Tagged: exchange

World’s First Security Token Exchange: tZero & Box Sign JV to Trade Cryptocurrencies

tZERO and BOX Digital Markets LLC, have signed a joint venture (JV) that is expected to enable the two companies to launch the world’s first security token exchange. tZero said the JV will now seek approval from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The… Read More

Orca Claims Cryptocurrency to Fiat Withdrawal Speed of Less than 6 Seconds

Everyone knows that it can take some time to move your cryptocurrency around, depending on the coin. It can take even longer to exchange your crypto for cash – as in US dollars. Sure, there are plenty of companies that provide crypto to fiat withdrawals…. Read More

Huobi Group Continues Accelerated Global Roll Out. Now Accepting European & Australian Crypto Projects

Huobi Group, a fast growing digital asset solutions provider, is now accepting listing submissions from European and Australian blockchain companies on the Huobi Autonomous Digital Asset Exchange (HADAX). On HADAX, teams may self-submit an application online to list their project for community voting. Following an… Read More

Bitfinex Cryptocurrency Exchange Paralyzed in Tuesday DDoS Attack

Notorious crypto exchange Bitfinex had its services suspended for three hours May 5th in a Distributed Denial of Service (DDos) attack that flooded Bitfinex’s online operations and overwhelmed its site. “The platform is under extreme load. We are investigating,” wrote Bitfinex on its website status… Read More

Global Expansion Continues: Huobi Crypto Exchange Establishes Foothold in Brazil

In a recent conversation with Brazilian nationals, including a bank manager and an accountant, I was told that Bitcoin is “not popular” in Brazil. That may be about to change. Brazilian site Portal do Bitcoin have reported that representatives from the third largest cryptocurrency exchange… Read More

Coinage Exchange Wants to Make Cryptocurrency Investing Easier with New Trading Platform

UK based Coinage has launched the Coinage Exchange. This new cryptocurrency exchange is designed to make trading in crypto easier for traders and investors. Coinage Exchange is a mobile first platform that says it wants to bring cryptocurrencies to the masses on both Main Street… Read More

Malta Lands Next Crypto Exchange as Poland Based BitBay Moves to #BlockchainIsland

The Republic of Malta has added another cryptocurrency exchange to its roster of blockchain startups based in the Mediterranean Island. BitBay, based in Poland, announced yesterday it had decided to “suspend the activity” of the exchange in its home country as it set up shop… Read More

Security Token Exchange VRBex Looks to Raise $100 Million

VRBex, a cryptocurrency and security token exchange that prides itself on being founded and operated by a team with some serious finance cred, is looking to raise up to $100 million in equity, according to a Reg D 506c filing with the Securities and Exchange… Read More

Korean Cryptocurrency Exchange Bithumb Bans Transactions from Blacklisted “Non-Cooperative Territories”

South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchange and the fifth largest exchange in the world has announced it will cut off new and existing users trading from 11 countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) as lax on money laundering and terrorist financing. Effective May… Read More

Coinbase Grows with Acquisition of Paradex

Coinbase grew this week. The digital currency exchange acquired Paradex, a platform that describes itself as “an elite, peer-to-peer trading platform focused on speed, reliability and non-custodianship.” This also becomes a way for Coinbase to broaden its reach into more crypto. Paradex posted a comment… Read More

Bermuda Premier & Minister of Finance David Burt Signs MOU With Cryptocurrency Exchange Binance

Bermuda’s premier and minister of finance David Burt announced on Friday he has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. Burt revealed in the announcement:  “The Binance Group is the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange and an international… Read More

Chilean Anti-Monopoly Courts Order Banks to Restore Services to Crypto Firms

Bloomberg is reporting today that a Chilean anti-monopoly court has ordered Chilean banks Estado de Chile and Itau Corpbanco to restore account services to the Buda cryptocurrency exchange, at least until a lawsuit brought against the banks by Buda is resolved in court. Crypto-trading services… Read More

NASDAQ is Open to Becoming a Cryptocurrency Exchange

This should really come as no surprise. NASDAQ is open to becoming a cryptocurrency exchange. The regulated exchange says it is already providing its technology to other crypto exchanges so taking the additional step would not be that difficult. Speaking on CNBC today, NASDAQ CEO… Read More

The Security Token Sale is Now Open: VRBex Announces Compliant Cryptocurrency Exchange and Initial Coin Offering

VRBex Inc., a new cryptocurrency exchange that is being led by former BBVA bankers, has announced an initial coin offering that is kicking off today. VRBEX said it will operate an exchange and security-token trading platform, along with storage and payments in cryptocurrency. The VRBex platform will… Read More

Coinbase Crypto Exchange Shuts Out Wikileaks

In a form letter correspondence consistent with the low service levels crypto clients have come expect, Coinbase, operators of the planet’s 11th largest crypto exchange, pulled the plug on payments to the Wikileaks store April 20th. In a screenshot of the letter posted by Wikileaks,… Read More

Bitbounce Launches New Cryptocurrency Exchange: CredoEx

Tim Draper backed Bitbounce is launching a new cryptocurrency exchange. Bitbounce may be best known for the issuance of Credo tokens via an initial coin offering in 2017 that raised $11+ million. Bitbounce’s first focus was a cryptocurrency spam solution using the Credo token to… Read More

Midex Closes $20 Million Initial Coin Offering. Cryptocurrency Exchange to Launch in May

Estonia licensed Midex reports having closed on more than $ 20 million during their initial coin offering (ICO). Midex’s goal is to become a fully compliant, cryptocurrency exchange operating in multiple jurisdictions with the appropriate regulatory approvals. Midex expects to officially launch their crypto exchange… Read More

Bithumb, South Korea’s Largest Cryptocurrency Exchange, is Killing it

Bithumb recently had its audit report published in the Korean Financial Supervisory Services disclosure system and the information provided is enlightening. Bithumb was said to be holding just shy of $6 billion in crypto at the end of 2017. Sure, prices have fluctuated since that… Read More

Kraken Cryptocurrency Exchange Refuses to Cooperate in New York Attorney General’s Inquiry

The CEO of San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, Jesse Powell, has fired back at a letter from the New York Attorney General’s office asking cryptocurrency exchanges to provide detailed information on their business practices within two weeks. The 34-point request for info was sent to… Read More

Yahoo Japan is Going Crypto with Investment in BitArg Cryptocurrency Exchange

A subsidiary of Yahoo Japan is getting into the cryptocurrency space with an investment in the parent company of BitArg Exchange, CMD Lab. A post on the Tokyo based exchange home page stated; “Today, the Company decided to accept capital participation from Z Corporation, a… Read More