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Terra Stops/Starts Validators Again, LUNA Goes to Zero with TerraUSD Chasing it

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The collapse of TerraUSD (UST), an attempt to create an algorithmic stablecoin, and the demise of LUNA has captured the attention of the entire crypto-sphere. Going from billions to almost nothing is a spectacular event. Inevitably there is a pile on of “I told you… Read More

Circle CEO Pumps USDC: “Flight to Quality”

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Early bird Circle CEO and founder Jeremy Allaire took to Twitter today to tout USDC, Circle’s dollar-based stablecoin while throwing shade at competitor Tether (USDT) – a competing dollar-based stablecoin. USDC/USDT is the trade of the day. Flight to quality. — Jeremy Allaire (@jerallaire) May… Read More

Circle Raises $400 Million, Investor BlackRock Forms Strategic Partnership with Stablecoin Issuer

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Circle, the second largest stablecoin issuer in the world (USDC), has raised more money. The $400 million investment was backed by BlackRock,  Fidelity Management and Research, Marshall Wace LLP, and Fin Capital. Circle said in a public statement that the round would close in Q2…. Read More

Flow Network Adds Support for Circle’s Dollar Stablecoin USDC

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Circle has announced support for USDC on the Flow network. Flow is -a Web3 platform originally created by Dapper Labs, that includes an ecosystem of NFT projects including NBA Top Shot, BALLERZ, Matrix World, and others. USDC is the second-largest stablecoin by market cap in… Read More

Poloniex Management Confirms Launch of New Digital Asset Trading System in Sandbox Environment in Q1 2022

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Shaun Scovil, General Manager at digital assets firm Poloniex, notes that as they embark on their eighth year of operations, the team has reflected on all the great things they think they’ve accomplished so far, while “preparing for the exciting challenges and opportunities ahead.” Shaun… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Hearing on Digital Assets Provides Insight into Regulatory Needs of Crypto Industry

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Earlier today (December 8, 2021), the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on digital assets. As was previously reported, the witnesses included top crypto executives and thus provided the opportunity for a unique discussion between House members and crypto entrepreneurs. Chairwoman of the Committee,… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Hearing to Include Top Crypto Names Testifying on Behalf of Industry

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The House Financial Services Committee has announced the list of witnesses scheduled to testify at a hearing entitled “Digital Assets and the Future of Finance: Understanding the Challenges and Benefits of Financial Innovation in the United States.”  The witnesses include many of the biggest names… Read More

You Can’t Unwatch It. Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire and Team Does Crypto Rap as USDC Tops $30 Billion

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This is a first. Jeremy Allaire, CEO and co-founder of Circle, the issuer of the USDC stablecoin, has joined with his teammates to do a crypto rap. The performance available on YouTube, was done in celebration of USDC topping $20 billion in market cap. While… Read More

Circle Now Supported on Hedera Network

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Circle, a stablecoin issuer and aspiring banking platform, is now supported on the Hedera Hashgraph network, according to a note from the company. USDC is a dollar-based stablecoin with over $30 billion in circulation that is widely utilized for payments in the crypto ecosystem. Hedera… Read More

Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire Defends Returns Generated on SeedInvest: “Strong Relative to VC Comps”

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Jeremy Allaire, CEO and founder of Circle – a top stablecoin issuer and owner of investment crowdfunding platform SeedInvest, has sent a tweet out defending securities crowdfunding and more specifically SeedInvest. In response to a statement by noted VC Paul Graham, Allaire said returns generated… Read More

Following News of China Crypto Bank, Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire Calls on West to Not Do the Same

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Jeremy Allaire, CEO and founder of Circle – a leading stablecoin provider that seeks to provide global payment rails for the future, has criticized China’s decision to ban cryptocurrency. In a series of Tweets, Allaire said that China “opposes the Western system of values built… Read More

Global Fintech Circle Says USDC Stablecoin on TRON Facilitates High-Speed, On-Chain Value Transfers

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Digital assets firm Circle notes that at the beginning of July 2021, they had announced support for stablecoin USDC on the TRON blockchain, which is one of the largest open (or permissionless) blockchain networks. TRON aims to support a wide crypto ecosystem “popular within Asian… Read More

AID:Tech, Circle Using Blockchain to Deliver Disaster Relief

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Financial services company AID:Tech, which provides federal relief distribution services, will soon be leveraging the power of payment solutions from Circle, a global financial technology firm that provides internet-native payments and treasury infrastructure.  Utilizing USD Coin (USDC) and leveraging Circle’s payment rails, AID:Tech’s platform provides… Read More

Circle Wants to Become a Full-Reserve National Commercial Bank

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Stablecoin creator and payments rails operator Circle says it intends on becoming “a full-reserve national commercial bank.” In a blog post, Circle founder and CEO Jeremy Allaire expanded on their mission to become a federally chartered bank. Allaire stated: “We are embarking on this journey alongside the… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Circle to Go Public in $4.5 Billion SPAC Deal, SeedInvest Along for the Ride

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Circle, a digital asset firm that has gone big into stablecoins and services, will become a publicly traded firm in a SPAC deal. Circle is the principal operator of the dollar based stablecoin USD Coin (USDC). Of interest is the fact that Circle also owns… Read More

Crypto.com Teams Up with Global Fintech Circle to Offer USD Deposits and Withdrawals in 30 Countries

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Crypto.com revealed on Monday (June 28, 2021) that they are teaming up with global Fintech firm Circle, in order to offer USD deposits and withdrawals to more than 30 different countries. Crypto.com clients may now transfer USD from their bank accounts and get USD Coin… Read More

Circle Partners with FTX Crypto Exchange, Integrates Payment Support Including USDC

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Circle has entered into a global partnership with FTX, said to be the world’s fastest-growing crypto exchange. According to Circle, FTX has integrated its APIs and launched fiat and USD Coin (USDC) payments support across  FTX and Blockfolio services. By incorporating Circle API Services FTX… Read More

Circle Says Signature Bank to Hold Billions of Dollars in USD Coin Reserve Deposits

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Circle, a Fintech in the stablecoin and payments sector, says it has partnered with Signature Bank (Nasdaq: SBNY), a New York-based, full-service commercial bank to hold billions of dollars in reserve deposits related to USD Coin (USDC). Circle states that the two companies are committed to… Read More

Over Half a Trillion Dollars has Been Transacted with USDC Stablecoin from Global Fintech Circle

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Global Fintech firm Circle has revealed that the market capitalization for its stablecoin USDC has now exceeded $10 billion. More than 2 years after introducing the compliant and regulated “digital dollar” stablecoin, growth “continues to accelerate as shifting macroeconomic trends and exploding innovation in digital… Read More

Global Fintech Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire Confirms there are Now Over $8 Billion in Stablecoin USDC in Circulation

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Jeremy Allaire, Co-founder and CEO of Circle, a global Fintech company focused on supporting open Internet platforms, Bitcoin, and other crypto-assets, has confirmed that there’s $8 billion worth of USDC in circulation. 8 Billion USDC in circulation. Dec 1st – 3B, Jan 1st – 4B,… Read More

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