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CoolBitX Introduces Advanced Crypto Wallet with Expansive Digital Asset Staking Features

CoolBitX, the blockchain security firm and developers of CoolWallet, the very first bluetooth-powered hardware wallet, recently announced the release of CoolWallet Pro— which is described as an “all-in-one” crypto wallet that will provide “advanced” users increased coin support as well as “expansive” staking features. As… Read More

Illicit Activities involving Bitcoin and other Cryptos May Now be Prevented with New Tech from Elliptic, CoolBitX

Earlier this year, the team at Elliptic, which works to assist with categorizing financial crime typologies while protecting legitimate crypto-asset users from illicit activities, had explained how proper and effective compliance can prevent (potential) money laundering activities using Bitcoin (BTC) or other digital currencies. Elliptic… Read More

Blockchain Security Company CoolBitX’s Sygna Bridge & Elliptic Releases API Solution to Facilitate Private Wallet Transaction Information Discovery

  CoolBitX, a Taiwan-based blockchain security company, announced on Wednesday its products, Synga Bridge and Elliptic, have released an API solution and service to facilitate private wallet transaction information. According to CoolBitX, the Wallet Address Filter API is fully operational and ready for use as… Read More

CoolBitX Partners with Payment Processor BitPay to Support Cryptocurrency Purchases Directly from Hardware Wallet

Blockchain security firm CoolBitX is focused on developing the infrastructure to bridge the gap between mainstream financial institutions and the nascent crypto-asset sector. On July 30, 2020, CoolBitX revealed that it has teamed up with BitPay, the leading provider of cryptocurrency payment services. As mentioned… Read More

Elliptic and CoolBitX Partner on FATF Travel Rule Fix for VASPs – Sygna Bridge

CoolBitX and Elliptic have partnered to launch Sygna Bridge. a solution for virtual asset service providers (VASPs) to comply with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) travel rule for crypto. CoolBitX is a blockchain security company. Elliptic is a crypto risk management firm. The collaboration… Read More

The EU has Fallen Behind on FATF’s Timelines, including Adopting Rules for Virtual Asset Service Providers, Elsa Madrolle from CoolBitX Claims

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental organization that develops policies to combat money laundering and terrorism financing, recently concluded its year long review of its Travel Rule standards for virtual asset service providers (VASPs). The FATF confirmed that it will be extending its… Read More

Regtech: Blockchain Security Firm CoolBitX Presents Findings of Sygna Bridge’s Production Report to FATF Contact Group

  CoolBitX, a blockchain security firm that’s developing the infrastructure needed to bridge the gap between the mainstream financial market and cryptocurrency sector, recently presented its findings of Sygna Bridge’s production report to Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Contact Group members. As mentioned in a… Read More

Regtech: Taiwan’s CoolBitX, a Blockchain Security Firm, Secures $16.75 Million in Funding via Round Led By SBI Holdings

Asia-based CoolBitX, a leading blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) security firm, has acquired $16.75 million in capital through a Series B investment round from several large investors. CoolBitX’s funding round was led by Japan-based financial services company SBI Holdings. Monex Group, South Korean crypto-asset… Read More

Tom Maxon: CoolBitX Head of US Operations Discusses the Impact of Crypto Regulations on the Global Economy

We recently caught up with Tom Maxon, head of US operations for CoolBitX, a Taipei-based company focused on developing solutions that support the Bitcoin protocol.  Maxon, a postgraduate from University of California, Berkely, regularly engages in global and domestic regulatory consultations with the Financial Action… Read More

Regulated Japanese Crypto Exchange SBI VC is Now FATF Compliant in Partnership with CoolBitX

Regulated crypto exchange SBI VC (spun out from SoftBank), based in Japan, is now FATF compliant. Earlier this year FATF announced a set of requirements regarding “virtual asset service providers” or VASPs (mainly crypto exchanges). These new rules require the tracking and storing of all… Read More

Interview: CoolBitX Founder and CEO Michael Ou on What’s Happening in Wallets, Blockchain & Cryptoassets

In mid-March, Taiwan-based blockchain security company CoolBitX, creator of CoolWallet S, a Bluetooth mobile hardware wallet for digital assets, has created a tech partnership with the Asia Blockchain and Crypto Association (ABACA), the appointed Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) of the Philippine government agency Cagayan Economic Zone Authority… Read More

Blockchain Security CoolBitX Partners with ABACA, TCBSRO Approves MoU

Taiwan-based blockchain security company CoolBitX, creator of the Bluetooth mobile hardware wallet for digital assets, the CoolWallet S, has created a tech partnership with the Asia Blockchain and Crypto Association (ABACA), the appointed Self-Regulatory Organization (SRO) of the Philippine government agency Cagayan Economic Zone Authority… Read More

Crypto Wallet Hardware Company CoolBitX Partners with Litecoin Foundation, Receives $13 Million in Funding

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Crypto wallet CoolBitX has announced a new partnership with the Litecoin Foundation. At the same time, CoolBitX is kicking off its global launch of its CoolWallet S hardware in the US. CoolBitX envisions a future where retail consumers use their crypto wallet hardware and the… Read More

Bitcoin Startup CoolBitX Raise S$280,000 From Midana Capital Through FundedHere

Singapore-based FundedHere announced on Thursday that CoolBitX Technology, the creator of wireless hardware wallet for bitcoins, CoolWallet, raised S$280,000 (US$200,000) from venture capital firm Midana Capital Inc. through its crowdfunding platform. The bitcoin startup is looking to use the funds for further research and development, and… Read More

FATF Travel Rule Solution Sygna Bridge Completes Assessment by Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Startups, Singapore

Sygna Bridge, the “market-ready” solution developed for Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) to fulfill the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendation 16’s “Travel Rule,” has reportedly become the very first FATF Travel Rule solution to go through an independent assessment by The Association of Cryptocurrency… Read More

FINMA Regulated Dukascopy Bank to Join Sygna Bridge which Helps Virtual Asset Firms Meet FATF Travel Rule Requirements

Sygna Bridge, the “market-ready” solution provider developed specifically for Virtual Asset Service Providers (VASPs) to fulfill the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendation 16’s “Travel Rule,” has confirmed that Switzerland-based online bank Dukascopy Bank SA has joined its network of over 20 VASPs operating across… Read More

Retail Focused Central Bank Digital Currencies are “More Advanced” where Informal Economy is Larger: BIS Report

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), a global financial institution owned by reserve banks that aims to support international monetary and financial cooperation and acts as a bank for central banks, has noted that central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are now “in the limelight.” However,… Read More

Coalition of International Blockchain Groups Agrees to Standard to Comply with FATF Travel Rule for VASPs

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global anti-money laundering and terrorist financing organization, posted requirements for virtual asset service providers or VASPs in 2019. The guidelines required intermediaries to maintain information on digital asset transactions from both buyers and sellers – called the Travel… Read More

A Global Phenomenon: The Benefits of Coordinated International Regulation for the Blockchain Industry

“Regulation” is not often a word associated with “benefits” in blockchain and cryptocurrency circles. Indeed, many governments have been sharply criticised following the roll-out of regulatory guidelines addressing the flourishing blockchain industry. Some even suggest that it is a lack of regulation which has allowed… Read More

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