Honeyminer Signs Up 50K Users for Easy Crypto Mining App

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Honeyminer, the crypto mining app that lets users earn bitcoin with laptops, is fast gaining traction.

Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the startup’s user base has swelled to almost 50,000 since launching in June. A third of the new customers are located in emerging markets and 5 percent hail from Africa, the company said.

In the startup’s Telegram channel, one such user in Kenya responded to a survey saying he is using Honeyminer to acquire his first bitcoin stash.

“I’ve had an interest in bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and blockchain but I never quite understood what they meant,” wrote the user, Steven in Nairobi. “I am trying to raise money to buy a more powerful gaming desktop in the future where I can


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