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US Treasury discusses stablecoins with industry experts

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Sep 2021

The US Treasury Department has met with several industry participants to quiz them about the risks and benefits posed by stablecoins.

regulation, treasury, stablecoin, cryptocurrency, central bank

Gemini chooses CompoSecure for crypto credit cards

News | Cards | 23 Aug 2021

CompoSecure, a provider of financial payment cards and crypto storage and security solutions, has announced that it will manufacture a new crypto rewards credit card for Gemini.

partnership, credit card, cryptocurrency, stablecoin

MobileCoin raises USD 66 mln

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Aug 2021

MobileCoin has raised USD 66 million for its cryptocurrency payment platform that aims to democratise privacy for all.

funding, cryptocurrency, blockchain, stablecoin

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

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

The digital euro offers better data protection than private stablecoins, ECB states

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jun 2021

European Central Bank (ECB) board member Fabio Panetta has stated believing that a digital euro would offer better data protection than privately issued stablecoins.

digital euro, cybersecurity, stablecoin, data protection

Cross-border CBDCs could trigger forex controls

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Jun 2021

Although it is still early days, CBDCs might trigger greater foreign exchange controls, as study shows.

CBDC, cross-border payments, survey, stablecoin, central bank

Shells adds crypto payment option with BitPay

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Jun 2021

US-based Shells, a virtual cloud desktop startup, has announced the company is accepting cryptocurrency payments using BitPay.

cryptocurrency, payment methods, stablecoin, Bitcoin

Bank of England launches discussion paper on digital money

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Jun 2021

Bank of England has launched a discussion paper to set out the Bank’s emerging thoughts on new forms of digital money, which include both systemic stablecoins and a UK CBDC.

central bank, regulation, digital currency, CBDC, stablecoin

Interview with Ran Goldi from First Digital on Diem, stablecoins, CBDCs

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | 28 May 2021

Ran Goldi founder of First Digital delves into one of the hottest topics – Diem, stablecoins, CBDCs

Diem, PSP, merchant, stablecoin, CBDC, cryptocurrency, cross-border ecommerce, digital assets, banks

Diem aims to replace USD stablecoin with gov digital dollar

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 May 2021

The recently announced Diem USD stablecoin is intended as an interim step until the US Federal Reserve issues a central bank digital currency (CBDC) or digital dollar.

Diem, Diem Association, stablecoin, digital dollar, e-wallet, data privacy

US Federal Reserve consults the public on stablecoins, CBDCs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 May 2021

US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has announced in a prepared speech to camera it would consult the public about a potential central bank digital currency (CBDC) in the summer.

CBDC, stablecoin, digital dollar, Diem

Tether launches on Avalanche

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 May 2021

Tether, a company operating the blockchain-enabled platform tether.to, has announced launching Tether tokens (USDt) on Avalanche, an open-source platform.

Token, blockchain, transactions , Ethereum, stablecoin, Bitcoin

Facebook-backed crypto project Diem moves to US, abandoning Swiss licence plans

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 May 2021

Digital currency group Diem Association, formally known as Facebook’s Libra project, has announced plans to launch a US dollar stablecoin.

Diem Association, stablecoin, payment processing, blockchain, cross-border payments

Zumo launches its B2B proposition, ZumoKit

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 May 2021

Zumo, a crypto wallet and payment platform, has launched its B2B proposition, ZumoKit, its crypto-as-a-service platform.

product launch, fintech, financial institutions, cryptocurrency, blockchain, stablecoin, digital currency

BitPay adds Dai and WBTC as payment options for businesses

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 May 2021

BitPay, a provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, has announced it is adding Dai and WBTC for businesses to accept as a payment option.

stablecoin, Bitcoin, merchants, cryptocurrency, Token, Ethereum

Paxos gets USD 300 mln to boost its financial market infrastructure platform

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 Apr 2021

Paxos, a regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, has closed a USD 300 million Series D round of funding to boost its financial market infrastructure platform’s growth.

Paxos, funding, blockchain, digital assets, online payments, stablecoin

Gilded launches Mass Pay to enable businesses pay employees in crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Apr 2021

Gilded, a B2B payments and accounting platform for cryptocurrency, has announced the availability of Mass Pay, a solution that allows businesses to pay up to 500 employees at once in Ethereum-based tokens.

product launch, cryptocurrency, B2B payments, Ethereum, stablecoin, blockchain, transactions , banks

Interview on CBDCs with James Pomeroy, Global Economist, HSBC

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Apr 2021

Ahead of Open Banking Expos virtual event on CBDCs, The Paypers has sat with James Pomeroy, Global Economist at HSBC to delve into the latest CBDC projects and highlight the benefits, risks, unknowns these projects entail

Open Banking, CBDC, stablecoin, cryptocurrency, digital payments, pandemic, Bitcoin, blockchain, central bank, banks