Tether Partners with Fuze to Promote Digital Asset Awareness in Turkey and the Middle East

Tether has partnered with digital assets infrastructure provider Fuze to enhance education and awareness surrounding digital assets in Turkey and the Middle East.

According to an official press release, the duo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which is a cooperative agreement between two parties that can include general terms and goals but is not legally binding.

Per the announcement, the two companies aim to address various aspects of education within the digital asset realm, including cross-border payment solutions, compliance, regulatory framework development, and education for local financial institutions.

Tether’s Initiative to Promote Adoption of Cryptocurrencies

One of the key initiatives of the partnership involves educational campaigns designed to promote the adoption of digital assets such as Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Stablecoins like Tether (USDT) for facilitating cross-border payments. 

These campaigns will emphasize the efficiency and accessibility benefits of utilizing digital assets in a compliant manner, benefiting businesses and individuals across Turkey, the Middle East, and North Africa.

“As we team up with Fuze, we’re thrilled to be part of a movement that brings digital assets within reach of people across Turkey, the Middle East, and North Africa,” said Paolo Ardoino, CEO of Tether.  

“Our collaboration isn’t just about technology; it’s about empowering individuals, businesses, and financial institutions to navigate the evolving landscape of finance with confidence and clarity.” 

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— Tether (@Tether_to) April 15, 2024

Tether and Fuze will also collaborate on the development of programs and workshops aimed at enhancing awareness and understanding of digital assets and blockchain technology among local financial institutions and individuals. 

These initiatives will align with evolving regulatory requirements and standards, ensuring compliance in the ever-changing regulatory landscape. 

Partnership Aims to Educate on Practical Use of Crypto

The partnership will also focus on educating merchants and businesses on the practical utility of digital assets like Bitcoin and Tether for everyday transactions. 

By raising awareness and promoting adoption, the aim is to demonstrate the tangible benefits of digital assets in day-to-day operations. 

The initiatives will also engage local and regional banks and financial institutions, empowering them with the knowledge and tools necessary to effectively leverage stablecoins and digital assets for their customers.

“By educating stakeholders at all levels, we can accelerate the digital assets landscape and ensure that everyone from institutions to end consumers benefit from the vast opportunities presented by well-managed, secure, and trusted digital assets,” Mo Ali Yusuf, Co-Founder and CEO of Fuze, said. 

In early March, Tether’s USDT surpassed a market capitalization of $100 billion, with an impressive growth of 9% year-to-date.

Comparatively, USDT maintains a lead of over $71 billion in market cap when compared to its closest competitor, USD Coin (USDC).

Despite the success, concerns about the quality of assets backing USDT have lingered in the crypto space. 

A recent United Nations report highlighted Tron’s popularity among cyber fraud and money laundering activities in Southeast Asia. 

Tether has refuted these claims, emphasizing its collaboration with law enforcement and the traceability of its token.

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