Tagged: stablecoin

Digital Assets: Tokeny CEO Envisions Bright Future for Asset Tokenization in 2022 and Beyond

  Like many Fintech entrepreneurs, Tokeny CEO Luc Falempin, was immediately excited when he read the Bitcoin whitepaper, so much that he devoted his career to using blockchain technology to make financial markets available to everyone. A few years later, Falempin is well on his… Read More

Fintech Ramp Explains How their Early Adoption of Stablecoins Increased their Corp Treasury Returns

The team at Ramp has shared a detailed look into how the early adoption of stablecoins helped them with increasing their Corporate Treasury returns. Alex Song, Head of Finance at Ramp, notes that during the past two and a half years, the Fintech company has been… Read More

Valentin Mihov: Co-founder at Finexify Explains How they Provide DeFi Services to Tech-Savvy Investors

We recently connected with Valentin Mihov, Co-founder, and Chief Investment Officer at Finexify, a boutique investment company that offers an opportunity to gain exposure to the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. The team at Finexify thinks that limited access to DeFi means “extraordinary” alpha with limited… Read More

Digital Assets: Okcoin Adds Support for Spell Token and Magic Internet Money

Digital assets firm Okcoin is now offering the two crypto tokens of the Abracadabra.money ecosystem, Spell (SPELL) and Magic Internet Money (MIM), with “some of the lowest fees around.” As noted in the update from Okcoin, here’s what each of these tokens are about, in… Read More

TRON Foundation Now Restructured as TRON DAO to Enable Complete Decentralization

As the crypto and blockchain space continues to grow steadily, decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) are becoming more common (because they provide a way to enable decentralized governance). After its MainNet launch back in June 2018, the 3-year-old TRON blockchain platform has developed its own DAO… Read More

Cryptocurrency Adoption: Bitrefill Says You can Now Live on Crypto In Saudi Arabia

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

VeChain Foundation Announces VeUSD, VeChainThor’s First Stablecoin for Web3, DeFi

The VeChain Foundation, a non-profit entity established in Singapore, recently revealed that they’re pleased to confirm that following months of development, the contract for VeUSD, VeChain’s first native stablecoin, will “soon go live on mainnet, ushering in a new era for VeChainThor.” With their international… Read More

Crypto Exchanges See $598M Stolen in First Half of December: Elliptic

More than half a billion dollars worth of cryptoassets were stolen from exchanges in the first half of December, compliance firm Elliptic said in a recent blog post. On Dec. 11 and 12, close to $83 million was stolen from AscendEX, a cryptoasset exchange that… Read More

After Unprecedented 2021, Mastercard Predicts Even More Digital Currency Innovation in 2022

On its face (or at surface level), 2021 may not have seemed like the year cryptocurrency “got serious,” according to an end-of-year update from Mastercard (NYSE: MA). The team at Mastercard noted that this year, we had Elon Musk sending Dogecoin (a virtual currency initially… Read More

Crypto Usage and Digital Assets Adoption Growing Worldwide but US Still Represents Largest Market: Report

This week, crypto (again) reached “record levels” of investment while industry professionals gathered to predict the key trends for the sector in 2022, the team at Sygnum Bank wrote in a blog post. At the same time, Sygnum has introduced a structured product offering (what… Read More

Regulated Digital Asset Bank, SEBA Bank, Launches Gold Token

SEBA Bank, a Switzerland digital asset bank regulated by FINMA, has launched a gold token. This digital asset represents physical gold and has rights for physical delivery. The SEBA Bank Gold Token is designed to simplify the process of investing in gold as a digital… Read More

Deel Adds Stablecoin USDC and Solana (SOL) as Withdrawal Options via Coinbase

Deel has announced the addition of USDC and Solana as withdrawal currencies via Coinbase (COIN: Nasdaq). Deel first teamed up with Coinbase in November 2020 to “enable users to withdraw their paychecks in cryptocurrency,” according to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. Deel currently supports five… Read More

API3 (API3), Bluzelle (BLZ), Circuits of Value (COVAL), Immutable X (IMX), Other New Crypto Tokens Now Available via Coinbase

Beginning on December 9, 2021, API3 (API3), Bluzelle (BLZ), Circuits of Value (COVAL), Gods Unchained (GODS), Immutable X (IMX), Measurable Data Token (MDT), mStable USD (MUSD) and Ribbon Finance (RBN) are available on Coinbase.com and via the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) clients… Read More

Meta’s Novi Digital Wallet Now Allows Transfers in Paxos’ Stablecoin USDP via WhatsApp

Meta, formerly known as Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), has enabled its digital wallet Novi to transfer funds using Paxos’ dollar-based stablecoin USDP via WhatsApp – another Meta company. Paxos is a top digital asset platform in the US that has pursued a compliance-first approach to providing crypto… Read More

CBDCs or Central Bank Digital Currencies May Completely Transform Global Economy: Report

Payments are faster and easier than ever before, the Chainalysis team writes in a blog post. As taps and texts continue to overtake cash and checks, they’re “increasingly digital, too,” the Chainalysis team adds while noting that thanks to the blockchain or distributed ledger tech… Read More

David Marcus, Diem / Libra Leader at Facebook Plans Exit: Report

David Marcus, the lead executive at Facebook / Meta (NASDAQ:FB) heading the charge for Facebook’s botched attempt to create a digital currency is exiting the firm to “pursue other projects,” according to a report in Bloomberg. Marcus joined Facebook from PayPal in 2014. According to… Read More

Blockchain Developers May Now Use Wyre’s API Tools to Build dApps on Algorand

If you’re a blockchain developer or brand building your application on the Algorand blockchain, then you may be interested in knowing that Wyre’s integration with Algorand is now live. As mentioned in the announcement, this means that application developers on the Algorand blockchain are able… Read More

Regal Partners with Flexa to Support Digital Currency Payments for Movies

Regal has teamed up with Flexa to support virtual currency payments for movies and more. Using Flexa, Regal patrons are able to purchase tickets and concessions using dozens of digital currencies at more than 500 theatres. Regal, which operates as a subsidiary of Cineworld Group… Read More

HUMBL Pay Mobile Wallet Improves Digital Asset Management, Blockchain Functionality

HUMBL this week released HUMBL Pay, a mobile wallet that includes the latest upgrades to its peer-to-peer (P2P) capability, along with additional features that simplify the management of digital assets and blockchain functionality. The service is now available on the Apple App Store and Google… Read More

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