Tagged: digital assets

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Explains how to Securely Store Bitcoin, Ethereum, Other Cryptocurrencies

Digital asset firm Kraken recently published a report that explains how to safely and securely store your cryptocurrency holdings. Kraken notes in its report that if you’ve recently purchased some crypto-assets, then you might feel uneasy after hearing about the many horror stories of investors… Read More

MakerDAO and Aave Integrated DeFi Protocol Centrifuge’s Token Sale to Launch on CoinList

Digital asset platform CoinList recently announced the Centrfuge Token Sale. CoinList‘s management noted (on May 6, 2021) that they’re pleased to  confirm that the registrations for the Centrifuge sale on CoinList is now open. As noted by the CoinList team, the sale has two options… Read More

Canada-Based Blockchain Data Provider Covalent Sells $10 Million Worth of Native Token “CQT” in a CoinList Sale

  Covalent, a Canada-based blockchain data provider, announced on Monday it has sold $10 million worth of native token CQT through a CoinList token sale. Founded in 2018, Covalent describes itself as a technology company that is solving the huge infrastructure problems inhibiting blockchain adoption. The company reported that its… Read More

Global Payments Platform Nuvei Set to Acquire Simplex For Approximately $250 Million

  Nuvei, a global payment technology provider based in Canada, recently announced it has acquired Simplex, an EU-licensed financial institution that provides the fiat infrastructure for the cryptocurrency industry, for approximately $250 million. Nuvei reported that the acquisition will provide it with an electronic money… Read More

Coinbase Transaction Revenue Stream Might Get “Killed” by Bitcoin and Crypto ETFs, Analyst Argues

Ram Ahluwalia, CFA, Founder of PeerIQ and careful observer of the Fintech, Crypto, markets, and startups space, has posed what he claims to be “a $100 billion question” for Coinbase. So here’s the $100 Bn question for Coinbase…If digital currency ETFs are inevitable, consumers will… Read More

Digital Asset Investment Platform Stacked Crypto Adds More Investors so Everyone can Invest like Hedge Funds

Stacked has reportedly added several strategic investors to let “everyone in Crypto” invest like hedge funds. Joel Birch, co-founder and CEO at Stacked, says he’s really excited to share that they’ve now added “extremely” strategic investors to their team. Birch added that this latest round… Read More

Bitcoin has its First Down Month Since Sep 2020, Ethereum Surges Past $3,500 for New All-Time High: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading digital currency wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that as the crypto-asset space exceeds the $2 trillion market value level, many people might be wondering just how much longer and higher will these prices go in… Read More

Crypto.com Now Enabling Cosmos’ Inter-Blockchain Communication Functionality for Cross-Chain Transfers

Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced on Thursday it is now enabling Cosmos’ Inter-Blockchain Communication (IBC) functionality for cross-chain transfers. According to Crypto.com, According to the duo, this integration creates new capabilities for future cross-chain implementations of the Crypto.org Chain and other IBC-enabled chains.  “The integration allows for… Read More

Enterprise Grade Blockchain IOST Partners Moonstake to Support Crypto Staking of IOST Coin

IOST has teamed up with Moonstake in order to support staking functionality for IOST coin on Moonstake wallets. Moonstake began offering services in the staking business in 2020 with the goal to develop the biggest staking network in Asia. Since that time, Moonstake claims it… Read More

Ethereum Continues to Outperform Bitcoin as Altcoins Begin Decoupling from BTC: Report

The team at digital assets firm Kraken asks whether the current Bitcoin (BTC) rally could go straight up “forever.” Kraken points out in a recent report that for the first time since October 2020, we have seen a “brief pause” in the form of this… Read More

Bakkt Teams Up With Cantaloupe to Accept Cryptocurrency & Participating Loyalty Points in Retail Network

  Bakkt Holdings, LLC, a U.S.-based digital asset marketplace, announced on Thursday it has teamed up with Cantaloupe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTLP), a digital payments and software services company, to provide cashless experience for consumers to spend digital assets at retail devices. Bakkt reported that through… Read More

Bitcoin Taproot Upgrade Benefits Explained by Jameson Lopp, CTO at BTC focused Tech Firm Casa

Jameson Lopp, CTO at Bitcoin (BTC) focused firm Casa, recently explained what the Bitcoin (BTC) Taproot upgrade will bring to the world’s largest cryptocurrency network. Lopp discussed (in a recent blog post) how the Bitcoin Taproot update could affect you and your Bitcoin wallet, especially… Read More

Uniswap Version 3.0 Now Successfully Deployed on Ethereum (ETH) Mainnet

The team at Uniswap, a leading non-custodial Ethereum token exchange, revealed on May 5, 2021, that Uniswap version 3.0 has now been launched on the Ethereum (ETH) mainnet. All “relevant contract addresses” are found here. As mentioned in an update from the Uniswap developers: “Uniswap… Read More

TradeStation Crypto Expansion: Now Providing Access to Traders in Minnesota, Mississippi, & Ohio

TradeStation, an online broker-dealer and futures commission merchant, announced on Thursday it is now providing access to its services to traders in Minnesota, Mississippi, and Ohio. Residents of these states may now be able to apply for an account on the TradeStation brokerage platform in… Read More

Celsius Forms Partnership With Mobile-First Cryptocurrency Platform B21 Crypto

      Celsius Network, a cryptocurrency lending and borrowing platform, announced on Thursday it has formed a partnership with B21 Crypto, a global, mobile-first cryptocurrency platform to provides investing, earning, and sending crypto services. Through the partnership, B21 is notably launching a new feature,… Read More

Revolut Begins Public Beta For Bitcoin Withdrawals

    Digital bank Revolut announced on Thursday the public beta launch of crypto withdrawals. According to Revolut, the new feature will provide customers with the option to transfer Bitcoin to their personal wallets outside of the Revolut platform. “With the rollout of crypto withdrawals, Revolut… Read More

Sustainable Trading and Yield Farming DeFi Protocol Pera Finance Is Launching on Binance Smart Chain

Pera Finance, a multi-layered and “sustainable” trading & yield farming protocol that’s integrated with a “fully-decentralized” daily trading competition, is launching their native token on Binance Smart Chain (BSC) – which is described as a fast and secure decentralized crypto exchange (based on the “highly… Read More

Coinbase Pro Is Adding Crypto Tokens Cartesi (CTSI), iExec (RLC), Mirror Protocol (MIR) and Tellor (TRB)

Beginning on Tuesday (May 4, 2021) Coinbase Pro (platform for professional crypto traders) are able to transfer Cartesi (CTSI), iExec (RLC), Mirror Protocol (MIR) and Tellor (TRB) digital tokens into their accounts ahead of scheduled trading. As noted by the Coinbase team: “Support for CTSI, RLC, MIR… Read More

Unicorn: Latin American Cryptocurrency Platform Bitso Secures $250 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By Tiger Global & Coatue

  Bitso, a Mexico-based crypto platform, announced on Wednesday it has achieved unicorn status after raising $250 million through its Series C investment round, which was led by Tiger Global and Coatue with participation from Paradigm, BOND & Valor Capital Group, QED, Pantera Capital, and Kaszek. The… Read More

European Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Reports Crypto Investment Products Saw Inflows of $489M in Past Week

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Tuesday (May 4, 2021) that digital asset investment products saw… Read More

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