Solutions for NFT platforms

Fuel growth across traditional & digital ecosystems

crypto-natives

Reach more customers, deepen connections with creators and amplify yields on working capital

As NFTs become more mainstream, crypto-natives and mainstream users are clamoring for access. Circle can securely bridge the gap between traditional banking systems and many of the world’s leading blockchains, so you can efficiently open your marketplace to the world and serve both audiences, while boosting returns on working capital.
$69mm
Price paid for Beeple’s “Everydays” compilation1
$700mm
Yearly sales on NBA Top Shot2

How we do it

Your free Circle Account and our leading API suite are the fastest, easiest way to access USD Coin (USDC), the world’s most trusted dollar digital currency. All working together and enabling powerful new ways for you to reach new customers, create delightful user experiences and optimize excess funds.
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Optimize your working capital

Make sure your idle capital is working for you. With Circle Yield*, you can allocate funds into short-term interest rate** products that are built entirely on USDC. Your investment is overcollateralized with Bitcoin, which means it’s fully secured. 

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Broaden your customer base beyond borders

Make buying, selling and storing NFTs simple while increasing transaction speeds and connecting with customers who want to pay via traditional methods. Our Payments API and relationships with major credit card companies make it easy for customers to transact with you across card, ACH and wires, alongside crypto payments denominated in USDC, BTC and ETH.3 And our Accounts API allows you to easily create and manage accounts for your customers so you can customize your own marketplace experience.
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Easily pay out funds to your creators

Send fast, automatic payments to your creators and deepen their connections with your marketplace. Our Payouts API lets you automate payment workflows and broadens your reach through our supported blockchains and into 80+ countries on traditional payment rails. We can help you reach almost any seller, anywhere.
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Trust, transparency & compliance

USDC is fully backed by cash and equivalents and short-duration U.S. Treasuries, so that it is always redeemable 1:1 for U.S. dollars. Each month, we publish attestation reports by Grant Thornton regarding the reserve balances backing USDC. We are also a licensed money transmitter in 46 U.S. states, plus Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico.

Tell us about what you're working on

 

3 BTC and ETH support coming soon
 
*Offering subject to business approval, geographical availability***, and regulatory authorization, and there is no guarantee that the product will become available in a specific timeframe or to a specific customer or geography. Circle Yield offered by Circle International Bermuda Limited (“Circle Bermuda”).
Circle Account and money transmission services are provided by Circle Internet Financial, LLC or, for customers using Circle Account services located in the United Kingdom, Circle UK Trading Company Limited. Circle Internet Financial, LLC, NMLS # 1201441, is a licensed provider of money transmission services. Circle Payments, LLC, DFPI Money Transmitter License # 2549, is registered under the California Department of Financial Protection & Innovation. A full list of Circle’s licenses can be found here.
Circle is not a bank; your Circle Account is not a bank account, and any funds are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Securities Investor Protection Corporation or by any US or foreign government agency, insurance fund, person or entity. For investors in the United States, investments described in this communication are offered by Circle Bermuda to “accredited investors” only in accordance with Regulation D, Rule 506(c) of the Securities Action of 1933, as amended. While Circle Bermuda is regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority for digital asset business, Circle Bermuda is not engaged in banking and deposit taking activities and is not regulated for these purposes. You should carefully conduct your own investigations and analyses in connection with any participation in this product, including its objectives, risk factors, fees and expenses and the information set forth in these materials. All prospective participants in the products described herein are advised to consult with their legal, accounting and tax advisers regarding any potential participation. Please read the offering documents carefully before you invest. Additional information is available upon request.
**Rates are purely indicative and are subject to change pending availability, approval and market conditions. Withdrawal requests for fixed term accounts could take up to 72 hours in high withdrawal periods and will be subject to an early withdrawal penalty.
***Not currently available in the following U.S. states: Alaska, Minnesota, New York and Hawaii.