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FLUID Snags $10M for Crypto Liquidity Aggregator

FLUID, a liquidity aggregator that uses AI quant-based models to tackle liquidity in virtual asset markets, has raised $10 million in funding led by blockchain investors GSR, Ghaf Capital, and 21Shares. The grant will aid the team in realizing their vision for connected liquidity, providing… Read More

Women Increasingly Crypto Savvy: BlockFi 2.0 Survey

BlockFi, a crypto-financial services company, this week released its third edition of the Real Talk survey, a quarterly series focused on understanding changing consumer sentiment towards crypto, investing and other related topics. Real Talk: Women x Crypto 2.0 asked female Americans about their current motivations,… Read More

DriveWealth Acquisitions to Propel 2022 Crypto Launch

DriveWealth, a provider of fractional investing and embedded finance, recently announced the acquisition and launch of two wholly-owned subsidiaries, DriveLiquidity and DriveDigital, as the company unveiled its plans to offer cryptocurrencies to partners and their retail investors. Following the completed acquisition of Crypto-Systems, DriveWealth’s new… Read More

Pillow Raises $3M Seed Round to Scale Crypto Investing App

Pillow, a DeFi startup that helps generate yields on crypto, has raised $3M in seed funding led by Elevation Capital and crypto angels including DeFi Pulse co-founder Scott Lewis, Polygon co-founders JD Kanani and Sandeep Nailwal, FalconX co-founder Prabhakar Reddy, and Aniket Jindal, co-founder of… Read More

GNY Research Analyzes Bitcoin Investor Demographics; 81% Under 45

New research from GNY, a blockchain-based machine learning business, reveals that of those people who trade at least $1,000 a month in Bitcoin, 25 per cent are trading $4,000 or more.  Just 11 per cent say they trade around $1,000 a month, with 34 per… Read More

Institutional Investor, Wealth Manager Crypto Allocations on Rise: Survey

New research from European digital asset hedge fund manager Nickel Digital Asset Management reveals institutional investors and wealth managers have dramatically increased their allocation to cryptocurrencies and digital assets over the past 12 months. The survey of professional investors from the US, UK, Germany, France,… Read More

2022 Crypto Price Crash Explained by Industry Watchers

Several geopolitical and macroeconomic factors are behind the crash in cryptocurrency prices to begin 2022, two industry watchers believe. For Eli Ndinga, a research lead at cryptocurrency issuer Amun, the crash, at least in the short term, can be correlated with macroeconomic events such as… Read More

Grayscale Adds 25 Cryptos to Assets Under Consideration List, 1 Joins Invested List

Digital currency investment firm Grayscale has updated its list of assets under consideration, and some of the new entrants are Bancor, BitTorrent, Decred, Elrond, and Oasis Network. Such assets are not currently included in a Grayscale investment product, bit could be in the future, the… Read More

MAS Bans Crypto Advertising in Singapore

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today took steps to effectively ban the advertising of cryptocurrencies to the general public. The guidelines cover payment institutions, banks and other financial institutions, as well as applicants under Singapore’s Payment Services Act. Services included in the directives are… Read More

Scalable Capital, CoinShares Launch Crypto App in Time for 2022

CoinShares, a European digital asset investment firm with more than $4.7 billion of assets under management, this week announced a partnership with Scalable Capital, a European digital wealth manager, and neo broker. Scalable Crypto is now available as part of Scalable Capital’s mobile app and allows Scalable… Read More

Wealthy Investors Exploiting Crypto Panic Sellers, Even as Bitcoin Doubles in 2021

Bitcoin panic-sellers are “practically giving away” their cryptocurrencies to wealthy buyers who will use the digital assets as an inflation shield, deVere Group CEO Nigel Green believes. The observation comes as Bitcoin and other leading cryptocurrencies steadied slightly ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s meeting… Read More

Amber Group’s WhaleFin Seeks to Simplify Crypto Investments

Digital assets provider Amber Group today launched WhaleFin, which it described as an “all in one”  digital asset platform positioned to empower mainstream investors to build wealth in the digital era. WhaleFin combines features of the Amber Pro, launched in 2019, with the user interface… Read More

CloseCross Study: 1 in 6 Crypto Investors Lose Money

While more than four out of five serious regular crypto traders are making money in the markets, one in six are losing it, research from blockchain-based derivatives trading platform CloseCross claims. Its study among crypto traders across six major economies who stake at least $5,000… Read More

Nickel Digital: 85% of Institutional Investors, Wealth Managers, Have Dedicated Crypto Teams

A new study of institutional investors and wealth managers, who collectively manage around $108.4 billion in assets, reveals 85 per cent say they now have dedicated teams reviewing cryptocurrencies and digital assets, though for many it is a new development. The research, commissioned by London-based… Read More

Ritholtz Wealth Management, WisdomTree, Debut Crypto Investment Product

Ritholtz Wealth Management and WisdomTree today announced the launch of the RWM WisdomTree Crypto Index designed to provide retail investors, via a financial advisor, access and diversified exposure to cryptoassets. The index has been licensed to Onramp Invest and is available for financial advisors using… Read More

Lendingblock Unveils New Boost Tier Requirements, Bronze Starts at 413,095 LND

Digital asset lending infrastructure developer Lendingblock this week released new requirements for their LND Boost tiers. They are effective Dec. 1. Boost tiers are staking devices that come with rewards, with greater benefits coming with the higher levels. They include higher earned interest rates and… Read More

FTSE Russell, Digital Asset Research Release Digital Asset Index Series

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FTSE Russell and Digital Asset Research (DAR) today announced the launch of the FTSE Russell Digital Asset Index Series. Debuting this week are the FTSE Bitcoin Index, the FTSE Ethereum Index and the FTSE Cardano Index. The FTSE Digital Asset Index Series is designed to… Read More

Matrixport’s Cactus Custody to Support ConsenSys MMI

Digital assets financial services platform Matrixport announced this week that its custodian solution Cactus Custody is now supporting ConsenSys’ MetaMask Institutional (MMI), a version of Metamask that integrates institution-compliant custody, operational, risk, and compliance features. MMI is integrated with Cactus Custody’s DeFi Connector feature, which creates… Read More

Chinese Crypto Ban Has Positive Outcomes

While China’s ban on cryptocurrency transactions has had a measurable effect on the markets, it’s not a death knell by any means, one industry watcher said. Earlier this month the People’s Bank of China said all virtual currency-related business activities were illegal, claiming it would… Read More

Starter to Launch IDO for Asia-Focused DEX NASDEX

Multi-chain, community-oriented launchpad Starter this week announced it will host the launch of the IDO for NASDEX, an independently owned and operated decentralized exchange that allows users to trade tokenized stocks on the blockchain through a minting and trading mechanism.  NASDEX, which is designed to… Read More

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