Tagged: digital assets

Bitcoin Fundamental Outlook: BTC Now Considered a Digital Alternative to Physical Gold – Report

Bitcoin’s price continued to rise in November and the crypto recovery broadened to a wider array of market segments, the Grayscale team noted. Grayscale also mentioned in a report that financial markets relaxed “about certain macro risks, including the geopolitical conflict in the Middle East… Read More

House Financial Services Committee Announces “Field” Hearing to Take Pace in Arkansas

The House Financial Services Committee has announced a “field hearing” scheduled to take place in Little Rock, Arkansas. The hearing is entitled “Connecting Communities: Building Innovation Ecosystems Across America,” led by the Digital Assets, Financial Technology and Inclusion Subcommittee. The hearing will commence at 10… Read More

Abu Dhabi: Digital Asset Firm Copper to Facilitate Transition of Financial Market Infrastructure to Blockchain-based Rails

Copper will facilitate the transition of financial market infrastructure to blockchain-based rails addressing key goals in Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision. Integration of blockchain-based services with financial infrastructure “will provide a solid foundation for the expansion of the local capital markets and attract international investors to… Read More

Digital Assets: BitGo to Provide Clients with Qualified Custody for Maple Secured Lending Direct Pool

Maple has partnered with BitGo in order to provide clients “with qualified custody for the Maple Secured Lending Direct Pool.” Maple explains that it “provides over-collateralized digital asset financing across a range of digital assets to institutional and high net worth clients.” Maple Finance confirmed… Read More

Matthew Commons of Verified USD Foundation: Blockchain Professional Reveals Challenges Facing Legacy Stablecoins and Development of DeFi

We recently connected with Matthew Commons, President of the Verified USD Foundation, which aims to facilitate seamless, equitable and transparent on-chain and off-chain transactions within the Web3 ecosystem, backed by the Verified USD (USDV) stablecoin. Commons reportedly comes with more than a decade of blockchain… Read More

Stablecoins: Paxos Secures In-Principle Approvals of Financial Services Regulatory Authority in Abu Dhabi Global Market

Paxos, the regulated blockchain & tokenization infrastructure platform, secured the in-principle approvals (IPAs) of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) for “the necessary Financial Services Permissions to issue US dollar and other currency-backed stablecoins, as well as to… Read More

Digital Assets: dYdX Operations subDAO Launches Full Trading on dYdX Chain

The dYdX Operations subDAO is pleased to announce the launch of Full Trading on the dYdX Chain, introducing new and improved trading rewards, a 6-month Launch Incentive Program proposed by Chaos Labs, and the continuation of Validators and Stakers receiving 100% of protocol fees. Full… Read More

Laser Digital, the Digital Asset Subsidiary of Nomura, Integrates with Talos

Laser Digital, the digital asset subsidiary of Nomura, has announced its strategic integration with Talos, the premier provider of digital asset trading technology “for institutions.” This partnership broadens Laser Digital’s reach “among institutional clients while adding a new source of institutional-grade liquidity to the Talos… 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

Digital Assets: Sygnum Introduces Institutional Crypto Multisector Index

Sygnum announces a major addition to its institutional crypto sector indices product portfolio – the Sygnum Crypto Multisector Index Linked Certificate (ILC). The first institutional Crypto Multisector Index “combines key crypto sectors into a single portfolio to conveniently enable broad, liquid access to the digital asset… Read More

Stablecoin Standard and Chainlink Labs Form Channel Partnership to Enable Adoption of Stablecoins

Stablecoin Standard, the industry body for stablecoin issuers, has established a channel partnership with Chainlink Labs, developers of the industry-standard decentralized computing platform Chainlink. This partnership will support “the adoption of stablecoins through education, resources, and shared initiatives.” Stablecoin Standard is the industry body for… Read More

Digital Assets: GC Exchange Secures Virtual Asset Service Provider License in Dubai

GC Exchange FZE (GCEX), a subsidiary of the GCEX Group, has been granted an Operational VASP Licence by Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA) for VA Broker-Dealer services. This developmens comes after GCEX opened its Dubai office in July 2022 and received a Minimal Viable… Read More

Institutional Crypto Adoption and Sentiment Remain Strong Amid Current Market Cycle – Coinbase Survey

Institutional adoption and sentiment remain strong amid the current crypto cycle, according to an Institutional Investor survey of 250 institutional investors. In the survey, commissioned by Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) institutional investors “demonstrated their resilience and expressed optimism about crypto’s role in the future.” Sentiment improved dramatically… Read More

Digital Assets: Ledger Live App Now Includes Morpho, a Decentralized Lending Protocol

Morpho, a decentralized lending protocol, has joined the Ledger Live app, enabling users to access optimized crypto lending and borrowing rates through Ledger’s secure ecosystem. Morpho is a peer-to-peer layer built “on top of lending pools like Compound or Aave, designed to improve the capital… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Nexo Strengthens Security and Transparency with CSA STAR Level 1 Certification

Nexo, the institution for digital assets, is advancing in cloud infrastructure security with the attainment of the Cloud Security Alliance’s Security, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR) Level 1 Certification. Following the recent successful completion of the prestigious SOC 2 Type 2 audit and the 2019… Read More

Digital Assets: Unchained and Bakkt to Expand Custody Network

Unchained announced that Bakkt (NYSE: BKKT) has agreed to join its network of collaborative custody partners. Bakkt joins Coincover and Kingdom Trust “as members of the network, providing Unchained’s collaborative custody offering with the greatest breadth in the industry, giving clients the most security and… Read More

Bybit Makes Digital Asset Markets More Accessible with Dedicated Broker Program

Bybit, which claims to be one of the most visited crypto exchanges, is pleased to announce the launch of its dedicated Broker Program, “welcoming white-label exchanges, asset management platforms, trading terminals, trading platforms, strategy aggregators, and trading firms seeking to dive into the world of… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Gemini Says It’s Dedicated to UK Market and Complying with Travel Rule

At Gemini, they believe that the crypto ecosystem must include guardrails and an appropriate level of transparency to protect users from financial crime and fraud. Gemini claim they have always “been dedicated to regulatory compliance and believe that adherence to the Travel Rule is an… Read More

Binance Labs to Support On-Chain Insights at Scale Across Blockchain Ecosystem

Binance Labs, the venture capital and incubation arm of Binance (which is being sued by US regulators for a wide range of issues along with facing major operational challenges globally) has reportedly invested in $ARKM, the native token of Arkham. Arkham is an AI-powered blockchain… Read More

Circle Alliance Program to Focus on Building Internet Financial System

Circle is focused on creating the world’s largest and most widely used regulated stablecoin network. To do that, Circle are partnering with and empowering “a global community of industry-leading businesses to bring the convenience of stablecoins and Web3 technology to billions of people around the… Read More

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