The tongue-in-cheek origins of Ñeripeso, Uruguay’s most beloved cryptocurrency
October 11, 2021, 2:29PM EDT · 8 min read
- Uruguay’s new cryptocurrency Ñeripeso gets its name based on local slang for “close friend.”
- The Binance token has inspired a community of more than 5,000 users, who are using it to pay for goods and services.
Uruguay's Ñeripeso started off as a half-joke. But it has inspired an enthusiastic community to start using it as real money.
Subscribe to The Block News+ to
Unlock this Feature
Choose Your Plan
If you want to know more about what you get with a Membership, or you need help convincing your manager, we got you covered. You can find the details and learn more about the benefits by clicking the link below.