Tagged: digital asset custody

Digital Asset Custody Provider Copper Announces Integration with Sui

Copper, a firm focused on digital asset custody, collateral management, and prime services, is pleased  to announce its integration with Sui, a Layer 1 blockchain and smart contract platform. The partnership will enable robust custody infrastructure support “for stablecoin and Real-World Asset (RWA) issuers on… Read More

Digital Assets Firm Copper Teams Up with Kraken MTF, the UK FCA Authorized Crypto Derivatives Exchange

Copper, a firm focused on digital asset custody, collateral management and prime services, is delighted to have partnered with Kraken MTF, the UK FCA-authorized crypto derivatives exchange in Europe, in order to “provide off-exchange settlement for institutional clients.” To actively trade digital assets, institutional investors… Read More

Anchorage Digital Appoints Aaron Schnarch, Former CEO of Coinbase Custody, as COO

Anchorage Digital says that it made a strong debut to 2024: they launched Porto, their new self-custody wallet for institutions, exceeded an all-time-high of $50 billion in assets under custody, announced partnerships with wealth management platforms, and expanded custody to support tokenized money market funds…. Read More

Digital Assets: Ripple to Acquire Standard Custody and Trust Company

Ripple, the enabler of enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions, announced that it has agreed to acquire Standard Custody & Trust Company, an enterprise-grade regulated platform for digital assets. The terms of the transaction were not immediately available. This move further underscores Ripple’s commitment “to regulatory… Read More

Digital Asset Custody Provider Taurus Joins ERC3643 Association

Taurus SA announces it has joined the ERC3643 Association. This move is said to establish Taurus “as one of the first digital asset custody and tokenization infrastructure providers to join the association, marking a significant step in the advancement of smart contract standardization, and reinforcing… Read More

Marathon Digital Adds Anchorage Digital Bank National Association as a Bitcoin Custodian

Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:MARA), a key player focused on supporting and securing the Bitcoin ecosystem, has added Anchorage Digital Bank National Association, a “secure” custodian and the only federally chartered crypto bank, “as a bitcoin custodian, increasing the number of Marathon’s bitcoin custodians from… Read More

Gemini Named Custodian on 7RCC Global Bitcoin and Carbon Credit Futures ETF Application, Filed with SEC

Gemini are pleased to announce that the firm has been named as custodian on the 7RCC Global Bitcoin and Carbon Credit Futures ETF application, which was filed recently with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Gemini claims that it has been a key player… Read More

Web3 and Blockchain Adoption: SlowMist and SINOHOPE to Enhance Digital Security

SlowMist and Sinohope Technology Holdings Limited, a comprehensive digital asset custody platform, announced a strategic partnership uniting the two companies. The two parties will carry out active security business cooperation “in MPC security audit, digital asset Anti-money laundering (AML), Web3 threat intelligence cooperation Network, digital… Read More

OKX, CoinShares, Komainu Introduce Trading of Segregated Assets Under Custody for Institutional Clients

OKX, a cryptocurrency exchange and Web3 technology company, has collaborated with regulated digital asset custody service provider Komainu and CoinShares (Nasdaq Stockholm: CS), a European alternative asset manager specializing in digital assets, to empower CoinShares “to conduct 24/7 trading through the OKX platform while assets… Read More

Custodia’s Bitcoin (BTC) Custody Platform Is Now Live

Custodia‘s Bitcoin custody platform recently went live. Custodia is a bank that is reportedly built by Bitcoiners “offering segregated (not omnibus) accounts on our custom-built Bitcoin custody platform.” Custodia’s Bitcoin custody service is said to be “purpose-built for businesses: fiduciaries, including investment advisers, investment managers… Read More

HSBC Is Reportedly Planning to Offer Custody Service for Non-Crypto Digital Assets

HSBC (NYSE: HSBC)  intends to introduce in 2024 a custody service for storing blockchain-enabled assets, which excludes cryptocurrency, the banking institution revealed on Wednesday. The newly announced service, which is through a partnership with digital asset service provider Metaco, will enable financial institutions to store… Read More

Digital Asset Custodian Zodia Custody Australia to Appoint Drew Bradford as New Chair

Zodia Custody, an institution-first digital asset custodian whose shareholders include Standard Chartered, SBI Holdings and Northern Trust, is appointing Drew Bradford as non-executive Chairman of its Australian operation, Zodia Custody Australia. Bradford will join the business “from National Australia Bank (NAB), where he was the… Read More

Digital Assets: Copper and BitGo to Combine Settlement Networks

BitGo, a digital asset custodian, and Copper, a firm focused on institutional digital asset infrastructure, announce their partnership in order “to expand their existing off-exchange settlement networks.” This partnership between BitGo’s Go Network and Copper’s ClearLoop facilitates the global growth of institutional market participation “as… Read More

Digital Assets: DZ BANK Launches Custody Platform for Crypto-Assets

DZ BANK has launched a new platform for the processing and custody of digital financial instruments. This makes the leading cooperative institution one of the first credit institutions “to launch such an offer for institutional customers based on blockchain technology.” With a volume of over… Read More

BitGo Obtains Digital Asset Custody License from BaFin, Germany’s Federal Financial Supervisory Authority

BitGo, the provider of financial services for digital assets, announces that its subsidiary in Germany, BitGo Europe GmbH, has received a crypto custody license from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin). BitGo has already been storing crypto assets “for its customers since 2019, also… Read More

Digital Assets: Komainu and Blockdaemon to Strengthen Staking Offering

Komainu, a regulated digital asset custody service provider built by institutions for institutions, announced that it has partnered with Blockdaemon, an institutional-grade blockchain infrastructure company, to further bolster its staking offering. Komainu’s staking service, “launched in early 2022, has seen significant growth, and this partnership… Read More

Self-Custody of Digital Assets: Ledger CTO Explains How Their Devices Help with Securing Bitcoin Holdings

Charles Guillemet, CTO at Ledger, recently went over various options to implement Bitcoin governance strategies at the institutional level. As explained in a blog post, Ledger devices are extremely useful “for letting users self-custody their Bitcoin.”  Guillemet also comments on what might be useful if… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Copper Integrates Stacks Layer for BTC Protocol, Adding Support for Initiatives Building on Bitcoin

Copper.co, one of the industry’s digital asset custodians, is announcing further growth of integrated blockchains with Stacks, a network that enables the creation of decentralized applications (dApps) and smart contracts on top of the Bitcoin blockchain. Stacks reportedly combines “the strength, security, and capital of… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption: Onramp Introduces BTC Asset Management Platform Built on Multi-Institution Custody

Onramp, a Bitcoin asset-management platform, announces its official launch, marking a “step-function” improvement in bitcoin custody. Onramp’s approach to bitcoin custody, product offerings, and research and education aims to establish “a new industry standard for sophisticated investors.” As noted in an update shared with CI,… Read More

Digital Asset Custodian Zodia Custody Appoints James Harris to Key Executive Role

Zodia Custody, an “institution-first” digital asset custodian whose shareholders include Standard Chartered, SBI Holdings and Northern Trust, has appointed James Harris as Chief Commercial Officer. Harris joins the business from CCData, “where he was the Commercial Director for the digital asset data company.” Harris’ appointment… Read More

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