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Digital Asset Hedge Fund ARK36 Establishes Fintech Advisory Board

ARK36, the CySec-regulated crypto hedge fund, announced that it has established a Fintech advisory board comprised of global fintech leaders, investment veterans and senior government advisors, and it has “appointed its first fintech advisory board consultants Frank Thorwald, Dr. Mark Moore, Wayne Christian and Lord… Read More

Private Markets Investment Firm Hamilton Lane Appoints Victor Jung as Head of Digital Assets

Hamilton Lane (NASDAQ: HLNE) recently announced that Victor Jung is joining the firm as Head of Digital Assets. In this role, Jung will be “responsible for developing and overseeing the execution of the firm’s digital asset strategy.” He will oversee this strategy globally and “report… Read More

Digital Asset Wallet Provider Liminal Crosses $3B Transaction Threshold

Liminal, a wallet operations infrastructure that secures digital assets, has reportedly surpassed $3 billion in transactions via its platform. Established in 2021, this milestone comes “as a reflection of the company’s capacity to scale in a relatively short amount of time,” according to an update… Read More

Coinbase Announces Improved Multichain Transfers for Clients

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) recently announced a faster, easier, and “less expensive” way of sending and receiving cryptocurrency via multiple networks, starting with Polygon, Coinbase’s first L2 integration, and Solana. With the ongoing surge in blockchain usage and increase in gas fees, “the process of sending crypto… Read More

Northern Trust Establishes Digital Assets and Financial Markets Group

Recognizing the growth of digital markets alongside the continued “evolution” of the traditional securities services marketplace, Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) recently announced the formation of its Digital Assets and Financial Markets group, which will be led by Justin Chapman who “currently is global head of… Read More

TS Imagine Connects to Coinbase Prime

TS Imagine, which claims to be a global leader in trading, portfolio and risk management solutions for capital markets, has successfully connected with Coinbase Prime, the prime broker for digital assets, in order “to offer institutional clients a fully regulated path to trade cryptocurrencies.” TS… Read More

SIX Digital Exchange Introduces SDX Web3 Services

SDX Web3 Services,  the new service portfolio from SIX Digital Exchange (SDX),  is a range of offerings for institutional clients. SDX Web3 Services will aim to support the secure adoption by financial institutions of the next iteration of the World Wide Web, one that’s based… Read More

CoinLoan Teams Up with Elliptic to Offer New Levels of Crypto Security to Customers

CoinLoan, which claims to be the only EU-licensed provider of crypto-loan products, has announced a partnership with Elliptic, the global “leader” in crypto-asset risk management. As adoption and investment into crypto continues to increase, “so does the risk of cybercrime.” The range of crypto-assets and… Read More

Citi Teams Up with METACO to Develop Institutional Digital Asset Custody Capabilities

Citi (NYSE: C) announced that it has selected METACO to develop and pilot digital asset custody capabilities. This collaboration “brings together METACO’s technology and digital solutions with Citi’s expansive custody network to develop a platform to enable clients to store and settle digital assets seamlessly… Read More

Digital Assets: Binance Custody Now Supports IOST

Binance Custody recently announced official support for deposits and withdrawals for IOST, “among other tokens.” With this, IOST joins the list of supported digital tokens in the secure, “regulated,” and insured custody service for the safekeeping of virtual assets services for institutional clients “provided by… Read More

CoinMENA Obtains Provisional License from Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority

Dina Sam’an, the Founder and Managing Director of CoinMENA, notes that she’s very excited to share that CoinMENA has obtained a provisional license from Dubai’s Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority (VARA). Sam’an adds that regulatory compliance has been a “top priority” for CoinMENA from day one…. Read More

Digital Asset Firm FTX Acquires Bitvo, Makes Alberta first Canadian Business Location

Momentum in Alberta’s Fintech sector continues to build as crypto exchange company FTX revealed plans to establish its first Canadian location in Calgary after the acquisition of Calgary-based Bitvo — a trading platform “offering Canadians a secure and easy way to buy, sell and trade… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Okcoin Is Hiring for Over 100 Roles Across All Teams

Digital asset firm Okcoin notes that even when the crypto markets are down, they are still  focused on hiring “top” talent and building for the long term. Okcoin confirmed that they are hiring globally “for over 100 roles across all teams.” They’re also “doubling down… Read More

Digital Assets: Gemini Now Supports Alethea AI (ALI), TrueFi (TRU)

Digital asset firm Gemini is pleased to add support for a new set of crypto tokens. The following digital tokens are currently available for deposits and custody on Gemini: Alethea AI (ALI) TrueFi (TRU) Trading for these tokens will follow, “opening first on the firm’s… Read More

Bit.com Lists Staked Ether (STETH) on Spot, Perpetual Futures Markets

Bit.com, a crypto exchange that supports spot, contract, options, and other trading products meeting the diversified needs of its global clients, has “listed Staked Ether (STETH) on its spot and futures markets.” By listing STETH, Bit.com claims that it “becomes the first cryptocurrency exchange to… Read More

Digital Asset Platform CoinList Introduces New Ways to Earn CoinList Karma

Last September, CoinList had announced CoinList Karma, a point system that “recognizes user contribution to token networks on CoinList through value-add activities.” A high Karma score “helps users qualify for the Priority Queue — an invite-only queue for CoinList token sales that is significantly shorter… Read More

Mastercard Brings its Global Payments Network to NFTs, Web3 Ecosystem

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) recently noted that they believe the process of purchasing an NFT needs to be made a lot easier and safer. When that happens, customers get the things they want “with less stress and uncertainty,” according to Mastercard. For NFT creators, these changes… Read More

Digital Assets: Over 100 Tokens Go Live on Bancor 3

After the launch of Bancor 3, over 100 pools are currently live on Bancor 3 including AAVE, BAT, ENJ, MATIC, SNX, USDC, wNXM, WOO and YFI. This is in addition to the 4 tokens “initially launched, ETH, DAI, LINK, BNT.” You may check out the… Read More

Circle Agrees to Acquire Digital Asset Infrastructure Platform CYBAVO

Circle has announced that they have signed agreements to acquire CYBAVO, which is a “breakthrough” crypto tech firm. Established in 2018, CYBAVO claims that it is a pioneer in core crypto security, custody, operations, and blockchain infrastructure platform services, “providing services to leading firms across… Read More

Digital Assets: StoneX Group Introduces StoneX Digital LLC

StoneX Group Inc., a “diversified” global financial services firm providing execution, risk management and advisory services, market intelligence, and clearing services across multiple asset classes and markets around the world, recently announced the launch of StoneX Digital LLC , a subsidiary dedicated “to providing institutional… Read More

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