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Following News of China Crypto Bank, Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire Calls on West to Not Do the Same

Jeremy Allaire, CEO and founder of Circle – a leading stablecoin provider that seeks to provide global payment rails for the future, has criticized China’s decision to ban cryptocurrency. In a series of Tweets, Allaire said that China “opposes the Western system of values built… Read More

Circle, Plaid Announce Integration

Fintech firm Circle, a company providing payments and financial infrastructure for internet businesses, has integrated with Plaid, a data network powering the digital financial ecosystem. The integration simplifies the process of connecting bank accounts and accepting ACH payments because Plaid enables quicker account verification, the… Read More

AID:Tech, Circle Using Blockchain to Deliver Disaster Relief

Financial services company AID:Tech, which provides federal relief distribution services, will soon be leveraging the power of payment solutions from Circle, a global financial technology firm that provides internet-native payments and treasury infrastructure.  Utilizing USD Coin (USDC) and leveraging Circle’s payment rails, AID:Tech’s platform provides… Read More

Circle: USDC Stablecoin is Just Another Set of Payments Rails but Better

Circle is a Fintech that is best known for its dollar-based stablecoin, USDC, that has grown rapidly in recent months. Today, USDC is the second most popular stablecoin following Tether, with a market cap of over $27 billion. While about half the size of Tether… Read More

Circle Wants to Become a Full-Reserve National Commercial Bank

Stablecoin creator and payments rails operator Circle says it intends on becoming “a full-reserve national commercial bank.” In a blog post, Circle founder and CEO Jeremy Allaire expanded on their mission to become a federally chartered bank. Allaire stated: “We are embarking on this journey alongside the… Read More

Unstoppable Domains Partners with Circle on Stablecoin Payments

Circle, creator of dollar-based stablecoin USDC, has partnered with blockchain domain name provider Unstoppable Domains to offer easily readable usernames for stablecoin payments. Circle, which recently raised $440 million notes that USDC is the world’s fastest-growing dollar digital currency with a market cap of more… Read More

Tether Management Said to be Target of Criminal Investigation by US Department of Justice

Tether, the largest stablecoin by market cap, is said to be a target of a criminal investigation in the US. According to a report in Bloomberg, the US Department of Justice is investigating whether, or not, executives committed bank fraud. Rumblings have long swirled around… Read More

Global Fintech Circle, which will Go Public, Explains how DeFi Lending Is Similar to Traditional Lending Processes

The team at global Fintech Circle, which will go public in a $4.5 billion SPAC deal, notes that the promise of decentralized finance (DeFi) is to transform or fundamentally improve financial services by offering greater transparency, security, and community governance by leveraging blockchain or distributed… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Circle to Go Public in $4.5 Billion SPAC Deal, SeedInvest Along for the Ride

Circle, a digital asset firm that has gone big into stablecoins and services, will become a publicly traded firm in a SPAC deal. Circle is the principal operator of the dollar based stablecoin USD Coin (USDC). Of interest is the fact that Circle also owns… Read More

Crypto.com Teams Up with Global Fintech Circle to Offer USD Deposits and Withdrawals in 30 Countries

Crypto.com revealed on Monday (June 28, 2021) that they are teaming up with global Fintech firm Circle, in order to offer USD deposits and withdrawals to more than 30 different countries. Crypto.com clients may now transfer USD from their bank accounts and get USD Coin… Read More

Gibraltar Government Sponsors NFT Hackathon

Gibraltar Finance, the business development arm of HM Government of Gibraltar, is partnering with NFT Vision Hack, to encourage creative solutions to the NFT [non-fungible token] sector.  The global hackathon takes place from July 3 to August 30, 2021. Gibraltar has long sought to position… Read More

Global Fintech Circle to Offer Competitive New Yield Product, Developed on Major Stablecoin USDC

Global Fintech Circle is now providing what it claims to be a “market-leading” Yield product developed on major stablecoin USDC. The new product is currently available for certain clients through an Early Access Program, the Circle team confirmed in a recent blog post. As mentioned… Read More

Circle Secures $440 Million Through Latest Investment Round

  Global fintech Circle announced on Friday it secured $440 million through its latest investment round.  Fidelity Management and Research Company, Marshall Wace, Willett Advisors, Intersection Fintech Ventures, Atlas Merchant Capital, Digital Currency Group, FTX, Breyer Capital, Valor Capital Group, Pillar VC, as well as Michael J…. Read More

Circle Appoints Mandeep Walia As New Chief Compliance & Risk Officer

  Global fintech Circle announced on Wednesday it has appointed Mandeep Walia as its new Chief Compliance and Risk Officer. Circle reported that Walia will work with its leadership in helping “harmonize compliance standards” as a part of the company’s broad commitment to ensuring that open… Read More

Circle Partners with FTX Crypto Exchange, Integrates Payment Support Including USDC

Circle has entered into a global partnership with FTX, said to be the world’s fastest-growing crypto exchange. According to Circle, FTX has integrated its APIs and launched fiat and USD Coin (USDC) payments support across  FTX and Blockfolio services. By incorporating Circle API Services FTX… Read More

Circle Says Signature Bank to Hold Billions of Dollars in USD Coin Reserve Deposits

Circle, a Fintech in the stablecoin and payments sector, says it has partnered with Signature Bank (Nasdaq: SBNY), a New York-based, full-service commercial bank to hold billions of dollars in reserve deposits related to USD Coin (USDC). Circle states that the two companies are committed to… Read More

Court Enters Order Authorizing IRS to Serve John Doe Summons on Fintech Circle to Obtain Info on US Taxpayers’ Crypto Transactions

A federal court in the District of Massachusetts recently entered an order that authorizes the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to serve a John Doe summons on Circle Internet Financial Inc., “or its predecessors, subsidiaries, divisions, and affiliates, including Poloniex LLC.” According to a release,… Read More

Centre Consortium, Formed by Fintech Circle and Coinbase, Reports USDC Stablecoin Crosses $11B

The Centre Consortium, an entity established by global Fintech firm Circle and Coinbase, reports that the first quarter of this year has been one of “explosive growth” for Centre and for the USDC stablecoin, which is the world’s “most trusted” stablecoin (according to Centre Consortium)…. Read More

Circle Unveils Comprehensive NFT Platform & Marketplace Payments Solution

Global fintech Circle announced on Monday the launch of its new comprehensive payments solution for non-fungible token (NFT) marketplaces and storefronts. According to Circle, the solution enables marketplaces and storefronts to accept credit cards and crypto payments. “Circle’s NFT solution simplifies buying and selling by… Read More

Visa Integrates USDC Stablecoin Connecting Traditional Transfers with Digital Currency in a Historic Move

 Visa (NYSE:V)  is “bridging digital and fiat” currency by integrating the USDC stablecoin. Visa said that by enabling USDC it is creating the ability to one day support Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). In a blog post, Visa explained that after months of planning the… Read More

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