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Voyager Completes Auction, Announces Agreement for FTX to Acquire Its Assets

Voyager Digital Ltd. (FRA: UCD2) announced that “after multiple rounds of bidding in a highly competitive auction process that lasted two weeks, its operating company Voyager Digital LLC, selected West Realm Shires Inc. (FTX US) as the highest and best bid for its assets.” The… Read More

FTX Expected to Raise $1 Billion at Same Valuation of Prior Raise

FTX, a fast-growing crypto exchange that operates both in the US and around the world, is expected to raise $1 billion in new funding at a valuation of $32 billion – the same as its previous round. FTX.us predicts that it will become a market-leading… Read More

Solid Move: FTX US Derivatives, Adds Former CFTC Commissioner to Board of Directors

FTX US Derivatives has added former CFTC Commissioner Jill Sommers to the Company’s Board of Directors. FTX US Derivatives previously operated as LedgerX, which was acquired by the company in 2021. Regulated by the CFTC, the company provides a digital currency futures and options exchange… Read More

Cease and Desist: FDIC Tells Crypto Firms to Stop Making False Statements About Deposit Insurance

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has issued a unique Cease and Desist statement telling five crypto firms to stop making misleading claims regarding deposit insurance. According to the FDIC, these five firms were each the recipient of a C&D letter: Cryponews.com Cryptosec.info SmartAsset.com FTX.US… Read More

FTX US Announces Acquisition of Clearing Firm Embed to Enhance FTX Stocks

West Realm Shires Inc. (FTX US) recently announced the acquisition of Embed Financial Technologies Inc., including its wholly-owned subsidiary Embed Clearing LLC, a FINRA, DTC, NSCC, Nasdaq, and IEX member clearing firm. Embed specializes in “providing whitelabel brokerage services and APIs to broker-dealers and registered… Read More

FTX US Introduces FTX Stocks Offering Trading on US Listed Equities, ETFs

West Realm Shires Services (FTX US) and FTX Capital Markets announced the launch of FTX Stocks, an equities trading platform offered via the FTX US trading application. The launch will commence in “a private beta phase for select US customers chosen from a waitlist.” FTX… Read More

FTX US Applies for NYDFS Trust Charter, Hires New Chief Compliance Officer

FTX US, part of FTX global, has applied for a trust charter issued by the New York Department of Financial Services. Under state law in New York, a digital asset business may conduct activity under either a BitLicense or a charger under New York Banking… Read More

FTX Ventures Invests $100M in Banking App Provider Dave

Dave Inc. (Nasdaq: DAVE), a banking app on a mission to build products that level the financial playing field, has announced a partnership with West Realm Shires Services, Inc., which is the owner and operator of FTX US, “whereby the companies will work together to… Read More

FTX Posts Updated Investor Protection Document

FTX, a fast-growing digital asset marketplace, has posted “key principles” to ensure investor protection. FTX operates globally but has a US-facing marketplace for crypto trading. Federal regulators are poised to add new regulations for platforms that engage in digital asset trading and SEC Chairman Gary… Read More

FTX Raises $400 Million at $32 Billion

FTX, the global crypto trading platform, has raised a $400 million Series C round at a $32 billion valuation according to a company statement. Earlier this month, FTX.us, the US-facing crypto trading platform, raised a $400 million Series A round valuing the firm at $8… Read More

Coinbase Rival FTX US Finalizes $400M Series A Round at $8B Valuation

West Realm Shires Services Inc. (FTX US) has announced the closing of a $400 million Series A round valuing the firm at $8 billion. As mentioned in an update shared with CI, this investment round is notably the first for FTX US and included contributions… Read More

Stratos Jets Charters Inc to Accept Crypto and Fiat Payments via FTX US Partnership

FTX US, a US-regulated crypto exchange, announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Stratos Jets Charters Inc, a private jet charter broker based in Orlando, Florida. Via this partnership, Stratos will be accepting payments in crypto and fiat via the FTX Pay… Read More

FTX US, a US-Regulated Crypto Exchange, Implements Anti-Financial Crime Compliance, Risk Management Tools

FTX US, a US-regulated crypto exchange, announced it has implemented a comprehensive suite of anti-financial crime compliance and risk management tools created by TRM Labs, a blockchain intelligence provider. FTX US, the US division of FTX, has reportedly integrated TRM’s Transaction Monitoring and Forensics tools… Read More

Fast Growing Crypto Exchange FTX “Finalizes” Acquisition of Futures & Options Provider LedgerX

FTX US (West Realm Shire Services Inc.), a digital asset marketplace affiliated with fast-growing crypto exchange FTX Trading, says it has finalized its acquisition of Ledger Holdings Inc., the parent company of LedgerX LLC. The FTX said it has also rebranded LedgerX to FTX US… Read More

FTX Trading Gets $25 Billion Valuation in $420 Million Funding Round

FTX Trading, a fast-growing digital asset platform, has raised $425 million in a Series B-1 at a $25 billion valuation according to a company release. 69 investors participated in the round which included Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, via its Teachers’ Innovation Platform, Temasek, Sequoia Capital,… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange FTX Introduces Cryptocurrency Trading for US-based Users

Digital asset exchange FTX has introduced a crypto trading platform for US-based users. FTX.US supports spot trading for major virtual currencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Litecoin (LTC), Paxos Gold token (PAXG), and stablecoin Tether (USDT). The new platform will provide up… Read More

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