Tagged: digital currency

Travala.com’s Latest Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Nears £1.1 Million During the Final Week on Crowdcube

  Travala, a service that lets users pay for hotel reservations with digital currencies, is set to close its latest equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with nearly £1.1 million raised. The funding round, which originally sought to raise £500,000, has attracted more than 800 Crowdcube… Read More

BitPay Joins Forces With Travala.com to Launch Crypto Travel Gift Cards

 Travala.com, a blockchain-based travel booking service, announced on Thursday it has joined forces with cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay to power Travala.com’s new Travel Gift Cards. According to Travala.com, the collaboration will enable cryptocurrency holders to purchase gift cards redeemable for over three million travel products… Read More

Hong Kong Crypto Platform Crypto.com Releases Polish Version of Mobile App & Exchange

Just days after announcing the Turkish version of its mobile crypto app and exchange, Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced the platform’s Polish version. With the Turkish and Polish version platform will now support French, Spanish, Korean, Italian, Portuguese, and Chinese. As previously reported, Crypto.com serves more… Read More

Glint Pay Reportedly Secures £2.5 Million Through Latest Investment Round

Glint Pay Inc. (Glint), a subsidiary of the U.K.-based fintech company that makes gold an alternative global currency by enabling its clients to buy, sell, save and spend their physical gold instantly through the Glint Debit Mastercard and Glint App, reportedly secured £2.5 million through… Read More

PayBito Announces Trading Platform Upgrades

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange PayBito announced on Friday it has upgraded its trading platform by offering new features for an improved user experience. According to PayBito, the new enhancements include a global order book for the traders to receive direct market access. “The direct market access by PayBito… Read More

BitPay Launches Mass Payout Service “BitPay Send”

Global blockchain payments provider BitPay announced on Thursday the launch of BitPay Send. According to BitPay, BitPay Send is described as a new mass payout service that enables organizations of all sizes to pay employees, affiliates, customers, vendors, contractors, and others with cryptocurrency. The service… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinmerce Added to the Crypto Registry of the Dutch Central Bank

Coinmerce, a Dutch cryptocurrency platform, announced on Monday it has been added to the crypto registry of the Dutch Central Bank. Coinmerce claims it is one of the first companies that offer both wallet and trading functionalities in The Netherlands that is accepted. Founded in… Read More

Crypto.com Releases Turkish Version of Mobile App & Exchange

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com recently announced the release of the Turkish version of the mobile app and exchange. The crypto portal’s app and exchange already support French, Spanish, Korean, Italian, Portuguese, and Chinese. As previously reported, Crypto.com serves more than three million customers by providing… Read More

Sygnum Bank Launches Tezos Staking With Stake Rewards of Up to 5% Annually

Sygnum Bank, a licensed digital asset bank, recently claims it is the first regulated bank to launch staking for Tezos (XTZ), an open-source protocol backed by a global community of 1300+ validators, researchers and developers. According to Sygnum, XTZ may now be deposited and staked,… Read More

Bitcoin IRA Unveils New Cryptocurrency IRA Knowledge Center

  Bitcoin IRA, a company that allows individuals to invest in cryptocurrency, announced on Friday the launch of its new Crypto Knowledge Center. According to Bitcoin IRA, the center provides a dedicated hub for educational information specifically for blockchain, cryptocurrency, and self-direct retirement accounts. “Bitcoin… Read More

Wirex Unveils “Rising Women in Crypto Power List”

Digital payments platform Wirex announced on Monday the unveiling of its “2020 Rising Women in Crypto Power List” Wirex claims that the List, which was done in partnership with The Fintech Times, received a total of 367 entries and features the ten most inspirational women… Read More

NEM Joins Forces with Simplex to Enable Fiat Credit & Debit Purchases Globally

  NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investments arm of the NEM blockchain ecosystem, announced earlier this week it has joined forces with fiat infrastructure provider Simplex to help make XEM,  NEM’s native token, purchasable by credit and debit card through Simplex’s global network of… Read More

Prime Trust Debuts Proprietary Core Banking Software For Fractional Assets

Prime Trust, a blockchain-driven trust company, announced on Friday the launch of PrimeCore, which is a proprietary core banking software for fractional assets, including cryptocurrency. According to Prime Trust, PrimeCore operates as a secure, cloud-based SaaS that is accessible entirely through Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)…. Read More

Coinbase Milestone: Coinbase Card Makes Debut in the U.S.

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced on Wednesday its Coinbase Card has made its debut in the U.S. Coinbase reported that the card allows crypto to be used for payments and purchases online and in-store, as well as ATM withdraws.  “The introduction of Coinbase Card was a significant milestone… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange & Custodian Gemini Announces Support For EUR Deposits & Trading

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini), a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Wednesday it is now supporting the Euro (EUR) for deposits and trading on its platform. According to Gemini, the platform’s users may now purchase all available cryptos with EUR on mobile app and… Read More

Developments related to Central Bank Digital Currencies have “Accelerated Dramatically” During Past 18 Months: Report

A report published by Global Digital Finance notes that during the past 18 months, the developments related to central bank digital currencies (CBDC) have “accelerated dramatically.” CBDC projects have gone from the research stage to formulating key policy requirements. Countries like China have even introduced… Read More

Bitfinex Set to List HUMAN Token

Digital asset exchange Bitfinex announced on Thursday it is set to list the HUMAN Token (HMT), which is notably a medium of exchange that will be used to power the decentralized labor markets built on the HUMAN Protocol. The HUMAN Protocol notably provides a hybrid… Read More

PayPal Joins the Crypto Bandwagon, Bitcoin Rises in Price

With the announcement that PayPal will now enable trading and payments in crypto, the world’s most popular digital currency – Bitcoin has jumped in price. At last glance, Bitcoin is trading over USD$ 12,700 – earlier today it was under $12,000. Shares in PayPal neared… Read More

Celsius Network Announces Decrease of Crypto Loan Minimums to $500 & Pre-Approves 200,000 Customers

  Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Wednesday it has reduced its minimum loan amount to $500, making Celsius one of the most accessible crypto-lenders in the space. Celsius reported that the latest decrease comes less than a year after it… Read More

Bitfinex Collaborates With Celsius Network to Offer Bitfinex Customers Access to Celsius Rates For Crypto Holdings

Digital asset exchange Bitfinex announced on Thursday it is teaming up with cryptocurrency reward-earning platform Celsius Network to offer its customers easy access to Celsius’ rates for earning rewards on crypto holdings. The duo notably aims to “empower” the crypto community to stabilized the market… Read More

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