Digital Securities Platform Equisafe Plans US Launch

Equisafe, a digital asset platform for the issuance and management of investments, appears poised to launch in the US. According to an email update circulated by the platform, Equisafe is planning a launch event in New York City in March. Equisafe, a Paris based Fintech,… Read More

Binance’s Singapore Division Applies for License Under Country’s New Payment Services Act

Malta-based digital asset exchange Binance’s Singapore division has applied for a new payments license under the city-state’s new Payment Services Act, which became effective on January 28, 2020. Changpeng Zhao, CEO at Binance, the world’s largest crypto-asset exchange in terms of adjusted trading volume, confirmed:… Read More

Oops. Data Error Causes Up to $125 Million Bitcoin Loss at FCoin Exchange

“The route to hell is paved with goodwill” starts the missive posted by FCoin (a crypto exchange) creator Zhang Jian who then goes on to reveal that “internal problems and technical difficulties” may mean a loss of between 7000 and 13,000 Bitcoin – or up… Read More

Central Bank of Russia Announces Digital Asset Framework, Regulatory Sandbox Pilot

The Central Bank of Russia issued a release this week indicating a pilot project leveraging blockchain for the issuance of “digital rights” has been completed. The intent is to allow the tokenization of goods, services, and other assets including securities. Draft legislation is expected soon…. Read More

Coinbase Commerce Adds Support for Major Stablecoin Dai, Merchants May Accept Dai Payments

Coinbase Commerce has added major stablecoin DAI as a new payment option for its merchant client base. As mentioned in a press release from Coinbase’s management, merchants using the Coinbase Commerce platform will be able to take payments made in the DAI stablecoin. Vendors can… Read More

Crypto Trading Platform PrimeXBT Launches New Trading Platform “PrimeXBT Turbo”

Cryptocurrency trading platform PrimeXBT recently announced the launch of its new trading platform, PrimeXBT Turbo, which is notably designed to offer up to 90 percent profit in just 30 seconds. According to PrimeXBT, the PrimeXBT Turbo platform is claimed to be a first for the… Read More

World’s Most Valuable Fintech Ant Financial to Power Pakistan’s New Blockchain-based Payments Service

Ant Financial, an affiliated company of the Chinese Alibaba Group, is reportedly running the first international blockchain-powered payment service in Pakistan. This is a major milestone in the Asian nation’s journey to enable greater financial inclusion. Ant Financial is notably the world’s highest-valued Fintech firm,… Read More

MoneyGram Introduces New Real-Time Cross-Border Payments Service that Doesn’t Use Ripple’s Tech Despite Major Partnership

Global money transfer service provider MoneyGram has introduced a new service that lets users send payments in real-time, however, the new platform notably doesn’t involve the company’s business partner Ripple (which acquired $30 million in MoneyGram shares at a high premium last year). MoneyGram’s management… Read More

UK Digital Assets Custodian Copper Secures $8 Million Through Series A Funding Round

Copper.co, a UK-based custodian for digital assets, announced on Monday it has raised $8 million through its Series A funding round to grow globally by expanding its commercial team and launching new products. Institutional investors in this round include international investment firm  Target Global, LocalGlobe, … Read More

Dubai Multi Commodities Center to Develop New Blockchain and Smart Contract-based Sugar Trading Platform

Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC), an organization formed in 2002 by Dubai’s government to offer physical, market and financial infrastructure needed to establish a hub for global commodities trade, has committed to strategic membership agreement with Al Khaleej Sugar and Universa Blockchain.  According to the… Read More

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