Three Fronts in the Global Digital Currency Wars

Jeremy Allaire is co-founder, CEO and chairman of Circle, a global financial services company that provides a platform for individuals, institutions and entrepreneurs to build businesses, invest and raise capital with open crypto technologies. The views expressed here are his own. The past several months have brought dramatic new technology, market and regulatory developments in […]

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Circle Is Raising a $100 Million Fund for Its Crowdfunding Arm

Circle is hiring a new general partner to raise a $100 million venture capital fund. The fund will take advantage of the deal flow coming through SeedInvest, the equity crowdfunding startup that Circle acquired in March 2019. The listing on LinkedIn says: “The Partner will be expected to develop and drive an investment thesis designed […]

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Jeremy Allaire’s Circle the Latest to Distance Itself from Facebook’s Libra

Jeremy Allaire’s Circle issued a U.S. dollar-backed stablecoin before stablecoins were cool. Now that Facebook has joined the fray with its Libra coin, which is designed to be backed by a basket of fiat currencies (and maybe other financial instruments), the spotlight on stablecoins has grown brighter. But Allaire, who is testifying in front of […]

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