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Global Cryptocurrency Exchange Waves.Exchange Announces Roll Out Of Decentralized Forex With Seven New Stablecoins Pegged to Foreign Currencies

Waves.Exchange, a global cryptocurrency exchange, announced on Tuesday the launch of Decentralized Forex (DeFo) a new trading model powered by stablecoins. The platform will support seven currency-pegged digital assets at launch, which are USDN, EURN, JPYN, CNYN, RUBN, UAHN, and NGNN. Waves.Exchange also revealed all… Read More

Ant Group Unveils AntChain-Powered Global Trade/Financial Service Platform “Trusple” For SMEs & Financial Institutions

Financial giant Ant Group announced on Friday the launch of Trusple, an international trade and financial service platform powered by AntChain, the company’s blockchain-based technology solutions. According to Ant Group, Trusple aims to make it easier and less costly for all participants to sell their… Read More

Stripe Announces Global Commerce Partnership With Salesforce

Payments platform Stripe announced on Wednesday it has formed a global commerce partnership with Salesforce to power Commerce Cloud Payments and advanced commerce experiences for enterprise customers. The duo is teaming up to help retailers adapt to a reported digital spending surge. “E-commerce spending has… Read More

inwi money Teams Up With WorldRemit & MFS Africa to Launch International Money Transfer Capability

inwi money, a subsidiary of inwi and telecom provider in mobile money services, announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with WorldRemit, a provider of online money transfer services, and MFS Africa, a Pan-African fintech that operates an e-payment platforms in Africa.to launch an international… Read More

South Korean WireBarley Secures $10 Million Through Series B Funding Round

WireBarley, a South Korean fintech focused on global remittance services, announced on Thursday it secured $10 million through its Series B funding round from  Magna Investment, Shinsegae I&C, and Dt & Investment. WireBarley describes itself as a money transfer startup that provides fully contactless financial… Read More

Global Payments Network Veem Secures $31 Million Though Latest Investment Round Led By Truist Ventures

Global payments platform Veem announced on Wednesday it secured $31 million through its latest investment round, which was led by Truist Ventures, the corporate venture capital division of Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) with participation from MUFG Innovation Partners, AB Ventures, Paper Excellence, and Myer… Read More

NerdWallet Set to Acquire UK Comparison Website Know Your Money to Accelerate Growth & International Expansion

NerdWallet, a U.S.-based website and app that provides financial guidance to more than 160 million consumers every year, announced on Thursday it is set to acquire UK-based website, Know Your Money. NerdWallet claims that through the acquisition, it and Know Your Money will provide “the… Read More

Global Payment Brand JCB Announces Expansion of Partnership With Viva Wallet in Europe

JCB, a Japan-based global payment brand, announced on Monday it has extended its partnership with cloud-based digital payments provider Viva Wallet in Europe. The partnership will reportedly enable contact and contactless payment between Viva Wallet’s European merchants and JCB’s 140 million cardmembers through face-to-face and… Read More

TransferWise & Mastercard Announce Expansion of Global Partnership

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and TransferWise announced on Thursday they have expanded their global partnership to enable the issuance of cards in any market around the globe. According to the duo, Mastercard has built a strong partnership with TransferWise, working with the global technology company since… Read More

Mastercard Announces Global Commercial Partnership With Pollinate

Mastercard announced on Friday it has formed a global commercial partnership with merchant software platform, Pollinate. Through the collaboration, the duo will reportedly bring the latest technology and data insights to banks serving small and medium businesses around the world. In a statement, the companies… Read More

Klarna Announces Google Pay For In-Store Payment Services

Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Tuesday it is introducing Google Pay for in-store purchases in the US. Klarna reported that Sephora, Journeys, and rue21 are among the first Klarna merchant partners to offer Google Pay, in addition to Apple Pay, for in-store purchases. The option… Read More

InvestHK Announces Global Fast Track Program For Fintech Development

Invest Hong Kong (InvestHK) announced on Monday its new Global Fast Track Program, which is a business-driven program within Hong Kong Fintech Week (HKFW). According to InvestHK, the Fast Track program plugs fintech enterprises directly into Hong Kong’s diverse ecosystem of world-class regulators, business leaders,… Read More

TradingScreen Subsidiary MARKTS Teams Up With OSL to Open Asia’s Digital Asset Market to Global Investors

TradingScreen Inc. (TS) subsidiary MARKTS, a digital asset order and execution management system (OEMS), announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with OSL, an Asian digital asset platform, to launch OSL Exchange and OSL intelligent Request for Quote (iRFQ) trading services on MARKTS. According to… Read More

Wirex Announces First Global Brand Campaign & Unveils New TV Ad

Wirex, a UK-based payments platform, announced on Monday it has launched its first global TV brand campaign. Wirex reported that the TV ad solidifies its core message of empowering people to experience the benefits of a world where all currencies, crypto or fiat, are equal… Read More

Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund Announces JUMPSTARTER 2021 Global Pitch Competition

Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund announced on Tuesday it has kicked off its annual signature startup event, JUMPSTARTER 2021 Global Pitch Competition, with an online focus to ensure safe participation for all contestants during the COVID-19 pandemic.  JUMPSTARTER 2021 is now open for applications, with… Read More

Tipalti Surpasses $11 Billion in Annual Transactions

Global payables platform Tipalti announced on Wednesday it has surpassed $11 billion in annual transactions. Tipalti reported that despite the economic headwinds caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, it has continued to achieve high growth, ending the second quarter of 2020 at an over 80% growth… Read More

Gate.io Debuts Options Trading Feature

Global digital asset exchange, Gate.io announced on Tuesday the official launch of its Options trading feature. According to Gate.io, the new feature allows BTC/USDT short-term Options trading and Simulation trading for “Call and Put” options that are expiring in the next one, four, and twenty-four… Read More

Global Payments & Foreign Exchange Platform Shift Connect Forms Partnership With CurrencyCloud to Drive Expansion

  Shift Connect, Canada-based global payments and foreign exchange platform, announced on Monday it has formed a new partnership with cross-border payment platform Currencycloud to power its expansion into new territories, which includes the U.S., Europe, and the UK. Through the partnership, Shift Connect will… Read More

EQIBank Introduces Global Secured Credit Card

Global digital banking group EQIBank announced on Tuesday the launch of its Global Secured Credit Card, which is now available for both corporate and private account holders.  “Booking flights, arranging hotel accommodation, and making purchases online is now so much easier regardless of where you… Read More

Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers Joins Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire to Discuss Current Global Economic Landscape & Recent Shifts in Monetary Policy/Central Banking Based on the Economic Crisis Caused By COVID-19

On Thursday, former Treasury Secretary, Lawrence Summers, sat down with Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire on YouTube Live for a special edition of The Money Movement, a weekly interview series that explores the issues and ideas driving the world of digital money.  During the episode, Summers… Read More

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