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About Stellar

Stellar is an open network for storing and moving money. It provides a decentralized protocol for sending and receiving money in any pair of currencies. It was founded in 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Headquarters Location

PO Box 192750 PMB 24194

San Francisco, California, 94119,

United States

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Stellar's Products & Differentiators

    Stellar for Cross-border Payments

    Stellar offers a federated set of partner APIs that enable instantaneous and cost efficient cross border payments over the Stellar network using digital assets.

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Stellar Patents

Stellar has filed 66 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Computer security
  • Mathematical optimization
  • Aerodynamics
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Latest Stellar News

AnChain.AI Integrates with Stellar to Bring Enhanced Security and Compliance to Developers

May 9, 2023

Share  AnChain.AI, a leading Web3 digital asset security, and risk monitoring firm,announced its integration with Stellar, the pioneering decentralized open-source blockchain network for cross-border payments and asset issuance. This integration paves the way for Stellar’s thriving developer community to leverage AnChain.AI’s AI-powered Web3 risk management and security solutions to enhance their security posture as they drive innovation. As digital assets and cross-border payments continue to rise, the need for fraud prevention solutions has become increasingly apparent. AnChain.AI’s CISO Investigation platform provides an additional layer of trust to institutions developing on Stellar. By utilizing AnChain.AI’s Open Blockchain Ecosystem Intelligence (OpenBEI), Stellar developers can prioritize security and customer safety from the earliest phases of building. “As the Web3 ecosystem continues to expand, it’s becoming increasingly clear that security is not a luxury, but a necessity,” said Dr. Victor Fang, CEO & Co-founder of AnChain.AI. “We are committed to providing cutting-edge security and risk monitoring solutions that enable Web3 platforms to operate with confidence. We’re excited to build a more secure and sustainable Web3 future on Stellar.” AnChain.AI utilizes AI digital asset risk assessment and early detection of suspicious activity. AnChain.AI’s technology solutions underpin the regulatory efforts of leading government agencies, financial institutions, and enterprises worldwide, including the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Through this integration, AnChain.AI continues demonstrating its commitment to a more secure blockchain ecosystem, ensuring that all participants in the Stellar community can confidently engage. Related Posts “Having AnChain.AI integrate with Stellar is a breath of fresh air for the thriving community of Stellar projects,” said  Mark Heynen, Vice President of Partnerships at Stellar Development Foundation. “These types of solutions help equip developers and enterprises with the necessary tools to prioritize security and compliance from the get-go. This integration lays a sturdy foundation for Stellar ecosystem innovators to create more secure cross-border payment and asset issuance solutions.” This integration represents a significant step towards increasing community awareness of the risks associated with rapidly evolving Web3 technology, particularly as regulatory scrutiny in the digital asset space intensifies. By solidifying a shared commitment to sustainable and secure development, this integration lays the foundation for the next-generation Web3 innovation on the Stellar network. Join the growing number of enterprises, financial institutions, government agencies, and users and developers who trust AnChain.AI for their Web3 and digital asset security needs. If you’re a user or developer on Stellar looking to enhance your security and compliance posture PR Newswire, a Cision company, is the premier global provider of multimedia platforms and distribution that marketers, corporate communicators, sustainability officers, public affairs and investor relations officers leverage to engage key audiences. Having pioneered the commercial news distribution industry over 60 years ago, PR Newswire today provides end-to-end solutions to produce, optimize and target content -- and then distribute and measure results. Combining the world's largest multi-channel, multi-cultural content distribution and optimization network with comprehensive workflow tools and platforms, PR Newswire powers the stories of organizations around the world. PR Newswire serves tens of thousands of clients from offices in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions. Prev Post

Stellar Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Stellar founded?

    Stellar was founded in 2014.

  • Where is Stellar's headquarters?

    Stellar's headquarters is located at PO Box 192750, San Francisco.

  • What is Stellar's latest funding round?

    Stellar's latest funding round is Seed VC.

  • Who are the investors of Stellar?

    Investors of Stellar include Plug and Play Ventures, Plug and Play Accelerator, Stripe and Corazon Capital.

  • Who are Stellar's competitors?

    Competitors of Stellar include Wyre, Transak, Arf, BitGo, Copper and 15 more.

  • What products does Stellar offer?

    Stellar's products include Stellar for Cross-border Payments and 3 more.

  • Who are Stellar's customers?

    Customers of Stellar include MoneyGram, Flutterwave, Bitso, Tempo and Securrency.

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