Libra’s Long Road From a Facebook Lab to the Global Stage: A Timeline
A detailed chronology of Libra's journey from a skunkworks inside Facebook to a potential global monetary game-changer to a shadow of its former self.
The Libra Association, the organization developing the Facebook-backed cryptocurrency payments project, has hired a banking heavyweight with 25 years at HSBC.
The Libra Association's head of policy said ongoing dialogues with central bankers had not dented their original ambition.
One of the oldest venture firms in crypto has joined the Libra Association and will provide expertise and guidance on the launch of its payment system.
Libra's most vexing challenge may be juggling inclusion and compliance. But policy chief Dante Disparte says the project is not giving up on reaching the unbanked.
In the run-up to launch, libra's digital wallet subsidiary has been given a new look and a new name: Novi, which means "new way."