Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: in the penultimate paragraph of his 2018 New Year missive he  said he intended to “go deeper and study” encryption and cryptocurrency. Photograph: Getty Images

Most people missed Mark Zuckerberg’s first hint that Facebook was preparing his boldest bet in years. Buried in the penultimate paragraph of his 2018(...)

Coinbase has more than 25 million users across 53 countries with more than $150 billion traded on its platform to date

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are becoming more socially acceptable, with Central Bank-backed digital currencies likely within the next 10 years. (...)

Revolut is currently opening between 8,000 and 10,000 current accounts daily and transacting more than $4 billion per month in volumes

Digital banking alternative Revolut, which now claims 200,000 Irish customers, has been granted a European banking licence and intends to start accept(...)

The disposable virtual cards will work alongside Revolut’s existing customisable security features.

Revolut, a digital banking alternative that has more than 70,000 customers in Ireland, is to roll out disposable virtual cards in a move aimed at redu(...)

Revolut: the banking start-up said it is signing up between 6,000 and 8,000 customers a day

Revolut, the banking start-up, is looking to more than double the number of customers it has in Ireland, to 150,000 by the end of 2018, after announci(...)

Revolut has gained 39,212 customers locally, with almost 10,000 customers having joined in the last three months alone

Revolut, an app-based banking alternative, which has almost 40,000 customers in Ireland, has raised $66 million (€58 million) in a Series B round to f(...)

Stanford mathematics graduates and Robinhood founders Vlad Tenev and Baiju Bhatt

Up to half a million people have already signed up for Robinhood’s zero-fee stock trading service, it has raised $16 million (€12.8m) in venture capit(...)