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Cartan is a Cayman Islands-based full-service fintech management consulting company that helps clients identify, develop, and implement sophisticated market strategies. Our financial and technology professionals analyze the latest industry data to provide clients with immediate insights and opportunities.

Private Funds Transparency Report
July 11th, 2020

Private Funds Transparency Report

In early 2020, the Cayman Islands Government published the Private Funds Law, 2020 for the registration of certain closed-ended funds, or private funds, with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA). In order to support our financial services industry, we are pleased to introduce our Private Funds Transparency Report.

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a16z Closes $515M Crypto Fund
July 8th, 2020

a16z Closes $515M Crypto Fund

a16z closes the Crypto Fund II, a $515M fund dedicated to cryptocurrency and blockchain projects, including the next generation of payments, decentralised finance, new monetisation models and decentralised internet.

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BitPay Launches First Mastercard Prepaid Card in the United States
June 30th, 2020

BitPay Launches First Mastercard Prepaid Card in the United States

Mastercard has partnered with BitPay to offer the first prepaid card for the virtual asset community in the United States. The BitPay Card offers a safe, smart and efficient way to convert various virtual assets into fiat currency. The fiat currency is loaded onto the card and can be spent anywhere Mastercard debit is accepted around the world.

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The Future of Contactless Payments
June 25th, 2020

The Future of Contactless Payments

The COVID-19 pandemic has ignited public concerns regarding the transmission of the virus through cash. Many new developments suggest digital payments are the future and the shift towards accessible and resilient central bank digital currencies could be accelerated.

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