Tagged: Lightning Network

Coinbase Integrates Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network via Lightspark Partnership

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) is rolling out support for the Lightning Network enabling instant, low-cost bitcoin transfers. Users will have the option to choose between using Lightning for faster and cheaper bitcoin transactions, or processing their transaction on the traditional Bitcoin network. This integration furthers their mission… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) and Lightning Network Adoption: Bakkt to Take LN Mainstream

Bakkt is pleased to share that they are supporting a new open standard for money transmission: Universal Money Addresses or “UMAs.” Bakkt has collaborated with Lightspark to be one of its initial partners, and they are pleased to announce the alpha launch of our UMA-capable Lightning service…. Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Adoption: Blockstream Introduces Greenlight for Scalable, Non-Custodial Lightning Integration

Blockstream, the global leader in Bitcoin infrastructure technology, has announced the public rollout of its “Lightning-as-a-Service” solution, Greenlight. This launch aims to transform the way developers and enterprise clients worldwide “integrate fast, low-cost bitcoin payments into their software via the Lightning Network.” In the current… Read More

Bitcoin Payments: Strike Introduces Global Money App in Over 65 Countries

Strike, the global money app for fast, safe payments and bitcoin, recently announced the global launch of its app in over 65 countries, “expanding access to its revolutionary payments and bitcoin services to nearly 3 billion people worldwide.” Strike’s global money app “leverages the power… Read More

Bitcoin enabled Cross-Border Payment Service Extended to Guatemala by Fintech Strike

Strike, which claims to be one of the world’s leading digital payments platforms built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, announced the expansion of “Send Globally” to Guatemala, bringing its cross-border payment service to Latin America. In 2022, Latin America and the Caribbean “received more than $140… Read More

Fintech ZEBEDEE to Enhance International Payments with Tech Connecting US, UK, EU, Brazil, the Philippines

ZEBEDEE, a payments processor, has announced an overhaul of how users can move money across the world. The upgraded feature for borderless transactions showcases “the power and potential of global, friction-free and currency-agnostic payments and represents a significant improvement and simplification of how anyone can… Read More

Xapo Bank, Lightspark to Support Fast Bitcoin Payments via Lightning Network Integration

Xapo Bank, a Bitcoin custodian and licensed private bank, has partnered with Lightspark and integrated with the Lightning Network “to enable lightning-fast Bitcoin payments for its customers.” Xapo Bank members “can now instantly pay for small purchases of up to $100 USD at any vendor… Read More

Strike Expands “Send Globally” to the Philippines, Providing Lightning-Fast Money Transfers

Strike, which claims to be the world’s “leading” digital payments platform built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, announced the expansion of its “Send Globally” product to the Philippines. Send Globally now “enables fast, secure, and low-cost money transfers between the U.S. and the Philippines, revolutionizing traditional… Read More

Bitcoin Chess, Other Rewarded Games Released by Fintech ZEBEDEE, VIKER

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ZEBEDEE, the Fintech and next-generation payment processor for the gaming industry, and VIKER, the innovative mobile games studio that’s taking over the Play-and-Earn space,  announced the launch of two new rewarded games, “with more to come soon.” These new releases continue VIKER’s strategy of using… Read More

LQwD Fintech Releases Update for Bitcoin (BTC) Lightning Network Platform

Lightning Network focused LQwD Fintech Corp. announced that it has released a new and updated version of lqwd.tech, the company’s proprietary, non-custodial Lightning Network Software as a Service platform (SaaS). LQwD’s Lightning Network platform “makes it easier for institutions, businesses, and users, to integrate and… Read More

Calypso Pay Adopts Bitcoin Lightning Network, Enables Users to Send Payments Faster

Calypso Pay, a “high-volume” crypto processing & acquiring platform of Calypso Group, announces it added support for Bitcoin Lightning Network “enabling almost free and near-instant BTC transfers.” Along with Lightning, Calypso Pay utilizes automated transaction formation and mempool analysis “to credit the funds before they… Read More

Open Source Bitcoin (BTC) Focused Fintech Initiative Now Live

ZEBEDEE, a Fintech and next-generation payment processor for the gaming industry, announced a new initiative that “contributes open source code and products to the Bitcoin Lightning space.” The new not-for-profit and completely open source initiative “has already resulted in several products and code repositories that… Read More

Bitcoin Lightning Network Powered Strike Secures $80M in Funding

Strike, which claims to be the world’s leading digital payment provider built on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network, announced it has “raised an $80 million funding round led by Ten31 and joined by Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Wyoming, and other investors, with participation… Read More

Impervious.ai Finalizes Seed Round to Develop the P2P Internet Standard

Impervious Technologies Inc. is pleased to confirm the close of their seed financing round, with participation from Bitcoin and privacy-focused investors including CoinShares, NYDIG, Trammell Venture Partners, Fundamental Labs, Strategic Cyber Ventures, TEN-31 and others “to scale the Peer-to-Peer (P2P) internet standard.” As noted in… Read More

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

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

Kraken Is Supporting Instant Lightning Network Bitcoin (BTC) Transfers

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

Gaming Fintech ZEBEDEE Integrates with Bipa, a Bitcoin Lightning Exchange Service for Brazilian Markets

Gaming Fintech ZEBEDEE recently announced a new integration with Bipa, a Bitcoin Lightning exchange service for the Brazilian markets. The integration makes converting Bitcoin earned in games into Brazilian reals and moving it into a Brazilian bank account “literally a matter of seconds.” It is… Read More

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

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

NYDIG Subsidiary Bottlepay Now the First Lightning Firm to be a Registered Crypto-Asset Business with the UK’s FCA

NYDIG, a Bitcoin company, announced that its subsidiary Bottlepay, a Bitcoin-based international payments company, has been granted registration as a Cryptoasset Business from the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Bottlepay is one of a small number of crypto-asset companies to have secured this type… Read More

Bitcoin Microtransactions: Chainalysis Adds Support for Lightning Network as Layer 2 Payment Protocol Gains Considerable Global Adoption

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis recently announced product support for the Lightning Network (LN), which is a Layer-2 protocol built on the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain that enables “faster, cheaper transactions.” With Lightning, small, recurring transactions that wouldn’t be economical to carry out on the blockchain due… Read More

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