Tag: Abra

Bitcoin Remittance Solutions Are Not Always Cheaper

The remittance industry seems to be ripe for disruption thanks to blockchain technology. But a recent report from Equities Research shows that not everything is rosy. There are some limitations to take into account for companies dealing with Bitcoin, but other distributed ledger-based companies may fare better. Blockchain in Remittance Remains Iffy Various Fintech companies are eyeing the remittance industry, as this sector is prone to disruption. More secure solutions, …
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Mobile Remittance App Abra to Expand Globaly

Bill Barhydt, CEO of mobile payment application Abra, said today that his company has plans to expand its services to the rest of the world by November of next year, according to a telephone interview with CoinDesk. Abra has also informed investors that the company’s expansion strategy includes establishing a presence in North and South America, as well as Australia, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. In September of 2015, …
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Five Blockchain Startups Accepted into Plug and Play’s FinTech Accelerator

The world’s largest fintech accelerator Plug and Play, has announced the 23 startups to be accepted in its third batch of selections. Five of the twenty three companies are blockchain-focused startups; mobile cryptocurrency remittance platform Abra; KYC blockchain identity verification platform BlockNotary; blockchain forensic analysis firm BlockSeer; supply chain tracking company Skuchain and bank-sponsored digital currency issuance platform Token. The Plug and Play accelerator program is sponsored by some of …
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