Category Archives: Finance

Crypto Savings Platform Ledn Raises $30 Million in Latest Funding Round

Ledn, a cryptocurrency lending and savings platform based in Canada, has managed to raise $30 million in its latest funding round. The money raised will be used to expand its offer of lending products, and to expand its reach in more countries. Ledn could take advantage of the recent problems that Blockfi, one of its… Read More »

Paypal to Allow Cryptocurrency Withdrawals to Third-Party Wallets

Payments giant Paypal will soon allow its users to transfer cryptocurrencies away from its platform to third-party wallets, the company’s head of cryptocurrency reportedly revealed. Paypal has been seeing tremendous growth in its crypto business. Paypal to Support Crypto Transfers to Third-Party Wallets Jose Fernandez da Ponte, Paypal’s head of cryptocurrency, said during the Consensus… Read More »

Zimbabwe’s Biggest Bank Looks at Methods to ‘Leverage Cryptocurrencies’

One of Zimbabwe’s biggest financial institutions, CBZ Holdings says it is looking at ways it could “leverage cryptocurrencies and other emerging digital innovations.” According to the financial institution’s chairperson, Marc Holtzman, CBZ “is open-minded about new innovations, as these could open up new opportunities going forward.” Innovations Opening up New Markets Speaking in an interview… Read More »

Fund Manager One River Files SEC Prospectus for Carbon Neutral Bitcoin ETF

On Monday, the crypto asset fund manager One River filed a unique bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) registration with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to the Form S-1 filed, One River wants to list a carbon-neutral bitcoin ETF on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). One River’s Bitcoin ETF Aims to Provide a… Read More »

‘Chinese Invented Paper Money and They Will End It’- Brazil’s Far-Left Praises Digital Yuan  

Digital currencies, those issued by central banks in particular, have been commended for their “disruptive nature.” The praise comes from a publication associated with one of Brazil’s far-left parties. A recently published article claims that CBDCs such as China’s digital yuan can radically change global finances and government policies. Digital Yuan to Do Away With… Read More »