JP Morgan Coin versus Ripple XRP: ‘Just use the Dollar!’ Ripple...

Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of blockchain Payment firm Ripple has challenged the rationale behind the cryptocurrency launched by JP Morgan, noting that it will...

Swiss Stock Exchange SIX Picked Blockchain Consortium R3 for Special Reasons,...

Days after it launched Ethereum Traded product on its platform for the first time, Swiss Stock Exchange SIX has revealed it has chosen Corda...

Japanese Banks Collaborate towards Blockchain Finance Platform

Five banks in Japan have reached an agreement to create a new financial services infrastructure that will be based on blockchain technology. This was...

Crypto Operators still find it Hard to Open Bank Accounts –...

Cryptocurrency exchanges, wallet providers and other companies in the cryptocurrency industry are still experiencing difficulties opening and operating conventional bank accounts around the world,...
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Circe May Seek $250 Million in New Funding Effort

Cryptocurrency payment service firm Circle is reportedly is reportedly seeking fund injection of up to $250 Million in the coming weeks. According to tech...

London Stock Exchange Invests in Finance Tokenization Startup Nivaura

Nivaura, a London-based fintech startup focused on tokenizing assets debts, equity, and structured notes have received notable investment from the London Stock Exchange Group...
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Daiwa, the Second Largest Securities Exchange In Japan Rounds Up Blockchain...

According to a press release published yesterday, the 19th of February, the second largest securities exchange in Japan, Daiwa Securities Group, has just completed...

Shift to cease its Crypto Visa Card Service that supports Coinbase...

Shift Card, a U.S.-based card service which allows Coinbase users to spend cryptocurrencies directly, will be shutting down its card services this April according...

Barclays Bank and MasterCard Get Involved with Ripple’s xRapid-Based Project

Ripple is getting some high-profile financial institutions involved in its xRapid product albeit indirectly. Barclays bank and MasterCard became the latest financial giants to have...

Financial Stability Chair Says Cryptos Could Challenge Global Financial Frameworks

Financial regulatory bodies often refer to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin as threats to conventional financial frameworks. Due to the unregulated nature of digital assets, some...
Ripple joins Blockchain Capital VC Fund with XRP investment worth $25 million price

Binance CEO CZ Hints at Strategic Partnership with Ripple Involving x-Rapid

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao recently expressed a desire to partner with blockchain payment firm Ripple and integrate its x-Rapid payment solution.  Zhao, who is...

Euro Exim Bank Confirms Integration of Ripple’s XRP x-Rapid Product

Euro Exim Bank, an early partner of blockchain fintech startup Ripple has successfully integrated the firm’s financial product x-Rapid which uses its XRP token....

Crypto Fundamentals are Stronger Now Than In The 2014 Crash –...

Reducing bitcoin prices doesn’t bring good news for crypto followers but if any respite, the crypto market recovered from an even worse position in...

SWIFT is partnering with Enterprise Blockchain Consortium R3

Global banking payments network SWIFT is making plans to integrate technology from enterprise blockchain consortium R3, the CEO has revealed. CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt disclosed this...
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South Korea’s Central Bank Denies Plans of a National Cryptocurrency

The Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea’s central bank has declared that it does not plan to issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC)...

15% of Americans Send Money Abroad Using Cryptocurrency – Survey

 New study conducted by blockchain startup Clovr, has shown that about 15 percent of people residing in the United States who transfer money abroad...

Crypto-Friendly Startup Revolut Gets European Banking License

Crypto-friendly fintech startup Revolut can now offer banking services to its uses in Europe after obtaining the required banking license. According to a report...
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Crypto-Friendly Trading App Robinhood Introduce Checking & Savings Accounts

Robinhood Markets, Inc., operators of stock trading and cryptocurrency trading apps, will now furnish its users with regular checking and saving accounts. The company...

First Digital Safety Deposit Box for Cryptocurrency Firms Launches in Canada

Canada-based VersaBank has launched a digital safety deposit box for cryptocurrency firms known as VersaVault. This is in response loss of digital assets through...
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Can Blockchain Help Bank The Unbanked in Sub-Saharan Africa?

By Bolaji Onibudo, Founder and CEO of XendBit “Financial inclusion,” is a major buzzword in sub-Saharan Africa right now. As it should be, the unbanked...

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