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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

Circle, Owner of SeedInvest, Invests $10.5 Million in Crowdcube in Move to Expand Securities Crowdfunding

Circle, a digital asset firm that is a top stablecoin issuer and owner of investment platform SeedInvest, has invested $10.5 million in Crowdcube. The total funding round was $13.5 million. Circle’s investment in Crowdcube was made via USD Coin (USDC) – a dollar-based stablecoin. The percentage… Read More

Latam: Bitso Announces Bitso Shift Payment Service between the US and Mexico Powered by Circle’s USDC

Bitso, a top crypto platform in Latin America that reports over 3.3 million users, has launched “Bitso Shift,” a service that allows Mexican people and companies to send and receive payments between Mexico and the United States. According to Bitso, Bitso Shift is targeting Mexican… Read More

ShapeShift DAO, a Decentralized, Non-Custodial Crypto Platform, Partners with ICHI to Launch Stable Token

ShapeShift DAO, a decentralized, non-custodial crypto platform and community, reveals that it has formed a partnership with ICHI in order to launch a new stable token. As mentioned in an update shared with CI: “Through the provision of a Decentralized Monetary Authority (DMA), ICHI empowers… Read More

RSK Expansion to Increase Filipinos’ Stablecoin Access

Smart contract platform RSK’s expansion throughout the Philippines will result in more access to stablecoins for investors living in the country. Given their peg to existing assets such as fiat currencies, precious metals and, on occasion, other cryptocurrencies, stablecoins are less vulnerable to the wild… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum, USDC Payments Support Enabled by OLB Group via Mastercard Cryptocurrency Processing

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The OLB Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OLB), a provider of Cloud-powered omnicommerce and payment acceptance solutions for small- and mid-sized merchants and Bitcoin mining firm, announced that it is ready to process Mastercard Bitcoin payments. Merchants utilizing OLB’s OmniSoft business management platform and the firm’s SecurePay… Read More

Circle Now Supported on Hedera Network

Circle, a stablecoin issuer and aspiring banking platform, is now supported on the Hedera Hashgraph network, according to a note from the company. USDC is a dollar-based stablecoin with over $30 billion in circulation that is widely utilized for payments in the crypto ecosystem. Hedera… Read More

Kim Hamilton Duffy Joins Centre, Established by Coinbase and Circle, as Director of Identity and Standards

Centre, the consortium that has been established by global Fintech Circle and digital assets firm Coinbase (COIN: Nasdaq) to offer standards and governance for USD Coin (USDC), which has become one of the  fastest-growing “digital dollar” currencies, reveals that recent MIT Digital Credentials Architect Kim… Read More

Circle, Plaid Announce Integration

Fintech firm Circle, a company providing payments and financial infrastructure for internet businesses, has integrated with Plaid, a data network powering the digital financial ecosystem. The integration simplifies the process of connecting bank accounts and accepting ACH payments because Plaid enables quicker account verification, the… 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

EQONEX Announces “Exclusive” Airdrop of EQO Dollars for its Native Token Holders

Digital assets exchange EQONEX (Nasdaq: EQOS) reveals that it will be conducting its first  airdrop of EQO dollars (EQO-D) “exclusively for the holders of its native token EQO.” As mentioned in a release shared with CI: “Under the terms of the airdrop, 100 EQO-D will… Read More

Circle: USDC Stablecoin is Just Another Set of Payments Rails but Better

Circle is a Fintech that is best known for its dollar-based stablecoin, USDC, that has grown rapidly in recent months. Today, USDC is the second most popular stablecoin following Tether, with a market cap of over $27 billion. While about half the size of Tether… 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

Unstoppable Domains Partners with Circle on Stablecoin Payments

Circle, creator of dollar-based stablecoin USDC, has partnered with blockchain domain name provider Unstoppable Domains to offer easily readable usernames for stablecoin payments. Circle, which recently raised $440 million notes that USDC is the world’s fastest-growing dollar digital currency with a market cap of more… Read More

Wyre, Polygon to Offer USDC Token

Developers can now provide Polygon’s USDC token via the Polygon ecosystem thanks to the use of Wyre’s Checkout API. This integration provides one of the only fiat to USDC on-ramps for customers around the world and in 43 US states, with the conversion process taking less… Read More

Tether Management Said to be Target of Criminal Investigation by US Department of Justice

Tether, the largest stablecoin by market cap, is said to be a target of a criminal investigation in the US. According to a report in Bloomberg, the US Department of Justice is investigating whether, or not, executives committed bank fraud. Rumblings have long swirled around… Read More

Global Fintech Circle, which will Go Public, Explains how DeFi Lending Is Similar to Traditional Lending Processes

The team at global Fintech Circle, which will go public in a $4.5 billion SPAC deal, notes that the promise of decentralized finance (DeFi) is to transform or fundamentally improve financial services by offering greater transparency, security, and community governance by leveraging blockchain or distributed… Read More

DeFi focused Wealth Management Platform YIELD App Reports Strong H1 2021, with 45,000+ Users

The team at YIELD App, the developers of a fast-growing wealth management platform for digital assets, has published their second progress report – which reveals that users for their app have doubled while assets have increased by 3x since the last update. The YIELD App… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Liquid Group and Stellar Development Foundation Offering Stellar USDC to Liquid’s Clients

Digital currency exchange platform Liquid Group, Inc. and the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) have revealed that Stellar USDC, a major stablecoin, is now available to Liquid’s exchange clients. Liquid is adding multi-chain support for USDC by expanding its products into a Stellar-enabled version. By bringing… Read More

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