Tagged: digital assets

DeFi Wealth Management Platform YIELD App Reports Over 25,000 Users, Appr. $46M AUM

YIELD App, a decentralized finance (DeFi) wealth management platform, has revealed that they’ve seen “strong” growth during their first quarter of trading, with the total number of users reaching almost 26,000 as assets under management (AUM) surged to around $46 million “between week one and… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Poloniex Lists Bitcoin Standard Hashrate Token or BTST, Platform Supports Over 80 DeFi Coins

Crypto exchange Poloniex has announced a new DeFi listing. The Poloniex team writes in a blog post published on April 6, 2021 that they’re pleased to support BTCST in their decentralized finance or DeFi Innovation Zone, beginning today (April 6). BTCST joins more than 80… Read More

Blair Halliday, Head of UK Operations at Digital Assets Firm Gemini, Explains how their Business Reflects Crypto’s Global Reach

Digital assets firm Gemini says that their international footprint “reflects crypto’s global reach.” As the company continues to expand its business operations, they are increasingly supporting “a range of clients around the world,” the Gemini team notes in an April 7, 2021 blog post. The… Read More

Former FBI Official Gurvais Grigg Comments on Why He Joined Blockchain Analysis Firm Chainalysis

Gurvais Grigg recently revealed why he joined blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis as its Global Public Sector CTO after working for over two decades at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), most recently as Assistant Director of the FBI Laboratory. In his new role, Grigg will… Read More

Digital Asset Custody Provider Hex Trust Finalizes $6M Round led by QBN Capital

Hong Kong-headquartered crypto-asset custody service provider Hex Trust reveals that it has secured $6 million in capital via a Series A round that was led by QBN Capital. As part of its latest investment round, Hex Trust also received contributions from Cell Rising, Radiant Tech… Read More

Security Tokens Market Cap Surpasses $613M, Up Over 21% MoM, Trading Volume Up Over 10%: Report

The team at Security Token Market (STM), which is focused on the fast-evolving blockchain-enabled security tokens space, has published their monthly report. The report reveals that the total security token market cap (as tracked by stomarket.com) stood at  $613,442,470. The market cap monthly change was… Read More

Court Enters Order Authorizing IRS to Serve John Doe Summons on Fintech Circle to Obtain Info on US Taxpayers’ Crypto Transactions

A federal court in the District of Massachusetts recently entered an order that authorizes the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to serve a John Doe summons on Circle Internet Financial Inc., “or its predecessors, subsidiaries, divisions, and affiliates, including Poloniex LLC.” According to a release,… Read More

Tron Foundation Claims TRON (TRX) has Become World’s First Deflationary Crypto by Reducing its Circulating Supply

TRON Foundation, which supports the ongoing development of Tron (TRX), has published a blog post in which they questionably claim that the TRX digital currency has “officially leaped” into the “deflation era,” by becoming the first deflationary virtual currency in the world. As noted by… Read More

Bancor, an Automated Conversion Protocol for Digital Assets, Deploys Update on Ethereum for Putting Deflationary Pressure on BNT Tokens

The team at Bancor (BNT), which serves as a protocol and standard for decentralized exchange networks for the automated conversion of crypto tokens into other tokens, including across blockchains (without requiring an order book or counterparty to facilitate the exchange), reports that the Bancor Vortex… Read More

Elaine Sun, Compliance Director of Digital Assets Firm Huobi Technology, Discusses Importance of Proper Regulations for Crypto

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Elaine Sun, Compliance Director of digital assets firm Huobi Technology, recently noted that the traditional financial infrastructure and the idea or concept of money are “changing before our eyes.” Sun adds that the concept of “store of value” has mostly been associated or tied to… Read More

Recent Digital Asset Inflows of $21M Reported by CoinShares were Lowest Since Oct 2020, BTC Flows Still Steady, ETH Most Popular on a Market Cap Basis

European digital asset manager CoinShares reports that the inflows of $21 million last week (from a March 29, 2021 report) were the lowest since October of last year. CoinShares added that flows into digital asset investments “remained positive last week (as reported on March 29)… Read More

Gavin Waddell from Modulr Shares Insights on How Fintech Helps Firms “Harness the Power” of Cryptocurrency

Modulr, a Payments as a Service API Platform for digital businesses, has shared insights on how Fintech firms can “harness the power” of cryptocurrency. Gavin Waddell from Modulr writes in a blog post that digital currencies have “shaken up” the financial world. Innovation is “the… Read More

Digital Assets Firm Kraken Explains Why Blockchain based NFTs are a Revolutionary New Licensing Technology

  The team at digital assets firm Kraken notes that humans have “always loved making and displaying art.” The US-based crypto exchange provider reveals that deep within a cave in Spain, there’s a Neanderthal hand stencil that scientists “have radiocarbon dated to 64,000 years –… Read More

Dan Burstein from Paxos Reveals how the Firm Is the “Most Trusted” Operator in Digital Asset Infrastructure Space

Dan Burstein, General Counsel at Paxos, claims in a blog post that the company is the “most trusted” operator in the digital asset infrastructure space. Burstein explains that trustworthiness is key to their business model and overall success at Paxos. They believe that by serving… Read More

Updated: Aspiring “Crypto-Bank” Crypterium’s Seedrs Campaign Now Nearing €2 Million Raised

  Estonia-based aspiring “crypto-bank” Crypterium has now raised nearly €2 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round originally sought to raise a minimum of €1 million and has attracted more than 1,600 Seedrs investors. As previously reported, Crypterium stated it is building a… Read More

Coinbase Anticipates its Class A Common Stock will Begin Trading April 14 on Nasdaq Global Select Market

Digital assets firm Coinbase has confirmed the effectiveness of its registration statement and also the anticipated listing date of its Class A Common Stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. Coinbase Global, Inc., revealed on April 1, 2021, that its registration statement on Form S-1,… Read More

DeFi Startup Gro Secures $7.1M in Seed Funding to Make Decentralized Finance Market More Accessible

Gro has acquired $7.1 million via a seed round in order to make DeFi more accessible The Gro team writes in a blog post that they’re pleased to confirm that some great business partners and investors have helped them with building their vision of “simple”… Read More

Digital Assets Firm Coinbase Appoints Brett Redfearn as VP of Capital Markets

Digital assets firm Coinbase has hired Brett Redfearn as its Vice President of Capital Markets. Surojit Chatterjee, Chief Product Officer at Coinbase, noted in a blog post that during the last year, they’ve increased the performance of their exchange, rolled out support for new crypto-assets,… Read More

Bitcoin and other Cryptos Must be Considered More Seriously Since Intrinsic Value of Fiat Currencies Is Being Questioned: Report

BNY Mellon (NYSE:BK), an American investment banking services holding company headquartered in New York City, notes that in the current environment, where the “intrinsic value of fiat currencies is increasingly being questioned,” it’s important to take into consideration the value of alternative currencies like Bitcoin… Read More

Cross-Chain DeFi Money Market HARD Protocol Now Offering +25% APY “Without Counterparty Risk”

HARD Protocol, a cross-chain (decentralized finance) DeFi money market developed on the Kava platform, has performed a Version 2 upgrade. In addition to enabling lending and borrowing of cross-chain assets, a number of other new enhancements will now be accessible to financial institutions seeking to… Read More

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