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Prime Trust Raises $64 Million Series A, Reports Topping $100 Million in Annual Revenue

Prime Trust, an infrastructure Fintech that provides key services to financial services like custody, has raised $64 million at an undisclosed valuation. Simultaneously, Prime Trust said it is currently generating $100 million run rate in annual revenue. The funding round was led by Mercato Partners,… Read More

SIX Swiss Stock Exchange, based in Zurich, has Expanded its Custody Services to US Markets

After the formation of SIX SIS USA Inc. and with the launch of its US-based office, SIX has decided to a take strategic step forward in its global expansion plan. As a trusted Financial Market Infrastructure currently operating the Central Securities Depository (CSD) in Switzerland… Read More

Fintech Prime Trust Receives ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Designation

Prime Trust has received ISO/IEC 27001:2013 designation, certifying that the company meets the financial industry’s most stringent information security management standards. Prime Trust is an infrastructure Fintech that provides compliant services such as custody, settlement and a growing number of APIs to facilitate innovative financial… Read More

Standard Chartered Backed Zodia Now Registered with FCA as Crypto-Asset Firm

Zodia Custody Limited, a crypto-focused firm backed by Standard Chartered, is now registered with the UK Financial Conduct Authority as a regulated crypto-asset firm. Standard Chartered partnered with Northern Trust to launch Zodia. Earlier this month, Zodia announced a new wholesale trading platform for crypto-assets…. Read More

Switzerland: Digital Asset Prime Broker Covario Selects METACO Harmonize for Custody

Covario, a digital asset prime broker, has selected METACO to scale its digital asset custody operations according to a statement from the firm. Covario says that METACO’s Harmonize will coordinate existing vault and sub-custody solutions and provide policy management framework for Covario’s technology solutions. Covario… Read More

Texas Department of Banking OKs Virtual Currency Custody Services

  State-chartered banks in Texas can provide virtual currency custody services if they have the proper safeguards in place, the Texas Department of Banking (TBD) said. Participating banks must have strong risk management protocols while also complying with applicable law An important aspect of the… Read More

Institutional Ethereum (ETH) backed Loans to be Offered by Anchorage Digital via BankProv Partnership

Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage Digital, a leading crypto platform for institutional investors, has revealed that they are offering institutional Ethereum-backed loans via Anchorage Financing. Mónica confirmed in a blog post, dated June 3, 2021, that institutional clients at Anchorage now have access… Read More

Digital Asset Custody Provider Hex Trust Finalizes $6M Round led by QBN Capital

Hong Kong-headquartered crypto-asset custody service provider Hex Trust reveals that it has secured $6 million in capital via a Series A round that was led by QBN Capital. As part of its latest investment round, Hex Trust also received contributions from Cell Rising, Radiant Tech… Read More

Comments on SEC’s Proposal on Custody of Digital Asset Securities Trickle in as Document Hits Federal Register

At the end of 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a statement on the custody of digital assets by “special purpose broker-dealers.” At that time, the SEC said that they were seeking to “encourage innovation around the application of Securities Exchange Act Rule… Read More

IOTA Foundation Teams Up with Curv Custody to Expand the IOTA Digital Token Ecosystem

The IOTA Foundation has teamed up with Curv Custody in order to expand the IOTA Token Ecosystem. The IOTA developers noted that they’re pleased to confirm that the IOTA token will “soon be available” on Curv’s “industrial-grade” digital asset custody platform. With IOTA’s planned Chrysalis… Read More

BitGo Hits $16 Billion In Digital Assets Under Custody Milestone

  BitGo, a digital asset financial services provider, recently announced it has hit $16 billion in digital assets under custody (AUC) milestone. Founded in 2013, BitGo describes itself as the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors and crypto platforms with liquidity, custody, and… Read More

SEC Posts Consultation on Custody of Digital Assets: Seeks Industry Feedback on Potential Future Action

The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a statement and request for comment regarding the custody of digital asset securities by broker-dealers. The Commission states that this consultation is in order to encourage innovation around the application of Securities Exchange Act Rule 15c3-3 to digital… Read More

Arca Labs Partners with Digital Asset Custody Firms: Anchorage, TokenSoft, Ledger, Gemini and Komainu

Arca Labs, part of Arca a digital asset firm leveraging blockchain for the securities industry, has partnered with multiple digital asset custody providers. The partners include: Anchorage, TokenSoft, Gemini, Ledger, and Komainu. The group of custody firms will also support ArCoin that is backed by… Read More

SEC Issues Statement on Wyoming Division of Banking’s No Action Letter Regarding Digital Asset Custody

The Securities and Exchange Commission, Staff of the Division of Investment Management has issued a public statement pertaining to a recent No-Action Letter (NAL) published by the Wyoming Division of Banking that included the Wyoming Division of Banking’s views relating to the definition of “bank”… Read More

Hedera Hashgraph Enlists Onchain to Provide Custody in Asia

Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade blockchain platform, has announced a partnership with Onchain to provide custody services in Asia. Onchain will be providing custody for Hedera’s native digital asset HBAR. Holders of HBAR will have the option to secure their HBAR tokens with Onchain’s SAFE digital… Read More

German Fintech Finoa to Provide Custody For Oasis Network’s ROSE Token at Mainnet Launch

Finoa, a Germany-based fintech, announced on Tuesday it is teaming up with Oasis Network to provide custody for the network’s ROSE toke at mainnet launch. According to Finoa, ROSE is designed to give users financial sovereignty and control of their data and is expected to… Read More

HUB Security Joins with Marsh to Offer Digital Asset Custody

HUB Security is an OurCrowd Portfolio Company Cybersecurity provider HUB Security has formed a partnership with Marsh to provide custody services for digital assets to financial services firms. Marsh, part of Marsh & McLennan (NYSE:MMC) is a top insurance broker and risk advisor that operates… Read More

Digital Asset Issuer INX Enlists GK8 for Custody Solution

INX, a digital asset marketplace that is in the midst of an SEC-registered digital asset offering, has enlisted GK8 for digital asset custody. As it was recently reported, INX hopes to raise up to $117 million by selling 130 million INX tokens at a per… Read More

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Clarifies Banks Ability to Serve Crypto Firms. What Does this Mean for Digital Asset Businesses?

Recently, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) posted a letter clarifying national banks’ and federal savings associations’ authority to provide cryptocurrency custody services for customers. Although recently we have seen improvements in banks providing services to crypto firms, many digital asset service providers… Read More

In the Land of Fintech, Prime Trust is Killing It

  Prime Trust is a fast-growing Fintech and securities custody provider that appears to be in the midst of hockey stick trajectory. This week, in a widely distributed email, Prime Trust founder and CEO Scott Purcell outlined the transition from startup, to market traction, to… Read More

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