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Coinbase is Looking to Add More Crypto to its Marketplace

Coinbase, a marketplace for cryptocurrency, is “exploring” the addition of more digital coins. Specifically, Cardano (ADA) Basic Attention Token (BAT) Stellar Lumens (XLM) Zcash (ZEC) 0x (ZRX) Coinbase has never been shy about its intent to become the one cryptocurrency exchange to rule them all… Read More

St.Louis Federal Reserve Adds Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin to Data Tracking Service

This week, the Federal Reserve of St. Louis has added multiple cryptocurrencies to their data tracking service FRED. FRED has added four series on the prices of different cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin (but no Ripple), with the data is coming from Coinbase. All of the information is being updated… Read More

Coinbase is Adding Ethereum Classic to its List of Tradable Assets

Coinbase has announced their intent to add support for Ethereum Classic (ETC). Coinbase said it will now beging the work necessary to support ETC. The news helped to drive the price of ETC higher as traders may expect greater liquidity of ETC in the coming months…. Read More

CFTC Subpoenas Four Crypto Exchanges in Bitcoin Market Manipulation Probe, Cryptocurrencies in the Red

As part of a probe examining possible manipulation in Bitcoin markets, the regulator responsible for overseeing futures and commodity trading in the US has subpoenaed four American cryptocurrency exchanges to produce volumes of trade data, WSJ reported Friday June 8th. Top cryptocurrencies have since turned red as this… Read More

Coinbase Acquires Broker Dealer & ATS with Keystone Acquisition

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has acquired Keystone Capital Corp., along with Venovate Marketplace, Inc., and Digital Wealth LLC. The purchase was announced today in a blog post by Coinbase COO Asiff Hirji. The acquisition accomplishes several very important strategic objectives. Keystone is a regulated broker dealer, as well… Read More

Coinbase Launching Crypto Exchange Operation in Japan

The Vice President and General Manager of Coinbase, America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, announced June 4th that the company is expanding physical operations to Japan. “Our new office will lay the foundation for Japan’s crypto investors to access a range of Coinbase’s products,” writes Dan Romero…. Read More

Coinbase Grows with Acquisition of Paradex

Coinbase grew this week. The digital currency exchange acquired Paradex, a platform that describes itself as “an elite, peer-to-peer trading platform focused on speed, reliability and non-custodianship.” This also becomes a way for Coinbase to broaden its reach into more crypto. Paradex posted a comment… Read More

Crypto VCs at Consensus Envision Token-Based Future

Seasoned reporter Paul Vigna, who covers cryptocurrencies and blockchain at the Wall Street Journal and who also co-authored a fine book on the subject, The Age of Cryptocurrencies, sat down at Consensus with VCs Balaji S. Srinivasan and Fred Wilson to discuss the business realities that may… Read More

Coinbase Debuts Institutional Suite of Products & Announces New Chicago Office

Coinbase announced earlier this week the launch of its new product offerings for institutions, which are designed to meet the demand to trade and invest in cryptocurrency. The company reported that over the past few months more than 100 hedge funds have announced plans to… Read More

Facebook Creates Dedicated Blockchain Team

The man who decoupled messaging from the main Facebook site, made it a discreet app customers had to download to phones (which mined even call data from customer phones), is leaving Facebook’s Messenger department to lead a blockchain working group within the company. David Marcus,… Read More

Coinbase Crypto Exchange Shuts Out Wikileaks

In a form letter correspondence consistent with the low service levels crypto clients have come expect, Coinbase, operators of the planet’s 11th largest crypto exchange, pulled the plug on payments to the Wikileaks store April 20th. In a screenshot of the letter posted by Wikileaks,… Read More

New York Attorney General Sends Letter to 13 Cryptocurrency Exchanges, Launches “Integrity Initiative” in Move to Protect Investors & Consumers

The New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has sent a letter to 13 different cryptocurrency exchanges. Described as a fact-finding inquiry into the policies and practices of platforms used by consumers to trade cryptocurrencies, the AG labeled the move the Virtual Markets Integrity Initiative. The… Read More

Coinbase Acquires Digital Currency Platform Earn.com

Earn.com, a platform that gives users cryptocurrencies for doing tasks such as replying to emails, announced on Monday it is being acquired by digital wallet and crypto exchange, Coinbase. As part of the acquisition, Earn’s Co-Founder and CEO, Balaji Srinivasan, will join Coinbase and assume the role… Read More

Coinbase Ventures will invest in Promising Startups, Perhaps Competitors

Digital wallet and crypto exchange Coinbase is adding an investment arm to their company. In a blog post, the company announced the creation of Coinbase Ventures – just the latest expansion of the digital asset platform. Coinbase said they are “rooting for the best and… Read More

Coinbase Files Reg D with SEC as it Preps to Support Additional Cryptocurrencies

Coinbase has filed a Form D 506c with the Securities and Exchange Commission for its Index Fund. The fund was announced earlier this month as a path for investors to gain diversified exposure to the fast evolving digital asset class. The Form D shared little… Read More

Congressional Hearing on Cryptocurrencies & ICOs Provides Perspective from Legislators & Industry Advocates

Today, during a hearing by the House Financial Services Committee, subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment, representatives queried industry participants on the topic of “Examing the Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” Crypto is a hot item of discussion on Capitol Hill. Both regulators and elected officials… Read More

Coinbase Receives e-Money License from UK Financial Conduct Authority, Opens an Account with Barclays

Coinbase, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has received an e-money license from the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). This will enable Coinbase to offer payments in the UK while supporting the UK’s Faster Payments Scheme. Simultaneously, Coinbase has partnered with Barclays… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Updates on March 14th Hearing on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings

As Crowdfund Insider shared last week, the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities, and Investment will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Cryptocurrencies and ICO Markets.” The Hearing will take place at Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC but the proceedings will… Read More

TradeStation forms Partnership with GDAX to Provide Crypto Data

TradeStation, an online broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, will now provide clients with real-time market data for four cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash and Litecoin. The new service is due to a partnership with GDAX, part of the Coinbase family of companies. TradeStation says… Read More

Accredited Investors Only: Coinbase Announces Crypto Index Fund

Diversification is key for any investment portfolio. When investing in equities, some people believe that 30 stocks and provide a better risk adjusted return over time. The same can be said for purchasing a basket of cryptocurrencies. Coinbase, one of the largest crypto exchanges in… Read More