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Bakkt Adds to Board of Directors

Bakkt Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BKKT), a digital asset exchange, has announced two new members for its Board of Directors. De’Ana Dow, partner and general counsel at Capitol Counsel, LLC, and Jill Simeone, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary at Etsy (NASDAQ: ETSY). Dow is described… Read More

Valliance Bank Selects Bakkt to Provide Clients Access to Crypto-Assets

Bakkt Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BKKT), a digital asset platform that enables clients to purchase, sell, send and spend a range of virtual currencies, has announced that Valliance Bank, a provider of various financial solutions, will provide clients access to Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) via… Read More

Digital Asset Marketplace Bakkt Shares Fall Over 90%, Wiping out $10B in Market Cap

Outstanding shares of crypto-asset marketplace Bakkt Holdings Inc. (NYSE: BKKT) have fallen to an all-time low, eliminating about $10 billion in market value after achieving a record high (after the company’s highly-anticipated public market launch in October of last year). The Bakkt platform, which is… Read More

Manasquan Bank Chooses Bakkt to Provide Clients Access to Digital Assets

Bakkt Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BKKT), a digital asset platform that enables consumers to purchase, sell, send and spend various cryptocurrencies, announced that Manasquan Bank, a NJ-headquartered mutual community bank with total consolidated assets of $2.7 billion, will be “participating in its early adopter program, which,… Read More

Bakkt Shares Take Another Leap Higher as Good News Continues

Bakkt (NYSE: BKKT) is moving higher once again – currently up by over 60% in pre-market trading. Yesterday, Bakkt announced a deal with Mastercard to power crypto transactions. The news was soon followed by a partnership with Fiserv (NASDAQ: FISV) to enable clients to move… Read More

Wow. Bakkt is Up Over 160% on the NYSE Following MasterCard – Crypto News

Bakkt (NYSE:BKKT), a digital asset exchange that became a publicly-traded company in a recent SPAC deal, is rocketing higher today following important news. As was previously reported, Mastercard will soon allow, banks and Fintechs to offer a broad set of cryptocurrency solutions and services by… Read More

Bitcoin Boom. Mastercard to Allow Crypto Integration, Korean Teachers Credit Union Invests in Bitcoin

If you are a Bitcoin maximalist, times are good. Reports keep rolling in regarding the acceptance and utilization of crypto and more specifically Bitcoin thus helping to drive the price of BTC higher. Today, CNBC is reporting that Mastercard will soon allow banks and merchants… Read More

Marqeta Now Powering Products for Coinbase, Bakkt, and More

Marqeta (NASDAQ: MQ), says it is now powering crypto products for Coinbase, Fold, Shakepay, and Bakkt, according to a release from the company/ Marqeta is a Fintech that partners with firms to issue and manage “modern cards.” Marqeta says these new products allow customers to… Read More

Finastra and Bakkt Reveal Plans to Support Digital Asset Trading for Community Banks, Credit Unions

Finastra and Bakkt announced on October 13, 2021 their plans to make Bakkt’s digital marketplace and wallet available via Finastra’s open developer platform and app store, FusionFabric.cloud. Through the partnership, Bakkt, the platform that enables clients to purchase, sell, store and spend various crypto-assets, including… Read More

Bakkt Teams Up with Google to Offer Digital Assets to Millions of Consumers

Bakkt, a digital asset marketplace that enables consumers to purchase, sell, send and spend cryptocurrencies, has formed a partnership with Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) in order to extend the reach and usability of virtual currencies to meet growing consumer demand and preferences. As mentioned in a… Read More

Bitcoin Payments: Bakkt Teams Up with Quiznos to Enable Clients to Pay with BTC at Select Locations

Bakkt Holdings, LLC, the digital asset marketplace that’s behind the Bakkt App, revealed earlier this week that it has partnered with Quiznos, a national quick-service restaurant (QSR), in order to offer its first physical location pilot “enabling Quiznos customers to pay with bitcoin at select… Read More

Bakkt Introduces Visa Debit Card to Maximize Customers’ Ability to Spend Digital Assets like Bitcoin

Bakkt has introduced its own Visa debit card in order to maximize customers’ ability to spend digital assets, the company revealed on Tuesday (June 22, 2021). Bakkt Card lets clients use Bitcoin (BTC) for making online and in-store purchases, which should help with expanding the… Read More

Bakkt Teams Up With Cantaloupe to Accept Cryptocurrency & Participating Loyalty Points in Retail Network

  Bakkt Holdings, LLC, a U.S.-based digital asset marketplace, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Cantaloupe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTLP), a digital payments and software services company, to provide cashless experience for consumers to spend digital assets at retail devices. Bakkt reported that through… Read More

Bakkt App allows Users to Pay with Crypto: Digital Wallet Can be Used at Starbucks, Best Buy, Choice Hotels and More

Bakkt Holdings, LLC, a U.S.-based digital asset marketplace, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new Bakkt App. According to Bakkt, the Bakkt App is a digital wallet that brings Bitcoin and other forms of digital assets into one platform. “The Bakkt App gives consumers the power to use… Read More

New York State Department of Financial Services Grants BitLicense to Bakkt

  New York Financial Services Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell announced on Thursday the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has approved the application of Bakkt Marketplace, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bakkt Holdings, LLC, for virtual currency and money transmitter licenses. According to… Read More

Bakkt to Go Public via SPAC at $2.1 Billion Valuation

Bakkt, is the latest Fintech to become a publicly-traded firm via a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC).  Bakkt is the creation of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange. Bakkt is a regulated digital asset exchange that also provides… Read More

ICE’s Crypto Trading Desk Bakkt Appoints David Clifton as New CEO, After Mike Blandina Steps Down from his Role

Mike Blandina, former CEO at Bakkt, the cryptocurrency trading desk owned by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), will be stepping down from his role just four months after his appointment. ICE’s management noted on April 23, 2020, that David Clifton, Bakkt’s vice president for mergers and… Read More

Bakkt Raises $300 Million Backed by Microsoft, Boston Consulting Group & More

Bakkt has raised $300 million in a funding round led by very big names including Microsoft’s M12, PayU, Boston Consulting Group, Goldfinch Partners, CMT Digital, and Pantera Capital. Of course, Bakkt’s sibling the Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) participated as well. The Form D (506b) filed with… Read More

Intercontinental Exchange Posted Record FY 2019, According to Exchange’s Recent Q4 Earnings Call

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the owner of the world’s largest stock exchange, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), with a market cap of almost $23 trillion, and also the owner of digital asset trading desk Bakkt, posted a record FY 2019, according to its fourth quarter… Read More

Intercontinental Exchange to Acquire Loyalty Program Provider Bridge2 Solutions

The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), owner of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and newly launched digital asset trading desk Bakkt, will be acquiring loyalty program provider Bridge2 Solutions, the firm confirmed on February 5. After the deal has been finalized (the terms of which have… Read More

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