Bitcoin may become a global reserve instrument as individuals begin to use it both as a ledger for financial and informational assets.

The financial landscape in developing economies such as Africa is well positioned to leapfrog traditional banking and move directly to a bitcoin-enabled financial paradigm.

Where the USD falls victim to the Triffin dilemma, the borderless, digital cryptocurrency bitcoin may hold promise to solve this international monetary flaw, and provide the backbone for a more interdependent global economy.