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Anchorage Digital Introduces Aptos Mainnet Custody Support at Launch

Anchorage Digital is pleased to announce its role “as one of the preferred institutional custodians for Aptos at mainnet launch.” Aptos is described as “a next-generation Layer 1 blockchain, built with safety and user experience in mind, enabling developers to build scalable, consumer-ready projects.” The… Read More

Anchorage Digital Joins with GMO-Z.com to Provide Custody, Trading of Yen Backed Stablecoin GYEN

Anchorage Digital has announced that it will provide custody services and trading for a Japanese Yen-based stablecoin GYEN. The service is being offered in partnership with GMO-Z.com Trust Company. GYEN is said to be the world’s first yen-backed stablecoin. GYEN is also said to be… Read More

Anchorage Digital Announces Custody for Axelar’s AXL Token

Anchorage Digital is pleased to announce the expansion of their institutional crypto custody platform to include AXL, the digital token that will “play a central role on the Axelar blockchain, which is expected to be live at the end of September 2022.” Axelar is a… Read More

Anchorage Digital and AngelList Partner Up to Enable Investments Using USDC

Anchorage Digital, a federally chartered digital asset bank, has partnered with well-known funding platform and talent board AngelList to invest using USDC. AngelList and Anchorage say they are bridging the gap between fiat currency and VC funding. AngelList, as an online investment platform, has helped… Read More

Anchorage Digital Will Custody NFTs for iHeartMedia

Anchorage Digital will be providing custody services for iHeartMedia and their new NFTs called the “Non-Fun Squad.” Anchorage is the first and only federally chartered digital asset bank providing services to other banks and large corporations. iHeartMedia is the media operator that includes radio stations… Read More

Anchorage Digital, IEEE Portugal Section Partner on Blockchain/DLT Education Initiatives

Anchorage Digital and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Portugal Section are pleased to announce a partnership “focused on educating the next generation of engineers and technologists about blockchain, distributed systems, and cryptography.” Together, Anchorage and IEEE Portugal (with more than 1,300 members… Read More

Anchorage Digital Introduces Automation to Crypto Protocol Payments

Anchorage Digital is pleased to announce early access to programmatic transfers for protocols, “unlocking new efficiencies in treasury management.” Anchorage Digital‘s external transfer API, the “first” from a federally chartered crypto bank, “reduces overhead and manual approvals of payment requests by enabling automated and high-volume… Read More

Anchorage Digital Becomes Core Custodian for Nasdaq Crypto Index

Anchorage Digital, a regulated digital asset firm and the first digital asset bank, has been chosen as the core custodian for the Nasdaq Crypto Index (NCI), according to a company post. Anchorage states that it was selected due to its ability to manage billions of… Read More

Anchorage Co-Founder Comments on EU Parliament Vote on Crypto Assets: “A win for crypto”

Earlier today, the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, of the European Parliament,  adopted its “negotiating position on crypto assets. According to a statement by the EU parliament its goal is to “boost users’ confidence and support the development of digital services and alternative payment instruments.”… Read More

Anchorage Digital Bank Appoints Rachel Anderika as New Chief Risk Officer

Diogo Mónica (Co-founder and President at Anchorage Digital) and Nathan McCauley (Co-Founder and CEO of Anchorage Digital) wrote in a blog post that an OCC veteran is joining America’s first federally-chartered digital asset bank. After a solid year where Anchorage Digital experienced a significant 175%… Read More

First Chartered Digital Asset Bank Anchorage Raises $350 Million Series D at $3 Billion Valuation

Anchorage, the first federally chartered digital asset bank, has announced a Series D funding round of $350 million. The round was led by KKR with participation from a long list of well-known investors including Goldman Sachs, Alameda Research, Andreessen Horowitz, Apollo credit funds, Blockchain Capital,… Read More

Anchorage Digital Bank Now Allowing Institutions to Participate in Aave Governance via On-Chain Voting

Anchorage Digital, which aims to advance institutional participation in the digital assets space, reveals that institutions are now able to take part in Aave (AAVE) governance via on-chain voting offered by Anchorage digital bank. Aave is an open-source and non-custodial protocol for generating interest on… Read More

Anchorage Digital Adds Custody Support for dYdX, a Decentralized Margin Trading Platform

Diogo Mónica, Co-founder and President at Anchorage, notes that institutions are now able to hold governance token, dYdX (DYDX) starting from August 12, 2021. Diogo confirmed that the governance token will be supported by Anchorage custody. As explained in a blog post by Anchorage, dYdX is… Read More

Anchorage Digital Adds Custody and Staking Support for Flow (FLOW) Tokens

Diogo Mónica, Co-founder and President of Anchorage, notes that Anchorage Digital is pleased to confirm custody and staking support for Flow (FLOW). Diogo writes in a blog post, dated Tuesday (June 22, 2021), that for as long as Anchorage has existed as a company, it… Read More

Institutional Ethereum (ETH) backed Loans to be Offered by Anchorage Digital via BankProv Partnership

Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage Digital, a leading crypto platform for institutional investors, has revealed that they are offering institutional Ethereum-backed loans via Anchorage Financing. Mónica confirmed in a blog post, dated June 3, 2021, that institutional clients at Anchorage now have access… Read More

Securitize Announces Alternative Digital Asset Manager For Institutions and Accredited Investors

Securitize, a digital asset platform that enables issuers to leverage blockchain technology, has announced the launch of Securitize Capital, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary, that will operate as an alternative investment manager in the digital asset sector. According to the company, Securitize Capital was created due… Read More

Anchorage Digital to Support DeFi Tokens 1inch, Bancor, Curve Finance, Ren, Sushiswap

Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage Digital, a leading crypto platform for institutional investors, has revealed that clients will now have the option to hold five additional decentralized finance (DeFi) tokens “in the security of the Anchorage platform.” The new DeFi tokens reportedly include… Read More

Visa Integrates USDC Stablecoin Connecting Traditional Transfers with Digital Currency in a Historic Move

 Visa (NYSE:V)  is “bridging digital and fiat” currency by integrating the USDC stablecoin. Visa said that by enabling USDC it is creating the ability to one day support Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). In a blog post, Visa explained that after months of planning the… Read More

Digital Assets Platform Anchorage Appoints Asaf Iram as its New Head of Risk

Anchorage, a company that aims to help institutional investors with adopting digital assets, has welcomed Asaf Iram, as the firm’s new Head of Risk. Diogo Mónica, Anchorage President and Co-founder, and Nathan McCauley, the CEO and Co-founder at Anchorage, noted in a blog post published… Read More

$130 Billion in Bitcoin (BTC) Is Now Permanently Inaccessible due to Lost Private Keys Associated with Crypto Wallets

Nathaniel Popper from the New York Times reports that of the (approximately) 18.5 million Bitcoin (BTC) in circulation, about 20% — valued at around $130 billion at the time of writing — seems to have been lost or isn’t accessible from the crypto wallets where… Read More

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