Finance

BREAKING: Brazil’s Antitrust Watchdog Reverses WhatsApp Payments Ban

A few days ago, WhatsApp payments were officially halted in Brazil. Today, the suspension has been lifted by the country's antitrust watchdog. A very...

UK Challenger Bank Monzo Faces Revenue Issues due to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting a lot of different businesses all over the world Monzo, the UK challenger bank, has a very tough decision...

Mastercard’s Jesse McWaters Claims Tech Giants Won’t Offer Financial Services

For some time now, it seems as if major tech companies are looking to enter the finance industry. During Sibos 2020, it became apparent...

BNP Paribas Leverages Smart Contracts for Real-time Trade and Settlement Applications

Financial institutions around the world want to explore blockchain technology, BNP Paribas is entering a crucial testing stage for post-trade distributed ledger technology. Leveraging...

Curve Brings Google Pay Functionality to 14 Additional European Countries

Popular banking outfit Curve continues to expand its presence in Europe. The bank's native payment card now works with Google Pay in 14 countries,...

COVID-19 Forced Many Consumers to Switch Payment Providers

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to make its mark on the financial sector. Slowly but surely, consumers are exploring different payment providers. A new report...

Bank of England Governor Advocates for Stablecoin and E-Money Regulation

Stablecoins and pegged currencies will become of even greater importance moving forward. It is only normal to see this concept draw attention from regulators....

Ripple Partner TerraPay Joins Forces With Pakistan’s Bank Alfalah

Partnerships are as crucial in the cryptocurrency industry as they are anywhere else. Bank Alfalah is partnering with TerraPay. This news is significant, as...

Capital One Slashing Credit Card Spending Limits may Trigger Weaker Bitcoin...

The COVID-19 pandemic has made a significant impact o the global monetary system. In the US, there are now some tough decisions to be...

UK Fintech Funding Decreased by Nearly 40% in First Half of...

The fintech industry is taking significant hits due to the coronavirus crisis. Overall funding of UK firms has decreased by nearly 40% in the...

Press Releases

Derivatives Exchange GlobeDX Raises $18M in Seed Round Led by Blockchain VCs

London, England, 28th April, 2021, GlobeDX (Globe Derivative Exchange) has completed an $18 million funding round led by major blockchain investors. Y Combinator, Pantera...

JUST NFT Fund Launches The World’s First Picasso NFT To Help Traditional Art Break...

San Francisco, CA, 28th April, 2021, Justin Sun, the founder of TRON and CEO of BitTorrent, recently announced that the JUST NFT fund has...

SingularityDAO Raises $2.7M in Private Sale Led by AlphaBit to Usher AI-Driven DeFi

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 28th April, 2021, SingularityDAO, the independent DeFi-centric project incubated by SingularityNET, has raised $2.7 million in Private Sale funding from a number...