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Jason Simon explains how companies are embracing cryptocurrency to increase shareholder value

There were a lot of different components that led to the creation of Bitcoin, the first digital currency as they’re known today. In addition to seeking a solution that give consumers the ability to control their own funds, instead of relying on third-party solutions such as banks, the concern over continued inflation of fiat and [...]

March 30th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Jason Simon highlights the importance of Visa’s acceptance of USDC settlements

For years, giant payments processor Visa kept away from cryptocurrencies and, in some respects, it still does. However, over the course of the past 12 months, it has shown a willingness to begin to interact with digital currencies in new ways. Visa appears to be gradually moving toward greater integration and its latest endeavor shows [...]

March 29th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Jason Simon provides the necessary knowledge to understand why blockchain is important for financial inclusion.

When thinking about blockchain technology, many people often tend to think only of cryptocurrencies, tokens, and crowdfunding through digital assets. However, these are just expressions of technology with the potential to transform multiple industries and organizations. Like the internet, blockchain technology has the ability to transform the lives of billions of people around the world [...]

March 29th, 2021|Categories: Blockchain|Tags: , |

Jason Simon explores how certain European countries are regulating cryptocurrencies

As cryptocurrencies continue to receive more attention around the world. Many countries have begun to address their status from a legal and regulatory standpoint. While most developed countries have been more accessible to the ecosystem, a few have still not been able to determine how best to address the framework that will allow digital currency [...]

March 27th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Jason Simon on the importance of Visa’s decision to embrace cryptocurrency

The cryptocurrency movement continues to garner support from some of the largest entities in the financial sector. Most notably, both Visa and PayPal have recently announced that they are beginning to embrace digital currencies more than ever, despite previously having maintained a strict ban on virtually any type of interaction with the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Jason [...]

March 26th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

FinTech and cryptocurrency expert Jason Simon discusses why big banks are embracing cryptocurrency

For years, most large financial institutions and banks kept cryptocurrencies at arm’s length. Several introduced strict policies that prevented their employees from interacting with the cryptocurrency ecosystem, even away from work. However, the sentiment has changed rapidly over the past 12 months and more financial institutions are getting involved. Jason Simon, a FinTech and cryptocurrency [...]

March 25th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Jason Simon explains how Ripple is transforming payments and what could emerge soon

Around the world, digital currency has seen substantial adoption, except in one region. The US is still lagging in adopting some type of framework to significantly manage the digital currency space and, as the largest consumer market in the world, the lack of clarity is prohibiting extensive global adoption. Jason Simon, a FinTech and cryptocurrency [...]

March 24th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Jason Simon weighs in on how PayPal is helping shape the future of currency

For more than a decade, there has been a steady increase in the popularity of digital solutions – digital shopping, digital services, even digital television. In general, the world has been shifting to favor a digital-based paradigm, but the progress has been slow. However, due primarily to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been unprecedented acceleration. [...]

March 23rd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Jason Simon discusses electronic payment innovations that are revolutionizing the industry

The impact of digitalization and technological innovation in the world is reaching unknown levels, being able to reinvent industries and the entire economic fabric. This transformation of traditional models towards more digital models has also reached the world of payments. Added to this is the critical situation in which we find ourselves in relation to [...]

March 22nd, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |

FinTech expert Jason Simon discusses the pros and cons of central bank digital currencies

Bitcoin may not have been the first instance of an attempt to introduce a digital currency, but it has been the most successful. For slightly more than a decade, Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies have become extremely popular and continue to gain support for being able to co-exist alongside traditional fiat. A new version of digital [...]

March 19th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , |