We're incredibly excited about OpenNode's integration with the Belo App, as this means millions of people in Latin America will have the ability to transact instantly in bitcoin, furthering adoption in a region where bitcoin growth is exploding,
BUENOS AIRES (PRWEB) January 10, 2022
Belo, the mobile wallet app that allows users to trade and transact in pesos and crypto, has integrated with world's leading bitcoin payment processor and infrastructure provider OpenNode to enable instant bitcoin payments. Thanks to this partnership, Belo users can initiate instant, lowest-cost bitcoin transactions powered by the Lightning Network directly from their wallet. Belo is one of the first mobile wallets in Latin America to leverage this technology.
"We're incredibly excited about OpenNode's integration with the Belo App, as this means millions of people in Latin America will have the ability to transact instantly in bitcoin, furthering adoption in a region where bitcoin growth is exploding," said Julie Landrum, Head of Growth at OpenNode.
"Our partnership with OpenNode is incredibly important for our users. It provides another way to access better financial services by leveraging existing technology," says Manuel Beaudroit, CEO of Belo. "Our goal is for more and more people to learn and experience the potential and benefit of cryptocurrencies for everyday life, on a day-to-day basis, and in a simple way. With Belo, users only need one peso to start depositing money and buying crypto in a way that is usable by and accessible to everyone over 13, regardless of their purchasing power."
The Belo App, available for Android and iOS, allows users to exchange Argentine pesos fee-free for bitcoin, ether, and other stable cryptocurrencies linked to the value of the dollar.
To start using Belo, download the app here.
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Founded in 2018, OpenNode is the world’s leading bitcoin payment processor and infrastructure provider, connecting the world with revolutionary payment technology. OpenNode provides secure, reliable bitcoin payment acceptance and payout solutions for businesses, platforms, and people everywhere. From payment buttons to hosted checkout, and e-commerce plug-ins to optimized APIs, OpenNode offers the benefits of instant, lowest cost payments made possible by Bitcoin, the world’s best decentralized payment network; and the Lightning Network, Bitcoin's leading scaling solution.
Belo, the Argentine app founded by entrepreneur Manuel Beaudroit, was launched in 2020 with the mission to "create a bridge" between the crypto world and life in pesos. Through a mobile app and a Mastercard, it offers people a simple and secure way to access cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, ether, or stable cryptocurrencies linked to the value of the dollar, and be able to exchange them for Argentine pesos. Belo is available throughout Argentina for anyone over 13 years old, through iOS and Android operating systems. https://www.belo.app/