Japanese Startup Soramitsu Harnesses CBDCs and Stablecoins for Cross-Border Payments

Japanese Startup Soramitsu Harnesses CBDCs and Stablecoins for Cross-Border Payments

Japanese Blockchain startup, Soramitsu, is embarking on a venture that involves harnessing stablecoins and central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to forge connections among various Asian nations. Soramitsu’s initiative revolves around a cross-border payment system tailored for Asian countries. The company plans to integrate Cambodia’s CBDC and fiat-pegged stablecoins into its payment network, with a specific […]

The Geopolitics of CBDCs

The Geopolitics of CBDCs

Written by Jannah Patchay, Policy Lead for the Digital Pound Foundation Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) – a digital form of central bank-issued fiat currency – have seen explosive growth in interest over the past four years. At the start of 2023, 114 countries, representing 95% of global GDP, are currently exploring CBDC, of which 60 […]

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