Tagged: crypto-assets

The International Securities Services Association Publishes Paper on Crypto-Assets, Makes Recommendations Regarding Issuance & Trading

The International Securities Services Association (ISSA), a Switzerland based association that promotes best practices in the securities sector, has added their voice to the emerging digital asset or crypto-asset sector. This includes security tokens, payment tokens (cryptocurrencies, stablecoins etc.) and utility tokens. In October 2018,… Read More

Crypto Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger’s Vault Secures $150 Million Crime Insurance Policy

Ledger, the developer of security and infrastructure solutions for crypto-assets, announced on November 14 that it had acquired a crime insurance policy that covers digital assets. According to a press release shared with Crowdfund Insider, users’ assets will be secured by the Ledger Vault platform…. Read More

Binance to Offer Institutional-Grade AML Controls and Transparency with Support from CipherTrace

California-based blockchain analytics firm CipherTrace recently began supporting crypto exchange Binance’s native digital token, BNB, and its public blockchain platform, Binance Chain. As explained in the release, “Binance Chain is the underlying blockchain layer for Binance’s (decentralized/non-custodial exchange) DEX. Now, with support from CipherTrace, Binance… Read More

Financial Action Task Force Says Stablecoins Pose Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Threat

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) stated on October 18 that stablecoins pose a money laundering and a terrorism financing threat to the world. The intergovernmental organization considers cryptocurrencies to be a “major strategic initiative.” In documents published following its latest meeting, the FATF noted… Read More

Crypto Lender BlockFi Secures $18.3 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Valar Ventures

Cryptoasset-to-USD lender BlockFi announced on Tuesday it secured $18.3 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Valar Ventures with participation from Winklevoss Capital, Galaxy Digital, ConsenSys Ventures, Akuna Capital, Avon Ventures, Susquehanna, CMT Digital, Morgan Creek, and PJC.  As previously reported, BlockFi… Read More

Crypto Asset Trading Desk Altonomy Raises $7 Million Through Seed Financing Round Led By Polychain Capital

Altonomy, a U.S.-based trading desk and market maker for cryptocurrency assets, announced on Monday it secured $7 million through its seed financing round, which was led by Polychain Capital. Founded in 2018, Altonomy describes itself as a cryptocurrency trading, advisory, and asset management firm. The… Read More

Coinbase Update: More Than 30 Crypto Assets Now Supported on Coinbase Custoday

Cryptocurrency platform Coinbase announced last week that more than 30 crypto assets are now supported through its Coinbase Custody program. Coinbase reported that since the start of 2019, Coinbase Custody has rolled out support for over 20 new cryptocurrencies. The platform also revealed: “Over the… Read More

Global Trading & Investment Platform eToro Now Offering Binance Coin

Global investment platform, eToro, announced on Monday it has added the Binance Coin (BNB) to its product range.  eToro reported that BNB brings the total number of crypto assets available on its platform to thirteen. eToro also claims to be the first platform to offer… Read More

Ethos Announces Partnership With Crypto-Asset Broker Voyager Digital

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Singapore-based cryptocurrency services platform Ethos announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with Voyager Digital, a new and licensed crypto-asset broker to develop a crypto trading and purchasing platform. According to the duo, Voyager Digital will be utilizing Ethos Bedrock as a self-custody option and integrating… Read More

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