Tagged: crypto payments

OneOf Teams Up with Fintech MoonPay to Integrate NFT Tech into Users’ Everyday Lives

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OneOf, which claims to be the premier “green” NFT platform for music, sports and bands, is partnering with international crypto payments provider MoonPay “to integrate NFT technology into users’ everyday lives, making the process of purchasing NFTs easier than ever.” As mentioned in an update… Read More

ePayments Teams Up with Alchemy Pay for Australian, New Zealand Crypto Payments

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Fiat-crypto payments provider, Alchemy Pay (ACH), has teamed up with merchant payment provider, ePayments, in order to provide cryptocurrency payments and services in New Zealand and Australia. ePayments will integrate with Alchemy Pay “to provide to their merchants with crypto payment acceptance, as well as… Read More

FOMO Pay Introduces Crypto Payment Solution for Singapore Clients

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Retailers in Singapore can now accept digital payment tokens (DPT), through a new cryptocurrency payment solution introduced by Singapore-based Major Payment Institution FOMO Pay. The new payment method intended for retailers is reportedly “the first such to be developed by a Digital Payment Token (DPT)… Read More

Fintech Strike Introduces Shopify Integration, Bringing Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Payments to Merchants

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Strike, which claims to be the leading virtual payments platform built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, recently announced its integration with Shopify, unlocking the ability for eligible U.S. Shopify merchants “to receive bitcoin payments from customers globally as U.S. dollars.” Jack Mallers, founder and CEO of… Read More

Fintech Nium Adds Crypto Payment Acceptance to Embedded Crypto Services for Businesses

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At BITCOIN 2022, Nium, the global platform for modern money movement, introduced Crypto Accept, an API-based solution that “enables global businesses to accept crypto payments.” Nium Crypto Accept “supports Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) payments at launch, with plans for more currencies in 2023.”: Online… Read More

Kraken Is Supporting Instant Lightning Network Bitcoin (BTC) Transfers

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Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to confirm its support for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, which is “now live for all clients.” Traders now have “an instant and inexpensive way to move Bitcoin on and off the platform.” Going on to explain why you may use… Read More

Edinburgh’s Zumo Appoints Dagmara Aldridge as Chief People and Culture Officer

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Zumo, the Edinburgh-based crypto wallet and payments platform, has appointed Dagmara Aldridge as its first Chief People and Culture Officer as it “seeks to reflect Future of Work trends and the latest neuroscience teachings.” With 15 years’ leadership and coaching experience, Dagmara, who was previously… Read More

MoonPay, the Crypto Payments Infrastructure Provider, Appoints James Freis as Special Advisor for Global Financial, Regulatory Affairs

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MoonPay, the international crypto payments infrastructure provider, has announced the appointment of James Freis as Special Advisor for Global Financial and Regulatory Affairs. James Freis, an advisory lawyer, financial executive and ex-Director of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) will… Read More

Blockchain.com Selects Fintech Stripe to Bring More Consumers into Crypto Economy

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Stripe, a tech firm building financial infrastructure for the Internet, confirmed that Blockchain.com has “chosen Stripe to facilitate payments, mitigate fraud risk, and improve revenue management.” Established in 2011, Blockchain.com was one of the early infrastructure “pioneers” of the Bitcoin community. As of January 2022,… Read More

CarNow and Cion Digital to Offer Clients the Option to Buy, Finance Cars with Cryptocurrencies

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CarNow, the automotive industry’s digital retailing firm, recently announced a partnership with Cion Digital, offering clients a way to purchase and finance vehicles using cryptocurrency via “an integration with CarNow’s Real-Time Retail™ platform.” Cion Digital’s “ready-to-deploy” modular payments and lending platform offers firms with access… Read More

Remote Working Fintech Deel Now Allows Firms to Fund Payroll in Stablecoin USDC

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The team at Fintech Deel notes that if your business holds money in stablecoin USDC, then you can pay your monthly Deel invoice for your team’s earnings in USDC “directly from your Coinbase account.” Deel‘s management recently confirmed that they are (reportedly) the first company… Read More

Cryptocurrency Donations have Increased Considerably, with The Giving Block, Fidelity Charitable Taking BTC, ETH, LTC

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Cryptocurrency donations have increased considerably along with the Bitcoin price (and those of Ethereum as well as other major altcoins). Last year, Fidelity Charitable investors reportedly donated over $330 million in digital currency, which is over 12x the amount provided back in 2020, according to… Read More

Bitcoin Payment Provider OpenNode Secures $20M Series A co-led by Twitter, Kingsway, Tim Draper, Others

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Bitcoin payment provider OpenNode has finalized a $20 million Series A round that was led by U.K. firm Kingsway at a $220 million valuation in order support its international  expansion. Other participants in OpenNode’s investment round include Twitter, venture capital investor Tim Draper and Avon… Read More

Remote Working Fintech Deel Is Taking Crypto Payments from Firms, then Paying their Workers

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Deel, a Fintech that has been co-founded by Alex Bouaziz, has been expanding its business operations and focusing on UK-based firms. Deel, a remote worker platform, has started taking digital currency payroll payments from firms, which it then provides to working professionals wherever they might… Read More

Qi, a Fintech that Enables Firms to Accept Digital Currencies like Bitcoin as Payment, Raises £231K+ via Crowdcube

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Qi (formerly Stark Payments), a company that enables businesses to accept virtual currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and others as a regular payment, has raised 66% (£231,497) of its £350,000 target from 160 investors (at the time of writing) through its crowdfunding campaign carried out via… Read More

Utrust Teams Up with Elrond to “Take Over” the Web3 Payments Sector

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The team at Utrust notes that if you’ve been following them for a while, then you will know that they are “not fond of overly hyping [their] announcements.” Utrust claims that they are “focused on delivering, not fanfare.” The company writes in a blog post… 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

UK’s Banking and Financial System Doesn’t Provide Good Value for Ordinary Consumers: Survey

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Fintech Modulr, which supports a new digital payment account for businesses and is specifically building services for companies needing a faster, easier and more reliable way to move money, notes that when they analyzed the results from their Digital Now survey (looking at consumer “attitudes… Read More

Payments Survey Finds Strong Remittance Consumer Sentiment, Driven by Changing Requirements Abroad and Greater Digital Adoption

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MoneyGram International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI), a global supporter of evolution of digital P2P payments, shared the results of a consumer survey that offers insights into cross-border money transfer flows going into 2022. Results reveal that as the requirements of family and friends abroad continue to… Read More

Stratos Jets Charters Inc to Accept Crypto and Fiat Payments via FTX US Partnership

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FTX US, a US-regulated crypto exchange, announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Stratos Jets Charters Inc, a private jet charter broker based in Orlando, Florida. Via this partnership, Stratos will be accepting payments in crypto and fiat via the FTX Pay… Read More

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