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Mastercard and Ripple’s Xpring Join Industry Group to Promote Blockchain Education

Mastercard has joined a working group that supports blockchain education and research in universities around the world. Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt announced Tuesday it has welcomed 11 founding members into its Blockchain Education Alliance. In addition to the card network, the new members include the innovation arms of payments startup Ripple

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Mastercard, Binance X and Ripple’s Xpring Join the Blockchain Education Alliance

The Blockchain Education Alliance launched by blockchain accelerator MouseBelt has gained several noteworthy new members. Ashlie Meredith, the university program director for MouseBelt Blockchain Accelerator, told Cointelegraph on Feb. 11 that the new members include payment processing behemoth Mastercard, the innovation arm of major crypto exchange Binance, Binance X, Ripple's

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Mastercard Left Libra Association Over Regulatory and Viability Concerns, Says CEO

Mastercard's CEO says the firm pulled out of the Facebook-led Libra project after developing concerns over its business model and compliance.Ajay Banga, who has been the CEO and president of Mastercard since 2009, told the Financial Times his attitude towards Libra deteriorated as project members proposed linking what was supposed

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Mastercard to Pilot Blockchain-Powered Food System with Topco’s Food City

In partnership with Envisible and Topco, the global payment giant Mastercard is ready to revolutionize our food systems by shining more light into a rather opaque industry with a new blockchain network.Deborah Barta, Mastercard’s senior vice president of innovation and startup engagement, commented about the new initiative:“The identity of things

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Mastercard Joins Major Ripple Partner Bank for Payments on Delivery

Global credit card giant Mastercard has announced a major partnership with PNC Bank who is using and developing RippleNet software for their client’s needs. The new partners intend to develop Payment on Delivery, a trial system that allows businesses to pay suppliers in real-time for goods received. PNC has been at the

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After PayPal’s Departure, Visa, MasterCard, eBay, Stripe left the Libra Association

After PayPal, several Other members of the Libra Association including MasterCard, Visa, eBay, Stripe, and Mercado Pago, have also abandoned Facebook’s plans for creating the distributed, global cryptocurrency Libra.This serious blow from these payment processor giants came as the Libra crypto project attracted fierce criticism from global regulators and lawmakers,

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Visa, EBay, Stripe and Mastercard Abandon Facebook’s Libra Project

Visa, EBay, Stripe and Mastercard have all announced that they are dropping out of Facebook’s Libra Association and its associated stablecoin project.Four companies abandon shipOn Oct. 11, Bloomberg reported that Ebay, Stripe and Mastercard had decided to drop out of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project. Within minutes, Visa said it

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