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Facebook’s cryptocurrency partners revealed—we obtained the entire list of inaugural backers

by Frank Chaparro and Aislinn Keely

June 14, 2019, 3:00PM EDT  ·  5 min read

Quick Take

  • Dozens of companies are set to be a part of the governing association of Facebook’s cryptocurrency
  • Here’s a map of the members set to be made public on Tuesday

by Frank Chaparro and Aislinn Keely

June 14, 2019, 3:00PM EDT  ·  5 min read

Facebook has been quietly building out its cryptocurrency for over a year, and it looks like that time has been well spent, enlisting the support of some of the most prominent companies across payments, retail, and technology.

As recently reported by The Wall Street Journal, Facebook’s cryptocurrency will be governed by a consortium of firms known as the Libra Association, which includes the likes of Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal.