The companies were twenty-seven in all and according to Zuckerberg’s statement, they are all solidly supporting Facebook’s stablecoin project.

Zuckerberg in his statement revealed that his main mission is to open the world to digital financial infrastructure as well as create awareness of digital currencies to the billions of people present in the world today. According to his statement, Zuckerberg plans to fulfill this mission through the launch of his Libra project which is due next year.

Mark’s announcement had the logo of twenty-eight companies with the newly formed Libra network also among them.

Facebook Partnering Companies

Below is the list of companies that worked together to assist Facebook with the realization of its dream:

Women’s World Banking

Kiva

Booking Holdings

Andressen Horowitz

Farfetch

Iliad

Mastercard

Uber

PayU

Mercado pago

Coinbase

PayPal

Creative3

Bison Trails

Calibra

Mercy Corps

Vodafone

United Square Ventures

Ribbit Capital

Thrive Capital

Visa

Lyft

Stripe

Ebay

Spotify

Anchorage

Xapo

Breakthrough Innovations

Facebook

Earlier today, Libra’s white paper showed that the stablecoin would be overseen by a Libra Association Council. The council would contain all founding members of the company having at least ten million dollars ($10m) at stake in the currency with a minimum of one vote.

Rumors also have it that Facebook has been trying to obtain one billion dollars in investments for the Libra coin project

In the same announcement, Zuckerberg announced the launch of a subsidiary – Calibra. The subsidiary network, Calibra, will help users send, spend and save Libra; first with a digital wallet on WhatsApp and Messenger and later in an app that will be available next year.

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