Tagged: digital assets

Uniswap UNI Token was “Shining Star” of DeFi this Past Week, while Ethereum based NFTs Rising in Popularity, OKEx Reports

Decentralized finance (DeFi) continues to lead the cryptocurrency market bull run, while Bitcoin  (BTC) is “holding steady” according to a report from OKEx. The exchange noted that last week’s digital assets price action may have “some of you ready to exit the roller coaster,” but… Read More

YIELD Fintech Investment App Is Now Offering Up to 20% APY on Ethereum (ETH) Deposits as DeFi Market Continues to Evolve

The developers of the YIELD Fintech investment App have launched their Ethereum (ETH) fund, which will allow their users to earn as much as 20% APY on cryptocurrency’s second-biggest asset, Ether . The YIELD App team noted that this adds to their current “stable of… Read More

Bridge Mutual, a “Decentralized” Discretionary Risk Coverage Platform for DeFi, to Make it Easy to Acquire Insurance Coverage for Assets

With over $40 billion locked into decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms (at the time of writing), according to DeFi Pulse data, it’s now clear that the era of DeFi has arrived, crypto analysts have argued. However, with many new exploits frequently taking place, there’s been significant… Read More

SEC in Thailand Is Reportedly Backing off its Initial Plan to Set 1M Baht Minimum Annual Income Requirement for Crypto Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Thailand is reportedly backing off its initial draft plan that would have required a 1-million-baht (appr. $32,800) minimum annual income and various other requirements for local crypto investors. The Thai SEC clarified that the draft bill was meant… Read More

Digital Collectibles: Rachel Mayer from Circle Pay Explains how Company’s Payments and Treasury Infrastructure Supports NFT Marketplaces

Rachel Mayer, VP at CirclePay, notes that as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) rise in popularity, the operators or managers of NFT marketplaces and storefronts will be needing to remove entry barriers for their users. Mayer points out that more consumers in and outside of the crypto… Read More

Pankaj Balani: Delta Exchange CEO Predicts that Crypto Derivatives will Grow Significantly in Coming Years, but 2021 Is the Year of Options

We recently connected with Pankaj Balani, Co-founder and CEO at Delta Exchange, an established digital assets derivatives trading platform. Delta Exchange offers cryptocurrency futures and derivatives trading across Bitcoin and major altcoins with up to 100x leverage. As previously reported, the company aims to support… Read More

Iran Is Reportedly Planning to Bypass International Sanctions by Engaging in Bitcoin Mining and BTC Transactions

Iran’s Presidential Center for Strategic Studies, which is a thinktank that is attached with President Rouhani’s office, has released an extensive report which emphasizes the need for the so-called rogue State to use decentralized cryptocurrencies to generate additional revenue. Extracting these virtual currencies, the report… Read More

Blockchain.com Hires Lane Kasselman as Chief Business Officer after Company’s Massive $120M Investment Round

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, has welcomed Lane Kasselman as the company’s first Chief Business Officer. Peter Smith, the CEO and Co-founder at Blockchain.com, says he’s pleased to welcome Lane Kasselman – who will now… Read More

Binance Claims its Peer to Peer Digital Assets Marketplace has Become one of its “Key Features”

Leading crypto exchange Binance notes that their peer-to-peer service helps users establish a “competitive” peer-to-peer digital currency trading business. Since its launch back in October 2019 for just a single market, Binance P2P has become a major global marketplace for peer-to-peer trading of virtual currencies…. Read More

Over $117M in Loans via DeFi Platforms Compound, Maker Liquidated on Feb 22, Marking Largest Liquidations in Market History: Report

Crypto exchange OKCoin confirms in a new report that Ethereum (ETH) scaling has recently seen a boost, while the total value locked in decentralized finance (DeFi) has plummeted. DeFi pulse data shows that there’s currently just under $35 billion worth of value locked in DeFi… Read More

Kraken Bank CEO David Kinitsky Provides Glimpse into How He’s Planning to Set Up Operations, As Company Might Acquire More Funding

First revealed in September 2020, digital asset exchange Kraken is now hard at work “gearing up” to introduce Kraken Bank. The Kraken team notes in a blog post that this new venture is expected to improve the landscape for Bitcoin (BTC) and other digital currency… Read More

Gemini Says Offering Excellent Customer Experience Is Key Priority, Company Launches Cryptopedia, a Free Crypto Education Platform

US-based digital asset exchange Gemini says it’s committed to providing an “excellent” customer experience. Gemini states that being accessible to their users and “prompt” with their responses to customer support requests or inquiries remains a “top” priority at the exchange. Recently, the company’s customer support… Read More

European Digital Asset Investment Firm CoinShares Unveils Physically-Backed Ehtereum Exchange Traded Product

  CoinShares, a European digital asset investment firm, announced earlier this week the launch of a new physically-backed ETP, CoinShares Physical Ethereum (Ticker: ETHE). According to CoinShares, ETHE will be the second product released on the firm’s institutional-grade ETP platform and will launch with approximately $75… Read More

Switzerland based Flovtec Technologies to Give Digital Asset Ecosystem “Full Control” Over Market Making Activities

Switzerland’s Flovtec Technologies AG, a technology firm focused on offering liquidity to digital token issuers and exchanges, stated that it will be giving the digital asset ecosystem greater (or full control) over market making activities. This move should provide a more seamless digital experience, transparent… Read More

Digital Assets Firm BlockFi Launches Private Client Services Offering for UHNWIs and Sophisticated Investors in APAC Region

BlockFi Inc., a financial services firm that’s focused on creating a bridge between digital currencies and traditional financial and wealth management products, has revealed that it has launched a Private Client Services offering for investors in the APAC region. BlockFi confirms that the new initiative… Read More

Philippines based Moneybees, an OTC Cryptocurrency Service, Launches New Outlets to Support Local Bitcoin, Ethereum Transactions

Moneybees, which claims to be the very first over-the-counter (OTC) cryptocurrency service in the Philippines, has announced that it’s launching three new outlets this month. The outlets are being opened to accommodate the growing demand for OTC transactions among Filipino cryptocurrency traders and investors, according… Read More

Global Fintech Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire Confirms there are Now Over $8 Billion in Stablecoin USDC in Circulation

Jeremy Allaire, Co-founder and CEO of Circle, a global Fintech company focused on supporting open Internet platforms, Bitcoin, and other crypto-assets, has confirmed that there’s $8 billion worth of USDC in circulation. 8 Billion USDC in circulation. Dec 1st – 3B, Jan 1st – 4B,… Read More

Tim Frost: CEO at YIELD App Reveals how Algorithmic Stablecoins Provide Censorship-Resistant Financial Services, Comments on other Fintech Developments

Tim Frost, CEO at YIELD App, which is a comprehensive Fintech app offering a wide range of DeFi services and new investment strategies, has shared his views and insights regarding the recent trading frenzy that was initiated by a group of armchair investors via Reddit… Read More

Sunayna Tuteja, the Former TD Ameritrade Head of Digital Assets, Hired by US Fed as Chief Innovation Officer

Sunayna Tuteja, the former Managing Director, Head of Digital Assets & DLT (Blockchain, Crypto) at TD Ameritrade, has now been hired by the US Federal Reserve System as its Chief Innovation Officer. Tuteja has been a vocal supporter of Bitcoin. She claims to have gotten… Read More

Tesla Inc has Already Made $1 Billion off its $1.5 Billion Bitcoin (BTC) Purchase, Outperforming Car Sales in 2020

Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has already made a billion dollars in profits from its fairly recent $1.5 billion Bitcoin (BTC) purchase. Notably, these dramatic gains could be substantially more than what Tesla may have made off of its car sales during 2020, according to… Read More

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