Tagged: stablecoin

Silvergate Capital Corporation to Issue Diem Stablecoin in the US

Silvergate Capital Corporation (NYSE: SI) will partner with Diem, formerly Libra, to issue a US dollar stablecoin in the US. Silvergate is a Federal Reserve member bank and a provider of financial infrastructure solutions and services for the growing digital currency industry. Shares in Silvergate… Read More

Diem, Formerly Libra, Withdraws Application in Switzerland to Focus on US Dollar Stablecoin

In a significant twist of events, Diem, formerly Libra, has withdrawn its payment systems application in Switzerland. Diem had submitted an application to Switzerland, a crypto-friendly jurisdiction, in anticipation of launching a global cryptocurrency. The  Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) said that Diem Networks… Read More

Billionaire Mark Cuban Proposes Setting Up Ethereum Smart Contract to Bet on Cryptos vs Stock Market Performance

Peter Mallouk, President and CEO at Creative Planning, a nationally recognized “leader” in the wealth management community, recently noted that if you purchase a hundred stocks, “odds are most go up.” Mallouk also mentioned that if you buy a hundred cryptocurrencies, “most will go to… Read More

USDT Stablecoin Market Cap of $51B+ Now Exceeds Insured Deposits at Most US Banks, Quarterly Report of Tether Reserves Expected Soon

Tether (USDT), the world’s largest stablecoin (or digital asset that’s supposed to be backed 1-to-1 with major fiat currencies like USD and cash equivalents) now claims a market cap of over $51.7 billion at the time of writing (according to available data). Notably, Tether (USDT)… Read More

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

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

Kava Labs, which Aims to Democratize Financial Services, Reveals Kava 5, Hard V2 are Live, Supporting Fully-Functional Lending Platform

Adam Turman, Developer Support Engineer at Kava Labs Inc, which is focused on “democratizing” financial services and making them more accessible to “anyone, anywhere” across the globe, notes that Kava Labs is pleased to introduce new features and enhancements they’ve been working on recently. Turman… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum Active Addresses Up Considerably in Past Week, but DeFi Algorithmic Stablecoin FEI Fails at Recent Launch: Report

The team at BitOoda, a global digital asset financial technology and services platform providing “next-gen” risk management solutions, notes that Bitcoin (BTC) is up by around $8,000 since their last crypto market commentary on April 8, 2021. The BitOoda team adds that “more importantly,” Bitcoin… Read More

Reserve, a Pool of Stablecoins with “Reduced Risk” via Diversification and Decentralized Governance, Reports Strong Growth in Venezuela

Reserve, which claims to be a “flexible” pool of stablecoins designed to “reduce risk” via diversification strategies and “decentralized” governance, reports that during the last week of March 2021, Reserve was “the #1 most downloaded finance app” in Venezuela, and it also “surpassed 100,000 total… Read More

DeFi Wealth Management Platform YIELD App Reports Over 25,000 Users, Appr. $46M AUM

YIELD App, a decentralized finance (DeFi) wealth management platform, has revealed that they’ve seen “strong” growth during their first quarter of trading, with the total number of users reaching almost 26,000 as assets under management (AUM) surged to around $46 million “between week one and… Read More

Dan Burstein from Paxos Reveals how the Firm Is the “Most Trusted” Operator in Digital Asset Infrastructure Space

Dan Burstein, General Counsel at Paxos, claims in a blog post that the company is the “most trusted” operator in the digital asset infrastructure space. Burstein explains that trustworthiness is key to their business model and overall success at Paxos. They believe that by serving… Read More

Report on Tether Stablecoin Says it is Backed One to One with the US Dollar

In a post on its site, Tether Holdings Limited said a recent assurance opinion by Moore Cayman confirms that “information in the company’s Consolidated Reserves Report is accurate.” The report, a snapshot document from February 28, 2021, indicates that at that time Tether effectively held… Read More

UK to Focus on Regulating Stablecoins Before Wider Market – Report

The United Kingdom is looking to regulate the fast emerging stablecoin market before it addresses the broader crypto-asset sector, according to a report by Reuters. Citing John Glen, MP, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, who was speaking at a conference, the report indicated concern about… Read More

Centre Consortium, Formed by Fintech Circle and Coinbase, Reports USDC Stablecoin Crosses $11B

The Centre Consortium, an entity established by global Fintech firm Circle and Coinbase, reports that the first quarter of this year has been one of “explosive growth” for Centre and for the USDC stablecoin, which is the world’s “most trusted” stablecoin (according to Centre Consortium)…. Read More

Blockchain or DLT based Stellar Network Is Reportedly Settling Transfers for $0.0001 / TX

Ada Vaughan, who focuses on Ecosystem and Marketing Strategy at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), notes that in an “increasingly cashless” and global economy, the separations between the different financial systems may lead to friction when you’re operating an international business. If you carry out… Read More

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

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

Goldman Sachs Bitcoin Survey Reveals Most Investors are Bullish on Cryptos like BTC and Ethereum (ETH)

The majority of Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) clients are bullish on the future performance of decentralized cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH). The giant Wall Street investment bank has shared the results of a client survey revealing that 61% of respondents believe their crypto-asset… Read More

Digital Collectibles: Rachel Mayer from Circle Pay Explains how Company’s Payments and Treasury Infrastructure Supports NFT Marketplaces

Rachel Mayer, VP at CirclePay, notes that as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) rise in popularity, the operators or managers of NFT marketplaces and storefronts will be needing to remove entry barriers for their users. Mayer points out that more consumers in and outside of the crypto… Read More

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

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

Tim Frost: CEO at YIELD App Reveals how Algorithmic Stablecoins Provide Censorship-Resistant Financial Services, Comments on other Fintech Developments

Tim Frost, CEO at YIELD App, which is a comprehensive Fintech app offering a wide range of DeFi services and new investment strategies, has shared his views and insights regarding the recent trading frenzy that was initiated by a group of armchair investors via Reddit… Read More

Instant Digital Asset Exchange Service Kyber Network Reports All-Time High $858M Trading Volume for January 2021

The developers of the Kyber Network (KNC), which provides a tool that allows traders to exchange tokens instantly without having to use exchanges, have published their Ecosystem Report for January 2021. As confirmed in the update, Kyber 3.0, the “most ambitious and important change” to… Read More

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