October 15, 2020 Stellar adds support for USDC.

During a quarterly review call today, the Stellar Development Foundation announced that the platform would add support for Circle’s USDC stablecoin, enabling dollar-backed remittances. The token is expected to go live on Stellar in January of 2021. The move marks USDC’s third integration with a smart contract platform, having already launched on Ethereum and Algorand.