Tagged: Crypto Adoption

Fintech Is Playing a Key Role in the Growth of a Sustainable, Global Financial System, Ripple Exec Says

Monica (Appelbe) Long, SVP of Marketing at American Fintech Ripple, says that we’re all in the midst of a global climate crisis—”one that is impossible to ignore.” Long confirms that efforts are being made by many countries to “avert the worst-case climate scenarios.” Organizations and… Read More

Russia and Ukraine have “Disproportionately High” Cryptocurrency Usage with Many Locals Shifting Financial Activity to Digital Assets: Report

Eastern Europe has the fourth-largest cryptocurrency market in terms of total transaction volume, according to Chainalysis’ research. Ukraine and Russia, which are also part of the Eastern European region, have been ranked quite high on Chainalysis’ Global Crypto Adoption Index. It takes into consideration a… Read More

Asian Countries like India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand have One of the Fastest-Growing Digital Asset Markets: Report

Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology adoption continues to rise, with banks, institutional investors, and everyday consumers now using these platforms to engage in everyday transactions or to implement various business use cases. According to Chainalysis, the “patterns of cryptocurrency usage” vary widely across the globe. The… Read More

Crypto has become “Truly Global” as P2P Bitcoin Exchanges like Paxful Facilitate Transactions in Developing Countries: Report

Cryptocurrency adoption has been growing steadily across the globe, according to Chainalysis’ Global Crypto Adoption Index. As mentioned in a report from the blockchain security firm, the majority of cryptocurrency volume reflects trading and speculation that was conducted by professional or institutional investors that were… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Payments Now Accepted at Billion Dollar Food Delivery Giant, Just Eat in France, but Consumers Not Impressed

Billion-dollar food delivery giant, Just Eat in France, is now accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments. Just Eat had been allowing users to pay with Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, and also with their credit cards through its website. Other traditional payments options such as checks and… Read More

Canada based Middle Eastern Restaurant Converts Entire Cash Reserves to Bitcoin (BTC) following COVID-19 Outbreak and Resulting Challenges

Ontario, Canada’s Tahinis Restaurants, which claims to be the world’s best Middle Eastern restaurant, revealed that it has converted its entire cash reserves into Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency. The company explained that it experienced significant challenges during the historic market crash in March 2020,… Read More

Stablecoins are “Systemically Important” to Bitcoin’s Ecosystem, as Number of Addresses with 1,000 BTC Increases by 8.9% in Past Year: Report

The number of Bitcoin addresses holding at least 0.1 BTC has again hit a new all-time high. Glassnode data reveals that there are now 3,054,282 Bitcoin addresses holding 0.1 BTC, valued at around $950 at current rates. As previously reported, the last all-time high was… Read More

Crypto Exchange WazirX’s CEO Nischal Shetty Claims Government Agencies in India are Taking More Interest in Blockchcain and Digital Assets

Nischal Shetty, founder and CEO at WazirX, an Indian cryptocurrency exchange acquired by Binance, claims that government agencies in the country have begun to take more interest in understanding and even helping to grow the nation’s nascent digital asset and blockchain ecosystem. Shetty noted via… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption: Nearly 8,000 BTC ATMs Installed Worldwide, Lightning Network Adoption Growing Steadily

There are now almost 8,000 Bitcoin (BTC) ATMs, or BTMs, installed worldwide, according to data from Coin ATM Radar. A Bitcoin ATM is a kiosk that lets users buy Bitcoin with cash or their debit card. Some BTMs also allow people to sell the pseudonymous… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption: Nearly Half of People Responding to a Recent Survey Trust BTC Over Big Banks, a 29% Increase from 2017

More than 45% of over 5,000 survey respondents from 17 different countries said they preferred Bitcoin (BTC) over investments in stocks, real estate, and gold. The survey, which aimed to compare Bitcoin (BTC) adoption rates from 2017 to those in 2020, was performed by Tokenist,… Read More

Indian Crypto Exchange CoinDCX to Allocate $1.3 Million Towards Increasing Digital Currency Adoption in India

CoinDCX, one of India’s largest crypto-asset exchanges and liquidity aggregators, has revealed that it will allocate $1.3 million towards increasing awareness and adoption of cryptocurrencies in India, a country with a population of over 1.5 billion. According to a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider,… Read More

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