Tagged: cryptocurrency

Blockchain-Based Financial Platform Prometheum Announces Acquisition of InteliClear Technology

Prometheum, a platform for creating and trading cryptosecurities, recently announced it has acquired a version of InteliClear’s post-trade solution technology. Prometheum reported that the InteliClear technology serves as a “major leap forward” for its mission to become the first compliant end-to-end cryptosecurities trading platform. “InteliClear’s system is… Read More

Crypto Lender BlockFi Removes Minimums and Fees for Crypto Interest Account

Cryptoasset-to-USD lender BlockFi announced on Friday it has removed minimums and fees for its BlockFi Interest Account (BIA). According to BlockFi, BIA clients will no longer have to meet a minimum deposit amount in their Bitcoin, Ether, or GUSD balances in order to earn interest…. Read More

Wirex Launches Enhanced Cryptoback Rewards Program

Wirex, a hybrid personal finance platform that merges blockchain tech and traditional finance, announced on Friday it has launched its enhanced cryptoback rewards program. Wirex reported that customers may now earn up to 1.5% back in Bitcoin on Wirex Visa card purchases. “Released in 2018,… Read More

Update: Italian Crypto Exchange Young Platform Completes Seedrs Round With More Than €787,000 Raised

Italy-based cryptocurrency exchange platform, Young Platform, has closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with a total of €787,480 in funding secured. The funding round was launched on the equity crowdfunding platform earlier this summer and quickly secured its initial €500,000 funding target while attracting… Read More

UTRUST Begins Trading of UTK Token on Digital Assets Exchange DigiFinex

UTRUST, a cryptocurrency payment solution designed to modernize the finance and payments industry, announced on Wednesday its integrated UTK token is now listed on digital asset trading platform, DigiFinex. According to UTRUST, the native UTK token is designed as a utility for the UTRUST platform… Read More

Celsius Network Update: Crosses 100 Active Institutional Accounts in First Half of 2019

Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Tuesday it has on-boarded more than 100 institutional clients during the first half of 2019. Celsius Network confirmed that in order to use its services, institutions must complete a rigorous KYC and AML application and evaluation… Read More

Gemini Announces Launch of Institutional-Grade Crypto Custody Solution “Gemini Custody”

Gemini Trust Company, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new institutional-grade crypto custody solution, Gemini Custody. Gemini reported that the solution was built from the ground up to meet the “complex and high-stakes” need of modern financial institutions…. Read More

Digital Asset Data Provider Kaiko Secures €5 Million During Seed Funding Round Led By Anthemis Group & Point Nine Capital

Kaiko, a digital assets data provider, announced on Tuesday it raised €5 million through its latest seed funding round led by global financial services investors Anthemis Group and Point Nine Capital with participation from CoinShares. Founded in 2014, Kaiko describes itself as a market data… Read More

SALT Announces Addition of PAX Gold as Collateral Option

SALT, a crypto-collateralized online lending platform, announced on last week that beginning October 1st it will offer the just released PAX Gold (PAXG) as a collateral type for clients seeking to use their digital assets as collateral to secure a USD loan. The online lender… Read More

Digital Asset Custodian Cooper Hits $500 Million in Transactions Just Three Months After Launching

Cooper, a UK-based custodian for digital assets, announced on Wednesday it has hit $500 million in transactions since its launch three months ago. Founded in 2018, Copper has developed a secure platform to facilitate investors who require dedicated account management and professional custody and execution services…. Read More

New York State Department of Financial Services Superintendent Authorizes Paxos to Offer First Gold-Backed Virtual Currency in New York State

Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell announced on Thursday the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) has authorized Paxos Trust Company LLC to offer a gold-backed virtual currency. Lacewell reported that this is the first gold-backed virtual currency that is being offered… Read More

Dash Teams Up With IQ CashNow to be Accepted to More than 1,000 New Merchants & Over 250 ATMs

Digital currency for payments and e-commerce platform Dash announced on Thursday it is now accepted at over 1,000 new merchants and more than 250 ATMs through its partnership with IQ CashNow, a full-service provider specializing in cryptocurrency ATMs, point-of-sale (POS) terminals and e-commerce websites. Dash… Read More

Crypto Asset Risk Management Solution Platform Elliptic Secures $23 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By SBI Group

Money Benjamin Dollars 100

Elliptic, a provider of crypto-asset risk management solutions for crypto businesses and financial institutions, announced on Wednesday it secured $23 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by SBI Group with participation from SignalFire, Octopus Ventures, and Santander Innoventures. Founded in 2013,… Read More

trueDigital Announces Rebranding to Tassat

trueDigital Holdings, LLC, a global provider of financial infrastructure technologies and products for the digital economy, announced on Tuesday it has rebranded to Tassat. According to trueDigital, the new name represents the company’s values and its focused, pragmatic and client-centric approach to delivering institutional-grade and… Read More

Update: Italian Crypto Exchange Young Platform Nears €800,000 During the Final Hours on Seedrs

Italy-based cryptocurrency exchange platform, Young Platform, is set to close its Seedrs campaign with nearly €800,000 in funding. The funding round was launched on the equity crowdfunding platform earlier this summer and quickly secured its initial €500,000 funding target. It has attracted more than 700… Read More

Celsius Network Surpasses 20,000 BTC in App Deposits During First Year of Operation

Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Monday it has surpassed 20,000 BTC through mobile app deposits during the first year of operations. The platform reported that with the mission of making financial services fair, rewarding, and transparent, members may earn interest… Read More

CoinFLEX Secures $10 Million in Funding; Receives Contributions From Polychain Capital & NGC Ventures

CoinFLEX, a physically delivered crypto futures exchange, recently announced it secured over $10 million in funding this year. Polychain Capital, a premier investor in cryptocurrency protocols and companies and NGC Ventures II, the multi-strategy crypto fund of one of the world’s leading blockchain investment firms,… Read More

BitGo Unveils Multi-Signature Wallet & Custody for EOS

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday the launch of its new multi-signature wallet and custody for EOS. BitGo reported it now supports more than 200 coins and tokens enabling institutional clients to hold assets. BitGo further explained: “The EOS token is one of the… Read More

Celsius Network Announces New Partnership With Tether

Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with Tether, a stablecoin which pegs its value to the US dollar. Celsius Network reported that its mobile app will now support the USDT ERC20 stablecoin allowing USDT holders… Read More

Crypto.com Announces Additional Security Measures

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced on Wednesday a range of enhanced security measures including Two Factor Authentication (2FA) for certain transactions and insurance of digital assets. The crypto portal also launched of a new Security Page, which outlines its commitment to maintaining industry-leading security… Read More

Send this to a friend