Jun 3, 2019
Grey Jabesi caught up with Alakanani Itireleng also known as Bitcoin Lady. She is Co-founder and CEO of Satoshi centre, a blockchain hub in Gaborone Botswana. Alakanani is a determined entrepreneur, positive about the new possibilities that bitcoin as a currency and technology can bring to the life of many more Botswanans in the near future. She got into bitcoin in early 2012 in order to raise enough money for her son's hear and lung transplant. She is also a well-known bitcoin evangelist who since has been involved in teaching people of Botswana about bitcoin. and has spoken at conferences in Amsterdam, South Africa, Europe, and Russia.
In this interview with Alakanani, we talked a lot about her journey into the blockchain, bitcoin, and crypto in Botswana.