Bitfinex Now Enables Users to Purchase Crypto With Credit and Debit Card December 21, 2019

Hong Kong-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex now enables its users to purchase cryptocurrencies with both credit and debit cards. The exchange made the announcement on Dec. 20, saying: “Buy cryptocurrencies with your debit or credit cards on Bitfinex. Whether it’s Bitcoin, USDt, Ethereum, or any other ERC20 tokens, pick your favorite and purchase with your credit […]

NYSE Owner: Bitcoin Should Be in Retirement Funds, Credit Cards, Retail Stores August 4, 2018

News Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), owner of arguably the most important stock exchange in the world, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is introducing a new company, Bakkt. The idea is to weave bitcoin into 401(k)s, credit cards, and retail. The project is getting a lot of hype due in large measure to two very powerful […]

Credit Rating Firm Backs $8 Million Fundraise for Crypto Alternative July 20, 2018

A startup looking to build a credit scoring protocol on top of the recently-launched Ontology blockchain has raised $8 million in seed funding. POINTS, founded in 2017, said it drew funding from a mix of traditional venture capitalists including Danhua Capital and Ceyuan Ventures, a backer of OKCoin. Other participants in the seed round include […]