Tagged: cryptocurrency

PrimeXBT Teams Up With CEX.IO For Alternative Deposit Options Through CEX Direct

Cryptocurrency trading platform PrimeXBT announced on Tuesday it has joined forces with CEX Direct, provided by London-based crypto firm, to allow users to buy Bitcoin directly from the platform. According to PrimeXBT, clients will now be able to purchase Bitcoin via the fiat on-ramp module integrated directly… Read More

Bithumb Debuts New Smart Token BTCS

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb announced on Monday the launch of its new smart token, BTCS. The platform now has seven smart tokens, which are ETHS, XRPS, LTCS, BCHS, BSVS, COMPS, and BTCS. According to Bithumb, basic characteristics of the smart tokens are the following:… Read More

Robinhood Postpones UK Launch Indefinitely

Robinhood, a modern trading platform that offers both traditional securities as well as crypto, has made the tough decision to postpone its UK launch indefinitely. The company announced the unfortunate news in an email on Tuesday, which reportedly read: Hi there,   We’re saddened to… Read More

Crypto.com Unveils Anti-Phishing Code For Exchange Users

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced on Friday it has rolled out its new anti-phishing email feature to help protect exchange users against phishing attempts. According to Crypto.com, the anti-phishing email feature helps reinforce the platform’s  Defense in Depth approach. “With this new feature, we… Read More

U.S. Payment Processing Platform Aliant Payments Launches Cryptobucks Mobile App

Aliant Payments, a U.S.-based merchant services and payment processing provider, announced this week the launch of CryptoBucks, which is a mobile app designed to enable merchants to securely accept crypto payments from any device. According to Aliant Payments, the launch of CryptoBucks represents a new… Read More

Wealthsimple Plans to Launch Cryptocurrency Trading Feature

Canada-based fintech and global digital investing service Wealthsimple is reportedly planning to launch a cryptocurrency trading feature, Wealthsimple Crypto. Founded in 2014, Wealthsimple claims it is investing “on autopilot” is building its users a personal, low-cost portfolio, and putting users’ money to work like the… Read More

Crypto Trading Platform PrimeXBT Announces New Forex Assets, & Expands Trading Pairs

Cryptocurrency trading platform PrimeXBT announced on Wednesday it has further grown its list of expansive trading instruments by adding new assets and trading pairs. PrimeXBT reported that it has offered all of the major forex currencies, such as  USD, GBP, EUR, and JPY, making up… Read More

Celsius Network Reaches Extended Funding Goal of $17 Million Through Investment Round on BnkToTheFuture

  Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Wednesday it reached its extended fundraising goal of $17,000,000 in partnership with BnkToTheFuture. According to Celsius Network, more than 700 qualified investors from all over the world have already participated in the round since June…. Read More

Revolut U.S. Launches: U.S. Customers Are Now Able to Buy, Hold, & Exchange Bitcoin/Ethereum

Digital bank Revolut announced on Wednesday that Revolut U.S. has officially made its debut. According to Revolut, U.S. customers are now able to buy, hold, and exchange Bitcoin as well as Ethereum. Users may also automatically round-up their spare change from their Revolut card into… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Bitfinex Offers 10,000 Tether Through Paper Trading Competition

Digital asset exchange Bitfinex announced on Monday it has launched a paper trading (PT) competition, dubbed Rey del Papel, to allow users to test their trading skills against each other and win prizes of up to 5,000 Tether (USDt). According to Bitfinex, the competition will… Read More

Broctagon Announces Enhancements in Cryptocurrency Depositing Systems For Brokers With CRM Upgrade

Broctagon Fintech Group, a multi-asset liquidity and technology provider headquartered in Singapore, recently announced it has enhanced cryptocurrency depositing systems for brokers with CRM upgrade. According to Broctagon, the update adds more than 40 new cryptocurrencies for brokers to accept deposits in. “Traders can now… Read More

BitTorrent & µTorrent Now Accept Binance’s USD-Backed Stablecoin “BUSD”

BitTorrent announced on Thursday its customers may purchase BitTorrent and µTorrent Classic Pro with BUSD, Binance’s USD-backed stablecoin, as well as BNB (BEP2), the native asset on Binance Chain. BitTorrent reported that BUSD joins TRX, BNB, BTC, BTT, and OKB as the sixth cryptocurrency accepted on the… Read More

Digital Asset Algorithmic Liquidity Provider Wintermute Secures $2.8 Million Through Series A Funding Round Led by Lightspeed Venture Partners

  Wintermute, an algorithmic liquidity provider for digital assets, announced on Tuesday it secured $2.8 million through its Series A funding round, which was led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.  Founded in 2017, Wintermute claims to be a leading global market maker for digital assets. It… Read More

Binance Launches Fiat Gateway for 15 Currencies Through Etana Custody

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced on Tuesday its new fiat gateway that provides deposit service for 15 fiat currencies through a partnership with Etana Custody. According to Binance, Etana Custody Ltd. is a secure, trusted, and high-performance third-party custodian of fiat and digital assets for institutional… Read More

U.S. Crypto Hardware Wallet Provider Keevo Joins Forces With Storage Information Management Services Iron Mountain to Protect Cryptocurrency Users & Their Heirs

Keevo, U.S.-based next-gen crypto hardware wallet provider, announced on Wednesday announced a strategic partnership with Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM), the storage and information management services company enabling digital transformation, to deliver advanced backup and beneficiary services for users of its crypto wallet, the Keevo Model… Read More

LCX Partners With LunarCRUSH to Provide Advanced Crypto Market Insights

Financial services company for tokenization of assets LCX and real-time data analysis company LunarCRUSH announced on Monday they have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a long term partnership to provide advanced crypto market insights for security tokens and compliant digital assets According to… Read More

Crypto Futures Exchange CoinFLEX Unveils Centrally Cleared & Traded Repo Market

CoinFLEX, a physically delivered crypto futures exchange, announced on Monday the launch of its centrally traded repo market powered by deliverable perpetual futures. CoinFLEX claims it is the first exchange to develop and offer deliverable perpetual futures. According to CoinFLEX, the CoinFLEX Repo Market aims… Read More

Crypto Wallet BRD Announces Integration With Hedera Hashgraph

U.S.-based mobile cryptocurrency wallet BRD recently announced it has formed a partnership with enterprise-grade distributed public ledger platform Hedera Hashgraph. BRD reported that through the partnership Hedera’s native cryptocurrency, HBAR, is now available in the BRD consumer wallet. BRD is now supporting Hedera’s ongoing mission… Read More

Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers Joins Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire to Discuss Current Global Economic Landscape & Recent Shifts in Monetary Policy/Central Banking Based on the Economic Crisis Caused By COVID-19

On Thursday, former Treasury Secretary, Lawrence Summers, sat down with Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire on YouTube Live for a special edition of The Money Movement, a weekly interview series that explores the issues and ideas driving the world of digital money.  During the episode, Summers… Read More

KuCoin P2P Fiat Market Supports Buying Crypto With USD Through PayPal

Singapore-based global cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin announced on Wednesday its P2P Fiat Market added support for US Dollars (USD), allowing traders to buy cryptocurrencies like USDT, BTC and ETH with USD through PayPal and other payment methods. According to KuCoin, This is another mainstream fiat currency… Read More

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