Exclusive: David on How They Are Painting the Middle East Yellow

Exclusive: David on How They Are Painting the Middle East Yellow

We interviewed David El Achkar, the founder of Yellow, one of the first Bitcoin payment solution provider in the Middle East. Middle East is a unique and lucrative market where online payments are expensive and not widely adopted yet. By offering a bitcoin-based payment service, yellow is bridging the gap created by lack of attractive online payment services along with the goodness of Bitcoin. Yellow was founded in mid-2013 by David El Achkar and James Piechota. The Dubai registered company has its presence in UAE, Lebanon and Jordan with plans of entering Kuwait soon. We asked him a few....


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For much of history since its beginning in ancient Egypt, the essence of cryptography—which takes its name from the Greek words for “hidden” and “writing”—lay in encoding language to keep a message secret.

Paul Vigna, The Age of Cryptocurrency