It’s hard to believe that it was only a
year ago RIF launched. RSK Infrastructure Framework Open Standard (RIF OS), an
array of decentralized protocols for dApp creation, have been refined and
augmented this year within RSK’s ever growing tech stack. The smart contract
network, built around Bitcoin, came good in 2019, rewarding those who placed
their faith in Diego Zaldívar and his team.

Although it would be premature to hail RSK
as an unbridled success – there’s still work to be done and projects to onboard
– there are signs that its Bitcoin smart contract platform is poised to take
off in 2020, now that its nuts and bolts have been tightened, and a readymade
user base is in place. This latter provision is partly thanks to the
acquisition of leading Hispanic social network Taringa this year, granting RSK
the perfect audience for exposing to open finance. Citizens of Latin American
countries need no introduction to the perils of trusting the traditional
financial system, and many will be eager to try defi…

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