DeFi Platform Num Finance Raises $1.5M, Will Expand Stablecoins in Latin America, Middle East

Stablecoins anchor their price to an external asset, usually to a government-issued fiat currency, and allow cheaper and faster transactions using blockchain technology. Despite its growing adoption in developing countries, U.S. dollar-denominated stablecoins dominate the market, representing roughly 99% of the combined supply, according to CoinGecko data.