The ride-sharing co-founder is already known for disrupting one industry, and now he is reportedly going after bitcoin, gold and fiat money.
The company made waves last year when it announced that it was launching a Bitcoin trading pilot program through Money App, the firm's peer-to-peer transaction platform.
Bitcoin could be off limits, but the coffee chain isn't overlooking the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies.
Taiwan's incoming central bank chief has shown the bank will research blockchain applications in its own operations including payments.
The Marshall Islands is set to launch its cryptocurrency called the Sovereign following the Parliament voted to approve an official cryptocurrency as legal tender, a move that could end its reliance on the US Dollar as its official currency.
The initial coin offering (ICO) presale for Venezuela's high-profile 'Petro' cryptocurrency was a resounding success — at least based on state-run media outlets.
The country's central bank, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, has entered an agreement with the government of the Indian state of Maharashtra to jointly research FinTech initiatives in areas such as blockchain technology.
The historic and paper-intensive ways of the oil industry are due for an update, particularly amid increased demand for the commodity.