Tagged: Crypto Adoption

Huobi, Solaris to Introduce Crypto Debit Card in Europe

Huobi, which claims to be one of the world’s leading virtual asset exchanges, has announced a partnership with Solaris, in order “to deliver a crypto-to-fiat debit card that will enable Huobi users to spend digital assets at the point-of-sale globally.” The Visa-approved program will be… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption Still in Early Growth Phase as Relatively Small Percentage of People Invested in Crypto-Assets: Report

The Bitcoin market has evolved “dramatically” since its launch in 2009, according to an update from Kraken. The team at Kraken notes that what was once an “intimately small” group of tech enthusiasts has grown into a global community of investors. Some 40 million crypto… Read More

Cardano Foundation CEO Comments on 2022 Developments, Shares 2023 Predictions

Cardano Foundation, the Swiss non-profit that promotes the growth of the Cardano protocol and contributes to the advancement and development of blockchain technology, has shared key updates and insights with Crowdfund Insider. Frederik Gregaard, the CEO of the Foundation, has commented on his thoughts about… Read More

Binance Joins The Chamber of Digital Commerce to Help with Building Regulatory Framework for Crypto

The team at Binance is pleased to announce that they have joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce, a blockchain and cryptocurrency trade association. Binance has joined the Chamber’s Executive Committee in order “to move the blockchain industry forward alongside other industry players.” Binance VP of… Read More

Binance, Ledger to Enable Seamless Digital Asset Purchases

Binance claims that it exists “to make crypto available to as many people as possible, as well as to serve as the easiest-to-use infrastructure services provider in the blockchain industry.” As part of that mission, Binance has partnered with Ledger “to bring different strands of… Read More

Payroll and HR Services Firm Bitwage Launches Preferred Bitcoin, Crypto Wallet Feature

Bitwage has announced a new partnership with their third UFC ambassador, and they officially launched their preferred wallet feature. On August 1st, 2022, news broke that Bitwage were collaborating with Casa and Edge as preferred wallet partners. Simply put, this means that users “can now… Read More

Crypto Processing Platform Calypso Pay Now Supports Subscriptions, Recurring Payments

Calypso Pay, an all-in-one crypto processing & acquiring platform, implemented support for recurring payments and subscriptions in crypto. Now Calypso Pay customers can “integrate subscription payment widgets on their website.” Zuora’s Subscription Economy Index report reveals that “the subscription economy grew by more than 435%… Read More

Global Crypto Adoption has Leveled Off in Past Year after Growing Steadily Since 2019: Report

Chainalysis has shared their 2022 Global Crypto Adoption Index Report. For the third consecutive year, Chainalysis ranked all countries “by grassroots cryptocurrency adoption. While commenting on what is grassroots adoption of cryptocurrency, Chainalysis explained that they could easily rank countries by “raw” cryptocurrency transaction volume,… Read More

Unstoppable Domains Partners with MoonPay to Make Web3 Easier to Access

At Unstoppable Domains, they’re working to onboard the world to Web3, and that means “making it easier for people to use crypto.” They’re thrilled to announce that they’re partnering with MoonPay, which claims to be one of the world’s “leading” Web3 infrastructure companies. Now, people… Read More

Cryptocurrency Purchases with Bank Cards Now Supported by MEXC Global

MEXC Global, which claims to be a leading digital asset and cryptocurrency trading platform, reveals that it has taken steps towards improving the process of crypto purchases by offering investors in 180 countries the option of buying cryptocurrencies using Visa or Mastercard. Visa and Mastercard… Read More

GameStop Now Offers Fiat to Ethereum On-Ramping with Ramp Integration

Ramp, the payments company making crypto accessible to everyone, recently announced its integration with the GameStop Wallet. The Ramp integration “allows GameStop Wallet users to purchase Ethereum quickly and without needing to leave the Company’s self-custodial Ethereum wallets.” Ramp enables enterprises “to deploy fiat to… Read More

Global Blockchain Business Council and Global Digital Finance Announce Merger

Global Blockchain Business Council – the international industry association for the blockchain technology ecosystem – has announced a merger with market standards association for the adoption of cryptocurrencies and digital assets, Global Digital Finance (GDF). The merger sees the two organizations “join their respective resources,… Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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