Abra Launches Crypto Credit card, NFT Service with American Express

Abra also announced the expansion of its Prime services and the launch of Abra web.


A digital asset financial services company, Abra has announced the launch of Abra Crypto Card and a new NFT service. Abra crypto card is a crypto rewards credit card that will function on the American Express network.

The card will allow transactions in U.S. dollars and offer crypto rewards on purchases of any amount and category.

The crypto rewards will be tradable across over a 100 different cryptocurrencies which are supported by Abra, without any annual or foreign transaction fees.

“We’ve made it super easy for anyone to trade crypto, earn interest, and borrow against crypto holdings in one, integrated app,” said Bill Barhydt, founder and CEO of Abra. “Our partnership with American Express will now make it even easier to access and earn crypto.”

Card owners will also be eligible for American Express network benefits, such as Amex Offers, presale ticket access, global dining benefits, and purchase protections.

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Space Coin Project Launches ‘Space Travel for Everyone’

After several months of refinement and thorough smart contract auditing, Space Coin Project has announced the official launch of its ERC-20 token, SPJ. 

If you’ve ever looked into booking a space flight, you can immediately recognize the challenges. From extremely expensive flight tickets to limited seats on spaceships to bureaucracy, the barriers to entry are clearly high. With today’s stipulations, almost 99% of the world isn’t able to experience the thrill of space travel. 

These limitations birthed the idea of the Space Coin Project. Mr. Jason Chang (CEO, Space Coin Project), when asked about the motivation behind the creation of the all-new governance token said, “Our mission is to create a social movement with a decentralized organization at its core to represent the community of space enthusiasts around the world.” He further stated that the Space Coin Project aims to solve most of the major challenges associated with space travel by creating a decentralized system that gives everyone in the community a chance to purchase a ticket on a space flight. 

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Majority of Institutional Investors Are Actively Recommending Crypto Assets to Clients, According to Bitstamp Study

A recent study by crypto exchange platform Bitstamp finds that institutional investors are actively recommending digital assets to their clients.

The Bitstamp Crypto Pulse report, which surveyed over 5,500 professional investors and 23,000 retail investors from 23 countries across the globe, reveals that the majority of institutional investment decision-makers are endorsing crypto assets as investments to their clientele.

“Institutional investors are now actively recommending crypto to their clients and retail investors are beginning to use crypto beyond a simple trade. This is a key area to watch in subsequent waves to gauge how the current financial climate drives adoption of crypto outside the original ecosystem.”

According to the research, 68% of institutional investors surveyed say they are actively recommending crypto while 15.2% say that are doing so with caution. Just 6.4% say they are not recommending virtual assets to their clients.

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