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Anchorage Digital Shares Survey Results Revealing that Many Americans Believe Crypto and Regulatory Clarity are Vital to US Economy

Anchorage Digital, the first federally chartered digital asset bank, has shared survey results that show OCC approval “gives Americans greater confidence in cryptocurrency.” The team at Anchorage Digital writes in a blog post that as the volume of conversation around cryptocurrency and digital assets continues… Read More

Anchorage Is Expecting New Precedents to Be Set this Year in Product Innovation, Institutional Adoption of Digital Assets

Anchorage Digital, the first federally chartered digital asset bank that announced a Series D funding round of $350 million in December 2021, notes that as they look back at the developments from last year, “one pattern emerges: there’s a bright path ahead and they’re proud… Read More

First Chartered Digital Asset Bank Anchorage Raises $350 Million Series D at $3 Billion Valuation

Anchorage, the first federally chartered digital asset bank, has announced a Series D funding round of $350 million. The round was led by KKR with participation from a long list of well-known investors including Goldman Sachs, Alameda Research, Andreessen Horowitz, Apollo credit funds, Blockchain Capital,… Read More

Chainlink Partners with Wrapped to Allow Users to Use Crypto on Multiple Chains

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Chainlink has partnered with Wrapped to allow users to wrap their crypto and use it on multiple chains. Wrapped is a joint initiative between TokenSoft and Anchorage. Wrapped said it is exciting to have selected Chainlink Proof of Reserve (PoR) to provide complete on-chain auditability… Read More

Anchorage Digital Bank Now Allowing Institutions to Participate in Aave Governance via On-Chain Voting

Anchorage Digital, which aims to advance institutional participation in the digital assets space, reveals that institutions are now able to take part in Aave (AAVE) governance via on-chain voting offered by Anchorage digital bank. Aave is an open-source and non-custodial protocol for generating interest on… Read More

Anchorage Digital Adds Custody Support for dYdX, a Decentralized Margin Trading Platform

Diogo Mónica, Co-founder and President at Anchorage, notes that institutions are now able to hold governance token, dYdX (DYDX) starting from August 12, 2021. Diogo confirmed that the governance token will be supported by Anchorage custody. As explained in a blog post by Anchorage, dYdX is… Read More

Anchorage Digital Adds Custody and Staking Support for Flow (FLOW) Tokens

Diogo Mónica, Co-founder and President of Anchorage, notes that Anchorage Digital is pleased to confirm custody and staking support for Flow (FLOW). Diogo writes in a blog post, dated Tuesday (June 22, 2021), that for as long as Anchorage has existed as a company, it… Read More

Institutional Ethereum (ETH) backed Loans to be Offered by Anchorage Digital via BankProv Partnership

Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage Digital, a leading crypto platform for institutional investors, has revealed that they are offering institutional Ethereum-backed loans via Anchorage Financing. Mónica confirmed in a blog post, dated June 3, 2021, that institutional clients at Anchorage now have access… Read More

Securitize Announces Alternative Digital Asset Manager For Institutions and Accredited Investors

Securitize, a digital asset platform that enables issuers to leverage blockchain technology, has announced the launch of Securitize Capital, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary, that will operate as an alternative investment manager in the digital asset sector. According to the company, Securitize Capital was created due… Read More

Anchorage Digital to Support DeFi Tokens 1inch, Bancor, Curve Finance, Ren, Sushiswap

Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage Digital, a leading crypto platform for institutional investors, has revealed that clients will now have the option to hold five additional decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens “in the security of the Anchorage platform.” The new DeFi tokens reportedly include… Read More

Digital Assets: Anchorage GC Georgia Quinn Shares Why Receiving a National Bank Charter is Key

Back in January of this year, Anchorage, a top crypto platform for institutions, announced that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) had conditionally approved  Anchorage Trust Company, a South Dakota chartered trust company, to become Anchorage Digital Bank, National Association. Thus, Anchorage… Read More

Visa Integrates USDC Stablecoin Connecting Traditional Transfers with Digital Currency in a Historic Move

 Visa (NYSE:V)  is “bridging digital and fiat” currency by integrating the USDC stablecoin. Visa said that by enabling USDC it is creating the ability to one day support Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). In a blog post, Visa explained that after months of planning the… Read More

Anchorage Secures $80 Million Through Series C Funding Round to Expand Digital Banking Services

  Anchorage, a U.S.-based premier digital asset platform for institutions, announced on Thursday it secured $80 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by GIC with participation from a16z, Blockchain Capital, Lux, and Indico. Founded in 2017, Anchorage claims it was created… Read More

Digital Assets Platform Anchorage Appoints Asaf Iram as its New Head of Risk

Anchorage, a company that aims to help institutional investors with adopting digital assets, has welcomed Asaf Iram, as the firm’s new Head of Risk. Diogo Mónica, Anchorage President and Co-founder, and Nathan McCauley, the CEO and Co-founder at Anchorage, noted in a blog post published… Read More

$130 Billion in Bitcoin (BTC) Is Now Permanently Inaccessible due to Lost Private Keys Associated with Crypto Wallets

Nathaniel Popper from the New York Times reports that of the (approximately) 18.5 million Bitcoin (BTC) in circulation, about 20% — valued at around $130 billion at the time of writing — seems to have been lost or isn’t accessible from the crypto wallets where… Read More

The Time of COVID: The Biggest Fintech Stories of 2020

2020 was a challenging year for the entire world. The ongoing health crisis surprised everyone as the world dove into a pandemic, pummeling the global economy and impacting everyone. In many respects, Fintech emerged as a beneficiary of COVID-19. Digital transformation of financial services were… Read More

Anchorage Teams Up with Tokensoft to Introduce Wrapped CELO (wCELO), cUSD (wCUSD) to the DeFi Space

Diogo Mónica, Anchorage President and co-founder, has confirmed that Anchorage and Tokensoft are introducing two assets to the (decentralized finance) DeFi and larger Ethereum ecosystem. They include Wrapped CELO (wCELO) and cUSD (wCUSD). As mentioned in the announcement: “Through Wrapped, institutions get easy, secure DeFi… Read More

Anchorage Founder and President Diogo Mónica Comments on Digital Assets, Bitcoin Price: This Time it’s Different

Founded in 2017, Anchorage has emerged as a top digital asset platform serving institutions investing in the crypto sector. Big money demands robust protocols and tech stacks and Anchorage is providing all of this in a full-service financial platform for the future of finance. Co-founded… Read More

Arca Labs Partners with Digital Asset Custody Firms: Anchorage, TokenSoft, Ledger, Gemini and Komainu

Arca Labs, part of Arca a digital asset firm leveraging blockchain for the securities industry, has partnered with multiple digital asset custody providers. The partners include: Anchorage, TokenSoft, Gemini, Ledger, and Komainu. The group of custody firms will also support ArCoin that is backed by… Read More

Anchorage Teams Up with Tokensoft to Offer Wrapped Filecoin (wFIL) on Ethereum Blockchain

Anchorage, a company that aims to help institutional investors with adopting digital assets, has partnered with Tokensoft to bring wrapped Filecoin (wFIL) to the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage, states that his organization is looking forward to welcoming wrapped Filecoin… Read More

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