Tagged: stablecoin

Financial Titans Explore Blockchain Interoperability in Canton Network Test

The pilot of the Canton Network, a pioneering initiative for interoperability in the capital markets domain, saw significant participation from leading financial institutions, including 15 asset managers, 13 banks, four custodians, and three exchanges. Among the banks were major players like BNY Mellon, Goldman Sachs,… Read More

Paxos Aims to Accelerate the Tokenization of Real World Assets by Integrating Chainlink’s PayPal USD Price Feed

Institutional digital asset infrastructure firm Paxos is integrating Chainlink’s PayPal USD price feed to accelerate the tokenization economy. Paxos also wants to boost the adoption of PYUSD – a dollar-based stablecoin powered by Paxos and issued by PayPal. At the same time, Chainlink and Paxos… Read More

Stablecoin Issuer Circle to Introduce USDC Natively on Celo Blockchain

The Celo Foundation is pleased to announce that Circle will launch USDC natively on Celo to further everyday adoption of digital currencies and assets. Celo claims it is a carbon-negative, mobile-first, EVM-compatible blockchain “built for the real world. USDC is the leading regulated digital dollar… Read More

Eco, the Crypto Payments Fintech, Announces Acquisition of Join, a Stablecoin-powered Commerce App

Eco Inc, the crypto payments company with $95 million in funding from a16z, Coinbase Ventures, and other top technology investors, announced the acquisition of Join, a stablecoin-powered shopping app. This acquisition aligns with Eco’s vision to “create a more efficient, decentralized payment system, breaking away… Read More

USDT Issuer Tether Challenges United Nations Report and Calls for Blockchain Education

Tether, the issuer of the USDT stablecoin, says they are disappointed in the UN’s assessment that singles out USDT “highlighting its involvement in illicit activity while ignoring its role in helping developing economies in emerging markets, completely neglected by the global financial world simply because… Read More

Circle CEO Says US Could Introduce Stablecoin Regulations This Year

USDC issuer Circle‘s CEO Jeremy Allaire thinks that there’s a ‘very good chance’ that the US passes stablecoin laws this year. The CEO of Circle, the Fintech firm behind the widely-used stablecoin USDC, is seeing a good chance that laws for stablecoin issuers such as… Read More

Stablecoin Issuer Tether Invests in Academy of Digital Industries, a Georgia-based Education Platform

Following recent initiatives to promote blockchain innovation in Georgia, Tether announced that it has invested an undisclosed amount into the Series-A investment round of Academy of Digital Industries, a Georgia-based progressive education platform “offering an extensive range of digital training and masterclasses.” This collaboration marks… Read More

Paxos Announces Expansion of Stablecoin Issuance to Solana Blockchain Platform

Paxos, the regulated blockchain & tokenization infrastructure platform, is pleased to announce a strategic expansion of its stablecoin issuance to the Solana blockchain platform. Previously exclusive to Ethereum, this initiative represents “a significant milestone for the innovation and evolution of Paxos’s enterprise and consumer-facing businesses.”… Read More

France: Stablecoin Issuer Circle Obtains Conditional DASP Registration from AMF, Appoints Head of French Operations

Circle, a global financial technology firm and the issuer of USDC and EURC, has today announced receipt of a conditional registration as “a Digital Asset Service Provider (‘DASP’, or ‘Prestataire de Service sur Actifs Numériques’ (PSAN)) with the French Financial Markets Authority (‘Autorité des Marchés… Read More

Tether has Made Public its Letters to Members of U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and U.S. House Financial Services Committee

Tether, which claims to be the largest company in the cryptocurrency industry, has made public its recent letters to the members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the U.S. House Financial Services Committee. Last October, a letter authored by… Read More

Stablecoin Adoption: BaFin Regulated AllUnity to Enable Adoption of Digital Assets and Tokenization

Galaxy (TSX: GLXY) has announced the intended formation of AllUnity, as part of a new partnership between DWS, Flow Traders and Galaxy, whose mission is to enhance the on-chain economy by issuing a fully collateralized EUR-denominated stablecoin. AllUnity will be regulated “by BaFin, Germany‘s financial… Read More

Tether Announces Initiative to Support Stablecoin Education in Thailand

Tether, which claims to be the leader in innovative blockchain technology, has announced recently a “significant” collaboration with Bitkub Online Co., Ltd. (Bitkub Exchange), Thailand’s cryptocurrency exchange (reportedly one of the most active in terms of crypto trading volume). This collaboration aims to launch “a… Read More

Stablecoins Are Pivotal in Risk Management within Web3, Provide Safeguard Against Volatility Characteristic of Digital Asset Market – Report

The CertiK team has released an update, titled, The Rise of Stablecoins in Unstable Times. As noted in a blog post by CertiK, the total value of circulating stablecoins currently “stands north of $120 billion.” As stated in the CertiK update, they have steadily “grown… Read More

Stablecoin Issuer Tether Introduces Policy to Enhance Digital Asset Ecosystem Security

Tether, which claims to be the largest company in the cryptocurrency industry, announced its latest initiative aimed “at safeguarding the cryptocurrency ecosystem.” On December 1, 2023, the company made the decision to “initiate a new voluntary wallet-freezing policy designed to combat activity connected with Sanctioned… Read More

Stablecoin Adoption: Circle and Nubank to Extend USDC Access to Brazilian Consumers

Circle and Nubank (NYSE:NU), which claims to be one of the world’s largest digital financial platforms serving 90 million customers across Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia, announced a partnership to extend USDC access to Brazilian Nubank customers. Circle’s USDC is the reported as being one of the… Read More

SBI Holdings and Circle to Enable Digital Currency Innovation in Japan with USDC, Banking, Web3 Services

SBI Holdings, Inc. announces that it has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding with Circle Internet Financial, a global financial technology firm and the issuer of USDC, the world’s regulated stablecoin, “to circulate USDC stablecoins, establish a banking relationship and promote the use of Circle’s Web3… Read More

Stablecoin Standard and Chainlink Labs Form Channel Partnership to Enable Adoption of Stablecoins

Stablecoin Standard, the industry body for stablecoin issuers, has established a channel partnership with Chainlink Labs, developers of the industry-standard decentralized computing platform Chainlink. This partnership will support “the adoption of stablecoins through education, resources, and shared initiatives.” Stablecoin Standard is the industry body for… Read More

Following Investigations by Tether, OKX, US DoJ, $225M in “Stolen” USDT Now Frozen, Funds “Linked” to Crime Syndicate

Tether, the largest company in the cryptocurrency ecosystem, and leading global crypto exchange and Web3 technology company OKX, announced that they have assisted the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) in an investigation that “led to Tether proactively and voluntarily freezing approximately 225 million in… Read More

Circle Alliance Program to Focus on Building Internet Financial System

Circle is focused on creating the world’s largest and most widely used regulated stablecoin network. To do that, Circle are partnering with and empowering “a global community of industry-leading businesses to bring the convenience of stablecoins and Web3 technology to billions of people around the… Read More

Paxos Obtains In Principle Approval from MAS for New Entity, Will Issue USD-Backed Stablecoin in Singapore

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Paxos, the regulated blockchain & tokenization infrastructure platform, secured in principle approval (IPA) from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for its new Singapore entity, Paxos Digital Singapore Pte. Ltd. to offer digital payment token services. Paxos Digital Singapore will issue “a new US dollar… Read More

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