Remittances

Payment Processor Netpay to Integrate Blockchain-Based Tool: Report

Major global online payments firm Netpay International has partnered with Israeli firm BNC LedgerTech to integrate blockchain into its services,…

Barclays, Ripple Back $1.7 Million Round for Remittance Firm Using XRP

Ripple, Barclays and other investors have backed a $1.7 million round for SendFriend, a new remittance startup that will use…

Ripple, Mastercard and Barclays Invest in Ripple-Based Remittance Firm SendFriend

Remittance company SendFriend has received investments from Ripple (XRP), the Mastercard Foundation, MIT Media Lab and Barclays in a funding…

UAE Exchange and Payment Platform Unimoni Join Ripple’s Payments Network

Finablr, a global payment platform and foreign exchange operator based in the United Arab Emirates, has joined Ripple’s (XRP) RippleNet…

Two Remittance Firms Go Live With Ripple-Based Payments to Thailand

Remittance firms UAE Exchange and Unimoni have gone live with blockchain-based payments using Ripple technology. Finablr, which owns the two…

Venezuela Starts Regulating Cryptocurrency Remittances

The Venezuelan government has begun regulating cryptocurrency remittances. The regulator has set a monthly limit and will be collecting commissions…

UAE-Saudi Arabian Digital Currency ‘Aber’ to be Restricted to Select Banks at Start

The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) central bank (UAECB) and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) have announced that the interbank…

Saudi Arabia, UAE Aim to Cut Payments Costs With Common Digital Currency

The central banks of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have jointly launched a digital currency trial. The…

Pakistani Bank Teams With Alipay for Blockchain Remittances

Pakistan-based Telenor Microfinance Bank, a subsidiary of Norwegian telecoms multinational Telenor Group, has launched cross-border payments using blockchain technology from…

Where the Future of Crypto Payments Is Being Built

Leah Callon-Butler is the co-founder of Intimate.io, a token project aiming to bring payments, privacy and reputation to the adult…

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