LALA + Stellar Protocol – New strategic partnership
"We are pleased to announce that we will be integrating with the Stellar network for LALA Transfer – our cross-border money transfer and remittance business. We chose to partner with because we share a common mission of – connecting people to low cost financial services to fight poverty and develop individual potential."

Fayetteville restaurant now accepting Stellar Lumens
"Ben Parker, a co-owner of the Prelude Breakfast Bar, said he saw a boom in the currency back in December and started to look into it. He eventually landed on accepting the cryptocurrency Stellar Lumens due to its fast transaction time and stability."

Will Stellar be the ICO system of choice in 2018?
"Getting a listing on a major exchange on day one is a competitive advantage for a new coin. That kind of listing on a fiat exchange like the SDEX could also promote unusually quick uptake of a new coin post-ICO. It means potential buyers don't necessarily have to part with other crypto assets to buy in, and that cryptocurrency newcomers can also get involved right away."

2018 Stellar Roadmap
"Our internal projections, based on the most recent data, estimate that by quarter’s end all mankind will stride up to Stellar, take a wide stance, and ask us what we think about RaiBlocks." /s

Why a $39 million ICO chose Stellar over Ethereum
"In Stellar, "we think we've uncovered this underutilized, really unknown technology," Gobaud said."

Stripe ending support for Bitcoin, may start accepting Stellar
"Bitcoin will no longer be supported as a payment option by online payments company Stripe. It also announced it may start accepting Stellar Lumens (XLM)."

Reddit co-founder has Stellar Lumens on his radar for 2018
Alexis Ohanian Sr. may have just indirectly pledged his support for Stellar Lumens. Yesterday, the CEO and co-founder of Reddit tweeted that r/Stellar, the cryptocurrency’s subreddit, is “[definitely] worth subscribing to in 2018.”

Report: Stellar and the State of Cryptocurrency
"There are a lot of questions marks out there. On the other hand . . . Stellar’s code has been in live production for over four years. Our founder is likely the most accomplished distributed systems engineer on Earth. We already exceed the performance benchmarks other platforms aspire to. Our platform is in the best possible place for real-world use, right now. Which, of course, is why people are actually using it . . ."

Clic.World and Stellar - the way to mass adoption of crypto in consumer banking
"Imagine sending money to somebody’s phone that does not even have a bank account and they can go and withdraw it at a Stellar ATMX. No need to imagine that any more!" is running its 6th Stellar Build Challenge

"The Stellar Build Challenge is an ongoing program to reward innovation and development in the Stellar ecosystem."

ZED Network eyes $600m remittance market with Stellar-powered payments platform

"Canadian startup ZED Network is looking to launch a new blockchain-powered global payments platform that promises to enable faster and cheaper remittances services. ....will be built on the Stellar distributed network with connectivity to bitcoin and ether as methods of payment."

Stellar’s Reddit community zero-fee inflation pool is now live

UPDATE 2018-01-16 13:47 GMT : has been updated with further information. The Lumenaut Community Inflation Pool is now live. This pool was created by...

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