LatAm List – The American company Athena Bitcoin makes cryptocurrency more accessible with their chain of ATM machines. Users can buy and sell bitcoin with either existing cryptocurrency or physical cash.
There are nine terminals in Argentina and, according to Matías Goldenhörn, Athena Bitcoin’s Director of Latin America, another 150 ATMs will be added by the end of 2019.
The ATMs make it possible for people to buy and sell bitcoins with Argentine pesos. This is growing in popularity, especially this year because of the natural uncertainty in the Argentine market as the 2019 presidential election approaches.
“In a country where citizens do not trust their local currency due to its high volatility and high inflation, bitcoin is an alternative investment with great potential,” explained Goldenhörn to iProUp.
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