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During the week of April 22nd, the vibrant island of Curaçao set the stage for the first edition of the Curaçao Blockchain Week. The week was filled with many events focusing on different aspects of blockchain technology with the goal to increase blockchain awareness and form a DAO pilot group.

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The events were hosted at Blockchain Labs, a co-working space and shared-office for blockchain projects in Curaçao. Due to the great location and facilities, Blockchain Labs turned out to be the perfect venue for this event.

Some highlights of #CBW2019

  • Facilitated a 2-day DAO workshop funded by Genesis, the community DAO of DAOstack. Douglas Kent, Full Stack Developer at DAOstack even flew over to assist in the workshop. …


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“A guide for improving the weak internet banking infrastructure of the Caribbean region.”

Introduction

While the market and prices of cryptocurrencies are reaching new lows the interests in the true value of the famous cryptocurrency “Bitcoin” has only grown more. With this, there is a lot of curiosity on how cryptocurrency can add a strong and independent internet banking option to local and international shops within the Caribbean.

Due to Popular demand and growing awareness in the Caribbean region by retail shops and other companies for the explanation on how to implement a Bitcoin payment method in countries situated within the Caribbean. A collective initiative by the Caribbean Blockchain Network has taken place to write an informative guide on the different ways on how an offline/online store can implement and accept Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies as a payment method. …


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“A guide for improving the weak internet banking infrastructure of the Caribbean region.”

Introduction

While the market and prices of cryptocurrencies are reaching new lows the interests in the true value of the famous cryptocurrency “Bitcoin” has only grown more. With this, there is a lot of curiosity on how cryptocurrency can add a strong and independent internet banking option to local and international shops within the Caribbean.

Due to Popular demand and growing awareness in the Caribbean region by retail shops and other companies for the explanation on how to implement a Bitcoin payment method in countries situated within the Caribbean. A collective initiative by the Caribbean Blockchain Network has taken place to write an informative guide on the different ways on how an offline/online store can implement and accept Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies as a payment method. …


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Welcome to the how to guide for implementing LunaNode within the Caribbean. For a complete overview of all solutions and more guides: CBN Medium

Guide on BTCpay Lunanode setup

This guide will explain step by step how to launch BTCpay server with LunaNode (cloud/VPS service) this is by far the easiest, fastest and cheapest way to launch BTCpay server (Full Bitcoin Node + Lightning Network LND).

Requirements:

  • Email address
  • LunaNode account
  • Funds on your LunaNode account (payable in Bitcoin or Euro/US Dollar)

Step 1: Creating and funding LunaNode account

First an account has to be created and credit has to be deposited! …


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Welcome to the how to guide for implementing Mycelium within the Caribbean. For a complete overview of all solutions and more guides: CBN Medium

Guide mobile POS with Mycelium wallet (Android only)

This is a Guide on how to implement a physical point of sale(POS) system in your store with a mobile phone or a tablet in combination with a secure hardware wallet. There are two possibilities for this solution. The first one is for an Owner operated cash register (part 1)and the second one for an employee operated cash register (part 2). The requirements to implement either of these possibilities are the following:

  • Smartphone(s) or a Tablet(s)…


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Welcome to the how-to guide for implementing Blockonomics within the Caribbean. For a complete overview of all solutions and more guides: CBN Medium

Guide on implementing Blockonomics plug-in Wordpress

In this guide, another option to accept Bitcoin for your online web shop is explained. This is the guide on how to implement the Blockonomics plugin inside your ecommerce WordPress website. To implement the Blockonomics plugin you need the following requirements:

  • Wordpress website
  • Email account
  • Bitcoin wallet (that provides an Extended public key)
  • Some Bitcoin(Sats) to credit your account after the 10 free bitcoin transactions.

Step 1: Download Blockonomics plugin

To download the Blockonomics plugin you want to be on your WordPress admin dashboard page and go to the plugin tab > Add New. …


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Welcome to the how-to guide for implementing BTCpay within the Caribbean. For a complete overview of all solutions and more guides: CBN Medium

Guide Implementing a BTCpay server

The requirements to implement BTCPay are the following :

  • Online webshop
  • Paypal / credit card (for hosting)
  • Cloud hosting (AWS or Azure, Vulte, VPS etc)
  • Bitcoin wallet (Such as, Copay Wallet, Mycelium Wallet, Airbitz Wallet,Electrum Wallet, Bitcoin Core Wallet, Bitcoin.com Wallet,BRD Wallet (breadwallet), Trezor, Ledger nano)
  • Technological skills and understanding
  • Some time ( around 1–2 hours)

Step 1: Choosing a VPS hosting service

The first thing that you need to do is get a subscription on a Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting platform. A VPS is a virtualized server that mimics a dedicated server with a shared hosting environment. You can look at it as a computer that is in the cloud, which you virtual access to and which you can use as either a desktop environment or just a server. …


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Welcome to the how to guide for implementing BitPay within the Caribbean. For a complete overview of all solutions and more guides: CBN Medium

Guide BitPay implementation

The requirements to implement BitPay are the following:

  • In-store internet
  • Mobile phone or tablet (Apple,Android)
  • BitPay account (email needed)
  • Bitcoin wallet (Such as, a BitPay Wallet, Copay Wallet, Mycelium Wallet, Airbitz Wallet,Electrum Wallet, Bitcoin Core Wallet, Bitcoin.com Wallet,BRD Wallet (breadwallet) )

Step 1: Create a BitPay account

To use BitPay services first you have to sign up for a business account (start here). Fill in your organization name, first and last name & Use your email address and add a strong password.

Step 2: Verify account

After creating your account you want to verify your email and add additional information about your business. …


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Welcome to the how to guide for implementing CX pay within the Caribbean. For a complete overview of all solutions and more guides: CBN Medium

Guide CX pay implementation

This guide on how to apply for and implement the CX pay cryptocurrency payment option will help merchants in the Caribbean region to accept cryptocurrency payments and receive a bank settlement in euros.

Requirements to start using CX pay for accepting cryptocurrency you will need:

  • Registered company
  • Bank account
  • Company information
  • Sales information

Step 1: Select Sign up region

The first step to use CX pay’s solutions you have to create a CX pay account. Go to the website cxpay.global and search on the top menu for the “sign up” button. Then a menu will drop down please choose the region you are from Dutch Caribbean, Sign Up Caribbean or Sign Up Rest Of…


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Platform for Blockchain enthusiasts and professionals with tailor-made content for the Caribbean region.

The Caribbean region is home to over 43 million inhabitants across 28 island nations. The region is characterized by its tropical weather, turquoise waters, passionate people and delicious food. Sounds like heaven doesn’t it? 🏝️

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Yet even a place this beautiful is facing various challenges.

1 in 5 Caribbean inhabitants lives in poverty, economies are not diversified and rely heavily on tourism, oil, and other primary commodities. …

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