blockchain payments

Stripe to Launch Support for Global Stablecoin Payments This Summer
Stripe to Launch Support for Global Stablecoin Payments This Summer
April 25, 2024  |  Blockchain

Stripe is bringing back crypto payments after stopping them in 2018. John Collison, co-founder of Stripe, said in a Thursday (April 25) post on X (formerly Twitter):...

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Messaging Platform Telegram Pivots to Crypto Payments for Ads 
Messaging Platform Telegram Pivots to Crypto Payments for Ads 
April 03, 2024  |  Cryptocurrency

Throughout nearly their entire history, cryptocurrencies have represented the archetypal innovation in search of a problem. And while they’ve succeeded as an unregulated store of value, as...

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Zeebu Marks $1 Billion in Web3 Settlement Transaction Volume
Zeebu Marks $1 Billion in Web3 Settlement Transaction Volume
March 11, 2024  |  Blockchain

Web3 payments platform Zeebu said it exceeded $1 billion in first quarter transaction volume. “In just seven months following the debut of its on-chain settlement platform, Zeebu...

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Blockchain Payments Firm Fnality Raises $95.2 Million
Blockchain Payments Firm Fnality Raises $95.2 Million
November 14, 2023  |  Investments

Blockchain-based wholesale payment systems firm Fnality has raised $95.2 million in a new funding round. The round, as reported Tuesday (Nov. 14) by Bloomberg News, was led by Goldman...

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PYMNTS Intelligence: Bringing Wholesale Improvements to Cross-Border Payments
PYMNTS Intelligence: Bringing Wholesale Improvements to Cross-Border Payments
January 02, 2023  |  Blockchain

As central banks roll out central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) for both wholesale and retail use cases, public-private partnerships are expected to play a pivotal role. This...

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How Interoperability Is Fueling Blockchain Adoption
How Interoperability Is Fueling Blockchain Adoption
December 30, 2022  |  Blockchain

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,...

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Public-Private Partnerships Can Unlock a $31B Blockchain Payments Opportunity
Public-Private Partnerships Can Unlock a $31B Blockchain Payments Opportunity
December 29, 2022  |  Blockchain

The International Monetary Fund has identified central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) as more efficient alternatives to physical cash that promise to lower transaction costs, promote...

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Cryptocurrency Payments Make Push for Greater Marketplace Acceptance
Cryptocurrency Payments Make Push for Greater Marketplace Acceptance
December 27, 2022  |  Cryptocurrency

Shopping with cryptocurrency remains a novel, or even foreign, experience for most consumers.   That said, PYMNTS’ research shows that among tech-driven consumers, more than 1...

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Is Blockchain the Future of Real-Time B2B Payments?
Is Blockchain the Future of Real-Time B2B Payments?
December 12, 2022  |  Blockchain

A digital transformation is sweeping across the B2B payments ecosystem. PYMNTS recently sat down with Gary A. Vecchiarelli, CPA, CFO at CleanSpark, to talk about the business-to-business...

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