Tagged: crypto-assets

Kyber Network Adds Support for Indorse (IND), a Platform for Supporting Great Software Engineering Teams

Indorse (IND) is now available on Kyber Network, a protocol that facilitates automated, “decentralized,” instant, and low-cost exchanges of Ethereum-based digital assets. As noted in the announcement, Indorse will be running an Automated Price Reserve for the IND token on Kyber Network. As confirmed by… Read More

Digital Asset Security Solution Providers SignKeys and Satoshi Labs Explain Why You Shouldn’t Use PayPal for Cryptocurrency Transactions

SignKeys, a Singapore-based digital asset solutions provider, notes that recent positive news for Bitcoin (PayPal adding support for BTC and other cryptos) may have led to a 15% increase in its price (around $13,000 at the time of writing). SignKeys points out that Bitcoin still… Read More

Fuse.io, a Platform Leveraging DeFi Instructure to Help Turn Communities into Economies, Achieves #2 Spot on Product Hunt

Fuse.io, a Tel Aviv based Fintech firm that aims to leverage (decentralized finance) DeFi infrastructure to create a platform for entrepreneurs that allows them to turn “communities into economies,” notes that they’re proud to confirm that after Fuse Studio was shared on Product Hunt this… Read More

Digital Asset Security Firm NGRAVE Adds Support for UTU Token which Helps Assess Borrower’s Creditworthiness

NGRAVE, a digital asset security company that claims it has developed the world’s most secure cryptocurrency hardware wallet, notes that it will be adding support for the UTU token. The NGRAVE team explains in a blog post that the UTU token offers new and unique… Read More

More Use Cases Outside of Finance Will Make Crypto Industry “Really Take Off,” OKCoin CEO Says

Hong Fang, CEO at San Francisco-based OKCoin, a regulated cryptocurrency exchange, says she first heard about Bitcoin (BTC) in 2012. But it wasn’t until 2016 that she began to realize Bitcoin’s potential as a globally accessible medium of exchange or store of value. Hong noted… Read More

Henri Arslanian from PwC Reveals that Crypto M&A in H1 2020 Surpassed Total from 2019, Average Deal Size Increased from $19.2m to $45.9m

Henri Arslanian, the Crypto Leader at PwC Global, says that there’s never a dull moment in the crypto and blockchain space. Arslanian, who’s also a keynote speaker and best-selling author, notes that PayPal recently announced that it will be allowing its customers to buy, hold… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) Up 15% this Past Week, but DeFi Tokens AAVE, SNX, FYI Experience Slight Correction

The system-wide Ethereum 2.0 upgrade is now just a few weeks away. As the date of the planned update gets closer, the ETH price keeps rising. Ethereum (ETH), the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap and adoption, has surged 15% this past week (trading at… Read More

Enterprise Blockchain Platform Waves Launches ERC-20 WAVES Token to Enable Access to Ethereum Network Apps

Waves (WAVES), a blockchain-based platform for developing enterprise-grade applications, will be issuing an ERC-20 compliant token as part of its collaboration with the Ethereum (ETH) network. The Waves development team noted: “As Waves continues to foster interoperability between various protocols, the WAVES token has been… Read More

Non-Custodial Crypto Exchange Block DX Says it has “No Competiton” because it Doesn’t Require KYC, Sign Ups, or Deposits

The developers of Block DX, a cross-chain “decentralized” or non-custodial crypto-asset exchange powered by the Blocknet protocol, claim that their trading platform doesn’t require users to log into any system. They also mention that there aren’t any know-your-customer (KYC) checks that need to be completed… Read More

Ledger Vault Chosen by Societe Generale-Forge to Offer Security Services for its Central Bank Digital Currency or CBDC Tests

Ledger Vault, a cold or offline storage solution provider for digital assets, has reportedly been chosen by France’s Societe Generale-Forge to offer security solutions for its central bank digital currency (CBDCs) project. As noted by the Ledger Vault team, Societe Generale-Forge, the digital capital markets… Read More

American Fintech Ripple Might Leave US and Establish Headquarters in Other Countries due to Lack of Regulatory Clarity in the US

San Francisco-based Fintech firm Ripple might consider moving its business operations to another country if US financial regulations remain unclear. Ripple has narrowed down its choices to five high-potential markets where it may establish its new headquarters. They include the UK, Switzerland, the United Arab… Read More

Anchorage Teams Up with Tokensoft to Bring Wrapped Layer-One Digital Assets such as Zcash (ZEC) to Ethereum

Anchorage, a company that aims to help institutional investors with adopting digital assets, has teamed up with Tokensoft to bring wrapped layer-one crypto-assets to the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage, explained that his organization will work with Tokensoft to offer… Read More

Over 2,800 CoinList Users Contributed $54 Million in Ethereum (ETH) that’s Locked Up Across NuCypher’s Newly Launched Mainnet

The CoinList team confirms that on October 15, 2020, their friends at NuCypher were able to launch their mainnet, bringing the NuCypher WorkLock period on CoinList to “a successful end.” CoinList noted that participants in the WorkLock were able to stake their Ethereum (ETH) directly… Read More

Tel Aviv’s Fuse.io, a Platform Leveraging DeFi Instructure to Help Turn Communities into Economies, has Launched on Product Hunt

Mark Smargon, CEO at Fuse.io, a Tel Aviv based Fintech firm that aims to leverage (decentralized finance) DeFi infrastructure to create a platform for entrepreneurs that allows them to turn “communities into economies,” has confirmed that the Fuse.io project has now been launched on ProductHunt… Read More

Decred, a Security and Scalability focused Digital Currency Project, Launches DCRDEX, a Non-Custodial Exchange

Decred (DCR), a cryptocurrency that focuses on ensuring security and achieving scalability, is launching DCRDEX, which is the first “decentralized” digital asset exchange of its kind. DCRDEX won’t be charging trading fees and it’s reportedly the first non-custodial exchange to use a new order matching… Read More

Nash, a Fast and User-Friendly Decentralized Financial Services Platform, Introduces Easy Way to Accept Digital Asset Payments

The digital commerce sector is on track to surpass $4.6 trillion globally within the next two years, according to an update shared with Crowdfund Insider. Amazon, Walmart, and Costco alone are expected to generate sales and revenue valued at around $1 trillion during 2020. As… Read More

Open Financial Services Platform Kava Labs Announces Major Updates including Harvest.io, a Cross-Chain Money Market Solution

Kava Labs, which is focused on the ongoing development of Kava (KAVA), a blockchain-based platform that aims to offer a foundation for various open financial services, has announced the launch of the Kava 4 Gateway.  Brian Kerr, CEO at Kava Labs, confirmed that the Kava… Read More

Coinbase Custody, a Qualified Custodian, Is Considering Adding Support for More Digital Assets

Coinbase Custody, a qualified custodian that operates as a standalone, independently-capitalized business to Coinbase Inc., is considering adding support for new crypto-assets. Coinbase Custody notes that it focuses on offering a “highly” secure and “sophisticated” storage solution for institutional investors and individuals that hold large… Read More

Digital Asset Hardware Wallet Service Provider Ledger Vault Completes SOC 2 Type 1 Examination

Demetrios N. Skalkotos, the Global Head of Ledger Vault, a leading cryptocurrency hardware wallet service, has confirmed that Ledger Vault has completed the (System and Organization Controls) SOC 2 Type 1 examination. Skalkotos has shared the attestation report which highlights Ledger’s “continuous commitment in providing… Read More

Coinbase Pro will be Adding Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) as New Crypto Trading Option

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase is launching Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC) on Coinbase Pro, the digital asset trading platform for professional traders. WBTC trading will not be available to Coinbase.com users or via other mobile app platforms (for now at least). As confirmed by the exchange,… Read More

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