Another Caribbean Central Bank to Pilot Blockchain Currency with Overstock’s Bitt

Just months after signing the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) to pilot a blockchain currency, Overstock-owned startup Bitt is now partnering with the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten to do the same. Much like the ECCB, that covers 11 countries in the Caribbean, the project aims to increase efficiency for financial transactions between the islands. With the pilot set launch next year, within controlled environments that are supervised by the bank, the results could lead to the issuance of a digital currency for the region.

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