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Mastercard Encouraging Cryptocurrency Firms to Partner

  • By Samantha Mitchell
  • July 21, 2020
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Cryptocurrency firms have been approached by credit card giant Mastercard to partner with them as part of their newly expanded Accelerate program. The credit card firm is encouraging global cryptocurrency firms to apply, claiming that it has simplified their onboarding process. Issuers of crypto cards can now be onboarded as Mastercard partners “in a matter […]

The Reason Mastercard and Visa are Generating Cold Feet

Wall Street Journal reports of Visa and MasterCard getting cold feet in regards to helping build infrastructure around Facebook’s Libra Project. The journal also added that several partners have begun backing away from the project owing to regulatory concerns that face the upcoming project. The news follows a meeting on September 9th in Switzerland where […]

Mastercard and R3 Partner for a Decentralized Payment System & More

Mastercard and R3 Partner for a Decentralized Payment System MasterCard and R3 are partnering to build a decentralized payment system for cross border payments. The platform which is powered by the R3 corda blockchain will be a milestone in the digitization of the finance industry. The project guarantees MasterCard a place in the fast paced […]

R3 And MasterCard Are Building A Blockchain-Based Payment System

  • By Daniel Shaw
  • September 13, 2019
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In the latest news, R3 and MasterCard are collaborating to build a Decentralized Payment system for Cross Border payment services. The new platform is set to be powered by R3’s Corda Blockchain technology. This strategic partnership was announced on Wednesday (September 11) marking another milestone in the digitization of the financial industry. It is imperative […]

Ripple hires Facebook’s Exec payment – a good choice?

Ripple just announced that Kahina van Dyke has become Ripple’s new Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Development. She has 20 years of experience in Fintech and adjacent industries. She worked for big names such as Mastercard and Citibank. Most recently she worked for Facebook and the team of Facebook’s Global Financial Services. In their […]

SolarisBank, A Cryptocurrency Bank Launched In The European Union

  • By Samantha Mitchell
  • June 28, 2018
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Berlin, Germany. Cryptocurrency holders are expected to benefit from the services of SolarisBank. This bank aims to provide financial services to investors whose wealth is denominated in Cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency Banking With a control of about 1% of the global GDP and gaining popularity each and every day, Cryptocurrencies are projected to be the mode of […]