Tagged: crypto-assets

HSBC Is Looking for Digital Asset, Tokenization Professionals

The crypto-asset industry might have been struggling during the past year, however, global banking institution HSBC (NYSE: HSBC) is looking to enhance its expertise in the area, advertising for senior digital assets and tokenization professionals. The new roles, both at HSBC‘s Global Private Banking and… Read More

Yield App Acquires Structured Product Provider Trofi Group

Yield App has acquired Trofi Group, a platform that offers structured product solutions for cryptocurrencies, in response “to growing investor demand for enhanced yield investment opportunities.” The acquisition adds four new structured product strategies “to Yield App’s product suite that offer the opportunity to capture… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Okcoin Introduces New Unified Account and Latest API Version

On January 6, 2023, Okcoin launched its new Unified Account and API v5 (they skipped v4 since some of their users consider the number “4” bad luck). Okcoin is excited to share “this upgraded, more seamless trading experience with a select group of users.” Over… Read More

Crypto Money Laundering Report: Four Exchange Deposit Addresses Received $1B+ in Illicit Funds Last Year

Money laundering is “crucial” to all financially motivated crime because it’s what enables criminals “to access the funds they generate from their activities,” the team at Chainalysis explains. Otherwise, why commit the crimes in the first place? The same is true in cryptocurrency. The goal… Read More

Framework Ventures Leads $4.91M Seed Round for Asset Reality, the Solution for Crypto Asset Recovery

Asset Reality, the end-to-end solution for digital asset recovery, has raised $4.91 million in a seed round led by Framework Ventures, a venture capital firm “known for its early entry into decentralized finance (DeFi).” The investment round also “saw participation from TechStars; The Fund (who… Read More

European Crypto Startup Solvo Finance Announces Integration with Fireblocks

Solvo Finance, an EU-based cryptocurrency startup, has announced that their forthcoming crypto investing app will integrate Fireblocks, an easy-to-use platform “to create new blockchain-based products and manage day-to-day digital asset operations.” With the support of Fireblocks’ battle-tested technology, Solvo will be able “to provide world-class… Read More

Digital Asset Custody Firm Copper Appoints Former Chancellor Philip Hammond as Chair

Copper.co, the provider of institutional digital asset custody and trading solutions, announces the appointment of Lord (Philip) Hammond of Runnymede, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, as Chair. He takes up this role with “immediate effect.” Lord Hammond has “served as a Senior Adviser to… Read More

Bitpanda Technology Solutions Introduces SaaS Product for Banks, Fintechs

Bitpanda, the European digital asset platform, is pleased to announce the launch of Bitpanda Technology Solutions, the “scalable” Investing-as a-service infrastructure available in Europe and globally. Already serving 20+ million customers with its initial White Label API, Bitpanda Technologies Solution is now “adding features, asset… Read More

SEC Is Reportedly Investigating Whether Registered Investment Advisors are Following Rules for Crypto Custody

US securities regulators are looking into the operations of investment advisers over crypto-asset custody. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is examining the activities of registered investment advisers over whether they’re following applicable guidelines around custody of customer digital assets. This, according to sources… Read More

Fintech Firm Milo Launches Crypto Loans

Milo, a financial technology company that is reimagining the way crypto and global consumers access financial solutions, announced the launch of its new crypto loan product. This launch means that digital asset-holders will now have the opportunity “to use their cryptocurrency as collateral to access… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Luno Cuts 35% of Staff, Citing Tough Market Conditions

Digital asset exchange Luno will reportedly be cutting 35% of Its staff. Luno’s management stated that the upcoming job cuts will impact company workers in all supported regions. Luno is part of the Digital Currency Group (DCG) and reports having over ten million customers globally…. Read More

Digital Assets Market Makes Remarkable Rebound, Metaverse, Smart Contract Sectors Performing Well: Coinmetrics Report

In a report titled, Monitoring the Currents of the Crypto Market, Matías Andrade and Kyle Waters from Coinmetrics noted that the digital asset market is “experiencing a surge in activity as we kick off the new year. The update from Coinmetrics points out that Bitcoin… Read More

BIGG Digital Assets Subsidiary Netcoins Reveals Further US Launch Plans

BIGG Digital Assets Inc. (CSE: BIGG), owner of Netcoins, the online cryptocurrency brokerage that makes it easy for North Americans to buy, sell, and understand cryptocurrency, and Blockchain Intelligence Group, a developer of blockchain technology search, risk-scoring and data analytics solutions, is pleased “to report… Read More

SCRYPT Digital, a Firm Focused on Digital Assets for Institutions, Chosen by Kiln

SCRYPT Digital, the Swiss-regulated company offering a single point of access into digital assets for institutions, has been chosen by Kiln, the tech provider behind the first enterprise-grade liquid staking protocol, in order “to provide a seamless on/off-ramping service for its treasury.” The partnership will… Read More

SEBA Bank, a Switzerland Regulated Digital Assets Bank, Announces Innovative Offering

SEBA Bank, a licensed digital assets bank regulated in Switzerland, has announced an innovative offering for its clients. SEBA Bank is “shaping the future of finance, simplifying crypto banking for its clients, whether traditional or crypto-savvy investors.” Clients are “the focus at SEBA.” SEBA claims… Read More

Digital Assets: Huobi Announces Cooperation with Fireblocks

On 20 January 2023, Huobi announced that it is currently cooperating with Fireblocks on institutional crypto custody and payments, and Off-Exchange services “to better serve clients who want greater security, control and capital efficiency on their assets.” Fireblocks is the digital asset infrastructure “for thousands… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Larger Crypto Market on Track to Grow Despite FTX Collapse, Global Recession Fears

  Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, has fallen from a high of nearly $70,000, which it reached in late 2022, to just over $20,000 at the time of writing. Meanwhile, Ethereum (ETH), the second-largest crypto-asset by market cap and the largest smart contract platform, has… Read More

South Korean NFT Project Doge Sound Club, Uppsala Security to Enhance Web3 Security

Doge Sound Club, which claims to be the first South Korean NFT project, and Uppsala Security, a company specializing in blockchain and virtual asset regulation technology (Reg-tech), announced the signing of a partnership on the 10th of January “with the goal of improving Web3 security.”… Read More

Bitpanda, N26 Introduce Digital Asset Trading in Germany, Expand Across Europe

Bitpanda announced that the successful Austrian-only phase of their partnership with N26, one of the largest digital banks in Continental Europe, has been expanded. N26 customers from Germany, Portugal, Belgium, Ireland and Switzerland will now “be able to invest in a wide range of over… Read More

Digital Asset Protection Tech Firm Coincover Teams Up with Fireblocks

Coincover, which claims to be the leading digital asset protection technology company, announces a new partnership with Fireblocks, an easy-to-use platform “to create innovative products on the blockchain and manage day-to-day crypto operations.” The partnership provides Fireblocks customers “with a secure alternative for key backup… Read More

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