El Salvadoran Government Leverages AlphaPoint to Power Chivo, The World’s First National Bitcoin Wallet

02.02.2022 - New York


Chivo, the world’s first national crypto wallet, is now operating with AlphaPoint white label infrastructure. AlphaPoint, which provides fast, scalable financial technology to institutions globally, is helping El Salvador to offer financial services and access to Bitcoin for millions of Salvadorans actively using the wallet.

In September, El Salvador became the first country to adopt Bitcoin as a legal tender, as the government launched the Chivo wallet to facilitate Bitcoin transactions in the country. The government deposited $30 in Bitcoin in every El Salvadorans’ Chivo wallet as ‘seed money’ to propel Bitcoin transactions.

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