After 6-year hiatus, Stripe to start taking crypto payments, starting with USDC stablecoin

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  Stripe, the fintech giant, continues to inch its way back into the cryptocurrency market, reports TechCrunch. The company has announced that it would let customers accept cryptocurrency payments, starting with just one currency in particular, USDC stablecoins, initially only on Solana, Ethereum and Polygon. This will be the first time that Stripe has taken […]

Tether CEO: Stablecoin competition crucial for regulatory engagement

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Ripple’s move to launch its own stablecoin could add further legitimacy to the stablecoin landscape, according to Tether CEO Paolo Ardoino, reports Cointelegraph. Speaking to Cointelegraph during Paris Blockchain Week, Ardoino said the stablecoin ecosystem needs healthy competition between big players to further legitimize the utility of fiat-backed tokens in the eyes of regulators. “First […]

Ripple makes waves with $150bn stablecoin market entry

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Ripple has entered the lucrative stablecoin market, valued at $150 billion, by introducing its own digital currency pegged to the US dollar, reports UnlockBC. This stablecoin will maintain a 1-to-1 backing with assets such as US dollar deposits, US government bonds, and cash equivalents held in reserve by Ripple. The company has committed to providing […]

Stablecoins in crypto: role, risks and reward

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Date and time: Wed, 27 Sep 2023 19:00 – 21:00 IST Location: Dogpatch Labs, Custom House Quay Dublin 1 This after-work event seeks to present informed and engaging perspectives from key actors and influencers in the crypto and defi realm. Come for expert knowledge sharing and networking in the blockchain #Startups and Web3 ecosystem. Guest […]