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Following a $105 million Series B funding round, Talos, an institutional digital asset trading technology company, has secured a $1.25 billion valuation.
With bank support on both sides of the Atlantic, EBA Clearing, Swift, and The Clearing House (TCH) are launching a pilot project on immediate cross-border payments (IXB).
The payments company Stripe has enabled crypto payments in USD Coin (USDC), and Twitter influencers will be the first to use it.
Plaid co-founder William Hockey has unveiled his new startup, a Column — an infrastructure bank designed exclusively to assist developers in creating financial products.
As part of Tencent’s A/B testing, its e-CNY Wallet allows users to make purchases via QR codes on WeChat using digital currency. The program will allow users to transfer funds, receive payments, and access credit card functions.
Payaut, an automated payment provider for online platforms and marketplaces, has raised €8 million as part of a seed round led by Google’s AI-focused venture fund. LocalGlobal and Entrée Capital joined Gradient Ventures in the round for Dutch outfit Payaut.
If you’re into cryptocurrencies, a new payment card with Mastercard support has just debuted, allowing you to spend the value of your crypto without really selling it. According to Reuters, the card was produced through a collaboration between Mastercard and Nexo, a digital financial lending firm.
Mastercard, the global payments company, has filed 15 new trademark applications linked to crypto, fintech, and metaverse-related technology.
CertiK, a blockchain security company, announced on Thursday that it had raised $88 million in a new funding round, which confirms reports published last week.
The government of the United Kingdom has announced intentions to create a non-fungible token (NFT) to demonstrate its commitment to a “forward-thinking approach” to cryptocurrency technology and investment.
As part of its efforts to increase the use of Bitcoin as a means of exchange, Kraken has implemented the Lightning Network to allow clients to settle Bitcoin transactions instantly.