FS giants join $65m ConsenSys funding round

JP Morgan, Mastercard and UBS have joined a $65 million funding round for blockchain software engineering firm ConsenSys. Blockchain companies Protocol Labs, the Maker Foundation, Fenbushi, The LAO, and Alameda Research also joined the round. ConsenSys says it will use the funding to “accelerate the convergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) and Web3 applications on Ethereum […]

Mastercard unveils carbon calculator for banks

Mastercard has teamed up with Swedish fintech Doconomy to develop a carbon calculator that banks can integrate into their apps to give customers a snapshot of the emissions generated by their purchases across spending categories.Mastercard and Doconomy have been working on carbon footprint tracking based on purchases for the past couple of years but are […]