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BitPay opens Latin American headquarters in Argentina

05 March 2014  |  4873 views  |  0 Source: BitPay

BitPay, the world leader in business solutions for the Bitcoin digital currency, opens their Latin American Headquarters in Argentina.

The company currently employs five software engineers in Argentina and one business development manager. BitPay's office in Buenos Aires is located at the Bitcoin Embassy Buenos Aires with the Fundación Bitcoin Argentina and several other local Bitcoin companies.

Alberto Liver Vega is BitPay's Regional Manager in Latin America for Business Development. Alberto has a strong background in technology and international relation. He has been working during the past 15 years on business and higher education agreements with organizations and companies such as SAP, Microsoft, Cisco, Sun, Micros-Fidelio, and several NGOs and governments.

"As a technology enthusiast, I see Bitcoin as a big opportunity for companies to gain a competitive advantage," says Vega. "BitPay is the perfect match and the natural platform for businesses to be able to use bitcoin easily and risk free in a voluntarily, open source and decentralized way."

Matias Alejo Garcia is a Nuclear Engineer with an MBA degree from Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE), Buenos Aires. In 2008 he founded Cinefis.com, a global movie recommendation site, which received investment from Atomico Ventures among other local VCs. In 2012 Cinefis made a joint venture with Netmovies BR, and Matías became Netmovies' CTO. Matias leads the BitPay Argentina developer team.

Also on the team are Manuel Aráoz, a software engineer from Buenos Aires. He created proofofexistence.com in 2013, which allows one to certify a document's existence via the Bitcoin blockchain.

Juan Ignacio Sosa Lopez has a degree in graphic design from the Universidad del Norte Santo Tomás de Aquino and has worked on projects for National Geographic.

Mario Colque has been working on web and software development for 10 years, and has spent the last six years working on the open-source Tuquito GNU/Linux Distribution.

Gustavo Maximiliano Cortez earned his degree in computer engineering in 2008 from Universidad Nacional de Tucuman. Afterwards, he worked in web development for two years and helped bootstrap the local Linux User Group in Tucumán.

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