Tagged: crypto-assets

Nium Introduces Global Platform For Crypto-as-a-Service, Extends its BaaS Solution to US Markets

Nium, a company focused on payments and card issuance for businesses, has launched a global Crypto-as-a-Service (CaaS) solution and announced the extension of its Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) solution to the US markets. Initial API-based elements from the new CaaS offering will enable financial institutions to “add… Read More

Gemini Earn Is Now Available for Hong Kong Clients

The team at digital assets firm Gemini are pleased to announce the launch of Gemini Earn in Hong Kong, enabling users to earn as much as 8.05% APY on their crypto-assets. With Gemini Earn, interest is earned and compounded on a daily basis, and you… Read More

Assemble Protocol (ASM) Now Available on Coinbase for Trading

Assemble Protocol (ASM) is now available on Coinbase and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps for trading. Coinbase clients are able to trade, send, receive, or store ASM tokens in “most Coinbase-supported regions, with certain exceptions indicated in each asset page here.” Trading for these… Read More

Kraken Is Offering 4.75% Yearly for Staking ALGO Tokens

Digital assets firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that it now supports staking for holders of Algorand’s native token, ALGO. You may head into the Earn section of your account to “put your ALGO to work today.” What is Algorand? Algorand is a Proof-of-Stake (PoS)… Read More

DeFi and Digital Assets Platform Kava Announces that Version 9 Is Coming: IBC and More Features

The Kava 9 mainnet upgrade is coming, and it’s bringing several key changes aimed at further expanding the Kava Ecosystem by adding more ways for users and projects to bring their assets to Kava. As mentioned in a blog post by the team at Kava… Read More

Binance Shares Updates on its Approach to Innovation, Regulation, and Future of the Crypto Industry

The team at digital assets firm Binance notes that the crypto and blockchain industry has grown considerably during the past few years, both from a technology adoption and “new user perspective.” When they launched Binance, they decided that it would be their “unwavering” commitment to… Read More

Sergey Gorbunov: Co-Founder at Axelar, a Decentralized Interoperability Network, Explains how Platform Connects Blockchains, Apps, Users

We recently connected with Sergey Gorbunov, Co-founder and CEO of Axelar, the decentralized interoperability network that connects blockchain ecosystems, applications and users. In August, Axelar had entered into a strategic partnership with Keplr, the largest Cosmos interchain wallet. The partnership had aimed to integrate the… Read More

Cboe to Acquire ErisX, Entering Crypto-Asset Sector with Spot, Derivatives, Clearing Platform

Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), a provider of international market infrastructure and tradable products, has entered into an agreement to acquire Eris Digital Holdings, LLC (ErisX). ErisX operates a US-headquartered digital asset spot market, a regulated futures exchange and a regulated clearing house. Ownership… Read More

Lukka Acquires Blox Finance, a Cryptocurrency Accounting and Digital Infrastructure Provider

Lukka, an enterprise crypto-asset data and software solution provider, has acquired Blox Finance, the digital currency accounting, tracking and management software subsidiary of Blox, an ETH staking and decentralized infrastructure provider. According to a release, Lukka has purchased Blox blockchain node infrastructure and intellectual property…. Read More

Digital Asset Risk Management Firm Elliptic Strengthens Exec Team with Senior Hires

Elliptic, the international leader in crypto-asset risk management, announced the appointment of two senior management professionals to its executive team in a move that will aim to strengthen the firm’s products and services offering following its $60 million Series C round. Safiya Karsan has been… Read More

MODA DAO, a Distributed Autonomous Organization, Secures $5M as It Gets Ready for Public Token Sale

MODA DAO, a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) created to bridge the legacy music industry into the latest Web 3.0 entertainment world, announced that they’ve acquired $5 million via a private sale of their MODA token, with musicians Joel Zimmerman (deadmau5) and Richie Hawtin joining the… Read More

CAIS Teams Up with Digital Asset to Address Inefficiencies in Wealth Management, Alternative Investments

CAIS, the alternative investment platform, and Digital Asset, the creators of the Daml multi-party application platform, have confirmed  a working collaboration to “explore specific use cases for blockchain, distributed ledgers, and smart contracts at the intersection of wealth management and alternative investments.” The two firms… Read More

Bitcoin, Cardano, Polkadot Saw Steady Inflows, European Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Reports

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (October 18) that for the week ending October 15,… Read More

BIT Mining Ltd, a Crypto Mining Firm, Extends Collaboration with Viking Data Centers

BIT Mining Limited (NYSE: BTCM), a technology-driven cryptocurrency mining firm, announced that it has “strengthened” its collaboration with Viking Data Centers, LLC. BIT Mining Ltd said it will increase its investment in the Ohio crypto mining data center, which is being developed with Viking Data… Read More

FLOW Trading And Staking Now Available to US Residents via CoinList

The team at CoinList notes that they’re pleased to confirm that beginning on October 16, 2021, FLOW trading and staking is available to US residents via CoinList, CoinList Pro, and the CoinList mobile app. FLOW is a proof-of-stake blockchain that rewards network participants for helping… Read More

Hashbon, which Aims to Transform Decentralized Crypto Payment Sector, Introduces Cross-Chain DEX

Hashbon, a project that aims to transform the decentralized cryptocurrency payment industry for individual users and businesses, reveals that they have expanded to the Hashbon FiRe (Finance Reinvented) ecosystem and also introduced a cross-chain DEX (CDEX), called Hashbon Rocket. The team says that they plan… Read More

Digital Assets: BadgerDAO (BADGER) and Rarible (RARI) Available on Coinbase for Trading

Beginning on October 14, 2021, BadgerDAO (BADGER) and Rarible (RARI) have been available on Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase Android and iOS apps. Digital asset firm Coinbase‘s (COIN: NASDAQ) clients are able to trade, send, receive, or store BADGER and RARI in “most Coinbase-supported regions,… Read More

Rachid Ajaja: CEO and Founder at AllianceBlock Explains Why Blockchain Interoperability Is Becoming Key Requirement

We recently connected with Rachid Ajaja, CEO and Founder of AllianceBlock, the first “globally compliant” decentralized capital market. Ajaja explained what his organization is doing to support the nascent DeFi space. He also commented on the rise of crypto-assets and how to create a sustainable… Read More

Financial Services Platform Evrynet Welcomes Three New Advisors Following $7M Private Round

Evrynet, a financial service platform, is pleased to confirm several additions to its list of project advisors. The team at Evrynet attracts talent from within the blockchain and crypto space and MIT to further expand its reach in the financial industry. More collaborations are “expected… Read More

Nervos Introduces Cross-Chain “Force Bridge” on Mainnet

China’s public blockchain Nervos has announced that the “Force Bridge” is currently live on the mainnet. As noted in an update shared with CI, the Force Bridge is currently connected to Ethereum (ETH) via a cross-chain bridge and will be “connected to Cardano and other… Read More

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