A Crypto Startup in India Raises $650k to Bring “Chit Fund” on Blockchain

Crypto startup ChitMonks has raised $650k in a pre-series A round with the help of early-stage investors Unicorn India Ventures (UIV). The firm aims to revolutionize proceedings by bringing 21st-century blockchain technology to the old-fashion chit-fund market. “At ChitMonks, we are building India’s largest blockchain network for Savings and Borrowings. We synergize Chit Fund Companies,…

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Central Bank Digital Currency Touted as Solution to US Economic Overhaul

Talk of a US central bank digital currency (CBDC) dominated proceedings, as the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs conducted a virtual meeting yesterday. The near two-hour-long hearing titled “The Digitization of Money and Payments” discussed competing with China’s CBDC offering, financial inclusion, and modernizing the current US economic model. Taking the…

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