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Crypto.com Now Enabling Cosmos’ Inter-Blockchain Communication Functionality for Cross-Chain Transfers

Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced on Thursday it is now enabling Cosmos’ Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) functionality for cross-chain transfers. According to Crypto.com, According to the duo, this integration creates new capabilities for future cross-chain implementations of the Crypto.org Chain and other IBC-enabled chains.  “The integration allows for… Read More

Bakkt Teams Up With Cantaloupe to Accept Cryptocurrency & Participating Loyalty Points in Retail Network

  Bakkt Holdings, LLC, a U.S.-based digital asset marketplace, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Cantaloupe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTLP), a digital payments and software services company, to provide cashless experience for consumers to spend digital assets at retail devices. Bakkt reported that through… Read More

BitPay Announces Addition of Dai Stablecoin & Wrapped Bitcoin As Payment Options For Merchant Processing/Cross-Border Transactions

    Cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay announced on Thursday it is adding Dai and WBTC for businesses to accept as a payment option without the need for any integration or enhancements. BitPay reported Dai and WBTC are available to anyone, accessible anywhere in the world… Read More

TradeStation Crypto Expansion: Now Providing Access to Traders in Minnesota, Mississippi, & Ohio

TradeStation, an online broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, announced on Thursday it is now providing access to its services to traders in Minnesota, Mississippi, and Ohio. Residents of these states may now be able to apply for an account on the TradeStation brokerage platform in… Read More

Celsius Forms Partnership With Mobile-First Cryptocurrency Platform B21 Crypto

      Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with B21 Crypto, a global, mobile-first cryptocurrency platform to provides investing, earning, and sending crypto services. Through the partnership, B21 is notably launching a new feature,… Read More

Revolut Begins Public Beta For Bitcoin Withdrawals

    Digital bank Revolut announced on Thursday the public beta launch of crypto withdrawals. According to Revolut, the new feature will provide customers with the option to transfer Bitcoin to their personal wallets outside of the Revolut platform. “With the rollout of crypto withdrawals, Revolut… Read More

Unicorn: Latin American Cryptocurrency Platform Bitso Secures $250 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Tiger Global & Coatue

  Bitso, a Mexico-based crypto platform, announced on Wednesday it has achieved unicorn status after raising $250 million through its Series C investment round, which was led by Tiger Global and Coatue with participation from Paradigm, BOND & Valor Capital Group, QED, Pantera Capital, and Kaszek. The… Read More

Cryptocurrency ATM Network Bitcoin Depot Launches More Than 350 New ATMs Across the U.S.

  Bitcoin Depot, a cryptocurrency ATM network, announced on Monday it has launched more than 350 new crypto ATMs opening across the U.S. Founded in 2016, Bitcoin Depot describes itself as a multi-cryptocurrency ATM network that offers users the ability to buy and sell Bitcoin,… Read More

Canadian Fintech Mogo Announces Corporate Investment in Ethereum

  Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOGO) (TSX: MOGO) a Canada-based digital payments and financial technology company, announced on Monday it has purchased approximately 146 Ether (ETH) at an average price $2,780. The company reported that its Ethereum investment is consistent with management’s plans to increase its on-balance… Read More

Social Investing App Invstr Launches Cryptocurrency Trading Through Collaboration With Vast Bank

  Social investment app Invstr announced on Monday the launch of its cryptocurrency trading through its collaboration with Vast Bank. Invstr reported that it is using the Coinbase exchange platform for trading and its members in all 50 U.S. states are now able to buy and… Read More

Milestone: Australian Blockchain Platform Fantom Surpasses Three Million Transactions

  Fantom, an Australia-based blockchain platform, announced over the week it has surpassed three million transactions. Founded in 2018, Fantom describes itself as a consensus-as-a-service (CaaS) platform for the next generation of distributed ledgers. “The team behind Fantom has created a consensus mechanism which is… Read More

Estonia-Based Aspiring Crypto-Bank Crypterium Extends Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs; Now Secures More Than €2.9 Million

  Estonia-based aspiring “crypto-bank” Crypterium has extended its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs and has raised more than €2.9 million. The funding round, which launched last month, originally sought to raise €1 million and has attracted over 2,450 Seedrs investors. As previously reported, Crypterium stated it is building… Read More

Coinbase Now Allowing Users to Purchase Crypto With PayPal Accounts

  Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN), the largest crypto exchange in the U.S., announced on Thursday  it is now allowing its customers to buy crypto on its platform using their debit cards and bank accounts linked to PayPal. The company revealed more details about the option by stating:… Read More

Milestone: PayBito Surpasses $2 Billion in Daily Trading Volume; Seeks $5 Billion By the End of 2021

      U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange PayBito announced on Thursday it has crossed $2 billion in its daily trading volume and is seeking to achieve $5 billion by the end of 2021. The latest milestone comes just a few months after PayBito announced it was experiencing record… Read More

Bittrex Announces Integration With DigitalBits Blockchain Mainnet; Lists Zytrara Dollar & DigitalBits Token

Bittrex, a cryptocurrency exchange based in the U.S., announced on Friday its integration with the DigitalBits blockchain mainnet, as well as its support for the DigitalBits ERC-20 token swap. The launch comes just after Bittrex recently listed both the Zytara dollar (ZUSD) and DigitalBits (XDB)… Read More

Milestone: TrustSwap Reports More Than $1 Billion in Cryptocurrencies Have Been Locked & Vested By Clients Through SmartLock Service

TrustSwap, a Canada-based full-service digital asset platform, announced on Thursday more than $1 billion in cryptocurrencies have been locked and vested by TrustSwap clients through their SmartLock service. Launched in the summer of 2020, TrustSwap describes itself as a distributed platform, cryptocurrency and protocol that… Read More

Gemini’s Crypto Credit Card Set to Launch in Summer 2021

  US-based digital assets firm Gemini announced on Tuesday the details of its first-of-a-kind cryptocurrency rewards credit card, including a partnership with Mastercard and WebBank. The company reported that the credit card, which has more than 140,000 people on its waitlist, will be making its debut… Read More

Crypto Exchange Bitstamp Hits $50 Million in Loan Originations Through Silvergate’s SEN Leverage

Bitstamp, a Luxembourg-based cryptocurrency exchange, announced on Tuesday it has surpassed $50 million in loan originations through Silvergate Capital Corporation’s (NYSE:SI) SEN Leverage product. Bitstamp reported it was the first digital currency organization to offer custody and collateral management though SEN Leverage. The platform has… Read More

Milestone: Paxful Hits $5 Billion & Has More Than More Than Six Million Users

    Paxful, a leading peer-to-peer (P2P) Bitcoin (BTC) marketplace, announced on Tuesday its platform now has more than $5 billion has been traded to date on its platform and that it now has over six million users. Founded in 2015, Paxful describes itself as a… Read More

Securrency Secures $30 million Through Series B Funding Round

   Securrency, a global financial services technology infrastructure and products company, announced on Monday it raised $30 million through its Series B investment round, which saw participation from WisdomTree Investments, Abu Dhabi Catalyst Partners Limited (ADCP), State Street, and U.S. Bank. The investment round comes… Read More

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