Tag: strike

Jan 31 2023

Strike Launches Instant, Cheap Remittances For The Philippines Using Bitcoin Lightning

U.S. users of Strike can now use Send Globally to send instant, cheap remittances to loved ones in the Philippines.Strike, the leading digital payment platform built on Bitcoin's Lightning Network, has announced the expansion of its "Send Globally" product to the Philippines. This will allow for fast, secure and low-cost money transfers between the U.S. and the Philippines, which is...

Jan 27 2023

Major Adoption News For Bitcoin: POS Giant Clover Starts Lightning Trial

Bitcoin's adoption into the mainstream - not only as a store of value but also as a means of payment - took a big step forward today. As Strike CEO Jack Mallers announced via Twitter, the Bitcoin Lightning Network went live yesterday with Clover. On Twitter, Mallers announced that Strike is now an integrated partner with payments...

Jan 26 2023

POS Giant Clover Teams Up With Strike To Bring Bitcoin’s Lightning Network To Millions Of Merchants

A 90-day trial period kicks off Clover’s integration with the Bitcoin Lightning Network, enabling faster, cheaper payments at merchants.Strike CEO Jack Mallers has taken to Twitter to announce that Strike is now an integrated partner with payments giant Fiserv, parent company of Clover. Subsequently, Strike has launched a pilot integration with Clover allowing merchants to accept bitcoin over the Lightning...

Dec 06 2022

Bitcoin App Strike Launches Instant, Cheap Remittances To Africa

Dec 06 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  africa business ghana kenya news

People in Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana can now receive instant, low-cost remittance payments in local currency through Bitcoin’s Lightning Network.Bitcoin payments app Strike said in a statement Tuesday that it had launched Send Globally, a new feature that lets U.S. users instantly and cheaply send money to Africa."With exorbitant fees to transfer funds in and out of Africa and incumbent providers...

Nov 01 2022

Opensats, Strike, And The HRF Announce Bounty Winners In 2 Out Of 3 Categories

The experts have spoken. Opensats gave a partial verdict and The Human Rights Foundation announced that Cashu and LNlink will receive bounties. Certain conditions apply, as we’ll explain. And other projects and Lightning Network developers might still claim the last available bounty, the competition is still valid until the end of the year. Let’s learn about the winning projects and explore what the...

Sep 27 2022

Strike Closes $80 Million Funding Round For Its Bitcoin Payments Revolution

Sep 27 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin business lightning mallers news

The funding round led by Ten31, Washington University and the University of Wyoming enables Strike to expand its products and acquire new business partners.Strike, a leading payment provider for the Bitcoin Lightning Network, has raised $80 million in a series B funding round led by the bitcoin-focused investing firm Ten31, per a...

Aug 12 2022

Jack Mallers’ Strike Launches Visa Card For Bitcoin Payments, Here’s How To Get Yours

Aug 12 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin (btc) bitcoin news news strike

Bitcoin evangelist Jack Mallers' Bitcoin payments app Strike has launched the eagerly awaited Visa card, the company said on Friday. The Strike Visa Card allows users to make direct deposits, pay in Bitcoin, buy Bitcoin, send and receive money, use Apple Pay and Google Pay to spend funds, and earn rewards without any fee. Strike The post Jack Mallers' Strike Launches Visa Card...

Aug 03 2022

Electrifying! With Stablesats, Galoy Brings The Dollar To The Lightning Network

If this works as promised, Stablesats could change the game. It could change the world, even. The new Galoy product solves a problem and an urge that the bitcoin community has had for ages. Synthetic dollars that don’t need a token or rely on a third party to work. In fact, if Stablesats works as promised it will solve the most difficult of...

May 20 2022

The UK Goes Lightning: CoinCorner Offers The Bolt Card, Contactless BTC Payments

The future is now. CoinCorner's the Bolt Card is a contactless and convenient debit card that lacks a screen. The product points to the next stage in bitcoin evolution, the creation of circular economies powered by the Lightning Network. Is this card the idea that will bridge the gap between bitcoin and the general public? At the...

May 02 2022

Argentina’s Largest Private Bank Now Allows Users To Buy Bitcoin

May 02 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  argentina bitcoin business news strike

Banco Galicia, the largest private bank in Argentina, is allowing its users to buy, sell, send and receive bitcoin on its mobile application.Banco Galicia is the largest private bank in Argentina by market share and recently announced it will allow its customers to invest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.Argentina is suffering from hyper-inflation as inflation hit a 20 year high just...

Apr 08 2022

High Praise For Strike As Bitcoin Lightning Integration Expands Payments Frontier

The Bitcoin conference in Miami has come with a number of remarkable announcements. These have all been towards propelling the digital asset forward in terms of adoption and its utility as a mode of payment. Most notable of these recent announcements however have been that of payment processor Strike. CEO Jack Mallers announced in Miami yesterday that Strike is integrating the Bitcoin lightning...

Strike To Integrate Bitcoin Lightning With Shopify: Why It Matters

At the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami, the Bitcoin Lightning Network seems to be getting closer to mass adoption as large companies start to partner with Strike. The digital payments platform built on the BTC network announced that it will integrate with Shopify and partner with payment firm Blackhawk and NCR, the world’s largest point-of-sale (POS) supplier. “We're proud to partner with Shopify...

Apr 07 2022

Jack Mallers’ Strike Integrating With World’s Largest PoS Providers To Enable Sovereign Payments With Bitcoin

Maller’s announcements all centered around increasing accessibility to the superior payment system of Bitcoin.Strike CEO Jack Mallers announced at Bitcoin 2022 that the company has partnered with three of the world’s largest payments providers, Shopify, NCR and Blackhawk Network. “You’re gonna be able to walk into a grocery store, to. Whole Foods, to a Chipotle, if you want to use a Lightning...

Feb 25 2022

Building The Best Consumer Experience On The Bitcoin Network With Jack Mallers

Jack Mallers talked about working in friendly competition with other Bitcoin companies to build the best financial experience for customers.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To The Episode...

Feb 15 2022

Strike In Argentina, One Month Later: What Happened And What Is It Good For?

A month ago, with fanfare, Strike launched its App to the Argentinian market. A country facing ever-increasing inflation and an app that promises access to Bitcoin, “the best monetary network in human history.” The match seemed undeniable. However, an underwhelming first version of the app mixed with questionable technology usage tainted Strike’s launch. Less than a week since the...

Feb 03 2022

Eric Adams — Let’s Get Your Salary Paid In Bitcoin!

While the next mayor of New York City has promised to be an ally for Bitcoin, the city is right now one of the most hostile locations for cryptocurrency.Dear Mayor Adams, I would like to start by congratulating you on your election as mayor of New York City. As you are a lifelong public servant to the city, I can imagine how...

Feb 01 2022

How My Fraternity Supercharged Our Treasury By Adopting Bitcoin

The story of the first fraternity to adopt bitcoin and a call for others to follow in their footsteps. Credit to Hannah Cron from Lumination Network During the summer of...

Jan 25 2022

Bitcoin Service Provider Strike Becomes 5th Major Finance Centric Application In Argentina

Strike wallet is one of the leading financial platforms in Argentina that provides an easy Bitcoin payment transaction through Lighting Network. In addition, the platform incorporates a Bitcoin network, allowing users to perform worldwide payment rails. For these transactions to be successful, payments on the Strike platform are exchanged for BTC. The transactions move forward through Lighting Network and finally turned into the...

Jan 15 2022

Strike App Faces Problems In Argentina; Does Not Support Bitcoin, Claim Users

The lightning payments app Strike made quite a buzz by starting its operations in the South American country of Argentina this week. But now, it has come under criticism from many users on Twitter complaining that they cannot buy, sell, or hold bitcoin...

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