Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. And furthermore, why shouldn’t the transactions be cross-border and interoperable, and not dependent on a specific mobile operator? And why should these transactions cost the poor more than they cost the wealthy?

Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. And furthermore, why shouldn’t the transactions be cross-border and interoperable, and not dependent on a specific mobile operator? And why should these transactions cost the poor more than they cost the wealthy?

Leapfrogging into the Future

thebarefootvc

One such conversation was with a doctor from Burma. He was intrigued by what this distributed infrastructure could mean for his work in Burma. We discussed how Burma is now the first “smartphone only” country in the world. And furthermore, why shouldn’t the transactions be cross-border and interoperable, and not dependent on a specific mobile operator? And why should these transactions cost the poor more than they cost the wealthy?