PayPal Brings Crypto Service to UK Customers

Rollout of PayPal's first expansion of its crypto offering outside the U.S. will begin this week.

News  ·  22 August 2021

Venmo Credit Card Holders Can Now Trade Cash Back for Crypto

Customers can choose between bitcoin, ether, litecoin and bitcoin cash.

News  ·  10 August 2021

PayPal Q2 Transaction Revenue Rose 17%; Earnings Top Estimates

The payments giant added 11.4 million new accounts in the period, down from 23.3 million in the year-earlier quarter.

News  ·  28 July 2021

Uniswap Says It’s Talking With PayPal, Robinhood and More in Deleted Video

In a talk at the EthCC conference in Paris, Uniswap’s growth lead hinted at possible tie-ups with PayPal, E*Trade and Stripe.

Business  ·  28 July 2021

Chainalysis Exec Heads to PayPal to Lead Crypto Regulatory Efforts

Jesse Spiro, chief of government affairs at Chainalysis, is heading to PayPal's crypto wing to work on regulatory policy.

Business  ·  23 July 2021

Visa, PayPal Join Crypto VC Blockchain Capital’s New $300M Fund

PayPal said it's the first time the company has invested as an LP in a fund focused on blockchain and digital assets.

Business  ·  22 June 2021
Funding Rounds

Talos Raises $40M Series A Funding From a16z, PayPal, Fidelity

Talos' services include liquidity access, direct market access, price discovery, automated execution, reporting, clearing and settlement.

News  ·  27 May 2021

PayPal Will Let Customers Withdraw Crypto, Exec Says

"We want them to be able to take the crypto they acquired with us and take it to the destination of their choice," says Jose Fernandez da Ponte.

Business  ·  26 May 2021

Why It’s Tough to Send Aid Money to Palestine During the Latest Israel-Hamas Conflict

Banks in Israel and around the world are restricting business relationships with what they consider to be risky clients.

News  ·  21 May 2021

Venmo’s Censorship of Gaza Payments Makes Case for Neutral Platforms

Whatever the rights and wrongs of the Gaza conflict, platforms like Venmo shouldn't decide who gets paid or not. We need open systems like Bitcoin.

Tech  ·  20 May 2021

PayPal Q1 Transaction Revenue Rose 33% YOY as Total Revenue, EPS Topped Views

The payments giant raised yearly forecasts for net new accounts, total payment volume, revenue and earnings.

News  ·  5 May 2021

Coinbase Debuts ‘Buy With PayPal’ Feature (But Read the Fine Print)

The integration could lead to massive, and avoidable, costs for users who don’t pay attention to Coinbase’s fee schedule.

Business  ·  29 April 2021

PayPal-Owned Venmo Adds Bitcoin Buying and Selling

Customers will be able to buy and sell crypto on Venmo for a fee starting from $1.

News  ·  20 April 2021

PayPal Pushes Crypto Further Mainstream With Planned Checkout Service for 29M Merchants

The move could speed the use of crypto in day-to-day commerce.

Markets  ·  30 March 2021

Why Bitcoin Is More Like a $100 Bill Than Gold

Data and headlines on bitcoin's use in commerce point to an attribute that sets it apart from the yellow metal.

Markets  ·  12 March 2021