Crypto-Friendly Banking App Revolut Obtains EU Banking License

Crypto-friendly fintech startup Revolut has obtained a banking license in Lithuania, technology news outlet TechCrunch reported Dec. 12. As the report states, the startup obtained a license through the Bank of Lithuania and “is leveraging passporting rules to operate in…

Singapore: Regulator Plans to Smooth Over Banking Ties With Crypto Businesses

The head of Singapore’s financial regulator and de facto central bank said he wants to “bring together” banks and crypto businesses after complaints about banking support, Bloomberg reports Wednesday, Oct. 10. Speaking in an interview, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)…

Smart Banking Ecosystem to Shield Consumers From Volatility in Cryptocurrency Prices

A new smart banking ecosystem based on blockchain technology is offering an all-in-one platform for managing cryptocurrencies, fiat money and stocks — and hopes to make crypto payments practical and widespread. Platio believes that, eventually, all financial assets are going…

Banking on Blockchain: World Bank Unpacks Launch of ‘BONDI’ Bond With Australia’s CBA

It’s been close to 10 years since Bitcoin came into existence, and in that time, major financial institutions have slowly come to grips with blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Some have taken to the industry quicker than others, and some have…