Circle CEO: Zuckerberg Is ‘Betting on Decentralization’ With Facebook’s Libra

It comes as no surprise that Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra is causing a stir–especially with increasing privacy concerns and government scrutiny of the company. While politicians in Washington and Europe alike expressed concerns over the prospective digital currency, blockchain insiders are looking ahead to Libra’s applications–and not just as another cryptocurrency. “Everybody’s been focused on […]

Circle CEO: Cryptocurrency Business Is Down But We’re Still Growing

Jeremy Allaire is frank about the impact of the cryptocurrency market downturn on his business. The chief executive of Circle, a Boston-based financial technology startup which bought a cryptocurrency exchange, Poloniex, for around $400 million last year, said the bear market has slackened investors’ activity on the online marketplace as well as the liveliness of […]