Tag: zap

Jul 24 2021

Jan 06 2021

Bitcoin Lightning Startup Zap Goes Global, Adding Multiple Fiat Pairs, Stablecoins

Visa partner Strike is adding support for multiple fiat currency pairs plus stablecoins as part of its journey to become a “Bitcoin neo-bank.”

Dec 29 2020

Panthers’ Russell Okung Becomes First NFL Player to Be Paid in Bitcoin

Okung’s $13 million salary is being split fifty-fifty between bitcoin and fiat by way of Zap’s Strike product.

Aug 20 2020

Strike Announces Cash Back, Letting Merchants Pass On Lighting Network’s No-Fee Benefits

Strike, the application from Zap that lets users transact through the Lightning Network using their debit card or bank account, is now offering cash back rewards, according to an announcement that founder Jack Mallers shared with Bitcoin Magazine. “Today, we are releasing Cashback by Strike, our first Strike Rewards program,” Mallers...

Jul 16 2020

Zap Announces $3.5 Million Seed Round

Jul 16 2020 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  jack mallers payments strike visa zap

Lightning wallet provider Zap today formally announced a $3.5 million seed round fundraise from investors including Morgan Creek Digital and CMT Digital. The announcement follows recent news that Zap opened its Strike application to public beta and that it had joined Visa’s Fast Track Program to create a debit card, expected to launch by the end of 2020. “I am beyond excited...

Jul 02 2020

Zap’s Strike Moves to Public Beta

Today, Zap, the Lightning wallet lead by developer Jack Mallers, has announced that their Strike product is now in public beta. Previously, Strike had only been available through a closed, private beta program. In the private beta, Mallers claims that they have “already seen $100,000 in payments”. Strike is...

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