THE AFRICAN BLOCKCHAIN OPPORTUNITY

Speaker: John Karanja
Twitter: @BitHubAfrica
Email: karanja@BitHub.co.ke
Website: www.BitHub.co.ke
DIGITAL DISRUPTION
Virtual: Backed by Fiat M-Pesa

Tokens like Bonga Points

Crypto Currencies like Bitcoin
What is BITCOIN?

THE WORLD’S FIRST PEER TO PEER DIGITAL
CURRENCY SECURED BY CRYPTOGRAPHY

“GLOBAL INTERNET MONEY”
Blockchain & Bitcoin
• Bitcoin the Blockchain; the distributed open
ledger maintained & safeguarded by the network
of miners.
• Bitcoin the Currency; the digital token used for
transactions & to reward miners who secure the
Blockchain.
• Bitcoin the Protocol; the digital network used to
carry bitcoin currency transactions across the
network.
• Bitcoin the Software; the open source code
allowing for extensible evolution of the platform.
Get the Bitcoin Wallet!
Bitcoin App Downloads!
Bitcoin Address

1CucinVK34txDn6Lxp1VjTpzi2J8FLXxe7
Ecommerce Payments
What is Bitcoin Mining?
• Primary Method of Securing Bitcoin Network.
• Use of specialized computers to crack a hash
algorithm built into the protocol.
• Miners get rewarded for each block mined.
• Rewards consist of transaction fees generated
within the network.
• Involves costly “Work” that uses electricity!
OPPORTUNITY

PERMISSIONLESS
INNOVATION
THE BITCOIN BLOCKCHAIN
IMMUTABLE LEDGER
DIGITAL TOKEN
NETWORK PROTOCOL
OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
BENEFITS
TRANSPARENCY
IMMUTABILITY
SECURITY
INTEROPERABILITY
LIMITATIONS
RESOURCE HEAVY
COMPLEX
USER EXPERIENCE
FINANCIAL INCLUSION

99%
OF LOW VALUE
TRANSACTIONS
ARE
CASH
TRANSACTION COSTS

M-PESA
NO FEES < $1
PEER 2 PEER TRANSACTIONS

WE CAN EMPOWER
AFRICANS
WITH LOW COST
TRANSACTIONS
CREATING
NEW ECONOMIC MODELS
SOCIAL CONTRACTS

REPUTATION/COLLATERAL

BLOCKCHAIN BEATS MOBILE MONEY
AUTO-INVESTING

In the FUTURE
PRESENT your
Financial Advisor &
Lender will be a BOT
AI & BIG-DATA & BLOCKCHAIN
AUTHENTICATION

IDENTITY?

ASSET OWNERSHIP

TRANSFER
OPPORTUNITY
AGRICULTURE
-
ENERGY
INCUBATION

Open & Permissionless Innovation
The African Blockchain Opportunity

opportunity.BitHub.co.ke
Contact Us
• BitHub.Africa
• BitHubAfrica.com
• karanja@BitHub.co.ke
• @BitHubAfrica
• 2nd Floor, Timau Plaza, Argwings Kodhek Road

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