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Upgrade Launches Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card

Another Bitcoin-earning credit card isn't just on the way — it's already here. This week, Upgrade announced the launch of its new Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card. The Upgrade Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card is essentially a crypto reskin of the FinTech's Cash Rewards card, earning 1.5% back in rewards. However, these...

Data Shows Majority of Bitcoin Owners are Holding at a Profit

After a strong run early in 2021, several cryptocurrencies have since fallen on hard times. In the case of Bitcoin, the asset is now trading for nearly half of its record highs seen just a few short months ago. Nevertheless, the current value is still far ahead of where Bitcoin...

Visa: $1 Billion Spent Via Crypto-Linked Cards in 2021 So Far

The age of cryptocurrency debit and credit cards is apparently upon us. According to Visa, the company is currently working with 50 cryptocurrency platforms on card programs. These cards will make it easier for consumers to convert and spend crypto with the more than 70 million merchants worldwide that accept...

DeFi Savings Platform Donut Raises $2 Million

Following months of momentum, the past few weeks have been a rollercoaster for cryptocurrencies. Nevertheless, DeFi — short for decentralized finance — and other blockchain-based services have continued to gain the interest of consumers and investors. In fact, one DeFi offering has just revealed its latest funding round. Donut has...

Bitcoin Rewards App Fold Raises $13 Million in Funding

It looks as though the app Fold is the latest FinTech to cash in on the current crypto craze. Today, the company announced that it had raised an impressive $13 million. The Series A was led by Craft Ventures while M13, Slow Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners also participated. With the...

White Star Capital Closes $50 Million Digital Asset Fund

Despite a rough week in the world of crypto, venture capitalists continue to see potential in the space. Case in point: White Star Capital has announced that it's raised $50 million to create a Digital Asset Fund (DAF), which will invest in various blockchain-enabled businesses and crypto networks. Previously, the...

Tesla Discontinues Acceptance of Bitcoin for Vehicles

Elon giveth and Elon taketh away. Less than six weeks after Tesla began accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment for its famed electric vehicles, Musk has announced that the company will halt this practice. In turn, the price of $BTC has fallen sharply. In a tweet, Musk cited environmental...

Gemini Becomes Latest Crypto Platform to Support Dogecoin

A dog coin that started as a joke but has grown increasingly real has just received another booster as it rockets "to the moon." This week, Gemini announced that it was adding Dogecoin to its trading platform, allowing customers to buy, sell, and hold the popular asset. Doge now joins...