Tagged: cryptocurrency

Co-founders of Dogecoin and Ethereum quit crypto world for good

In a strange turn of events that could negatively impact the crypto sector, two well-known founders and critical architects from the industry have called quits. In four days, Jackson Palmer, co-founder of cryptocurrency Dogecoin, and Anthony Di Iorio, co-founder of Etheruem have decided to quit… Read More

UK Cryptocurrency Ownership Could Double in 2021: Ziglu

One in nine adults in the United Kingdom could make their first cryptocurrency purchase over the next year, data from UK money app Ziglu suggests. Should they all take the plunge that would mean 21 percent of UK adults would own some digital currency. Of… Read More

PDAX Launches Seven New Cryptocurrencies in Philippines

Crypto-trading platform PDAX has launched seven new cryptocurrencies for its users: Chainlink (LINK), Enjin (ENJ), Basic Attention Token (BAT), Graph (GRT), Compound (COMP), Aave (AAVE), and Uniswap (UNI). With this, the total number of coins offered on the platform is pegged at 14. Founded in… Read More

Most Institutional Investors Expect to Increase Crypto Exposure: Survey

Institutional investors who already have exposure to cryptocurrency are much more likely to increase their holdings than reduce them, results of a survey from Nickel Digital Asset Management suggest. Respondents were from the US, UK, France, Germany, and the United Arab Emirates. More than four… Read More

Nexo to Integrate Cardano’s ADA

Digital assets firm Nexo has begun to integrate Cardano’s ADA into its full suite of financial services. The process begins with buy and sell services for ADA on the Nexo Exchange, yields of up to eight per cent interest, and the option to borrow against… Read More

Sotheby’s Crypto Play a Classic Risk/Reward Scenario: Nebeus Exec

While Sotheby’s recent decision to accept cryptocurrency as payment for a rare diamond may seem like an inevitable progression to some, it also comes with risk, an executive from European cryptocurrency platform Nebeus said. COO and head of product Michael Stroev said the move has… Read More

US Insurer to Accept Crypto as Payment

Universal Fire & Casualty Insurance Company (UFCIC) now accepts cryptocurrency for premium payments, the company said today. UFCIC provides traditional property and casualty lines of business, including commercial property, general liability, inland marine, business owners’ policies (BOP), and commercial surety, and provides small business insurance. … Read More

Liti Capital: Swiss Company Tokenizes Litigation Financing

With most areas of finance exploring tokenization, it was only a matter of time before somebody applied it to the courts. Swiss litigation finance fund Liti Capital is expected to soon launch the LITI token, as an asset-backed equity token. That backing comes from ongoing… Read More

Bank of England to Regulate Stablecoins, Mulling Plans to Launch CBDC

The Bank of England (BoE) has long indicated it is interested in new forms of digital currencies such as Stablecoins and central bank digital currencies. In the past, the Bank has wondered about the impact to monetary policy and possible risk regarding the issuance of… Read More

Milestone: Cryptocurrency Mining Company Argo Blockchain Exceeds 1,000 Bitcoin Holding

    Argo Blockchain, a UK-based cryptocurrency miner, announced on Thursday it has exceed 1,000 Bitcoin holdings since its launch. The company also revealed that during May 2021, It mined 166 Bitcoin or Bitcoin Equivalent (together, BTC) compared to 163 BTC in April 2021. This… Read More

Update: Bitcoin Buying Platform BitcoinPoint Surpasses £300,000 Through Crowdcube Round

  BitcoinPoint, a UK-based Bitcoin buying platform, has successfully secured more than £300,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round, which launched last month, quickly surpassed its initial £100,000 and has attracted nearly 940 Crowdcube investors. As previously reported, BitcoinPoint stated that its in-house software… Read More

TradeStation Crypto Unveils New Price Plan With Reductions in Taker Fees of Up to 50% & Additional Maker Fees

TradeStation Crypto, Inc., a subsidiary of TradeStation Group, announced on Tuesday it has introduced its new price plan that will include reductions in taker fees of up 50% and additional maker fees. The company noted it does not charge any fees for crypto custody, deposits,… Read More

Mogo Set to Acquire Additional Shares In Canada-Based Crypto Platform Coinsquare

  Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOGO) (TSX: MOGO) a Canada-based digital payments and financial technology company, announced on Tuesday it is set to acquire additional 2.0% of the outstanding common shares of cryptocurrency platform, Coinsquare.  The acquisition was announced just a little over a month after Coinsquare… Read More

Crypto Exchange Xcoins Receives Class 3 Virtual Financial Asset License From Malta Financial Services Authority

    Xcoins, a cryptocurrency exchange platform, announced on Monday it received its Class 3 Virtual Financial Asset (VFA) License issued by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA). The company claims it was one of the first cryptocurrency exchanges to receive these permissions from MFSA…. Read More

Wirex Teams Up with Terra Virtual For New Exclusive “Non-Fungible Token” Giveaway

Digital payments platform Wirex announced on Monday it has teamed up with digital collectible platform Terra Virtua for exclusive non-fungible tokens (NFTs) giveaway. Wirex reported it will give away 500 exclusive Terra Virtua vFlect NFTs, as well as up to $500,000 worth of cryptocurrency in promotions throughout… Read More

Milestone: Digital Asset Manager Wave Financial Surpasses $500 Million AUM

Wave Financial Group, a diversified holding investment and asset management firm that is focused on digital assets and blockchain technology, announced on Thursday it has surpassed $500 million of AUM for the first time since its founding in 2018. Wave stated it provides institutional and… Read More

PayPal Ventures & Fidelity Investments Participated in $40 Million Series A Funding Round For Digital Asset Trading Tech Provider Talos

    Talos, a U.S.-based institutional technology provider for digital asset trading, today announced the completion of a $40 million Series A investment round, which was led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from PayPal Ventures, Fidelity Investments, Galaxy Digital, Elefund, Illuminate Financial, and STEADFAST Capital… Read More

Flexa Announces “Pay With Flex” Option For Instant Online Bitcoin & Digital Currencies Acceptance

    Flexa, a global network uniting retail and blockchain technologies, announced on Wednesday its digital currency acceptance offering to include a suite of eCommerce plug-ins that enable merchants to accept digital currencies via their online retail channels instantly and with guaranteed zero fraud. Flexa… Read More

Cryptoasset Integration Platform as a Service Onramp Invest Unveils Crypto Education & Connectivity Platform For Registered Investment Advisors

Onramp Invest, a multiple cryptoasset Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS), announced on Wednesday it has launched its cryptocurrency education and connectivity platform for registered investment advisors. Onramp reported that its full suite of resources was designed to empower registered investment advisors (RIAs) with the… Read More

BlockFi News: No Annual Fee & Updated Benefits for the BlockFi Rewards Visa Signature Credit Card

  Cryptoasset-to-USD lender BlockFi announced on Wednesday it has updated benefits and changes to the BlockFi Rewards Visa® Signature Credit Card, which pays cardholders 1.5% back in Bitcoin on every purchase they make anywhere Visa is accepted. BlockFi revealed it decided to eliminate the annual fee… Read More

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