Braintree, a division of PayPal, is a company based in Chicago that specializes in mobile and web payment systems for e-commerce companies that was acquired by PayPal on September 26, 2013. Prior to acquisition, it had been funded by Accel Partners and New Enterprise Associates as lead investors.

Merchants in more than 40 countries worldwide can accept, split, and enable payments in more than 130 currencies using Braintree. The company has offices in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Austin, London, Sydney, & Singapore.

World’s Biggest Trade Organization ICC Launches Blockchain Initiative for Its 45M Members
April 12th, 2019

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has decided to integrate blockchain technology in its system. The ICC signed the contract with Perlin Net Group in a conference held in Singapore.

Max’s Corner: Cryptography of the Present, Past, and Future
April 9th, 2019

This edition of Max’s Corner takes a look at some recent developments in cryptography, Mastercard’s quest to find unicorns, and the emerging quantum cryptography arms race.

PayPal Makes Its Historic First Blockchain Investment
April 2nd, 2019

PayPal has made its first investment in a blockchain-related startup. It has supported Cambridge Blockchain that helps its clients manage sensitive data.

DeFi is Growing into the Next Generation of the Crypto Revolution
April 1st, 2019

The movement around decentralized finance (DeFi) is gaining swift traction, and many believe that it’s DeFi that will dominate blockchain space. Let’s find out what it is and why DeFi is such a big deal for the crypto community.

Now US Users Can Spend Their Money Directly on Instagram
March 20th, 2019

Instagram brings a new in-app checkout feature allowing users to shop products without leaving the app. This way Instagram plans to reduce traffic leakage and tap into users’ impulsive buying behavior.

VISA Fintech is Building VISA Crypto Team Recruiting Experts
March 18th, 2019

Few months ago, we were witnessing the warnings from analysts that Visa and Paypal will possibly be squeezed out from the market from Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Be as it may for Paypal, but VISA Inc. is building a new “Crypto Team”.

Barclays: Facebook Coin Could Bring $19 Billion Additional Revenue, and Here’s Why
March 12th, 2019

One Wall Street firm sees major upside for Facebook if its secretive cryptocurrency plan works out. Facebook’s reported stablecoin project could be a significant moneymaker for the social media giant.

‘Lightning Torch’: Who Will be the Next after Fidelity Investments and LinkedIn Co-founder
February 28th, 2019

Similar to the Olympic Flame, the Lightning Torch has gained considerable publicity since it began in January, involving the likes of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Blockstream CEO Adam Back.

Coinbase Wallet Now Offers Its Users Google Drive or iCloud for Enhanced Key Storage Security
February 13th, 2019

Coinbase Exchange introduced iCloud and Google Drive services for the Wallet users to safely store and retrieve their private keys enabling them to avoid losing their funds when they lose their devices.

Coinbase Customers from EU and EFTA Can Now Make Fiat Currency Withdrawals to Paypal
February 6th, 2019

Now Coinbase customers from EU and EFTA will have an opportunity to withdraw their fiat funds from the platform to their PayPal accounts.