IT risk and assurance, “a lot of people were being laid off. we couldn’t make clarity any more, [of] what we was doing, because we was working”.
She motionless to changed behind to Jordan only as a Arab Spring uprisings were unconditional a segment and shortly began operative on entrepreneurship initiatives with Aramex owner Fadi Ghandour. It was 2013 when she picked adult an emanate of Business Insider that lonesome Bitcoin, and thought: “What is this crazy thing that everybody is articulate about? This is something transformative, if it indeed works”.
She spent months reading adult on a digital banking in systematic journals and on Reddit and joining with other enthusiasts on Twitter.