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Gemini’s Latest Report Reveals: Nearly Two-Thirds of U.S. Adults Are Interested in Cryptocurrency

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  US-based digital assets firm Gemini announced on Wednesday the release of its latest report, which revealed that nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults are now interested in cryptocurrency, The data was notably gathered from a nationally representative survey of 3,000 U.S. adults that pointed to a… Read More

Digital Asset, Developer of DAML Multi-Party App Platform, Secures Over $120M via Series D from 7RIDGE, Eldrdige

Digital Asset, the developers of the Daml multi-party application platform, revealed on Wednesday (April 21, 2021) that they have secured more than $120 million in capital through a Series D funding round from 7RIDGE and Eldridge. As stated in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider:… Read More

Coinbase Pro Adds New Order Books for Basic Attention Token (BAT), Cardano (ADA), Decentraland (MANA), USDC

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Coinbase Pro will be adding support for new order books for several major digital assets including the Basic Attention Token (BAT), Cardano (ADA), Decentraland (MANA) and USDC (USDC). As noted in a blog post by the digital assets firm, the… Read More

SEC Charges Sheng-Wen Cheng for Digital Asset Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Sheng-Wen Cheng with allegations of defrauding investors in the offering of equity and digital asset securities, according to a complaint filed by the regulator. According to the SEC’s complaint, from approximately August 2017 to June 2018, Cheng… Read More

Binance.US Hires Former OCC Chief Brian Brooks as New CEO

Binance.US, an offshoot of Binance – the largest crypto exchange in the world, has hired the former Comptroller of the Currency, Brian Brooks, as its new Chief Executive Officer. In a strategic coup, Brooks will now be leading Binance.US, a top ten crypto exchange, in… Read More


CFTC Settles Charges Pertaining to Misleading Statements in Digital Asset Offering

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has settled charges against Jozef Gherman of Florida and J Squared LLC for making misleading statements or omitting material facts in connection with soliciting more than $300,000 from more than 40 individuals to invest in digital assets. According to… Read More

Starting Today, Venmo Users Can Buy/Sell/Hold Crypto

Crypto on Venmo is launching today. PayPal’s peer-to-peer transfer platform will now allow Venmo’s 70+ million users to buy, hold, sell crypto within the app thus morphing Venmo into a crypto wallet. For retail uptake, this should be a boon for users as Venmo is… Read More

Tokenization Platform Tokeny Solutions Partners with Polygon to Further Streamline Security Tokens

Tokeny Solutions, a tech platform for issuers to tokenize assets, has partnered with Polygon to further streamline the process of tokenizing compliant securities. According to a note from the company, the partnership will allow asset issuers to create security tokens in a cost-effective and scalable… Read More

London based CoinShares, a Leading Digital Asset Manager, Reveals XRP Recently Saw Inflows of $33M, Almost Doubling its AUM

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (April 19, 2021) that inflows into digital asset investment… Read More

CBDCs: China to Expand Digital Yuan Pilot Program into other Cities, but No Confirmed Date for Official Virtual Currency Launch

China is reportedly expanding its virtual yuan experiments to more local cities, however, there’s no exact timetable for its official launch, central bank Vice Governor Li Bo stated during an annual meeting on Sunday (April 18, 2021) of both Chinese and foreign policymakers, senior executives… Read More

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