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Graycscale Investments Is Buying 1,190 Bitcoin Per Day, on Track to Control 10% of BTC Supply by Next Halving in 2024

Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of the Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group, has now acquired nearly $500 million in Bitcoin (BTC), since the cryptocurrency went through its third block reward halving on May 11, 2020 – a critical even that effectively reduced the BTC supply by… Read More

Digital Currency Group, Morgan Creek Capital Management, Others Invest in Caitlin Long’s Crypto-Native Bank Avanti, Awaiting Regulatory Clearance for 2021 Launch

Caitlin Long, who claims she has been involved with Bitcoin (BTC) since 2012, has issued an update regarding her company, the Avanti Financial Group. As previously reported, Avanti is the first  “cryptocurrency-native” bank, which should launch next year. Long claims that Avanti will provide a… Read More

Interest in CBDCs May Be “Accentuating” Bitcoin’s (BTC) Role in the Global Digital Economy, New Report Claims

Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of the Digital Currency Group (DCG), has published a report which argues that legacy banking infrastructure has made it difficult to distribute stimulus money, following the COVID-19 outbreak. The report states: “Central bank digital currencies [CBDCs] have the potential to streamline… Read More

Deep Dive: Is the Upcoming Bitcoin (BTC) Halving Priced In?

The Bitcoin (BTC) halving event, when the pseudonymous cryptocurrency’s supply will be cut in half, is approaching. It should take place on May 11, 2020, which is when 210,000 blocks of BTC transactions will have been processed since the last halving event that took place… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Bitnomial Receives Approval to Offer Bitcoin (BTC) Futures and Options Contracts

Digital asset exchange Bitnomial has been approved to offer Bitcoin (BTC) futures and options contracts. Established in 2015, Bitnomial acquired $7.5 million in capital through an equity raise that was finalized in December of last year. On April 20, 2020, the exchange operator confirmed that… Read More

Bitcoin Startup Purse.io Is Planning to Shut Down Due to Uncertainty in the Crypto and Larger Financial Markets

Cryptocurrency firm Purse.io, which allowed users to purchase items via Amazon at reduced or special rates using Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH), is reportedly planning to close down its operations. The San Francisco-based company confirmed on April 16, 2020 that it will shut down… Read More

Over Half a Billion Dollars in Cryptocurrency Raised by Grayscale Investments During Q1 2020

Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of the Digital Currency Group (DCG) and the largest institutional holder of Bitcoin (BTC), reportedly raised over half a billion dollars in cryptocurrency investments during the first quarter of this year. According to a release, Grayscale raised a total of $503.7… Read More

Grayscale Investments’ Ethereum Trust (ETHE) Is Trading at a 515% Premium

Digital asset investors are reportedly paying a significant 515% premium in order to purchase Ether (ETH) via the Grayscale Ethereum Trust. It currently costs $90.55 to acquire a share in Grayscale Investments’ Ethereum Trust (ETHE). This, despite its Ethereum (ETH) holdings per share being valued… Read More

Crypto Firm Zabo Secures $2.5 Million in Funding from Digital Currency Group, Tezos Foundation, CoinShares, Others

Zabo secured $2.5 million in funding via a round led by Moonshots Capital. Blockchange Ventures, Castle Island Ventures, Digital Currency Group, CoinShares, Tezos Foundation, and Capital Factory also took part in the round. The firm intends to use the funds raised to promote mainstream cryptocurrency… Read More

Grayscale Records “Most Significant Asset Raising Year” with Total Investments Valued at $607.7 Million for FY 2019

Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of the Digital Currency Group (DCG) and the largest institutional holder of Bitcoin (BTC), has published its Digital Asset Investment Report, which highlights the firm’s record-setting investment activity from last year. The report also includes important information about Grayscale’s activity during… Read More

Women Investors Represent a “Significant Market Share” for Bitcoin (BTC) as Investors: Grayscale’s Report

Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of the Digital Currency Group, a venture capital firm focused on providing services in crypto-asset industry, has released a new report which reveals that women represent a “significant market share” for Bitcoin (BTC) as investors. Grayscale’s latest report about female investors’… Read More

First-Ever Digital Currency Investment Product? Grayscale Bitcoin Trust Files with SEC

Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (OTC:GBTC) became the first-ever publicly traded Bitcoin investment vehicle in the US in 2013. It has grown to become the largest Bitcoin investment product in the world. In October, GBTC announced its largest quarterly inflow of capital. The Trust started as a… Read More

Grayscale Posts Record-Breaking Quarter, Attracts Over $250 Million into its Investment Products

Digital Currency Group (DCG) subsidiary Grayscale Investments, the largest institutional holder of Bitcoin (BTC), has published its Digital Asset Investment Report for third quarter 2019. The firm’s report highlights its record-breaking quarter. During Q3 2019, Grayscale attracted $254.9 million into its investment products, which is… Read More

Genesis Reports $746 in Crypto Lending/Borrowing Originations in Q2: Best Quarter Ever

Genesis, a digital asset trading and lending platform that is also a broker-dealer registered with FINRA, and a BitLicense holder with the New York State Department of Financial Services, reports that its services are booming. According to a release from last week, Genesis’ Q2 performance… Read More

Cryptoasset Investment Platform Layer1 Receives $2.1 Million in Seed Funding By Various Investors Including Peter Thiel & Digital Currency Group

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Crypto investment and infrastructure platform, Layer1, announced on Wednesday it secured $2.1 Million through its latest seed funding round, which was backed by various investors, including Peter Thiel, Digital Currency Group, and Jeffrey Tarrant.  Layer1 describes itself as a cryptoasset investment and infrastructure platform that… Read More

Unocoin Finds Pre Series-A Pot of Gold, Raises Record Amount for Indian Currency Venture

Unocoin, a Bangalore based Bitcoin startup, has raised $1.5 million in a Pre Series-A round, the highest total raised for a digital currency venture in Indian history, said the platform. Funding was sourced from Blume Ventures, Mumbai Angels and ah! Ventures along with prominent international investors such as Digital Currency… Read More

SecondMarket, Bitcoin Investment Trust, Settle with the SEC

The SEC filed an administrative proceeding today regarding a Cease & Desist instituted against SecondMarket and Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT).  The entire affair relates back to an event in 2013, where BIT, a Delaware trust whose sole assets were bitcoins, began offering shares on the… Read More

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