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Payment giants drive crypto adoption by engaging with startups

On Sep 3, 2020
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RT @Rachelwolf00: Crypto startups partnering w/ payments giants like Visa and Mastercard may be good for #Bitcoin & crypto adoption https://t.co/32igcBixNL @Cointelegraph thnx @lastbitpay @UpholdInc @BitPay @alextapscott for insights!
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Companies like Visa and Mastercard are taking an interest in crypto startups to drive growth, but does this challenge the fundamentals of crypto?

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On Sep 3, 2020
@BitPay shared
RT @Rachelwolf00: Crypto startups partnering w/ payments giants like Visa and Mastercard may be good for #Bitcoin & crypto adoption https://t.co/32igcBixNL @Cointelegraph thnx @lastbitpay @UpholdInc @BitPay @alextapscott for insights!
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Payment giants drive crypto adoption by engaging with startups

Payment giants drive crypto adoption by engaging with startups

Companies like Visa and Mastercard are taking an interest in crypto startups to drive growth, but does this challenge the fundamentals of crypto?

Examining How Fintech Giants and COVID-19 Impact Crypto Spendability

Examining How Fintech Giants and COVID-19 Impact Crypto Spendability

OKEx Academy summary:Cryptocurrency spendability has come under the spotlight following a series of partnerships between traditional fintech giants and crypto-f

Mastercard and Visa to Form Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Team

Mastercard and Visa to Form Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Team

The world’s giant financial and payment card firms Visa Inc. and MasterCard are trying to form a specialized team of digital asset experts or invest in venture firms, particularly in ...

Banks Shouldn’t Let Apple Pay Experience Impact Decision on Libra

Banks Shouldn’t Let Apple Pay Experience Impact Decision on Libra

This article in Bloomberg suggests that banks are deciding to stay on the sidelines because they over committed to Apple

Mastercard and Visa Are Making Bold Moves Toward Mass Crypto Adoption

Mastercard and Visa Are Making Bold Moves Toward Mass Crypto Adoption

Global payment processors Mastercard and Visa are laying the foundations for crypto support that may drive adoption on a global scale

Retail Blockchain Deep Dive: Payments

Retail Blockchain Deep Dive: Payments

Retailers have incentives to make use of blockchain for taking payments, if it helps make them more secure, easier to cross borders, and cheaper to take. How close are we? Closer than you ...

What's The Deal with Cryptocurrency Payments?

What's The Deal with Cryptocurrency Payments?

The New Frontier for the Cryptocurrency Industry A research conducted jointly by consultancy firm Capgemini and BNP Paribas Bank states that the total volume of digital payments is ...

Amazon Will Soon Accept Bitcoin Payments

Amazon Will Soon Accept Bitcoin Payments

The bitcoin cryptocurrency, through the lightning network, will soon be available as an option to pay on Amazon and other eCommerce sites.

6.26.19 Your morning briefing

6.26.19 Your morning briefing

The information you need to start your day, from PaymentsSource and around the Web. Today: Mastercard and N27 advance Nordic real-time payments; Amazon Prime Day gets longer; Swedbank adds ...

Companies accepting bitcoin: Why corporate is taking crypto

Companies accepting bitcoin: Why corporate is taking crypto

Increasingly more companies are accepting bitcoin payments as cryptocurrencies grow in popularity. Here’s why.

Another Bitcoin Lightning Startup Is Working With Visa to ‘Fast Track’ Card Payments

Another Bitcoin Lightning Startup Is Working With Visa to ‘Fast Track’ Card Payments

With help from the Visa Fast Track program, LastBit will let users make any purchase with bitcoin, without needing the merchant to actively accept it.

The seeds of Visa’s $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid were planted more than a year ago

The seeds of Visa’s $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid were planted more than a year ago

There have long been discussions about a Plaid acquisition at the highest ranks of the card issuer.

The hurdles for a cryptocurrency in the race to merchant payment

The hurdles for a cryptocurrency in the race to merchant payment

Of all the major payment crypto assets - Litecoin, Dash et al - Bitcoin is the bloated competitor in the sprint to the point-of-sale, yet it is leading. But competitors are increasing with ...

The Penser Fintech News Roundup: October 01-15

The Penser Fintech News Roundup: October 01-15

Penser provides a quick overview of events and news updates in the fintech, payments, and digital banking industries in the first two weeks of October 2019.

Industry Execs: Bitcoin Isn’t a Visa Alternative, BTC Will Surpass It

Industry Execs: Bitcoin Isn’t a Visa Alternative, BTC Will Surpass It

Since Bitcoin (BTC) garnered some semblance of traction, it has been touted as a viable alternative to traditional digital payment rails, like Visa.

Big Milestone: Bitcoin on Track to Transfer More Value Than Mastercard Daily

Big Milestone: Bitcoin on Track to Transfer More Value Than Mastercard Daily

With a volume of over $8 billion, Bitcoin (BTC) is on track to overtake Mastercard, the second largest credit card network in the world, in volume.