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Uphold: The Digital Money Platform’s New Mastercard Debit Card Maximizes Interchangeability Between Fiat and Cryptocurrencies

Uphold: The Digital Money Platform’s New Mastercard Debit Card Maximizes Interchangeability Between Fiat and Cryptocurrencies

In a Nutshell: While cryptocurrencies are enjoying more mainstream success than they did in previous years, the blockchain-based infrastructures do not always easily integrate with traditional finance systems. Uphold is helping to bridge this gap with its future-focused approach to drive more mainstream adoption of cryptos. In March 2020, the company launched its crypto-connected Mastercard debit card, which allows users to switch seamlessly between fiat, crypto, and even precious... read more »

The METACO SILO Platform Provides Secure, Scalable Digital Asset Management for Banks and Financial Institutions

The METACO SILO Platform Provides Secure, Scalable Digital Asset Management for Banks and Financial Institutions

In a Nutshell: As cryptocurrencies and other digital assets gain relevance, banks and other custodians are looking for ways to differentiate themselves as service providers. That’s why METACO developed SILO , a digital operating system to help financial enterprises integrate crypto and tokenized assets. Secure, flexible, and scalable SILO technology enables custodians to generate and manage tamper-proof keys for millions of wallets. The platform unifies digital asset management to... read more »

CEX.IO is a Trusted Platform that Makes Buying, Selling, and Trading Crypto Convenient and Secure

CEX.IO is a Trusted Platform that Makes Buying, Selling, and Trading Crypto Convenient and Secure

In a Nutshell: Cryptocurrency investors and traders have an array of platforms available to them in today’s evolving marketplace. CEX.IO stands out among crypto exchanges because of its long-running and innovative track record. The company began as a crypto mining platform in 2013 but quickly evolved into a multi-functional platform that helps anyone gain access to the world of crypto. CEX.IO includes convenient features such as the ability to purchase crypto with a credit or debit... read more »

EOSDT: A USD-Pegged Stablecoin that Collateralizes Crypto and Offers Practical Financial Value

EOSDT: A USD-Pegged Stablecoin that Collateralizes Crypto and Offers Practical Financial Value

In a Nutshell: Many cryptocurrencies experience price volatility on the open market, but that isn’t true for all blockchain-based assets. Equilibrium’s EOSDT is a stablecoin that is tied to the value of the U.S. dollar, making it a more reliable digital currency. Users generate EOSDT coins through the collateralization of other crypto assets, making it a valuable tool for leveraging — or hedging — investments. And Equilibrium is working to enable the collateralization of a... read more »

Elrond Plans to Take the Crypto Space from Dial-Up to Broadband with Their ‘Internet-Scale’ Blockchain

Elrond Plans to Take the Crypto Space from Dial-Up to Broadband with Their ‘Internet-Scale’ Blockchain

In a Nutshell: Although blockchain technology creates a lot of exciting opportunities for a wide range of industries, even enthusiasts admit that most of the current blockchains have serious deficiencies. Elrond is a new blockchain that is seeking to disrupt the ecosystem by overcoming those deficiencies with an infinitely scalable, efficient, and low-cost blockchain. Elrond encourages users to take advantage of the company’s staking opportunities as a way to not only support the... read more »

Helium™ Hotspots Build Energy-Efficient Networks for IoT Devices While Generating Cryptocurrency Rewards for Users

Helium™ Hotspots Build Energy-Efficient Networks for IoT Devices While Generating Cryptocurrency Rewards for Users

In a Nutshell: As businesses seek to link more everyday devices to the internet of things (IoT), the need for reliable, low-bandwidth connectivity continues to grow. The problem is that the telecommunications companies have been unable to meet that demand affordably. But Helium has developed a model that gives consumers the power to scale up IoT on their own. Individuals can deploy energy-efficient Helium Hotspots in their homes to build networks that accommodate low-bandwidth devices... read more »

Cashaa Recognized for Leading the Way with Its Banking Service Offerings for Crypto Businesses

Cashaa Recognized for Leading the Way with Its Banking Service Offerings for Crypto Businesses

In a Nutshell: The blockchain ecosystem is growing yet many traditional financial institutions do not offer services for crypto companies. Cashaa is changing that with its crypto-friendly business account that provides companies within the space the ability to transact in a hassle-free manner. The company also facilitates payments via cryptocurrency which offers significant savings over credit cards and protects against identity theft and chargebacks. Security takes on high priority at... read more »

Evedo is a Blockchain-Based Platform for Event Planning and Organization, Connecting All Parties in its B2B and B2C Marketplaces

Evedo is a Blockchain-Based Platform for Event Planning and Organization, Connecting All Parties in its B2B and B2C Marketplaces

In a Nutshell: Planning and executing large events involves a lot of moving parts, and Evedo is helping to facilitate the event planning process with its blockchain-based platform. The company’s B2B marketplace helps to connect organizers, artists, venues, and other service providers within a trusted ecosystem where they can transact with ease. Similarly, Evedo’s B2C marketplace facilitates smart contracts between organizers and consumers, and it cuts out unnecessary middlemen that... read more »

The Foundation for Interwallet Operability is Working to Spread a Mainstream User Experience Across the Blockchain Ecosystem

The Foundation for Interwallet Operability is Working to Spread a Mainstream User Experience Across the Blockchain Ecosystem

In a Nutshell: Incompatibilities in the world of cryptocurrency transactions make transferring funds complicated and discourages mass adoption. But a consortium of crypto's most influential wallets and exchanges — known as the Foundation for Interwallet Operability (FIO) — is changing that dynamic. The FIO developed a protocol of core capabilities to unify and enhance user experience across platforms while working as an independent entity. And as more blockchain ecosystems arrange... read more »

TokenStars: A Crowdsourced Cryptocurrency Platform That Supports Aspiring Professional Athletes and Connects Them with Fans

TokenStars: A Crowdsourced Cryptocurrency Platform That Supports Aspiring Professional Athletes and Connects Them with Fans

In a Nutshell: Talented athletes who lack resources often struggle to succeed, and the traditional sports agencies that could help them are usually highly exclusive. But TokenStars set out to change that dynamic by developing a modern sports agency and cryptocurrency platform that brings fans into the fold to fund elite training. Through TokenStars, fans can support, promote, and interact with sports prospects and stars, and even earn rewards for their efforts. And the innovative... read more »