Tony Zerucha

BSO, ImpactScope to Help Crypto Traders With Carbon Offsets

BSO, in partnership with Geneva-based ImpactScope, a social enterprise providing carbon offsetting solutions to digital asset exchanges and crypto mining companies, now offers its cryptocurrency traders the means to calculate and offset the excess carbon emissions of their operations. The criticism of cryptocurrencies’ energy consumption… Read More

Why Ethereum Will Continue to Dominate DeFi

Will a new competitor to Ethereum emerge, or will the acknowledged Web 2.0 winner dominate the DeFi space for years to come? It’s an interesting question for several reasons. One is that the DeFi space is still early in its evolution. Sometimes early mover advantage… Read More

UTA, Rally to Educate Creators on Personalized Token Development

Talent, sports, and entertainment firm UTA and Rally, a social token fan engagement and monetization platform, this week announced an alliance to educate and inspire creators, artists, celebrities, athletes, and to launch their own social tokens with Rally.  UTA Marketing, the agency’s consulting division, will… Read More

Broctagon Fintech Group Launches Exchange Order Book Aggregator

Fintech solutions provider Broctagon Fintech Group this week launched WorldBook, which it describes as a global crypto movement focused on solving key liquidity issues plaguing the industry. WorldBook is an STP (straight-through processing) network with an aggregated liquidity pool. It aims to introduce a universal… Read More

wPKT Trading Now Live on PancakeSwap

Obeah Bridge, otherwise known as ODApp,  a decentralized application bridge connecting PKT and Binance Smart Chain, this week announced that public trading of wPKT, the wrapped version of PKT Cash, is now live on PancakeSwap. ODApp converts PKT Cash ($PKT) into wPKT, a new Binance… Read More

New York Community Bank Completes Blockchain-Based Digital Payment Process Using Figure

New York Community Bancorp this week announced its banking subsidiary, New York Community Bank, successfully completed a new digital payment process through the creation of a blockchain-based digital marker. It allows Figure Technologies to conduct real-time secondary trading in digital shares of its stock utilizing… Read More

Cobo/Polygon integration to Grow Cobo Community

Cobo Custody, an Asian custodian service provider, and Cobo Wallet, a centralized crypto asset management and wallet platform, will be offering support for their institutional and retail customers to access Polygon ecosystems, the companies have announced. Cobo Wallet and Cobo Custody will fully support the… Read More

Allied Payment Network, Finastra to Launch Allied Bitcoin Wallet on FusionStore

Allied Payment Network and Finastra this week announced that Allied Bitcoin Wallet, a new app will soon be launched on Finastra’s FusionStore. The service, created by Allied in partnership with NYDIG, will enable financial institutions to offer their customers and members the ability to buy,… Read More

Blockchain Travel Rewards Programs FlyCoin Names Lenny Moon CEO

FlyCoin, a blockchain-based travel rewards program, has appointed Lenny Moon as its new chief executive officer. Moon will guide the company’s market launch, further its strategic vision, and execute its operational business plan. Already available to Ravn Alaska customers, FlyCoin will also launch on Northern… Read More

DeFi Platform Oasis.app Integrated With DEX I inch Network

Decentralized finance platform Oasis.app has integrated with the 1inch Network, a decentralized exchange aggregator, to provide its users with the competitive rates and liquidity. This integration comes shortly after users were suffering from rising gas costs using Oasis Trade, as 1inch provides a cheaper, more efficient solution…. Read More

MixMarvel Integrates Polygon to Improve Gaming Experience

Polygon, an Ethereum scaling platform, recently MixMarvel, a blockchain game publishing platform and content community, has completed its integration with Polygon to enhance its immersive gaming experiences and provide play-to-earn opportunities. The two companies are also co-developing the most robust content platform in the NFT… Read More

Why Cameron Chell Believes NFTs Will Revolutionize Entertainment

Over his three decades as a tech entrepreneur, Cameron Chell has shown a knack for identifying transformative technologies early on and he believes he’s done it again. Chell is the executive director of CurrencyWorks, a developer of digital currencies and related systems, and co-head of… Read More

BlockBen Releases eBSO Token

Estonian company BlockBen has released its digital asset eBSO on the Ethereum network. eBSO is a platform token that receives a percentage of every transaction of all the assets in the BlockBen ecosystem and is accumulated as physical gold. Trading of the eBSO token begins… Read More

Grow Credit Raises $106.3M Funding Round

Grow Credit, a Black-owned financial inclusion platform, has raised a $106.3 million financing seed round, comprised of $6.3 million in equity financing from various investors and $100 million in debt financing from Arena Investors, LP, a $2.6 billion private investment fund. The round includes returning… Read More

Assetz Capital Adds to Leadership Ranks

Specialist lender Assetz Capital has appointed Mehwish Mirza to the new position of senior relationship manager to its bridging team. Mirza moves over from Glenhawk, where she spent almost two years operating as a business development manager following spells with Together and Gatehouse Bank. She… Read More

European Investment Platform SeedBlink Makes Hires, Celebrates Series A

SeedBlink, an investment platform specializing in sourcing, vetting, funding, and scaling European tech startups, has appointed Carmen Sebe CEO (she joined as a partner Jan. 1, 2020). SeedBlink has also hired two senior executives for the positions of CFO and CTO. With Sebe’s promotion, Andrei Dudoiu,… Read More

Welcome Bank Taps FinScore to Improve Fraud Detection Techniques

FinScore, the Philippines-based alternative credit scoring provider, has partnered with Welcome Bank (Rural Bank), a Philippine subsidiary of Korea’s Welcome Financial Group, to improve the latter’s fraud prevention methods. Welcome Financial Group currently operates the fourth-largest savings bank in assets and 12 other subsidiaries in… Read More

iComply Adds Paul Childerhose to Board

iComply Investor Services, a global compliance software provider, has appointed Paul Childerhose, a recognized leader in the Canadian regtech industry, to its advisory board. Childerhose has more than 20 years of experience in the Canadian financial services sector and serves on the board of the… Read More

Open Banking Platform TrueLayer’s Technology Deployed by Online Car Retailer Cazoo

European open banking platform TrueLayer is working with Cazoo, a UK online car retailer, to offer instant payments and refunds for its customers. Cazoo’s service gives sellers an offer within seconds which is guaranteed for seven days. Customers can either opt to have their car… Read More

Coinbase Ventures Among Backers of X-Margin Series A

X-Margin, a company applying privacy-preserving technology to credit and financial market risk, has raised $8 million in a Series A funding round where Coinbase Ventures, HashKey Capital and Spartan Group were major investors. Bixin Ventures, Miranda Ventures (Bybit), Gemini, Primitive Ventures and Kenetic Capital also… Read More

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