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BlockFi Recently Raised $18.3 Million and Now They are Launching a Crypto Exchange

While some well-known digital asset marketplaces are exiting the crypto-exchange sector in the US (too many rules, too little time), cryptoasset-to-USD lender and wealth manager BlockFi is bucking the trend. BlockFi currently provides services to customers worldwide, including 47 U.S. states, with interest-earning accounts and… Read More

Huobi Cryptocurrency Exchange’s US Partner Platform Shutting Down

HBUS, a compliant US-based crypto trading platform formed in partnership with popular China-based cryptocurrency exchange Huobi, has announced it is closing its doors. Huobi announced the plans in a tweet titled “HBUS Cease to Operate”: “We regret to inform you that HBUS will need to… Read More

Former Morgan Stanley Executives Plan Launch of Crypto Derivatives Exchange Phemex

A group of former Morgan Stanley executives is launching a crypto derivatives exchange in a move to rival the CME. Phemex, a trading platform that claims to be able to manage 300,000 TPS, is said to be on par with the technical capabilities of the… Read More

Upbit Hacked, $50 Million USD in Ethers Stolen

After suspending deposits and withdrawals and conducting “an emergency server check,” Korean cryptocurrency exchange Upbit has notified users that it was hacked. The announcement appears as a notice on the exchange’s website: “My name is Lee Seok-Woo, CEO of Doo-Tum…At 1:06 PM on November 27,… Read More

Kraken Pro Customers Can Now Fund Accounts Via Silvergate Bank’s Exchange Network

Kraken’s highest-tiered and verified ‘pro’ customers will now be able to use Silvergate Bank’s Exchange Network (SEN) to fund their cryptocurrency trading accounts. An announcement on the Kraken blog states: “We are pleased to announce that Kraken has joined the Silvergate Exchange Network (SEN)…a proprietary internal… Read More

Estonia-based Crypto Trading Platform DX.Exchange Halts Operations Following a Petition Submitted by Company Employees

The company behind an Estonia-headquartered, Nasdaq-powered digital currency exchange DX.Exchange is reportedly halting its operations, after a petition submitted by its workers. CX Technologies, the Israeli firm that had been managing DX.Exchange’s operations, entered bankruptcy after 78 employees filed a petition against the exchange with… Read More

Please Withdraw ASAP: Poloniex Crypto Exchange Now Closed to US Customers

Poloniex, a “cryptoasset” exchange acquired by Circle in early 2018 and “spun out” by them in October, has asked all US-based customers to cease depositing and trading and to withdraw their funds. The platform has been closed to US customers since November 1st and is now… Read More

Crypto Exchange OKEx Reveals Four Major Business Partners for its Global OKB Utility Token

OKEx, one of the world’s largest futures digital currency exchanges, revealed an update on November 22 regarding its four main business partners for OKB, the trading platform’s globally accessible utility token, which is aimed at “connecting digital asset projects.” According to a press release shared… Read More

Authorities in China Reportedly Shut Down Local Cryptocurrency Exchange BISS, 10 Individuals Arrested

Authorities in China continue to crack down on crypto-related businesses. Recently, the nation’s police officials closed down local digital asset exchange BISS and took 10 people into custody, as they were suspected of being involved in the trading platform’s business operations. On November 22, 2019,… Read More

RBC Confirms It Has Filed Patent Regarding Possible Crypto Trading Platform

A spokesperson for the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has confirmed that the top 5 Canadian bank has filed patents for crypto trading platform technology. The spokesperson would not confirm plans to launch, however. “(L)ike many other organizations,” Jean Francois Thibault told The Logic Monday, “(RBC) files patent… Read More

Report: Three Global Crypto Exchanges Vying to Enter Ukraine, Claim 25-30% of All Crypto Traders Reside in Former Soviet Block Countries

Three of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world are seeking licenses and banking partners to set up in the Ukraine, Andriy Kolodiuk, Chair of the supervisory board of the Ukrainian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (UVCA), told the Kyiv Post this week. He… Read More

CoinList Announces Launch of Crypto Exchange – CoinList Trade, Receives $10 Million Investment from Polychain Capital & Jack Dorsey

CoinList, an offshoot from the team that created AngelList, is launching a compliant cryptocurrency exchange – CoinList Trade. The company called the move a “natural next step” that will allow secondary trading of tokens as well as seamless distribution. CoinList has been a leader in… Read More

Crypto Derivatives Exchange Interdax Launches Public Testnet for Feedback

Interdax, a digital assets exchange offering crypto derivative contracts has opened its testnet to the public, according to a company release. Interdax, registered in the Seychelles, said its crypto derivatives platform takes a “novel approach to trading” by giving investors the option to interact and… Read More

Huobi Japan Receives $4.6 Million Investment from Tokyo’s Financial Products Group

Singapore-based crypto exchange Huobi’s Japan division has reportedly received nearly 500 million yen (appr. $4.6 million) in funding from a major Tokyo-listed firm focused on several areas including leasing, real estate, insurance brokerage and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). As noted in Huobi’s press release, the… Read More

Malta-based Crypto Exchange OKEx Joins Global Blockchain Platform Klaytn to Promote DLT Adoption

Malta-based digital asset exchange OKEx announced recently that it will be joining the global blockchain platform Klaytn, which has been developed by Kakao’s subsidiary Ground X. On October 25, OKEx’s management noted that blockchain project Klaytn is preparing to onboard the digital currency exchange into… Read More

Following $32 Million Hack, Cryptocurrency Platform Bitpoint Suspends Operations

Bitpoint, a licensed cryptocurrency exchange based in Japan, has reportedly shut down operations following a hack that caused the platform to lose ¥3.5 billion yen ($32 million) in cryptocurrency.  According to Bloomberg, The exchange revealed about 2.5 billion yen of stolen funds belonged to customers,… Read More

India-Based Cryptocurrency Platform Coinome Set to Shutdown

Coinome, an India-based cryptocurrency platform, is reportedly set to shut down on May 15th. The digital currency site revealed the news on Thursday through its Twitter account. Coinome describes itself as a cryptocurrency platform that was built to offer feature-rich user experience with no compromise… Read More

Chinese Crypto Exchange CoinAll Lists Lambda (LAMB)

Chinese cryptocurrency exchange CoinAll announced on Tuesday it has listed Lambda (LAMB) on its platform. CoinAll describes Lambda as a safe, reliable and infinitely expanding decentralized storage network, whose mission is to promote the development of the Internet decentralization and build storage infrastructure for the… Read More

HubrisOne Now 200%+ Overfunding on Seedrs: Aiming to Increase Global Cryptocurrency Adoption

UK-based HubrisOne,  a startup aiming to make blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies, and basic banking services accessible to all, has already secured more than £123,065 funding — overfunding by over 200% — for 6.40% equity in its newly launched Seedrs equity crowdfunding campaign. Surpassing its original £60,000 goal… Read More

Australia’s Digital Currency Exchange Bit Trade Launches Equity Crowdfunding Round On Equitise

Bit Trade, an Australia-based digital currency exchange platform, announced last week the launch of its new equity crowdfunding campaign on Equitise, seeking $3 million for growth and expansion. Founded in 2013, Bit Trade claims it is Australia’s longest running cryptocurrency exchange and believes that investing in… Read More

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