Business
Partnerships
Binance to Launch Prepaid Crypto Card in Argentina
  • Binance Card was launched in Argentina in partnership with Mastercard, allowing users to maker purchases using crypto at over 90 million merchants globally.
  • The card will not only allow customers to make payments using crypto, but also make cash ATM withdrawals, as well as earn up to 8% back on certain purchases.
August 5, 2022, 3:56 PM
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao. CryptoMonedaseICOs

Coinbase to Provide Crypto Access to BlackRock’s Institutional Investors
  • Users of BlackRock’s institutional investment management platform Aladdin will soon have access to Bitcoin thanks to the new partnership with Coinbase Prime.
  • Shortly after the news were announced, Coinbase’s publicly traded shares jumped in price by 31%, forcing NASDAQ to briefly pause COIN trading due to volatility.
August 4, 2022, 5:27 PM
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit, talking about the future of crypto and Facebook's Libra

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit, October 2019.Vanity Fair

OKX Becomes Manchester City’s Training Kit Sponsor
  • The deal will see OKX’s logo appear on both the men’s and the women’s Manchester City training gear for the 2022-23 season.
  • The exchange also revealed it had commissioned four street artworks in Manchester, which will include a QR code giving fans a chance to win season tickets to the OKX Hospitality Box.
July 11, 2022, 10:58 AM
Josep Guardiola

Josep Guardiola close-up portrait at pre-match press-conference, Kharkib, Ukraine – December 5, 2017. Oleksandr Osipov/Shutterstock

Binance’s VC Arm Raises $500M to Fund Web3 and Crypto Adoption
  • The fund is the first in Binance Labs’ history to be created with outside capital, namely from DST Global Partners, Breyer Capital, unnamed private equity funds, and others.
  • The new $500 million fund will invest in cryptocurrency companies in three stages of development, from incubation, to early-stage venture, and finally late-stage growth.
June 1, 2022, 1:22 PM
Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao speaking at an “Ask Us Anything” conference. Binance

May 31, 2022
Singapore’s MAS to Explore Blockchain and DeFi Use Cases
  • Called Project Guardian, the new MAS pilot will be led by financial heavyweights J.P. Morgan, DBS Bank, and Marketnode.
  • The first pilot of the project will explore DeFi applications in wholesale funding markets through the creation of liquidity pool of tokenized bonds and deposits.

Shutterstock

May 3, 2022
FIFA Welcomes Algorand as Official Blockchain Sponsor
  • The blockchain has become the regional supporter in North American and Europe for the 2022 World Cup, and also the official sponsor of the Women’s World Cup in 2023.
  • The partnership will see Algorand help FIFA further develop its digital asset strategy, and also provide it with an official wallet solution.
Apr 13, 2022
Nexo’s Crypto Card Enables Users to Pay Without Selling Holdings
  • Unlike other crypto cards that sell user’s holdings at the point of sale, Nexo Card uses a crypto-backed credit line that can use a number of digital assets as collateral.
  • Launched in partnership with Mastercard and DiPocket, the card gives access to more than 92 million merchants, and offers a credit line that stays at 0% APR.
Apr 13, 2022
Apr 12, 2022
Circle Partners With BlackRock, Reveals $400M Funding Round
  • BlackRock, the main asset manager for the USDC cash reserves, will now explore the capital market applications for the USDC stablecoin.
  • The $400 million funding round, which is expected to complete in the second quarter, will see participation from Fidelity, Marshall Wace, Fin Capital, and BlackRock.
Follow Us