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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.