Tagged: stablecoin

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

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

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

Digital Asset Exchange Gemini Adds Moss Carbon, Terra, Metaverse, Infrastructure, Stablecoin Tokens

Digital assets firm Gemini reveals that it now supports trading with Moss Carbon and Terra, in addition to new metaverse, infrastructure, and stablecoin tokens. As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “Today, [the Gemini team is] delighted to announce support for a new set… Read More

Growth DeFi Integrates Chainlink Price Feeds to Support Lending, Liquidation, Other Services for MOR Stablecoin Release

Growth DeFi has integrated Chainlink (LINK) price feeds on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC) mainnet for their collateralized stablecoin lending protocol, MOR. By integrating Chainlink’s decentralized Oracle network, the MOR protocol will be able to gain access to “high-quality” and “tamper-proof” price feeds required to… Read More

HaloDAO, a Stablecoin Marketplace Protocol, and Yield Guild Games to Support Cash Outs in Southeast Asia

HaloDAO is collaborating with YGG for “local” stablecoin support “for simpler cash out,” according to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. HaloDAO, a stablecoin marketplace protocol, is working cooperatively with Yield Guild Games (YGG) to “enable YGG community members to support simpler cash outs in… Read More

China Evergrande Group Flashes Default Warnings, Tether Says We Don’t Hold its Debt

As has been widely reported, China Evergrande Group (HKEX:3333), China’s second-largest property developer, is flashing default signals on its corporate debt.  In a corporate statement Evergrande said that the company expects a “significant continuing decline in contract sales in September, thereby resulting in the continuous… Read More

Ex-Ripple Executives Plan pingNpay, a Blockchain Micropayment Network

London-based pingNpay, a new blockchain-based payments platform, has moved out of stealth mode by announcing its plan to launch a global micropayment network at some point in 2022. pingNPay seeks to create a new category of high frequency, low-value payments, like less than $20,  as… Read More

NFTs: Hoard Marketplace to Enable Borrowing, Trading, Lending, Staking of Non-Fungible Tokens

NFTs have become quite popular with a diverse group of consumers including professional NBA athletes like Stephen Curry and even former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson is talking about these digital collectibles. NFTs have quickly become the most-widely discussed topic in the crypto space. Even… Read More

New Bitcoin (BTC) Investment Product Now Being Offered by Matrixport

Matrixport, one of the fastest-growing digital assets financial services platforms in Asia, reveals that it has introduced “BTC-U Range Sniper,” which is described as an innovative “first-mover” product, which enables traders and investors to earn greater returns when the Bitcoin price “moves within a specified… Read More

Fintech Platform YouHodler Integrates with Fireblocks, a Digital Asset Custody, Transfer, Settlement Service

YouHodler, a Fintech platform that assists consumers with accessing the benefits of the fast-evolving crypto economy, has reportedly integrated with Fireblocks, a digital asset custody, transfer and settlement platform. Through the partnership, YouHodler will be leveraging Fireblocks for cryptocurrency transactions management and integrations with several… Read More

Diem Association’s Technical Steering Committee Appoints CTO Daniel Prinz

First DAG, which has created global virtual payment platform as a service, reveals that Diem Association’s Technical Steering Committee (TSC) has appointed its CTO, Daniel Prinz, as an official Maintainer of the Diem blockchain, which is a distributed, programmable database developed to act as the… Read More

Coinbase Adds Trading Support for COTI, a Protocol for Decentralized Payment Networks, Stablecoins

Beginning on Friday, August 27, 2021, COTI (COTI) will be available on Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Coinbase clients are now able to trade, send, receive, or store COTI in “most Coinbase-supported regions, with certain exceptions” (certain jurisdictions excluded due to… Read More

Crypto Earning, Borrowing Platform Celsius Network Digital Assets Now Over $20B

Celsius, the international digital currency earning and borrowing platform, recently revealed that it’s now managing $20,366,621,718 in crypto-assets as of August 13, 2021. Celsius carried out its quarterly internal audit using tech provided by third-party blockchain analysis company, Chainalysis, and using an internally developed methodology… Read More

Bob Reid: CEO at Everest Explains How They Offer DeFi Services, Cross-Border Payments, ID Verification, Seamless Account Creation

Bob Reid, CEO at Everest, a company focused on providing identity verification, account creation, and DeFi-related financial services, has shared key updates with Crowdfund Insider. Bob Reid talked about how his company successfully partners with established tech industry participants in order to provide seamless decentralized… Read More

Recent Tether Disclosures Answer Some Questions, Raise New Ones

Cryptocurrency investors this week learned more about how Tether shared more information on how it manages its reserves, as its seeks to reassure investors it can safely manage its role as a stablecoin linked to the US dollar. The third biggest cryptocurrency after BTC and… Read More

Crypto Bug Bounty Platform Immunefi Forms Security Core Unit, a Contracted Team in Maker Ecosystem

Immunefi, the cryptocurrency bug bounty and security services platform that protects more than $25 billion in users’ funds, is establishing the Immunefi Security Core Unit (CU), which is a contracted team within the Maker ecosystem. According to a release shared with CI, the team will… Read More

Circle Wants to Become a Full-Reserve National Commercial Bank

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

Bitcoin (BTC) Might Soon be Held by Governments and Nation States, As Crypto Adoption Rises Globally: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, has shared their August Market Outlook report, titled, The Final Crypto Adoption Frontier. Bitcoin or BTC adoption as an investment asset began with what is “often characterized as ‘retail’ (smaller… Read More

Celsius Secures Backend Pricing of Digital Assets using Chainlink, with Goal to Decentralize Crypto Lending Platform

Celsius has secured the backend pricing of crypto-assets using Chainlink, which is considered a major leap in CeFi “decentralization.” As stated in the update from Celsius: “In one of the most ambitious moves towards decentralization, Celsius is now leveraging the industry-leading Chainlink Price Feeds to… Read More

BlockFi to Offer the World’s First Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card, Now Available to All Eligible US Residents

The team at BlockFi, a company that allows users to earn interest and offers services including purchasing Bitcoin (BTC), borrowing USD, while growing their wealth. notes that they’re pleased to confirm that the “world’s first” Bitcoin rewards credit card is now available to all “eligible… Read More

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