strike

(Pawel Gaul/Getty Images)
Strike Expands Lightning Network-Powered Remittances to Philippines
The Philippines is one of the world’s largest remittance markets, at $35 billion, and Strike says it will use its service, powered by the Bitcoin blockchain's Lightning Network, to make the international payments faster and cheaper than available in the traditional financial system.
(Pawel Gaul/Getty Images)

Strike CEO Jack Mallers speaks at the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Jack Mallers’ Strike Announces Shopify Integration for Bitcoin Lightning Payments
The bitcoiner instrumental to El Salvador’s announcement at last year’s conference waxed philosophical on Bitcoin’s role as a payments network.
Strike CEO Jack Mallers speaks at the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

Jack Mallers (Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Strike App, Now Live in Twitter Tip Feature, Also Launches Bitcoin Payments API
The move from the Jack Mallers-led startup could be a boon for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network.
Jack Mallers (Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Coindesk placeholder image
Strike's Jack Mallers on Fixing the Fiat Problem
Jack Mallers discusses Bitcoin, El Salvador and how Strike can capture the power of open networks to spread further than fintech.
Coindesk placeholder image

Coindesk placeholder image
Jack Mallers' Strike Rolls Out Bitcoin Buys, Going Head-to-Head With Coinbase
“Your move, Brian Armstrong, come play basketball in my court,” says Strike’s CEO.
Coindesk placeholder image

mallers-2021
Strike Is Phasing Out USDT From Bitcoin-Based El Salvador Remittances, CEO Says
“Tether is no longer a part of anything,” Jack Mallers said on the “What Bitcoin Did” podcast.
mallers-2021

mallers-2021
President of El Salvador Says He’s Submitting Bill to Make Bitcoin Legal Tender
An emotional Jack Mallers announced the news at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami.
mallers-2021

NFL tight end Sean Culkin
Sean Culkin, Latest NFL Player to Announce Bitcoin Salary, Cut From Chiefs
The tight end's tenure in Kansas City ended before it even began.
NFL tight end Sean Culkin

Sean Culkin, bitcoin, NFL
Chiefs Tight End Sean Culkin to Convert Entire NFL Salary Into Bitcoin
The fifth-year player will use Zap’s Strike to take his entire base salary of $920,000 in what Culkin said was “the hardest form of currency.”
Sean Culkin, bitcoin, NFL

Strike Bitcoin Beach
Strike Launches Bitcoin Lightning Payment App in El Salvador; Full EU Support Is Next
Salvadorans can now use Strike to receive remittances from their families abroad without the added hassle of currency conversion. The EU is next.
Strike Bitcoin Beach