Tagged: digital assets

Fintech EarlyBird Introduces Cryptocurrency Wallet for Families, a New Way To Build Wealth for Kids

EarlyBird, the platform that aims to make it simpler for parents, family members, and friends to collectively invest in a kid’s future, has announced today the introduction of EarlyBird Crypto. Along with more traditional assets, parents may now choose to add Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gemini Welcomes Pravjit Tiwana as their CTO

The team at digital asset firm Gemini is pleased to welcome Pravjit Tiwana as their new  Chief Technology Officer. Pravjit reportedly joins Gemini from Amazon Web Services (AWS), where he was working as the GM of Edge Services, which includes Amazon CloudFront, AWS Edge Computing,… Read More

Binance Joins the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance

Binance, one of the leading blockchain and crypto infrastructure providers, is pleased to confirm that it has officially joined the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA), a nonprofit corporation primarily focused on identifying, validating, mitigating, and neutralizing cybercrime threats. Binance reports that it’s the first… Read More

Coinbase Chief Legal Officer Paul Grewal Explains How Firm Offers Fair, Transparent, “Equal” Experience

Paul Grewal, Chief Legal Officer at digital assets firm Coinbase (NASDAQ: COIN), has shared an update titled, Proof of Alignment, which explains what the company has done to align themselves with their clients and what they’re planning to do next. As noted by Grewal, Coinbase… Read More

NFT Investments Is Reportedly Planning to Acquire Pluto Digital for £96M

NFT Investments, an incubator focused on the market for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), is pleased to confirm that it has entered into a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) for the acquisition of Pluto Digital PLC, a crypto tech and venture firm (for a “consideration” of £96… Read More

Solana (SOL) Network Affected by Instability Issues as Crypto Markets Experience Extreme Turbulence

Solana (SOL), which has quickly emerged as one of the largest blockchain  or distributed ledger tech (DLT) networks, was recently impacted by instability during a highly volatile week for cryptocurrencies (which saw Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other digital asset prices fall sharply). some recent metrics on… Read More

Bahrain based Crypto Exchange Rain Financial Secures $110M via Series B Round

Bahrain-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange Rain Financial has secured $110 million in capital via a Series B round. Rain Financial reports that its investment round has been co-led by Paradigm and Kleiner Perkins along with contributions from Coinbase Ventures, Global Founders Capital, MEVP, Cadenza Ventures, and CMT… Read More

ZkLink Teams Up with Marketplace for Financial NFTs, Pledge Finance

Pledge Finance, the platform for long-term, fixed-rate cryptocurrency-based loans, is pleased to confirm a partnership with zkLink, a provider of secure cross-chain token swaps “powered by zero-knowledge proofs.” As mentioned in an update shared with CI, the partnership will allow Pledge to “integrate with more… Read More

Wyre Announces Three New Hires to Enhance Compliance as Crypto-Economy Evolves

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As cryptocurrency grows in popularity and adoption, ensuring businesses and platforms maintain a robust compliance infrastructure is becoming really important to the nascent industry. With Wyre’s compliance infrastructure, the team is pleased to confirm the addition of three new hires to “continue to boost our… Read More

Anchorage Digital Bank Appoints Rachel Anderika as New Chief Risk Officer

Diogo Mónica (Co-founder and President at Anchorage Digital) and Nathan McCauley (Co-Founder and CEO of Anchorage Digital) wrote in a blog post that an OCC veteran is joining America’s first federally-chartered digital asset bank. After a solid year where Anchorage Digital experienced a significant 175%… Read More

Gaming and Media Industry are Leading the Metaverse Movement: Report

The Metaverse, a relatively new concept and a term used to describe a shared, immersive digital ecosystem supported by the use of VR and augmented reality (AR) technologies, has quickly become one of the fastest-growing trends in the digital economy. It’s notably a nascent industry… Read More

Digital Collectibles: Meta’s Social Media Networks Facebook and Instagram to Enter Fast-Evolving NFT Markets

Meta’s (NASDAQ: FB) two leading social media networks, Facebook and Instagram, are reportedly looking to enter the fast-evolving non-fungible token (NFT) sector. The tech giant will be focusing on making it seamless for Facebook and Instagram users to issue, trade and showcase their NFTs. As… Read More

Gemini Acquires Trading Tech Firm Omniex, Introduces Gemini Prime

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Digital asset firm Gemini noted on January 19, 2022, that they’re acquiring Omniex, a trading tech platform that offers order, execution, and portfolio management system solutions for institutional cryptocurrency trading. As mentioned in a blog post, the acquisition enables Gemini to “publicly launch Gemini Prime,… Read More

Union Bank of the Philippines to Implement METACO’s Digital Asset Management Services

METACO, the provider of security-critical software and infrastructure to the digital asset ecosystem, has announced that Union Bank of the Philippines is implementing its digital asset management services. As noted in an update shared with CI, UnionBank is deploying services on IBM Cloud, in order to… Read More

Qi, a Fintech that Enables Firms to Accept Digital Currencies like Bitcoin as Payment, Raises £231K+ via Crowdcube

Qi (formerly Stark Payments), a company that enables businesses to accept virtual currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and others as a regular payment, has raised 66% (£231,497) of its £350,000 target from 160 investors (at the time of writing) through its crowdfunding campaign carried out via… Read More

Kraken Lets You Earn up to 20% Yearly When You Stake MINA Tokens, Astar (ASTR) Trading Supported As Well

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that their trading platform now supports staking for MINA token holders. Kraken users may head into the Earn section of their accounts to put their MINA “to work” today (staring January 18, 2022). (Note: Staking is currently… Read More

1inch Network has Expanded to Avalanche and Gnosis Chain

The 1inch Network announced on January 20, 2022 that they’ve expanded to Avalanche (AVAX) and Gnosis Chain (GNO). As explained in the update, the expansion to the two fast-growing blockchains will aim to “offer 1inch users more options for low-costs, high-speed transactions.” The 1inch Network… Read More

Crypto.com has Allegedly Lost Over 172 BTC, 4,831+ ETH Valued at a Total of $22.5M via Recent Breach: Report

The Sentinel Protocol team, which is operating a platform leveraging blockchain technology in order to harness collective cyber security intelligence to protect crypto assets against hackers, scams and fraud, has provided an update regarding the suspicious activity incident involving Crypto.com. Through their team’s preliminary analysis,… Read More

Poloniex Management Confirms Launch of New Digital Asset Trading System in Sandbox Environment in Q1 2022

Shaun Scovil, General Manager at digital assets firm Poloniex, notes that as they embark on their eighth year of operations, the team has reflected on all the great things they think they’ve accomplished so far, while “preparing for the exciting challenges and opportunities ahead.” Shaun… Read More

Celsius Network Is Now Supporting Avalanche (AVAX) Token Purchases

The team at digital assets platform Celsius Network notes that since their goal is to bring the next 100 million consumers to crypto, they are constantly looking to offer (what they consider to be) the “best” experiences and “opportunities” for their community. This reportedly includes looking… Read More

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