Tagged: Crypto Adoption

Fintech ZEBEDEE and Vestly to Accelerate Crypto, NFT Adoption to Main Street

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Gaming Fintech ZEBEDEE and education app creator Vestly Media recently  announced the release of the Vestly app, the “best way” for the crypto “curious” to enter the world of crypto, NFTs and stocks “with no risk and with all the educational resources they need.” With… Read More

Digital Assets: Ukraine, Russia Lead Countries Globally with Higher Crypto Adoption Rates, Report Reveals

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Ukraine and Russia lead the list of countries “with higher crypto adoption rates, with 12.73% and nearly 12%, respectively,” according to an update from DappRadar. DeFi transactions in Q1 hit the lowest levels since February 2021, “while the 116 million NFT transactions across all blockchains… Read More

Pledge Fundraising Platform Introduces PledgeCrypto for Nonprofits

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PledgeCrypto, developed by Pledge, the fundraising platform that Ariana Grande used for Trans Day of Visibility, now provides fundraising with over 130 different virtual currencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum (ETH), and Tether that “immediately converts to fiat (USD), eliminating the need for nonprofits to manage crypto… Read More

Digital Assets: Spot Cryptocurrency ETF in Demand by Financial Advisors, Survey Reveals

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According to a Nasdaq survey of 500 financial advisors who are “currently or considering allocating to crypto,” 72% of advisors would be “more likely to invest client assets in crypto if a spot ETF product were offered in the United States.” Among advisors already investing… Read More

Future of Financial Services Examined in Latest YouGov Report, Covering BNPL, Crypto-Assets

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YouGov’s report The Future of Financial Services Report looks at the ongoing transformation of the US and international financial service industry as it “faces the headwinds of changing consumer expectations and wider industry fragmentation.” Recent data collected “paints a revealing picture of disruptions within the… Read More

Binance CTO Comments on Crypto, Blockchain, Web3 Development and Mainstream Adoption

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Binance’s Chief Technology Officer, Rohit Wad recently shared why he decided to make the leap to crypto and blockchain, and the projects that “excite” him. Rohit noted that before the COVID-19 pandemic, his mother “didn’t even use credit cards.” He added that now, she knows… Read More

Payments Fintech Stripe to Support Crypto Firms Including NFT Marketplaces, Partners with FTX

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Payments company Stripe supports cryptocurrency businesses, including digital asset trading platforms, online wallets, and (non-fungible token) NFT marketplaces. The new service will be provided in partnership with FTX and FTX US (the US-facing crypto exchange). The update was shared by Stripe co-founder John Collison via… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Okcoin Announces its First “Crypto for All” Grant Recipients

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The team at digital asset firm Okcoin is following on their announcement in December 2021 to launch “Crypto for All,” which is described as an initiative “aimed at democratizing knowledge and access to crypto.” Here are the initiatives that Okcoin is currently supporting and also… Read More

Hong Fang, CEO at Digital Asset Firm Okcoin, Shares Update on Ukraine and Russia

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Hong Fang, CEO at digital asset firm Okcoin, notes that it has been a really “tough week” for a lot of us, “especially those who are in Ukraine (and Russia), or have families affected by this invasion and horrible unrest.” Fang writes in a blog… Read More

Neeraj Khandelwal: Co-founder at CoinDCX Reveals How Platform Built Staking Capabilities for ETH 2.0

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We recently connected with Neeraj Khandelwal, Co-founder of CoinDCX, one of India’s largest digital asset exchanges. As covered in August 2021, CoinDCX turned into India’s first crypto unicorn following a $90 million investment round led by Facebook Inc. co-founder Eduardo Saverin and B Capital Group… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption Continues with ConocoPhillips Selling Gas to BTC Miners, Ukraine Legalizing the Flagship Crypto: Report

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Blockchain.com, a block explorer service, crypto wallet provider, and digital asset trading platform, notes that if people think that the 2022 Winter Olympics had “thrilling” ups and downs, they should consider getting into crypto and blockchain. During the coming weeks, Blockchain.com says it will be… Read More

Mastercard Expands Business with Practices Focused on Crypto, Open Banking, ESG

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The business sector is facing an influx of innovation: changing consumer behavior and preferences, digital transformation as well as geopolitical shifts. In order to assist businesses with evolving and supporting their growth enterprise-wide, Mastercard (NYSE: MA) announced that it is expanding its payments-focused consulting service… Read More

Ethereum, Cardano, Solana, Polkadot Continue to Gain Market Share, ETH L2s Gaining Traction: Report

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Cardano (ADA) initially gained attention back in 2017 as one of the more anticipated Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) of that year. Over the years, the initiative persisted through an extended crypto bear market to earn its place among the top crypto-assets by market cap. In… Read More

MRHB DeFi Secures $5.5M to Bring “Ethical” Decentralized Finance to Underserved Communities

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MRHB DeFi, which claims to be the first decentralized finance ecosystem platform focused on ethical, sustainable and halal cryptocurrency-related opportunities, has secured $5.5 million via a series of private and public rounds which culminated in an initial DEX offering (IDO) that was “oversubscribed” on the… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption: El Salvador Government Leverages AlphaPoint to Support Chivo, the First National BTC Wallet

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Chivo, which claims to be the world’s first national cryptocurrency wallet, is currently operating with AlphaPoint white label infrastructure. AlphaPoint, which offers fast, scalable financial technology to institutions internationally, is helping El Salvador to provide financial services and access to Bitcoin for almost 4.5 million… Read More

Cryptocurrency Adoption: Bitrefill Says You can Now Live on Crypto In Saudi Arabia

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Bitrefill, a Fintech company that’s supporting digital currency adoption by helping consumers “live on crypto” with gift cards, phone refills, and Lightning Network access, claims that you can now live on crypto in Saudi Arabia. Bitrefill has reportedly added 73 new and popular gift cards… Read More

Surojit Chatterjee from Coinbase Says that Ethereum (ETH) Scalability Should Improve in 2022, as Industry Welcomes Next 100M Users

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Surojit Chatterjee, Chief Product Officer at Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN), notes that 2021 proved to be “a breakout year for crypto” with Bitcoin (BTC) price gaining nearly 70% YoY, DeFi hitting $150B in value locked, and NFTs “emerging as a new category.” Chatterjee has shared his… Read More

Crypto Usage and Digital Assets Adoption Growing Worldwide but US Still Represents Largest Market: Report

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This week, crypto (again) reached “record levels” of investment while industry professionals gathered to predict the key trends for the sector in 2022, the team at Sygnum Bank wrote in a blog post. At the same time, Sygnum has introduced a structured product offering (what… Read More

Crypto ATM Market Expected to Reach $3.55B by 2030, Bitcoin Depot Reports

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Bitcoin Depot is celebrating consistent growth this year as the firm looks ahead to 2022 in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. Bitcoin Depot notes that consumers and retailers have increasingly been turning to their crypto ATM company for “secure, convenient, and fast transactions.” This… Read More

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