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Milestone: Africa-Based Crypto Exchange Quidax Processes More Than $3.2 Billion in Transactions

Quidax, an Africa-based cryptocurrency exchange, announced on Monday it has officially processed more than $3.2 million in transactions. Launched in 2018, Quidax reported that it is seeking to become home of BEP-20 is a token standard on Binance Smart Chain (BSC) that extends ERC-20, as well… Read More

Hong Kong-Based Crypto Financial Service Provider Babel Finance Secures $40 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led By Zoo Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Dragonfly Capital, BAI Capital, & Bertelsmann

  Babel Finance, a Hong Kong-based crypto financial service provider, announced on Monday it secured $40 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Zoo Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Dragonfly Capital, BAI Capital and Bertelsmann, with participation from Tiger Global Management. Founded in 2018, Babel… Read More

Blockchain Company Apollo Fintech Launches Crypto Investment Platform on Stratus

Apollo Fintech, a Hong Kong-based blockchain company, announced on Wednesday it has launched its flagship cryptocurrency investment platform, through its Stratus social media ecosystem. According to Apollo, the platform offers users instant access to buy and sell cryptocurrency. “Instant invest is a new platform on the… Read More

Gemini Teams Up With Alloy For Crypto Rewards Credit Card

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US-based digital assets firm Gemini has joined forces with identity decisioning platform for banks and fintech companies, Alloy, to streamline identity decisioning for its credit card with cryptocurrency rewards. Gemini reported that through the collaboration, it will use Alloy to facilitate its onboarding process for credit card… Read More

PayPal Unveils “Checkout With Crypto” Feature; Enabling Customers in the U.S. to Checkout With Cryptocurrency Along With Other Payment Methods in the PayPal Wallet

    PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:PYPL) announced on Tuesday the launch of Checkout with Crypto, a new feature that allows customers in the U.S. to check out with cryptocurrency along with other payment methods through the PayPal mobile wallet. “Building on the ability to buy,… Read More

Sweden’s Online Crypto Broker Safello Acquires Cryptocurrency Platform Bitcoin.se

Safello, an online cryptocurrency brokerage that is regulated as a financial institution with Finansinspektionen (Swedish FSA), announced on Monday it has acquired Rational Money AB, the company behind Bitcoin.se, a Sweden-based educational portal on cryptocurrencies. Safello claims that since 2012, Bitcoin.se has played a vital role in… Read More

European Digital Asset Investment Firm CoinShares Unveils Physically-Backed Ehtereum Exchange Traded Product

  CoinShares, a European digital asset investment firm, announced earlier this week the launch of a new physically-backed ETP, CoinShares Physical Ethereum (Ticker: ETHE). According to CoinShares, ETHE will be the second product released on the firm’s institutional-grade ETP platform and will launch with approximately $75… Read More

Simplex Teams Up With Opera For In-Browsers Crypto Onramp Integration

  Simplex, an EU-licensed financial institution that provides the fiat infrastructure for the cryptocurrency industry,  announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with  Opera to integrate an in-browser cryptocurrency onramp. Simplex reported that through the integration, users will be able to buy and sell crypto… Read More

OKEx Announces Mainnet Launch of OKExChain

  OKEx, a top 20 crypto exchange, announced on Wednesday the launch of the OKExChain mainnet. OKEx reported OKExChain will be rolled out in four stages, starting with the “Genesis” stage from December 31st to January 13th. OKEx further revealed the second stage will focus… Read More

BitGo Now Providing Multi-Signature Wallet Technology for Hedera’s HBAR Token

    BitGo, a digital asset financial services provider, announced on Thursday it has launched an institutional-grade multi signature wallet solution. According to BitGo, the solution provides on-chain, multi-signature security fo Hedera’s HBAR token through its affiliate BitGo Inc. Additionally, BitGo Trust will provide insured,… Read More

CertiK Unveils Membership-Based Plan CertiKShield To Provide Reimbursements For Lost Or Stolen Cryptocurrency

CertiK, a U.S.-based end-to-end cybersecurity solutions provider, announced on Tuesday the launch of CertiKShield, which is a decentralized, membership-based plan to provide reimbursements for lost of stolen cryptocurrency assets of any blockchain network. According to CertiK, CertiKShield membership enables claimants to be reimbursed if their… Read More

Crypto Travel Booking Platform Travata Returns to Crowdcube & Quickly Raises More Than £830,000 in Funding

Travala, a service that lets users pay for hotel reservations with digital currencies, has returned to equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube and has successfully raised more than £830,000 in funding from nearly 490 Crowdcube investors. This latest round comes less than a year after Travala raised… Read More

Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Appoints Julian Sawyer As New CEO

Bitstamp, a Luxembourg based cryptocurrency exchange, announced on Thursday it has appointed Julian Sawyer as its new CEO. Sawyer will take over the position from Bitstamp’s Founder, Nejc Kodrič, who will notably remain a “integral” part of the crypto exchange and has transitioned to a… Read More

Options Announces Further Expansion Into Cryptocurrency Market Through Gemini Exchange

Options, a provider of cloud-enabled managed services for the global capital markets, announced on Friday it is further expanding into the cryptocurrency market through digital asset exchange, Gemini. Options reported that the announcement follows recent news of Options’ business operations growth across New Zealand, Australia,… Read More

Venture Firm Electric Capital Announces $110 Million Fund For Crypto Networks & Blockchain Businesses

Electric Capital, a venture firm that invests in cryptocurrencies, blockchain-based businesses, fintech companies, and marketplaces, announced on Monday the closing of its second fund, a $110 million Seed and Series A fund, focused on crypto networks and blockchain-enabled businesses. Founded in 2018, Electric Capital claims it… Read More

Celsius Network Completes Latest Investment Round With $18.8 Million Raised

  Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, has closed its latest investment round with $18.8 million raised. The company previously announced it secured $10 million from www.Tether.to at a $120 million pre-money valuation. Founded in 2017, Celsius addresses the financial needs of today’s consumers worldwide through a… Read More

PayBito Now Offering White Label Payment Processor to Enterprises Globally

Just one day after announcing it was expanding its white-label cryptocurrency solution to local enterprises and entrepreneurs in India, U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange PayBito announced it is now offering its white label payment processor to enterprises worldwide.  According to PayBito, the white label solution allows enterprises… Read More

Celsius Network Announces In-App Crypto Purchases Using ACH & SEPA

Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Thursday in-app cryptocurrency purchases using ACH and SEPA. The purchases are through Celsius Network’s partnership with payment solutions provider Gem. Celsius Network reported that its customers may now be able to purchase cryptocurrencies through the… Read More

ShapeShift Announces New Bitcoin Mobile App

  ShapeShift AG, an instant exchange for Bitcoin digital currency and other blockchain assets, announced on Wednesday the launch of its Bitcoin mobile app. According to ShapeShift, the app allows users to buy, trade, and transfer digital assets such as Bitcoin and Ehtereum without using… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange PayBito Announces Extension White Label Solutions to India

Following the launch of its trading operations in India, U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange PayBito is now offering white-label cryptocurrency solution to local enterprises and entrepreneurs in India. The platform claims that the white label cryptocurrency exchange software is one of its most sought after solutions. According… Read More

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