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Andreessen Horowitz Launches Free Crypto Startup School

“With this initiative, a16z wants to democratize cryptocurrencies. Dixon and the a16z team has been involved in the cryptocurrency/blockchain space for seven years, and the firm now wants to share some of its learnings with entrepreneurs. This way, it could give a boost to the crypto community, which could create investment opportunities for a16z down […]
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U.S. FASTER PAYMENTS BAROMETER — SURVEY RESULTS

“Glenbrook and the U.S. Faster Payments Council (FPC) are pleased to present results from year one of the U.S. Faster Payments Barometer. In the inaugural survey, over 700 industry professionals with broad representation from across the ecosystem responded. Results revealed how respondents are using faster payments today, the challenges facing their organizations, and what the industry […]
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Coindesk – Leader in Blockchain News.

“In a speech Thursday, First Deputy Governor Denis Beau issued some of France’s strongest comments yet in support of distributed ledger technology (DLT), which he said likely solves many outstanding market issues. One solution France is considering: a central bank digital currency (CBDC). Beau said the eurozone has a responsibility to at least consider a […]
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HSBC Bank USA Now Offers Business Clients the Ability to Send and Receive Payments in Real Time | The Clearing House

“HSBC Bank USA, N.A. (HSBC) announced today the launch of real-time payments capabilities on the RTP® network that allow business and institutional clients of all sizes to pay and be paid immediately with enhanced convenience and security.   With this latest enhancement in HSBC’s implementation of the RTP network these clients began sending real-time payments this […]
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Wells Fargo Launches Ability to Send Payments on the RTP® Network

“Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) announced today that its corporate customers can now send real-time payments through the RTP® network via an application programming interface (API), enabling the immediate movement of money and expanding the bank’s faster payments offerings. Wells Fargo previously rolled out capabilities for both retail and wholesale customers to receive payments over the […]