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  • Skip bank fees with Bitcoin-powered Freemit
  • Skip bank fees with Bitcoin-powered Freemit
    Michael Wong (2015) ©

Skip bank fees with Bitcoin-powered Freemit

It’s not often that the editor of a leading tech news website leaves his job to launch a fintech start-up. But that’s exactly what John Biggs – former editor of TechCrunch, now CEO of Freemit – has done. His mission? To create a universal, instant and cost-free system of international money exchange.



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