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Gemini Comments on SEC Enforcement Action Targeting it and Genesis

Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced an enforcement action against Gemini, a digital asset platform, and Genesis – a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG). The revelation of the lawsuit arrived at a challenging time for both firms as Gemini is in the… Read More

Boom. SEC Files Charges Against BOTH Gemini and Genesis for Sale of Unregistered Securities in Earn Program

The ongoing virtual fisticuffs between Gemini and Genesis – a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), just took a dramatic twist as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed charges against both Gemini and Genesis pertaining to the Gemini Earn program and the sale… Read More

Accounting Fraud and Private Lies: Cameron Winklevoss Calls Out Digital Currency Group as Temperatures Rise in Dispute

Cameron Winklevoss, co-founder of the Gemini, has taken to Twitter once again to take Digital Currency Group (DCG) to task in regards to their relationship with DCG subsidiary Genesis. Last week, Winklevoss posted a letter on Twitter criticizing founder Barry Silbert and his DCG, hammering… Read More

Crypto Analyst Provides Gloomy Perspective on Digital Currency Group, Genesis: “Curtains are Closing”

The drums are pounding for institutional crypto trading firm Genesis and its parent company Digital Currency Group (DGC). Genesis halted redemptions in November following “abnormal withdrawal requests which have exceeded our current liquidity.” This event has impacted the crypto trading platform Gemini as it utilized… Read More

Genesis Pondering Bankruptcy Filing: Report

Genesis, part of the Digital Currency Group (DCG) and previously a big crypto lender, is considering filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a report. The institutional-focused digital asset platform revealed issues in November when it temporarily suspended redemptions. Genesis, like some other crypto firms,… Read More

Gemini Sends Letter to Barry Silbert, Digital Currency Group Founder: You took this money … to fuel greedy share buybacks, illiquid venture investments

Crypto firm Gemini has posted an open letter criticizing Barry Silbert and his company Digital Currency Group (DCG). In November, following the collapse of FTX, Genesis – a subsidiary of DCG – halted redemptions. Gemini had utilized the Genesis lending platform for its Earn program… Read More

Genesis Q2: Crypto Lending Drops 9%, OTC Trading Jumps 51%

Digital asset prime brokerage Genesis has published its Q2 report sharing some interesting insight into crypto markets. According to Genesis, crypto lending declined while OTC trading rocketed higher. Genesis shares: The lending desk originated $40.4 billion in new loans, a decline of 9% from the… Read More

Institutional Digital Asset Lending Platform, CLST, Acquires Funding from Spartan Group, Others

CLST, an institutional-only lending and borrowing venue for stablecoins and crypto assets, has closed a seed round, led by Spartan Group, with participation from Coinbase Ventures, Kraken Ventures, GSR, Menai Financial Group, Luno Expeditions, a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, and TX Ventures – the… Read More

Genesis, an Institutional Crypto Derivatives Provider, to Join International Swaps and Derivatives Association

Genesis, a digital asset industry pioneer and the “premier” institutional crypto derivatives provider, recently announced that GGC International Limited has “joined the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) as a Primary Member.” Genesis, through its GGC International Limited entity, was “one of the first participants… Read More

Grayscale Investments Is Looking at Expanding into European Market for Digital Asset Funds

Grayscale Investments, which oversees the $30 billion+ Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), is reportedly looking at further expanding into the European market for digital asset funds. Grayscale will be meeting with various partners in order to discuss matters related to entering the European markets, according to… Read More

Luno Expeditions Aims to Invest in Hundreds of Early Stage Crypto, Fintech Startups

  According to multiple reports, Luno Expeditions has exited stealth mode after making approximately 20 investments in early-stage crypto firms. Luno Expeditions is an offshoot of Luno a crypto investing platform that is owned by the Digital Currency Group, Barry Silbert’s holding company and investment… Read More

SPACE Metaverse Secures $7M from Dapper Labs, Digital Currency Group, Coinfund, Others

SPACE Metaverse has acquired $7 million in capital from a number of tier-one venture funds in order to establish the economic foundation to join various metaverses into “one parallel society.” The funding Included some of the most prominent names in the DeFi and crypto space… Read More

UK FCA Approves Genesis as Registered Cryptoasset Business

Genesis Custody Limited has been authorized by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Registered Cryptoasset Business. Genesis is a digital currency prime brokerage. Genesis Custody provides multi-asset cold storage for full custody of client assets. Genisis states that clients’ private keys are fully… Read More

CoinShares, Digital Currency Group, Galaxy Digital Contribute to Staking Rewards’ 3M CHF Round

Staking Rewards, a provider of independent staking data and research, has secured 3 million CHF from various digital asset investment companies to create a new suite of products and services catering to the staking space, “including the development of investable staking index products.” Currently, staking… Read More

NFTs: Taker Protocol Secures $3M to Improve Non-Fungible Token Liquidity and Utilization

Taker Protocol, a cryptocurrency liquidity protocol for NFTs, has secured $3 million in capital from several investors in order to develop financial primitives for the nascent non-fungible token sector. Taker Protocol‘s investment round has been led by Electric Capital, with DCG, Ascentive Assets, Dragonfly Capital,… Read More

Ondo Finance Secures $4 Million to Bring Programmable DeFi to Investors with Different Risk Preferences

Ondo Finance reveals that it has secured $4 million in capital in order to bring “programmable” DeFi returns to investors with “a wide array” of risk preferences. The equity round has reportedly been led by Pantera Capital along with contributions from Genesis, Digital Currency Group,… Read More

Grayscale Investments Files for EOS, Cardano, Chainlink Trusts, May See New Competition from BlockFi

Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of Barry Silbert’s VC company, the Digital Currency Group, has added six new trusts, which includes those associated or linked to Polkadot (DOT) and Aave (AAVE) digital tokens. The other new trusts added by Grayscale include Monero (XMR), Cardano (ADA), Cosmos… Read More

Digital Asset Manager Grayscale has Acquired Over 100,000 Bitcoin (BTC) Since June 2020

Kevin Rooke, a digital asset analyst who’s well-known for his insightful tweets, recently noted that Grayscale, one of the largest institutional investors in the crypto space, is “on fire.” Rooke revealed that Grayscale’s Bitcoin (BTC) Investment Trust now holds around 506,000 BTC, which is about… Read More

Dash (DASH) or Digital Cash Devs Release New Version to Make it Easier to Test New Features

Dash Core Group (DCG), an organization focused on the development of Dash (DASH), a digital currency with a market cap of over $647 million at the time of writing (according to CoinGecko data), has released a new software update, called Dash Platform v0.15. Dash aims… Read More

Time to Mine: DCG Reveals Crypto Mining Subsidiary Foundry

Digital Currency Group (DCG) is moving into crypto mining. According to a release, DCG created a subsidiary called “Foundry” and 2019 and today the company is outing the mining firm with Mike Colyer, a former Core Scientific executive, being Foundry’s Chief Executive Officer. Foundry claims… Read More

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