Tagged: digital asset

European Fintech LiquidShare Selects Sextant for Daml, the Blockchain and Smart Contracts Solution Offered by BTP

LiquidShare, an established European Fintech firm, has chosen Sextant for Daml, the blockchain and smart contract management and operations solution offered by Blockchain Technology Partners (BTP), in order to deliver its post-trade offering. LiquidShare was developed back in 2017 by leading European financial institutions including… Read More

Yuval Rooz, CEO at Digital Asset, Joins Board of Directors at Global Blockchain Business Council

The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), an established global industry association for the blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) ecosystem, announced on Thursday (June 10, 2021) that Yuval Rooz, Co-Founder and CEO at Digital Asset, has been appointed to join its Board of Directors. As… Read More

Temenos Announces Integration of Swiss Digital Asset & Blockchain Infrastructure Fintech Taurus With Core Banking Software Temenos Transact

      Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the banking software company, announced on Monday the integration of Taurus SA (“Taurus”), the Swiss digital asset and blockchain infrastructure fintech, with Temenos Transact, a next-generation core banking software. Temenos reported it collaborated with Taurus to deliver “simplified” access… Read More

MoneyGram Teams Up With Coinme to Expand Bitcoin Access

  Digital money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI) announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with cryptocurrency cash exchange Coinme to expand access to bitcoin. According to Moneygram, the partnership will enable the cash funding and payout of digital currency purchases, as well as sales…. Read More

Canadian Fintech Mogo Announces Corporate Investment in Ethereum

  Mogo Inc. (NASDAQ: MOGO) (TSX: MOGO) a Canada-based digital payments and financial technology company, announced on Monday it has purchased approximately 146 Ether (ETH) at an average price $2,780. The company reported that its Ethereum investment is consistent with management’s plans to increase its on-balance… Read More

Digital Asset, Developer of DAML Multi-Party App Platform, Secures Over $120M via Series D from 7RIDGE, Eldrdige

Digital Asset, the developers of the Daml multi-party application platform, revealed on Wednesday (April 21, 2021) that they have secured more than $120 million in capital through a Series D funding round from 7RIDGE and Eldridge. As stated in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider:… Read More

Liquid Announces Support of Instant USD Settlement on Silvergate Exchange Network

Cryptocurrency exchange platform Liquid announced on Sunday it is working with Silvergate Bank to support instant USD settlement on an internal settlement platform, the Silvergate Exchange Network (SEN). Liquid reported it has completed integration with SEN that will allow Liquid users to deposit and withdraw… Read More

Milestone: European Digital Asset Investment Firm CoinShares Hits $5B in Assets Under Management

  CoinShares, a European digital asset investment firm, announced on Tuesday it has crossed the $5 billion in assets threshold on its two ETP platforms.  As previously reported, CoinShares claims to be Europe’s largest digital asset investment house, managing billions of assets on behalf of a global… Read More

Advisor Tech Platform Capitect Announces Integration With Coinbase

Capitect, a U.S.-based advisor technology platform, recently announced it has integrated with cryptocurrency platform Coinbase for digital currency performance reporting, billing, and rebalancing. Capitect reported that through the partnership its users are now able to connect directly to clients’ Coinbase accounts and vaults to pull data… Read More

Avanti Financial Group Raises $37 Million Through Series A; Preps For Digital Asset Bank Launch

    Avanti Financial Group announced on Thursday it secured $37 million through its Series A funding round. The company has notably raised a total of $44 million since its inception and the latest investment round comes less than six months after Caitlin Long, the… Read More

U.S. Digital Asset Trading Platform FalconX Scores $50 Million Investment From Tiger Global & B Capital Group

FalconX, a U.S.-based digital asset trading platform, has reportedly secured a $50 million investment from Tiger Global and B Capital Group. The investment notably comes just a few months after secured funding from American Express Ventures. According to FalconX, American Express Ventures joined existing investors… Read More

Anchorage Secures $80 Million Through Series C Funding Round to Expand Digital Banking Services

  Anchorage, a U.S.-based premier digital asset platform for institutions, announced on Thursday it secured $80 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by GIC with participation from a16z, Blockchain Capital, Lux, and Indico. Founded in 2017, Anchorage claims it was created… Read More

Klarna Announces Partnership With Sweden-Based Cryptocurrency Broker Safello

  Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with Sweden-based cryptocurrency broker Safello. Klarna reported that the partnership it will allow the payment platform to enter the cryptocurrency industry. “In recent months, Safello has experienced increased growth, both in new… Read More

UK-Based Crypto Wallet & Exchange Blockchain.com Raises $120 Million Through Strategic Growth Round Led By Macro Investors

  Blockchain.com, a UK-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, announced on Wednesday it raised $120 million through its latest strategic growth investment round led by macro investors, which included include Moore Strategic Ventures (Louis Bacon), Kyle Bass, Access Industries, Rovida Advisors, Lightspeed Venture Partners, GV (aka Google Ventures), Lakestar, and Eldridge. Founded in 2011,… Read More

PayBito Milestone: Experiences Sign-Up Record After Bitcoin Sees Value Surpass $40,000

  U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange PayBito recently announced it has been experiencing record signups after Bitcoin crosses the $40,000 mark. The latest milestone comes just weeks after PayBito announced its plans to double its workforce across multiple locations worldwide. “Owing to an enhanced crypto portfolio, PayBito experienced a… Read More

BitPay Teams Up With Simplex to offer Limited Time Zero Fees on Cryptocurrency Purchases For All of Europe

    Cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay announced on Monday it has joined forces with Simplex to enable European users to buy crypto seamlessly with no credit or debit card fees from within the BitPay Wallet app. BitPay reported that the promotion allows users to quickly… Read More

BitPay’s Prepaid Mastercard Now Supports Apple Pay

  Cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay announced on Friday its prepaid Mastercard now supports Apple Pay. BitPay reported the digital payment option is available from within the BitPay app to the millions of Apple Pay customers and billions of iPhone users.  “Users can add the BitPay… Read More

Vast Bank Partners With Coinbase to Complete End-to-End Cryptocurrency Transaction

U.S. banking group Vast Bank announced on Thursday it has teamed up with cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase to complete an end-to-end cryptocurrency transaction. The bank claims it is the first nationally chartered financial institution to both purchase and provide custody services for a digital asset on… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Nexo Introduces In-App Cryptocurrency Exchange Service

    Nexo, a UK-based regulated financial institution for digital assets, announced on Monday the launch of its in-app cryptocurrency service, Nexo Exchange. According to Nexo, the Nexo Exchange allows immediate, no-limits conversion between more than 75 crypto and fiat currency pairs directly within the Nexo… Read More

Bitwise Milestone: Surpasses $500 Million in Assets Under Management

Bitwise Asset Management, a provider of crypto-asset index and beta funds, announced on Monday it recently surpassed $500 million in assets under management (AUM), after reporting $100 million in AUM on October 28th. As previously reported, Bitwise Asset Management claims it pioneered the first cryptocurrency index fund and is the leading… Read More

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