Articles with tag like: DeFi

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Worldpay from FIS partners with crypto exchange OKCoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jul 2021

Financial technology player Worldpay from FIS has been selected by cryptocurrency platform OKCoin to provide global merchant acquiring and foreign exchange services.


cryptocurrency exchange, crypto asset, DeFi, partnership

PayU partners with CELO, launches new stablecoin option

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Jul 2021

Payments fintech PayU has partnered with mobile-first, open-source blockchain ecosystem CELO.

partnership, blockchain, DeFi, stablecoin

Venture arm of Thai bank announces latest DeFi spin off and investment

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jul 2021

SCB 10X, the venture arm of Siam Commercial Bank, has announced its latest investment in the decentralised finance (DeFi) sector via asset aggregator and portfolio dashboard, Ape Board.

DeFi, smart contracts, Ethereum, investment, banks

DeFi in a nutshell

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 14 Jul 2021

More than a buzzword, Decentralised Finance (DeFi) provides a broad range of benefits in financial services for users. But what is DeFi? Igor Mikhalev, BCG Platinion, and Igor Struchkov, Firmshift explain

DeFi, payment processing, financial services, banks, blockchain, smart contracts, digital assets, stablecoin, SME lending, insurance

The Pay Off – Exclusive interview with Gottfried Leibbrandt and Natasha de Terán

Interviews | Online Payments | 14 Jul 2021

Gottfried Leibbrandt and Natasha de Terán offer thoughtful insights into the mechanics of payments, exploring DeFi, EPI, CBDCs, and notions such as the power, profundity, and perversity of payments and the things that you have never even thought about before

CBDC, EPI, digital payments, cryptocurrency, DeFi, regulation, instant payments, risk management, banks, digitalisation, data, payments infrastructure, bigtech, central bank, stablecoin

BlueHelix (BHEX) launches decentralised cross-chain exchange

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jul 2021

Singapore-based BlueHelix Group (BHEX) has launched HDEX, a decentralised trading platform to support cross-chain deposit/withdrawals of any asset.

product launch, DeFi, digital assets, fintech

Blockpass, OpenDeFi team up for KYC provision and PASS rewards

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 09 Jul 2021

Blockpass has teamed up with OpenDeFi to provide regulatory compliance, security, and additional benefits to the intersection of Decentralised Finance and real-world assets 'Open Finance'.

KYC, AML, partnership, digital identity, DeFi

Circle goes public in USD 4.5 bln blank-check deal

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Jul 2021

Global fintech Circle has announced it would go public through a merger with a blank-check company in a deal that values it at USD 4.5 billion.

merger, investment, digital currency, DeFi, digital payments

DeFi market size stays below USD 48 bln

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Jun 2021

The DeFi market size stood at below USD 48 bln at the end of June 2021, a large 45% plunge compared to May 2021 figures, according to data presented by

DeFi, cryptocurrency, blockchain, token

Free TON launches BRIDGE token

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Jun 2021

Blockchain company Free TON has announced cooperating with crypto exchange multi-level turnkey platform Broxus to launch a BRIDGE token to expand its DeFi bridge.

product launch, DeFi, token, blockchain

Blockchain Capital raises USD 300 mln for Fund V

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Jun 2021

US-based Blockchain Capital has raised USD 300 million for its Fund V round.

funding, blockchain, DeFi, NFT

Blockchain is unsuitable for CBDC, Swiss National Bank states

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Jun 2021

Swiss National Bank (SNB) economist Carlos Lenz has stated at a press conference organised by the Swiss Bankers Association that there is no need for a digital franc. 

cryptocurrency, CBDC, DeFi, digital currency

Wirex launches X-Accounts and partners with Fireblocks

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jun 2021

Digital payments platform, Wirex, has launched the X-Accounts feature, and has partnered with Fireblocks, a global crypto provider.

partnership, cryptocurrency, DeFi, product launch

Six Clovers launches digital currency payments solution

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Jun 2021

Six Clovers, a decentralised global payments network, has announced the launch of its financial technology infrastructure allowing for transactions in digital currencies around the world.

funding, DeFi, cross-border payments, blockchain

BitDAO raises USD 230 mln in private funding

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Jun 2021

BitDAO, a decentralised autonomous organisation, has completed a USD 230 million private funding from initial partners.

funding, DeFi, Open Finance, tokenization, blockchain

Maven 11 Blockchain Venture Fund II raises EUR 40 mln for DeFi

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Jun 2021

Dutch blockchain investment fund Maven 11 Capital has raised EUR 40 million to invest in start- and scale-ups creating DeFi services and building Web 3.0. using blockchain technology.

blockchain, DeFi, funding, payment processing, lending

Global banking regulator calls for toughest capital rules for crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Jun 2021

The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has demanded for cryptocurrencies to carry the toughest bank capital rules of any asset, according to Financial Times.

cryptocurrency, security token, DeFi, Bitcoin, Ethereum, compliance

Rikkei Finance raises USD 5.6 mln in funding

News | Cryptocurrencies | 01 Jun 2021

Vietnam-based DeFi startup Rikkei Finance has announced raising initial funding of USD 5.6 million.

DeFi, startup, funding, digital assets, fintech

Dubai's DMCC free trade zone to launch Crypto Centre

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 May 2021

Dubai hopes to mimic the blockchain activity generated in Switzerland’s Crypto Valley by launching the DMCC Crypto Centre.

cryptocurrency, DeFi, blockchain, regulatory sandbox

LEXIT announces launch of IDO, introducing LEXi Coin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 May 2021

LEXIT, a decentralised finance platform (DeFi) for tokenising intellectual property into Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) announced today the launch of its first initial DEX offering (IDO).

NFT, blockchain, DeFi, tokenization