Category: DeFi

  • Fiat vs Crypto: Making the Right Choice for Instant Cross-Border Payments

    Fiat vs Crypto: Making the Right Choice for Instant Cross-Border Payments

    Explore the Advantages of Crypto over Fiat for Swift and Secure Global Transactions. To truly understand the winner in the Fiat vs Crypto debate, let’s dive into how both systems work.  Traditional cross-border money transfers go through a centralized banking system, involving the sender’s, intermediary, and recipient’s banks. This process, relying on wire transfers, can…

  • Best Ways to Transfer Money Internationally

    Best Ways to Transfer Money Internationally

    Choose the right payment platform to make international transactions Gone are the days when sending money abroad was a complex and costly affair.  The leading money transfer services today offer secure transactions with minimal fees, ensuring your funds reach their destination without a hitch. This guide highlights eight standout online platforms for international money transfers,…

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Stablecoins

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Stablecoins

    Simply Explained the Pros & Cons of Stablecoins As businesses dive into the world of digital payments, especially for sending money across borders, the idea of using cryptocurrencies gets really exciting.  World Bank highlighted traditional cross-border payment currently charges 6% on average, while payment on blockchain technology can cut this cost by 80%.  At Wind.app,…

  • What is a self-custody (non-custodial) wallet?

    What is a self-custody (non-custodial) wallet?

    You likely have physical wallets for cash and digital wallets like PayPal or Venmo. But to truly own cryptocurrency and digital assets, you need a self-custody wallet. Also called non-custodial wallets, these give you sole control over digital money and assets. Self-custody wallets offer ultimate financial freedom and independence – your private keys and funds…

  • Top 5 Payoneer Alternatives in India

    Top 5 Payoneer Alternatives in India

    Payoneer made waves in 2005 as a trailblazer in the digital payments space, enabling seamless cross-border commerce for freelancers and e-businesses alike. However, the platform’s shine has dulled for some Indian users plagued by freezes, opaque fines, and an overall lack of responsiveness that belongs in Web 1.0, not 2.0.  For Indian customers seeking payments…

  • Wind.App Revolutionizes Cross-Border Payments with $3.8M Funding from Global Founders Capital and Spartan Group

    Wind.App Revolutionizes Cross-Border Payments with $3.8M Funding from Global Founders Capital and Spartan Group

    Singapore, 28th November 2023 – Having facilitated over $3 million in annualized Gross Transaction Volume (GTV) within mere months of its launch, Wind.App, proudly announces a successful $3.8 million pre-seed funding round. The round was co-led by Global Founders Capital and Spartan Group, and saw participation from prominent investors, including Saison Capital, Alumni Ventures and…

  • Wind at XRPL Demo Day : Triumph in Cross-Border FinTech

    Wind at XRPL Demo Day : Triumph in Cross-Border FinTech

    Singapore – 14 November 2023 – In September, Wind, the innovative cross border payments provider, elevated its standing in the fintech arena via acceptance in the XRPL Accelerator in Singapore, a program lead by Tenity and Ripple.  Hussain Elius, Wind’s Co-founder and CEO, conveyed appreciation to Tenity, Ripple, and the XRPL community for the unprecedented…

  • Best 4 Wise Alternatives For Filipinos

    Best 4 Wise Alternatives For Filipinos

    When it comes to international money transfers and multi-currency financial management, Wise (previously TransferWise) had become a popular choice for many Filipinos. However, Wise is not the only option. Several other platforms offer comparable or even superior services, depending on your specific needs and preferences. In this article, we will explore and compare some leading…

  • How to Seamlessly On-Ramp with Wind 

    How to Seamlessly On-Ramp with Wind 

    Wind is your gateway to the Web3 world, simplifying cryptocurrency and stablecoin purchase, customization, and advanced features for third-party dApps.  But that’s not all – Wind also lets you easily off-ramp & turn your cryptocurrency earnings into your local currency and transfer them directly into your bank account.  What is On & Off Ramp? On…

  • Crypto Wallet Showdown: Metamask, MEW, Wind

    Crypto Wallet Showdown: Metamask, MEW, Wind

    Looking for a secure and versatile crypto wallet? Compare Metamask, MEW, and Wind on features, security, compatibility, and more.