crypto Archives - Level39

L39 member DACX progresses with GFIN/FCA for cross-border tests

Expansion
Partnerships

Level39 member DACX has been named by the FCA as one of the handful of companies selected to be trialled across borders in the upcoming Global Financial Innovation Network project. The firm will be working with Kazakhstan's regulator, Astana Financial …

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Stellar-London: Security Token Offering on Stellar

It’s no secret that ICO is giving way to STO – Security Token Offering and the December 7 meetup at the Level39 is the event that will finally unpack STO for those who still believe that the most advanced way …

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Using AI to provide risk-free operations to neo-banks and cryptocurrency markets

Challenger banks are challenged. Crypto is cryptic. And incumbents live on the trust in their brands. But what is trust in a world where every day brings another million credit cards and identities stolen by hackers and organised crime? What is …

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L39 member Ripple raises $55 million in a series B round

Funding

Ripple, the Level39 member and San-Francisco HQ'ed distributed ledger payments startup, has raised $55 million in a series B round. They've brought on some leading corporates and institutions into the round including Standard Chartered, Accenture Ventures, Santander Innoventures and more. The European …

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Santander pilots blockchain payments app with L39’er Ripple

Partnerships

Level39 member Ripple, the global financial settlement business, has just teamed up with its investor Spanish banking giant Santander to deliver remittances on the blockchain.  Santander UK is rolling out the app-based payments platform as a staff pilot, for the time …

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Standing out from the crowd: Bankable and Ripple named as transaction innovators

Awards

The world of transaction banking is full of complexity and legacy - and with a number of vendors on the scene, it's increasingly difficult to stand out from the crowd. That's why it's quite an achievement that two of our members …

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Bitreserve rebrands to Uphold; connects with banks and cards

Launch
Other

Level39 member Uphold, formally known as Bitreserve, has re-branded the business with a new look and a broader range of deposit options. The cloud-based money platform, which enables users to convert bitcoin into other currencies, as well as precious metals, has …

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CoinJar now available in Mandarin Chinese

Expansion

CoinJar, the Level39 member which makes digital currency  simple and accessible while also being the founder of Australia's first bitcoin debit card, has launched its product in the world's most widely spoken language: Chinese. Available now in the web version of …

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Crypto & Fintech: Live from The Europas

Events

On the morning of The Europas, Level39's Claire Cockerton joined forces with Taavet Hinrikus of TransferWise and Cecile Baird of Firestartr to host a breakout session about cryptocurrency and fintech... Here are some highlights below: [View the story " Crypto & …

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