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August 15, 2022 – Del Ray Beach, FL, USA

VX TECHNOLOGIES (VXT) is pleased to announce Dr. Catherine Lephoto, VX Technologies’ Executive Sales Director in Africa and a recognized leader in blockchain applications focusing on health and education, has been appointed as the Bitcoin Association’s new Ambassador for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East (EMEA).

“It is an honour to have Dr. Catherine Lephoto as an ambassador for the Bitcoin Association. Her industry expertise and support within the EMEA region and specifically Africa has already proven to be helpful,” said Patrick Prinz, Managing Director of the Bitcoin Association for BSV. He continued, “Catherine’s focus on educating and bringing trusted change to Africa is what makes her stand out to the association as a great ambassador. We look forward to working with Catherine to provide the region with a stable blockchain infrastructure for the future.”

Dr. Lephoto replied, “I am thrilled for this opportunity to represent the Bitcoin Association in the EMEA region. My initial focus will be on promoting the knowledge-transfer function of the organisation through the BSV Academy. I am looking forward to discussions with policy and decision-makers in government, business, and academic circles about incorporating blockchain technology in training and skills development programmes across the region. Looking further into the future, I cannot wait to celebrate the achievements of the youth that will graduate from our programmes and equip Africa with the change it needs.”


VX TECHNOLOGIES is a Verified Record (VR)™ on Blockchain company that provides secure certificates at a low initial purchase price and low recurring costs. It currently serves healthcare and education markets. VX TECHNOLOGIES solutions are built on an immutable source of end-user-owned evidence across the globe, using distributed ledger technology to ensure security, privacy, and accessibility.


Bitcoin Association is a non-profit association (Verein) in Switzerland that operates as the global industry organisation which advances Bitcoin SV (BSV). It brings together enterprises, start-up ventures, developers, merchants, exchanges, service providers, blockchain transaction processors (miners), and others in the Bitcoin SV ecosystem. The Association supports Bitcoin SV as the original Bitcoin with a stable protocol and massive scaling roadmap to become the world’s new money and global blockchain for enterprise. The organisation seeks to build a regulation-friendly ecosystem that fosters lawful conduct while encouraging digital currency and blockchain innovation.



Justin Pauly 


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