About Uphold

Founded in 2013, Uphold (formerly Bitreserve) is a cloud-based digital money platform enabling users to buy, hold, convert and transact across 30+ currencies and commodities, including 8 cryptocurrencies. Uphold members can deposit funds to their account via bank account, credit card in addition to cryptocurrencies such as XRP, bitcoin, litecoin and ethereum into reserve-backed currencies and commodities allowing anyone with a device to send, receive, and exchange money and commodities.

Headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, with offices in Larkspur, California, Braga, London, and Shanghai, Uphold allows users to convert bitcoin into “cloud money,” in 30+ currencies (dollars, euros, yen, rupee and others) and 4 precious metals (Gold, Silver, Platinum, and Palladium). The company also has an open API and has stated interest in addressing the remittance market through partnerships with the retail outlet Elektra and the Salinas Group.

Uphold combines a platform app model with payment connectivity to offer financial services to a global market. Uphold empowers innovation in financial services through a platform approach where app developers and fintech partners can leverage Uphold’s reach through licensed relationships with banks and financial services partners around the world. Built on a core of proprietary technologies and e-money apps, Uphold embraces a future where people and businesses around the world have access to safe, transparent, fair and affordable financial services.

Uphold Details
Operating Status: Active
Business Type: Private
Founded: 2014
Headquarters: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Founders: Halsey Minor
Uphold News
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April 25th, 2019

Brave Browser now lets users earn by just surfing the web through blocking ads and only allowing those that are privacy-respecting for only those who opt to participate in the new surfing method.

Now You Can Earn Basic Attention Token (BAT) for Viewing Ads in Brave Browser
March 12th, 2019

Brave has reached a new milestone. The browser company has long promised its users that they will be able to earn crypto while surfing the web. Now, it has finally fulfilled that promise.

Uphold Joins Crypto Lending Platform Cred for New Lending and Earning Solutions
October 23rd, 2018

Digital payments startup Uphold has entered into a new partnership with crypto lending platform Cred to offer new lending and earning products.

Cred Secures $200M in Credit Facility, Now Available on Uphold
September 21st, 2018

Cred, the decentralized global lending platform, has secured $200,000,000 USD in crypto-backed lending facilities.

See Coinbase, Digital Money Platform Uphold Now Offers Full Functionality with XRP Ledger
May 25th, 2018

Crypto platform Uphold has finelly finished adding support for XRP. Traders on the Uphold exchange platform can now move XRP to their wallets from the exchange after exchanging it with fiat currencies.

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