FTX collapse won’t impact everyday use of crypto in Brazil: Transfero CEO

The crumbling of the FTX crypto empire may have damaged Brazilian retail and institutional sentiment toward crypto. However, its impact won’t affect everyday citizens — who will still use crypto for cross-border transactions. Reflecting on the recent fall of FTX, Thiago César, the CEO of fiat on-ramp provider Transfero Group said that the exchange’s fall, like in many countries around the world, has hurt confidence around centralized crypto exchanges and crypto in general.  Transfero Group is tied in closely with the Brazilian crypto ecosystem and FTX as it was the…

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Mercadolibre Inks Partnership With Mastercard to Secure Its Crypto Ecosystem in Brazil

Mercadolibre, one of the biggest “e-tailers” in Latam, has partnered with credit giant Mastercard to make use of its tech to secure the cryptocurrency ecosystem of the company. Through this partnership, Mercadolibre will be able to use Mastercard’s Ciphertrace technology, to allow the company to enhance the control and security of the crypto transactions in its trading ecosystem. Mercadolibre to Strengthen Crypto Vigilance Mercadolibre, a leading e-tailer of Latam, has partnered with Mastercard, the credit tech company, to improve its due diligence when assessing risks in its cryptocurrency…

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BNDES Director Offers New Insights on Development of Brazilian Blockchain Network

Gladstone Arantes, a director of the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES), gave new details about the progress of the Brazilian Blockchain Network, a project that has been in development since 2018. The network will be created on top of the Hyperledger Besu 2.0, which uses a proof-of-authority consensus mechanism. The final goal of this project is to move public spending to the network in order to increase the transparency of these fund movements. Brazilian Blockchain Network Advances The Brazilian Blockchain Network, a project that was conceived back in 2018,…

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A year of mass adoption for cryptocurrencies in Brazil

[ad_1] Throughout 2021, the Brazilian cryptocurrency market managed to distance itself from the police pages and finally win acceptance with the general public, whether in the financial market or even in the greatest national passion: soccer. Last year, Bitcoin (BTC) acted as a strong alternative to the Brazilian real that ended 2021 by breaking negative records and reaching a devaluation of 6.5% by December, making it the 38th worst currency in the world. In a year of ups and downs for Bitcoin, the biggest cryptocurrency hit a bottom of 167,000…

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