Ripple Acquires Swiss Crypto Custody Platform Metaco for $250M as Part of Push toward Tokenization

US remittance system Ripple acquired Metaco to leverage the company’s resources and entrench itself in the emerging crypto custody market. Ripple has acquired Swiss-based Metaco for $250 million as part of the remittance network’s expansion into institutional crypto custody. The acquisition also comes amid a favorable ruling for Ripple in its ongoing lawsuit with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). … Read more

JPMorgan to Acquire Leading Data Platform Aumni in Venture Capital Service Push

Financial powerhouse JPMorgan will acquire Aumni for the data platform’s value at its last fundraising in 2021.  Banking giant JPMorgan appears set to acquire leading venture and private markets investment data platform Aumni. Yesterday, the New York-based multinational financial services company announced a definitive purchase agreement with Aumni. Although JPMorgan did not disclose financial terms, the bank expects … Read more

Payments Giant Visa Denies Rumors of Halting Crypto Push

Visa is still committed to crypto partnerships and will also continue to improve fiat both on and off-ramp. A Tuesday Reuters report claimed that US payments giant Visa was halting its crypto push amid an industry meltdown. However, Visa has now debunked those claims. Reacting to the story via a Twitter thread, the payments company’s … Read more

Tencent Cloud to Introduce New Products for Web3 Builders in Support of Greater Decentralized Tech Push

Tencent Cloud has expressed commitment to building, supporting, and growing the global Web3 community. Tencent Cloud recently announced its support for the global Web3 ecosystem development. The cloud business by Tencent also introduced new products to facilitate Web3 creation and consolidation. Tencent Cloud expressed its commitment at the first global Web3 summit, with Poshu Yeung, Senior Vice President saying: “At … Read more

Xpeng Launches Flagship EV Models in Europe amid Overseas Push

Tesla’s Chinese rival Xpeng announced the launch of its P7 sedan and G9 SUV in Europe following bleak China sales last year. Chinese electric vehicle (EV) startup Xpeng has launched two flagship vehicles in Europe. This launch is part of a broader international push by the Guangdong-based company as it looks to increase its brand’s global … Read more