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Arca Reports Topping AUM of Over $500 Million, Closes $30 Million Venture Fund

Arca, a compliant digital asset investment platform, has topped $500 million in assets under management (AUM). Simultaneously, Arca announced a new early-stage venture fund that has raised over $30 million. According to a company release, the Arca Endeavor Fund (the Fund), an early-stage, closed-end venture fund focused… Read More

Arca Digital Yield Fund Seeks to Provide Double-Digit Effective Yields

Digital asset management firm Arca has announced a new digital asset fund that aims to generate low double-digit returns, along with minimal volatility, for investors. The Arca Digital Yield Fund is said to be the first actively managed income fund in the digital assets sector…. Read More

Arca CIO Slams Lack of Transparency in Digital Asset Offerings

Jeff Dorman, Chief Investment Officer at Arca, has distributed a statement criticizing the lack of transparency in digital asset offerings. Arca is a digital asset firm that offers institutional-grade financial services in the digital asset sector. In January, Dorman predicted that more attention would be… Read More

Tether Management Said to be Target of Criminal Investigation by US Department of Justice

Tether, the largest stablecoin by market cap, is said to be a target of a criminal investigation in the US. According to a report in Bloomberg, the US Department of Justice is investigating whether, or not, executives committed bank fraud. Rumblings have long swirled around… Read More

Jeff Dorman of Arca: “Tether is the biggest systemic risk to the digital assets ecosystem”

Jeff Dorman, Chief Investment Officer at Arca – an “institutional-grade” digital assets firm, threw some shade at the world’s largest stablecoin today. Dorman noted in a blog post that he is hearing that several macro and credit funds are trying to short Tether – a… Read More

NFT Minting Tech Provider CXIP Announces $1.7M Seed Round

Today, NFT minting technology provider CXIP announced a $1.7 million seed round with participation from several funds and angel investors including Courtside Ventures, Mechanism Capital, Wave Financial, Arca, GMoney NFT, and Larry Warsh. “Because each marketplace currently mints NFTs differently, with many out of compliance,… Read More

Arca Announces the Arca AI Bitcoin Trust

Digital asset firm Arca has announced the launch of the Arca Accredited Investor (AI) Bitcoin Trust. The new investment vehicle is designed for accredited investors who see to control their own Bitcoin allocation. An accredited investor is broadly defined by an individual that earns $200,000… Read More

Arca Partners with Signature Bank to Enable Clients to Purchase ArCoin

Arca Labs, part of Arca – a digital assets investment firm, has revealed an agreement with Signature Bank (NASDAQ:SBNY) that enables Signature Bank clients with access to the bank’s Signet digital payment platform, to initiate purchases of shares of the Arca US Treasury Fund (ArCoin)… Read More

Arca Hires Vance Sanders as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

Digital asset firm Arca has announced two appointments, according to a company release.  Arca reports that Vance Sanders has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer, and Nikesh Dalal has joined as Head of Product for Arca’s innovation division, Arca Labs…. Read More

Crypto Industry Insiders Comment on SEC Complaint Against Ripple Alleging Sale of Unregistered Securities in XRP Distributions

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) lawsuit against Ripple is the largest enforcement action attacking the sale of a cryptocurrency to date. The SEC alleges the sale of an unregistered security in the issuance of XRP, Ripple’s native token. Ripple has been quick to defend… 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

Arca Chief Legal Officer Phil Liu Comments on Crypto Regulation

  Phil Liu is Chief Legal Officer and co-founder of Arca – a regulatory compliant digital asset investment platform that is building financial products utilizing blockchain. Arca is the first firm to offer a registered fund with shares issued as a digital security. The Fund… Read More

Dissent: SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce Disagrees with Commission’s Decision to Deny Bitcoin ETF

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce has posted a statement dissenting from the Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision to, once again, decline to allow an exchange-traded product (ETP or ETF) for the world’s most popular cryptocurrency Bitcoin. The Commission denied NYSE Arca’s request to offer a Bitcoin… Read More

TokenSoft Now Supports 40 Act Funds

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TokenSoft, a digital securities issuance platform, is now supporting ’40 Act Funds, according to a company release. Arca Capital Management President Jerald David announced their decision to utilize TokenSoft as they move forward with their US Treasury Fund (Ticker: $UST), a digital security, which is… Read More

Resurrected: SEC Reviewing its Rejection of NYSE Arca’s Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Application

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sent a letter to NYSE Arca stating it is reviewing its rejection of the company’s request to bring a Bitcoin “Bitwise” ETF to market. While the Commission reviews its decision, the rejection has been stayed. The letter… Read More

Block.one, Creator of EOS, Settles with the SEC. Was it a Slap on the Wrist? Did EOS Get a Pass from the Feds?

Earlier this week it was announced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it had settled with Block.one, creator of EOS, regarding allegations of issuing unregistered securities during an initial coin offering (ICO) that raised a record-breaking $4 billion. The fine assessed by the… Read More

Arca: It’s All Speculation, Crypto No More So

The latest blog post from “full-service (digital asset) investment management firm” Arca contends that “crypto-asset” investing is not much more speculative than traditional sorts. But Arca is not a neutral commenter. The company has invested early in LEO tokens, for example. LEOs are loyalty/equity “exchange… Read More

Leverage Moving the Needle on Bitcoin, Not New Money, Traders Say

Several professional cryptocurrency traders are claiming that leverage and “whales” are behind Bitcoin’s recent massive price fluctuations and not coveted “new money.” According to Jeff Dorman, chief investment officer at ArcaFunds: “The Bitcoin price ascent from $4k-$10k was based on a confluence of real factors (depreciating… Read More

SEC Delays Decision on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Proposal, Seeks Comments From Interested Parties

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has granted itself more time to consider a request for a rule change that would allow Bitwise Asset Management to list a Bitcoin ETF product. Bitwise is a subsidiary of ICE, owners of the New York Stock exchange… Read More

Are IEOs (Initial Exchange Offerings) Any Better than ICOs?

“Vetted” retail investors are lining up to buy a revamped version of ICOs (initial coin offerings) called IEOs (initial exchange offerings), digital tokens “curated” by trading platforms, Bloomberg reports. After a slew of bad press and bad results over the past few years, ICOs have… Read More

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