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Read full story «Why winning crypto platforms are choosing fiat-as-a-service»

Why winning crypto platforms are choosing fiat-as-a-service

DIY: integrates with banks piece-by-piece, with each update requiring a fresh reset BaaS: The engine is not built for the crypto industry, so it must be modified: crypto architecture can only be bolted on, and each update requires additional changes. Underlying banking partners are not always crypto-friendly, leading to potential abrupt debanking FaaS: A Faas engine is tuned exclusively for crypto platforms, all underlying banking partners are crypto-friendly, and allRead More »

Read full story «Archax: Institutional ‘Throughout’: A Credible Bridge Between The Blockchain And Traditional Investments»

Archax: Institutional ‘Throughout’: A Credible Bridge Between The Blockchain And Traditional Investments

  The Legend: The journey from buying to exchanging Rodford followed cryptocurrency from a distance until the 2017/18 ICO boom. He realized then that it was here to stay.  With over two decades of working in investment management, the original idea was to build a hedge fund, but credible “infrastructure just wasn’t ready,” Rodford said. The lack of conventions and systems typical of traditional finance communicated a need for anRead More »

Read full story «Amber Group: The Journey From TradFi To CeFi To DeFi»

Amber Group: The Journey From TradFi To CeFi To DeFi

  The legend: bridging Tradfi, Cefi, and Defi Amber Group is a unicorn, having raised 200m at a 3b valuation. While most cryptocurrencies are down 90% from ATH, Amber group has 3x’d their staff, from 400 employees to 1200 employees, with twelve offices across five continents. n.They’ve developed a digital assets gateway app, WhaleFin, a one-stop shop for secure liquidity, yields, and risk mitigation. “7/10 of institutions recommend digital assetRead More »

Read full story «Building A Winning Sports Partnership Strategy: Blockchain.com»

Building A Winning Sports Partnership Strategy: Blockchain.com

  The Legend:  Blockchain.com, and the first-ever NFL partnership Min Wei, stacked with experience in media, tech, and business strategy, joined Blockchain.com in 2018 when it acquired the startup she co-founded, Tsukemen. Blockchain.com, at that time, was a non-custodial platform and had only just listed ethereum, Wei said. Now, blockchain.com offers a custodial wallet, an exchange, and a whole suite of other products and services. All of their fiat, KYC,Read More »

Read full story «“Trust, but verify.”: Bitstamp»

“Trust, but verify.”: Bitstamp

  The Legend: Making a Footprint in the Jurassic Era of Crypto JB joined Bitstamp as Chief Compliance Officer during the Jurassic era of crypto – in 2014, and Bitstamp is, in fact, the world’s longest-running exchange – since 2011. Nonetheless, compliance and regulation have always been “the footprint of the company,” said Graftieaux, which is why they urgently pursued European licensing, which they achieved in 2016. When Graftieaux firstRead More »

Read full story «Fiat Republic’s Eagle provides a bird’s-eye-view»

Fiat Republic’s Eagle provides a bird’s-eye-view

27 Eagles, three days, one priceless experience of collaboration We asked our Fiat Republic Eagle to join us for a 3-day retreat in Slovenia to observe the Eagles together and experience the culture, collaboration, and dedication to achieving our mission: to fix the broken relationship between banks and crypto to unlock crypto to the masses! This is what our Eagle had to say. An Eagle Vision I was excited andRead More »

Read full story «Wirex: Bridging traditional and digital economies»

Wirex: Bridging traditional and digital economies

He has an unconventional background Before cryptocurrency, Sokolov’s core experience was in freight aviation. “When I first heard about crypto, the only concept I understood was an airdrop. But in my world, an airdrop was dropping cargo off a plane in Antarctica!” When they started, no one wanted to bank them In 2015, Wirex launched one of the first crypto-enabled debit cards. However, it wasn’t easy. Almost nobody wanted toRead More »

Read full story «Circle: why stable in name only is not enough!»

Circle: why stable in name only is not enough!

Digital fiat must necessarily be blockchain-based Before working at Circle, Dante was Executive Vice President, Policy and Social Impact at the Diem association, working on Facebook’s Libra digital currency project. It was then he noticed that blockchain technology had the potential to upgrade fiat to the digital sphere without losing trust and compliance of the underlying asset. The attestation is here Circle have recently provided a detailed reserve report, meetingRead More »

Read full story «FTT DeFi: A community where TradFi, CeFi and DeFi collaborate»

FTT DeFi: A community where TradFi, CeFi and DeFi collaborate

We were super excited for our CEO and Founder, Adam Bialy, to be involved on the main stage participating in discussion and debate on the journey to mainstreaming crypto assets. We were also pleased to attend two other talks, Bridging the gaps through effective partnerships and Building new rails for cross-border payments. Fundamentally, these three talks hit the most critical points home for developing Web 2.5: education, formal consensus, bridges,Read More »