Digital asset manager NYDIG is joining forces with banking technology provider Moven to offer plugins for banks that want to launch bitcoin products.
“Being able to offer it on our platform for U.S. banks, it’s the right time frankly,” said Moven founder Brett King. “If PayPal and Square can do it, then community banks should be able to do it too.” Many of Moven’s clients have around $1 billion in total assets, il a dit, with some operating with up to $10 billion in total assets.
NYDIG is Moven’s second partnership in the U.S., said King. It partnered with banking tech provider Q2 in November of last year.
Moven advertises itself as a turnkey digital banking product that can be deployed in 30 à 60 journées. The partnership will allow NYDIG to deploy its bitcoin products to banks quickly, Sells said.
Moven will be taking advantage of NYDIG’s APIs to offer buy, sell and hold services as well as more sophisticated bitcoin products like a money market account that pays interest in bitcoin or a credit card that has a bitcoin rewards component, Sells added.
“What’s important for any new technology is how easy adoption is,” Sells said. “Even though it may be very small bitcoin balances.”
NYDIG charges a fee for custody with storage options that are overseen by consultancy giant EY. In a low-interest-rate environment, Sells said he predicts banks will flock to a new form of earning revenue.
Dans une enquête en ligne de plus de 2,000 NOUS. consumers, NYDIG a constaté que 80% des détenteurs de bitcoins déplaceraient leur crypto vers une banque si elle disposait d'un stockage sécurisé. De ces mêmes détenteurs, 71% changerait de compte bancaire principal si une banque proposait des produits liés au bitcoin et 81% seraient intéressés par l'achat de bitcoins via leur banque.
NYDIG is aiming to provide a less risky option for banks that want to offer bitcoin products to their customers, Sells said. Banks that use the digital asset manager’s bank solutions don’t have to touch crypto.
“As a former banker … one of the things I realized is that for catching up to something like peer-to-peer payments, that really came at a cost for my bank,” Sells said. “Today banks have a 0% wallet share in crypto and this is a phenomenal non-interest income opportunity.”
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La source: Coindesk