Ep #33: Solving Remittance Problems in the Philippines with Bitcoin Using Pouch.ph Featuring Ethan Rose

Ep #33: Solving Remittance Problems in the Philippines with Bitcoin Using Pouch.ph Featuring Ethan Rose

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In this episode, we interviewed Ethan Rose, founder and CEO of Pouch.ph a bitcoin lightning wallet for the Philippines. It’s also the first lightning wallet in South East Asia. Pouch has its banking rails in the Philippines. Pouch.ph is the official sponsor of bitcoin island in Boracay, Philippines.

In this episode we cover:

  • How Pouch started
  • Ethan’s bitcoin story
  • How Pouch works
  • Remittances issues in the Philippines
  • What’s the reception of bitcoin like in the Philippines?
  • How they’re bridging the cultural gap in spreading bitcoin education
  • How does the Philippine government take bitcoin?
  • Bitcoin island at Boracay
  • Effectiveness of word-of-mouth to spread bitcoin
  • Future plans for Pouch
  • Pouch success stories
  • Is it easy to withdraw in pesos from Pouch?
  • How bitcoin would solve problems in the Philippines
  • How has it been like setting a company in the Philippines as an American
  • Advice to bitcoin-only companies that have their eyes on doing business in the Philippines

Check out Pouch.ph: https://pouch.ph

Check out their work at Boracay: https://www.pouch.to/bitcoinisland

Follow Pouch.ph Twitter: @Pouch_PH

Connect with Ethan Rose on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ethanrose0/

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