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Gemini Announces Details on Upcoming Crypto Credit Card

Earlier this year, the cryptocurrency exchange platform Gemini opened the waitlist for its planned crypto rewards credit card. Since then, a reported 140,000 people have joined said list. In turn, Gemini has now revealed more details on the products, including the rewards multipliers and some clever elements that make it...

WeWork to Begin Accepting Cryptocurrencies for Payment

After a relatively steady climb in recent months, the cryptocurrency market is back to its volatile ways. Between Dogecoin's rapid rises and Bitcoin's flash crashes, some investors may be reminded why they avoided the asset class in the first place. Nevertheless, the acceptance of crypto is continuing to grow, with...

Coinbase Makes Its Nasdaq Debut as Crypto Surges

As cryptocurrencies continue to make their way towards mainstream acceptance, one major crypto-centric company is making a splash on Wall Street. This afternoon, Coinbase successfully went public, with its stock now listing on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol $COIN. According to CNBC, the platform opened at $381 a share...

PayPal Introduces "Checkout with Crypto" Option

Over the past few months, cryptocurrencies have seen tremendous growth not only in terms of price but also in mainstream acceptance. The latest example of this comes from PayPal, which just announced the rollout of their Checkout with Crypto feature. With Checkout with Crypto, buyers will have the option to...

Bitcoin Rewards Platform Lolli Raises $5 Million From VCs, Celebrities

With Bitcoin continuing to show strength (despite a few ebbs this week), another startup in the crypto space has announced a new round of investment. This week, the Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli announced that it had secured $5 million in funding. The "pre-Series A" round included participation from firms Seven...

Eco Raises $26 Million in Latest Investment Round

With cryptocurrencies and blockchain continuing their march into the mainstream, venture capitalists are taking notice of startups utilizing these technologies in new and interesting ways. Recent weeks and months have brought a flurry of investments to their firms. The latest in this line is Eco, which has just revealed an...

Bitcoin Investment Strategies Firm NYDIG Raises $200 Million

With the cryptocurrency market continuing to grow, another FinTech that specializes in the space is seeing a major investment. This week, NYDIG announced that it had raised $200 million in investments from strategic partners. Described as a "growth capital round," the raise was led by Stone Ridge Holdings Group, Morgan...

Upcoming BlockFi Credit Card Announces Additional Crypto Benefits

Late last year, BlockFi garnered headlines when it opened the waitlist for its Bitcoin Rewards Credit Card. At the time, the company announced that the BlockFi Credit Card would offer 1.5% cashback (paid out in the form of Bitcoin) on everything they buy in addition to a one-time Bitcoin bonus...