Circle (Financial Services Company)

Circle is a Boston-based financial services company that uses blockchain technology for its peer-to-peer payments and cryptocurrency-related products. It was started in 2013 by Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville.

Originally a consumer-facing P2P payment and cryptocurrency wallet & exchange app, the company has since refocused on commercial blockchain and crypto applications. Circle launched a stablecoin in 2018 known as USD Coin (USDC), backed by $1 or an asset with equal, fair value

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