How Venezuelans Use Cryptocurrencies: Interview #1

There are more than 200 WeNano Spots in Venezuela.

Without giving me too much information about your identity, can you tell me a little bit about what you do for a living?

How did you start using cryptocurrencies?

Nicolás Maduro with the Petro cryptocurrency logo behind him.

Why do you use cryptocurrency? What do you use it for? How does it help you?

Which cryptocurrencies do you use?

How do you obtain crypto?

Which crypto is your favorite? Why?

People all over the way create WeNano spots in Venezuela to help Venezuelans. The person who made this spot is from the United States.

What do you think about Nano? Do you think Nano could be widely adopted by the population?

How often do you use cryptocurrencies for transaction in stores? If you use it in stores, why? If you don’t, why not?

¿You mentioned before (in a comment) that cryptos “give you freedom”. Can you talk a little more about this?

Do you think that cryptocurrencies can help the Venezuelan population against inflation?

The person who made this WeNano spot called it “Inflation is theft”.

Are there any problems that still exist with cryptocurrencies that hopefully can be solved? Before you had mentioned that some problems with the adoption of crypto include: the distrust of the population, the necessity to have a smartphone with internet, and the fees of cryptocurrencies. Which one of these problems do you think is the biggest obstacle to the widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies in Venezuela? Why?

Are there any concerns with privacy in relation to the government and cryptocurrencies?

What do you think is the future of cryptocurrencies in Venezuela? And in Latin America?




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