Browse By

Tag Archives: fintech

"We need to be in the cryptocurrency market", says Mastercard CEO

“We need to be in the cryptocurrency market”, says Mastercard CEO

Michael Miebach, CEO of Mastercard, said on Thursday (29) that the company needs to be in the cryptocurrency market. At a results press conference, Miebach spoke about central bank digital currencies and cryptocurrencies. Given Visa’s recent actions in the cryptocurrency sector, Mastercard has also entered

Paypal says that its demand for Bitcoin "exceeded expectations"

Paypal says that its demand for Bitcoin “exceeded expectations”

Demand for cryptocurrency exceeded PayPal’s initial expectations, said the global payments giant. According to the company, its customers’ appetite for cryptocurrencies was much higher than expected. Now, the company is studying the possibility of expanding its services in the cryptocurrencies world. “The demand for cryptocurrencies

Venmo releases cryptocurrency trading on the platform

Venmo, a mobile payment service, announced on Tuesday (20) that its more than 70 million users will be able to buy and sell Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash within the platform. Venmo releases cryptocurrency trading on the platform (Image: CNBC) The payment service belongs


Central Bank authorizes WhatsApp payments in Brazil

Reuters advanced with the news that the Central Bank of Brazil authorized the operation of WhatsApp Pay in the country, thus allowing users of the app to transfer money between themselves. WhatsApp Pay started being launched in Brazil in 2020, and at that time the

Payoneer partners with Mastercard ahead of $3 billion SPAC public offering

Payoneer Inc., the global payment and commerce-enabling platform which powers growth for millions of digital businesses worldwide, today announced a multifaceted relationship with Mastercard. Starting with the Payoneer Digital Purchasing Mastercard, tailor-made for SMBs, eCommerce sellers and freelancers worldwide, Payoneer and Mastercard will work closely