Starkware Plans to Open Source Key Tech Linked to Starknet Prover

At the Starkware Sessions 2023 event, held at the Cameri Theatre in Tel Aviv, Israel, Starkware co-founder Eli Ben-Sasson informed the audience that the company intends to open source “key tech” linked to the Starknet Prover. During the event, the co-founder…

Fiat-to-Crypto Company Ramp Raises $70 Million to Solve the Crypto Onboarding Problem

Ramp, a fiat-to-crypto company, has announced it has raised $70 million as part of its Series B funding round. The round was co-led by Mubadala Capital and Korelya Capital, with Balderton Capital and Cogito Capital participation. The company explained that these…

Binance Suspends Transactions With Russian Mastercard and Visa Cards

Crypto exchange Binance has blocked transactions with Mastercard and Visa cards issued in the Russian Federation. The trading platform announced the move after the American payment giants decided to halt operations in Russia over its military invasion of Ukraine. Russians Unable…

Visa Partners With Over 65 Crypto Platforms — Crypto-Linked Card Usage Soars Despite Price Volatility

Visa has now partnered with more than 65 crypto platforms and exchanges. In addition, the payments giant revealed that crypto-linked card usage exceeded $2.5 billion in the first fiscal quarter, “which is already 70% of the payments volume for all of…

Visa: One in Four Businesses Surveyed Plan to Accept Cryptocurrency Payments This Year

Payments giant Visa has conducted a survey of small businesses and found that almost a quarter of those who responded plan to accept cryptocurrency payments this year. “I think more people are feeling more confident with crypto,” said a Visa executive….

South African Fintech Raises $120 Million in Funding Round Led by Fidelity

A South Africa and London-based fintech startup, JUMO, recently revealed it has raised $120 million in a funding round led by Fidelity Management & Research Company. AI-Powered Financial Services According to a report by Techcrunch, financial services giant Visa and Kingsway…