Circle Launches Venture Capital Fund for Early Stage Blockchain Projects

Circle, the digital currency company that jointly administers the USDC stablecoin with Coinbase, has launched the Circle Ventures fund to support early stage blockchain projects and companies. The fund doesn’t have a predetermined monetary amount, Circle told CoinDesk, and has already deployed initial capital. “Circle’s mission is to raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless […]

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Nigeria’s eNaira CBDC Goes Live

Nigeria’s central bank digital currency (CBDC), the eNaira, is live following an announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. The official unveiling of the eNaira – designed to complement Nigeria’s physical currency, not replace it – took place Monday; it had been announced last week. The eNaira was developed by fintech company Bitt, whose digital […]

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