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May 28, 2024
Coinflow Raises $2.2 Million to Build Financial Blockchain Tech

Instant settlement payment provider Coinflow Labs has raised $2.25 million in seed funding. The company said this funding round, announced Tuesday (May 28), will help it bolster its payments infrastructure...


May 28, 2024
MoonPay Debuts Tools For Web3 Digital Commerce

Web3 infrastructure firm MoonPay has launched Web3 Tools, a platform for “building mainstream-ready digital experiences.” The platform, announced Tuesday (May 28), expands on MoonPay’s payments and minting infrastructure to offer...


May 28, 2024
Pay-by-Bank Solutions Signal New Era of Payments

Solutions in search of problems rarely scale — something especially true when it comes to payments, where the focus remains on enhancing user experience and efficiency. With that focus in mind, PYMNTS...


May 23, 2024
Can Crypto’s Political Tailwinds Drive True Digital Asset Utility?

In the Bahamas, convicted cryptocurrency criminal Sam Bankman-Fried’s one-time penthouse is up for sale. Meanwhile, in the United States, the House of Representatives passed the Financial Innovation and Technology for the 21st Century (FIT21) Act (H.R....


May 23, 2024
Payments Speed and Security Acceleration Driven by Behavioral Expectations

The future of payments won’t be built overnight. But progress is being made almost every single day. Technology is reshaping every facet of business. The pursuit of efficiency, security and seamless...


May 22, 2024
This Week in Web3: ETFs, Scams, More Pushes for Acceptance

Can the world of payments and financial services embrace crypto and move on-chain? Maybe partly, and maybe one day. Ultimately, it all boils down to usability, regulation, and of course,...


May 22, 2024
SEC Urges Lawmakers to Reject New Crypto Bill, Citing Market...

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has strongly advised U.S. lawmakers against adopting a proposed bill that seeks to establish a new legal framework for digital currencies. The SEC’s...


May 22, 2024
SEC Chair: House Crypto Bill Creates ‘Immeasurable Risk’

The head of the SEC says new cryptocurrency legislation will undermine his agency’s work. Hours before a scheduled vote Wednesday (May 22), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler issued a statement decrying...


May 22, 2024
Payments Orchestration Lowers Expense of Digital Payments Acceptance

There’s no shortage of evidence showing that digital payment methods are nearing a tipping point. As PYMNTS Intelligence and the Federal Reserve have reported, consumers and businesses are accelerating their use of...


Why Public-Private Collaboration Is Key To Blockchain Adoption
Public-Private Partnerships Can Unlock a $31B Blockchain Payments Opportunity  Nine in 10 of the world's central banks are pursuing digital currency projects, but private sector expertise and buy-in will be pivotal to their success. In this month’s “Blockchain Payments Tracker®,” a collaboration with Algorand, Anish Jain, CEO of WadzPay, explains how blockchain's interoperability with legacy banking systems is the key to its adoption.
Cryptocurrency, Blockchain And Cross-Border Payments: Selecting A Blockchain Technology Partner
Banks Help Corporates Overcome Their Blockchain Regulatory Concerns Businesses see blockchain payments technology as important to streamlining cross-border payments, but more than half worry that it comes with regulatory risks. PYMNTS’ new Cryptocurrency, Blockchain And Cross-Border Payments playbook, a Circle collaboration, surveyed 250 FIs to examine how they're using compliance and regulatory tools to ease businesses’ blockchain concerns and unlock the technology’s benefits.