Circle launches a Coinbase competitor in the U.S.

Circle is launching Circle Invest in the U.S. except in NY, MN, HI and WY. The app is now available in the App Store and Play Store and lets you instantly trade the most popular cryptocurrencies witho

Circle acquires cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex

Circle just announced that it is acquiring U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex. According to Fortune, Circle is paying $400 million for the acquisition. Poloniex has been around for years and

Technology trends changing the world as we look ahead

S. Somasegar Contributor S. Somasegar is managing director at Madrona Venture Group and the former head of Microsoft’s Developer Division. More posts by this contributor Business models will drive t

Blockchain technologies entered the trough of disillusionment in 2016, but 2017 will be brighter

The blockchain industry is moving into the Trough of Disillusionment, marked by waning interest “as experiments and implementations fail to deliver.” During this time, many will fail and exit the

Circle removes ability to buy and sell Bitcoin as it doubles down on mobile payments

Launched in 2013, Circle is a consumer finance company originally built with the goal of using the Bitcoin blockchain as a payments platform. Part of that was achieved by offering customers the abilit

Zelle p2p payments push to compete with Venmo now has 19 US FI backers

The US finance industry might finally be getting its ducks in order to compete with the likes of PayPal-owned social payments platform Venmo. Today bank network operator Early Warning announced it has

Social payments app Circle adds two more European markets

Circle has lit up two more European markets as it works to rapidly build out its presence in the region. Users of the P2P payments app in Spain and Ireland can now connect any Spanish or Irish bank ac

Circle takes $60M to grow its social payments biz globally, as it steps into China

How do you compete with China's homegrown social payments giants? Veteran entrepreneur Jeremy Allaire, co-founder of US based social payments app Circle, reckons you don't; not like for like in the do

Social payments startup Circle rolls into Europe

It may have started as a Bitcoin wallet but veteran entrepreneur Jeremy Allaire's fintech startup Circle has since shifted focus to social payments, launching an app in Q4 last year that lets users se

Circle Raises $9M Series A From Accel And General Catalyst To Make Bitcoins Mainstream

<a target="_blank" href="">Circle Internet Financial</a> has launched with $9M of Series A funding to increase mainstream adoption of digital currencies like Bitcoin by providing

Circle: If Highlight And Path Had A Beautiful Ambient Location Child

The people behind college flirting network Likealittle have launched a new app in the App Store, <a href="">Circle</a>, an app tha