Visa Terminates Agreements With Bankrupt Crypto Exchange FTX

Visa has reportedly terminated its global agreements with collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX and its U.S. arm, FTX US. The payments giant added that FTX’s “U.S. debit card program is being wound down by their issuer.” Visa Ends Agreements With FTX Visa Inc., the world’s leading payments processor, reportedly said Sunday that it has ended global […]

Fiat-to-Crypto Company Ramp Raises $70 Million to Solve the Crypto Onboarding Problem

Ramp, a fiat-to-crypto company, has announced it has raised $70 million as part of its Series B funding round. The round was co-led by Mubadala Capital and Korelya Capital, with Balderton Capital and Cogito Capital participation. The company explained that these funds would allow it to improve its app further and keep hiring talent. Ramp […]

Abu Dhabi Fintech Startup Raises $20 Million in Series B Funding Round

Abu Dhabi-based fintech, Pyypl, announced on Nov. 7 that it had raised $20 million in Series B funding and this brought the total of funds raised to nearly $40 million. Pyypl has said it plans to use the recently raised funds to develop and add new features to its proprietary technology. The company further wants […]

Visa Warms Up Fans With NFT Auction Ahead of Soccer World Cup in Qatar

Financial services giant Visa has set out to activate soccer fans for the upcoming World Cup Qatar 2022 with a non-fungible token (NFT) initiative. FIFA’s payment partner has teamed up with the governing body’s crypto sponsor to celebrate the planet’s most popular sport, art and technology. Visa and Offer Soccer Fans Iconic NFTs, Chance […]

Visa Files Trademark Applications Covering a Range of Cryptocurrency Products, Including Crypto Wallet

Payments giant Visa has filed two trademark applications covering a wide range of cryptocurrency products and services, including its own crypto wallet. The filings also mention crypto transaction management and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Visa’s New Trademark Applications Visa has filed two trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Mike Kondoudis, a […]

Santander Proposes Project to Tokenize and Trade Properties With the Brazilian CBDC

Santander, the Spain-based bank, has presented a project to use tokenization in tandem with the digital real, the proposed Brazilian cryptocurrency, in order to facilitate property transactions. The proposal, part of the LIFT challenge, would be focused on simplifying the sale of real estate properties and cars for the Brazilian population. Santander Proposes Tokenization Platform […]

New Satoshi Notations Discovered, Bitcoin’s Halving Progress, Mad Money’s Cramer Miffed After SEC Filing — Week in Review

In this edition of the News week in Review: never-before-seen notations discovered from Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, an update on progress toward the next Bitcoin halving event, Mad Money’s Jim Cramer challenging crypto investors to bet against him, and more. Sleuth Discovers Satoshi’s Long-Lost Bitcoin Version 0.1 Codebase, Raw Code Contains Bitcoin Inventor’s Never-Before-Seen […]