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Former JPMorgan senior executive Blythe Masters rebuffed a proposal to join Barclays, as she is committed to continue her work at the blockchain startup Digital Asset Holdings.

Peloton Plots IPO With the Stock That Could Be Worth $8 Billion
September 12th, 2019

Peloton, the maker of interactive at-home exercise bikes and treadmills with online personal training classes, set a range for its initial public offering (IPO) that could value the company at more than $8 billion.

Blockchain.com Set to Raise $50 Million to Invest in Crypto Startups
September 5th, 2019

Backed by Google and Virgin’s Richard Branson, Blockchain.com is looking to raise $50 million as it plans to begin investing in startups. Blockchain which is already one of the most widely used wallet services, is interested in equity and crypto coins.

Santander Joins Barclays in a Bank Blockade against Coinbase in the UK?
August 15th, 2019

One unverified Redditor alleged that Santander Bank is preventing UK customers from depositing their fiat funds to Coinbase but the bank denies the allegations saying that it is ‘not the case’.

Barclays Broke Up with Coinbase and Put Crypto Relations to Cold
August 14th, 2019

Coinbase’s partnership with Barclays allowed British clients to use Coinbase extensively. The end of this partnership could also potentially end Coinbase users’ access to the UK “Faster Payments Scheme” (FPS).

When Buying Bitcoin Turns You Into a Trader
July 31st, 2019

For most of us, the image of a trader is someone sitting in a busy stock exchange, looking stressed out and sweaty or with their head in their hands as the market crashes.

World’s Major Banking Giants Invest $63M into the New Digital Token
June 4th, 2019

Global banking giants including Barclays from Europe, Credit Suisse, UBS, and MUFG Bank, together announce the Utility Settlement Coin (USC) cryptocurrency to leverage instant cross-border settlements at reduced costs.

Facebook Sets Up Libra Networks for Facebook Coin: What Do We Know About It
May 22nd, 2019

Konstantin Rabin, fintech expert and crypto enthusiast, recaps what is known about Facebook’s Libra project and long-rumored company’s own crypto, which has long been shrouded in mystery.

World’s Largest Banks Investing $50M in Digital Cash Settlement System
May 17th, 2019

Several major banks, including UBS, Banco Santander, HSBC Holdings and Deutsche Bank, are planning to build a blockchain-based settlement system by investing $50M into a joint entity called Fnality.

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.

Ripple, Mastercard and Others Invest $1.7 Million in XRP-Based Remittance Startup SendFriend
February 13th, 2019

SendFriend plans to serve overseas workers from the Philippines, using XRP and Ripple’s xRapid product for cross-border settlements. It is also going to launch in New Jersey.