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CEO of Visa, Charlie Scharf, gave an interview where he commented on bitcoin and the future plans of Visa relating to the digital currency.

Could Uber Soon Offer Loans to Its Drivers?
September 9th, 2019

Uber recently sent out an in-app survey to some drivers that indicated the company is starting to build a “new financial product” designed to help Uber drivers “in a time of need.”

Accion Venture Labs Secures $33 Million in Funding for Inclusive Fintech Startups
September 4th, 2019

Accion Venture Labs, the seed-investment arm of Accion International, has announced additional funding which will allow the firm to extend its support to startups focused on financial inclusion.

Facebook Promises Up To $10,000 for Developers to Find Bugs in the Libra Project
August 28th, 2019

Ahead of the Libra launch, Facebook has kicked off a bug bounty program, allowing developers to find bugs within the Libra project and get paid for their findings. Facebook hopes this will ensure a much more secure Libra.

How Learning About Blockchain Can Help Your Future Career
August 24th, 2019

While blockchain is conquering more and more spheres, it may be rather sensible to consider it as a new option for your career development and professional growth.

Apple Card Launch Will Boost Apple Pay, Likely to Pose Strong Competition to PayPal
August 22nd, 2019

Experts from the payments industry believe that Apple Card launch can boost the company’s Apple Pay digital wallet system which can give tough competition to giants like Venmo, PayPal, and Square Cash.

UK’s Pension and Welfare Agency is Considering Blockchain and DLT Technology
August 13th, 2019

It has come to light that UK’s Pension and Welfare Agency is examining Blockchain and DLT technology as a possible substitute for the traditional payments methods.

Visa Announces Expansion of Fast Track Program to Fintech Startups in the U.S.
August 1st, 2019

Visa Inc. has announced the expansion of its Fast Track program to startups in the U.S. The multinational payment company will use this program to help fintech startups integrate Visa with their respective platforms.

Meltem Demerors: Facebook’s Libra Is Not a Cryptocurrency
July 18th, 2019

Even though Congress tried to inflict damage on Big Tech in hearings related to user data, antitrust concerns and Facebook’s Libra, it seems it has failed. That leaves Silicon Valley with little incentive to change.

SonicX: New Blockchain Platform as a Competition to Libra?
July 17th, 2019

Facebook’s Libra is creating a lot of headlines. However, SonicX may have beat Facebook into the marketplace, and its platform has some major advantages over whatever Facebook is cooking up in its crypto kitchen.

Visa, Blockchain Capital, and Others Back $40 Million for Anchorage Crypto Custodian
July 11th, 2019

Anchorage has announced that they have raised around $40M in a Series B funding round. A few of the large backers include Visa, Blockchain Capital, and Andreessen Horowitz. Anchorage provides crypto custody services for institutional investors.