Cryptocurrency

MoonPay now lets users buy and sell crypto funded by PayPal 

MoonPay, a Web3 infrastructure company, announced a collaboration with PayPal that allows MoonPay users in the US to seamlessly buy cryptocurrency using their PayPal account.  The integration streamlines transactions for new MoonPay users who already...

Revolut launches a stand-alone crypto trading platform for experienced traders 

Revolut, the global FinTech with more than 40 million customers worldwide, has announced Revolut X — a stand-alone crypto exchange designed for professional crypto traders. Aimed at competing with other leading exchanges by offering easy on and off...

Who needs Blockchain? New research states many Blockchain uses are unnecessary 

New research has revealed that Blockchain technology is probably unnecessary in the majority of cases, despite its popularity.  In recent years Blockchain technology has been making headlines and boomed in popularity, thanks partly to its use in the...

Taking a closer look at Revolut’s latest crypto offering 

Revolut unveils Revolut Ramp, streamlining crypto purchases into MetaMask wallets. With over 40 million users worldwide, Revolut’s move signifies a major step in democratising crypto access. This integration not only simplifies transactions but also...

Chainalysis report shows sharp decline in crypto crime as market looks primed for ‘new growth phase’ in 2024 

In its latest annual analysis of crypto-related crime, Blockchain data platform, Chainalysis, found that the value received by illicit cryptocurrency addresses through 2023, totalled US$24.2 billion, a significant drop compared to the all-time high of...

Building a world class FinTech hub in Wales 

Formed in 2019, FinTech Wales is an independent membership association and champion of the FinTech and Financial Services industry in Wales. Sarah Williams-Gardener, CEO, FinTech Wales, shares the areas they are nurturing to ensure the continued success and...

PayPal Ventures invests in Mesh 

Mesh, the modern embedded finance solution that makes digital asset transfers and account aggregation seamless, has announced an investment from PayPal Ventures. This investment helps to reinforce Mesh’s position as a leading player in embedded...

COCA and Wirex unveil world’s first MPC wallet with non-custodial debit card 

COCA, in partnership with Wirex, a leading Web3 money app, has unveiled the world’s first Multi-Party Computation (MPC) wallet accompanied by a non-custodial debit card.  Aimed at simplifying the transition between cryptocurrency and traditional...

Feedzai and Mastercard to expand crypto fraud protection for consumers globally 

Feedzai a financial crime and risk management solution, and Mastercard – a global technology company in the payments industry – are combining technologies to increase crypto fraud protection for hundreds of millions of consumers, reducing the...

How is the DeFi industry’s rapid evolution impacting traditional finance, and what regulatory adaptations are being considered in response? 

Global securities regulators are set to crackdown on decentralised finance (DeFi) platforms as the IOSCO outlines their first blueprint to ensure those who participate in DeFi are held accountable, safeguarding market stability.   The IOSCO, the...

Paul Payne, CTO, SaaScada 

We talk to Paul Payne, CTO, SaaScada, about life inside and outside of the office, as well as his predictions for areas of investment within finance.   Can you tell us about your current position?  I joined SaaScada as CTO in June 2021 with...

The latest trends in crypto and how businesses can capitalise on them  

Anthony Lesoismier, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer at SwissBorg, speaks to us about his cryptocurrency predictions for the coming year and how businesses can best take advantage of them.   With the advent of cryptocurrencies and the...