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House Financial Services Committee Hearing to Include Top Crypto Names Testifying on Behalf of Industry

The House Financial Services Committee has announced the list of witnesses scheduled to testify at a hearing entitled “Digital Assets and the Future of Finance: Understanding the Challenges and Benefits of Financial Innovation in the United States.”  The witnesses include many of the biggest names… Read More

Security Token Market Releases Tokenized Stock Arbitrage Report for October 2021

The team at Security Token Market (STM), which is focused on supporting blockchain-based security tokens, has released their Tokenized Stock Arbitrage Report for October 2021. As noted in the report from STM, FTX has seen “record-high” trading volumes. It’s been an “electric month” for tokenized… Read More

Alleged Ransomware Perpetrators Who Demanded Payment in Bitcoin & Monero, Charged by US Department of Justice in Kaseya Scam

Alleged perpetrators of the ransomware attack on, Kaseya – an IT firm that helped systems administrators manage large networks, have been charged by the US Department of Justice for the attack. This case is part of the Department of Justice’s Ransomware and Digital Extortion Task… 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

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

FTX Inks Another Sports Deal with BYU Football Partnership

FTX Trading and West Realm Shires Services Inc., owners and operators of FTX.COM and FTX.US, have formed another sports-focused partnership by signing a deal with Ohana Experience, an agency that represents the Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) interests of Brigham Young University football players. FTX has… Read More

FTX and Digital Financial Group Agree on Acquisition of LedgerX, Supporting DFG’s Commitment to Web 3.0, Polkadot

FTX and DFG have reportedly agreed on the acquisition of LedgerX, fueling DFG’s commitment to Web 3.0 and Polkadot. FTX, a major virtual currency derivatives exchange, revealed on August 31, 2021, that it would be moving forward with its acquisition of LedgerX, the first digital… Read More

FTX Raises $900 Million at $18 Billion Valuation

Fast-growing crypto exchange FTX has raised $900 million in funding at an $18 billion valuation according to multiple reports. Investors in the company include SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, and Third Point. According to WSJ.com, other investors included Israel Englander, Alan Howard; the family of Paul Tudor… Read More

Security Tokens: Digital Assets AG Switches to Solana Blockchain

Digital Assets AG, a Swiss-based blockchain firm supporting the issuance of tokenized financial instruments, says its tokenized stock infrastructure will move to the Solana blockchain. Simultaneously, the company said it will launch the first free-floating security tokens allowing the compliant transfer of tokenized stocks on… Read More

Crypto Exchange FTX Commits $210 Million for Esports Naming Rights with TSM

Esports firm TSM has announced a $210 million, multi-year partnership deal split between FTX Trading Limited and West Realm Shires Services Inc, owners and operators of FTX.com and FTX.US.  FTX has now secured exclusive naming rights for TSM, which will now be known as ‘TSM… Read More

Circle Partners with FTX Crypto Exchange, Integrates Payment Support Including USDC

Circle has entered into a global partnership with FTX, said to be the world’s fastest-growing crypto exchange. According to Circle, FTX has integrated its APIs and launched fiat and USD Coin (USDC) payments support across  FTX and Blockfolio services. By incorporating Circle API Services FTX… Read More

American Airlines Arena to be Renamed FTX Arena After Crypto Exchange: Report

American Airlines Arena in Miami will soon port a new name as a crypto exchange, FTX, has reportedly paid $135 million for naming rights of the venue that is home to the Miami Heat NBA team. NYT.com reported that the agreement is almost completed pending… Read More

American Airlines Arena in Miami May Be Renamed After Crypto Exchange FTX: Report

American Airlines Arena, home of the Miami Heat NBA team, may be getting a name change following the expiration of the deal with American Airlines. According to a report, the Arena’s name may be picked up by FTX Trading, a cryptocurrency trading platform. First covered… Read More

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at FTX, Claims Blockchain Project Avalanche has a “Real Team” and are “Building Real Products”

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO at FTX, a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange and Alameda Research, has commented on some blockchain projects that he thinks are worth talking about and appear to be making some progress. While confirming that he’s not offering investment advice, Sam said that Solana (SOL)… Read More

Binance Coin (BNB) and OKEx’s (OKB) Exchange Tokens are Undervalued, while KuCoin (KSC) and Bitfinex (LEO) are Overvalued: Report

The Token Insight team notes that in the crypto-asset sector, it’s always challenging to accurately provide realistic valuations for digital assets. At present, there’s no consistent or uniform industry-standard or reliable valuation method that would allow us to discover the real value of cryptocurrencies, the… Read More

Cryptocurrency Derivatives Exchange FTX Acquires Mobile Cryptocurrency Portfolio Tracking Platform Blockfolio

  Blockfolio, a U.S.-based network for mobile cryptocurrency portfolio tracking and management, announced on Wednesday it has been acquired by cryptocurrency derivatives exchange, FTX. Founded in 2014, Blockfolio claims that millions of users trust its platform to stay connected to the “pulse” of the cryptocurrency… Read More

Perpertual Futures Contracts for Ampleforth’s AMPL Tokens Launched on FTX, Trading with USD and Tether (USDT) Also Supported

FTX, a crypto-asset and derivatives exchange, announced on July 23, 2020 that it has listed new AMPL/USD and AMPL/USDT trading pairs. FTX has also introduced the first perpetual futures contracts for Ampleforth (AMPL). As explained in a release shared with CI: “These contracts act to… Read More

Balancer, a “Decentralized” Finance Protocol, Votes to Implement a Quick Codebase Change to Prevent Large Players from “Gaming” the Platform

The developers of Balancer, a “decentralized” digital asset manager and protocol, has reportedly made changes to its codebase, in order to limit or prevent large players from taking advantage of the platform to mine Blancer’s BAL governance tokens, instead of using them for crypto-asset trading…. Read More

Coinbase Enables Cosmos (ATOM) Staking, Adds OmiseGO (OMG) Support, Becomes Primary Custodian for FTX Crypto Exchange

Coinbase Custody, the digital asset custody solutions offered by San Francisco-based exchange Coinbase, has introduced staking for blockchain interoperability platform Cosmos’ ATOM tokens. Coinbase Custody was reportedly the first digital asset custodian to provide staking and “active governance” for cryptocurrencies residing in cold wallets (offline… Read More

Digital Assets Derivatives Exchange FTX Introduces Bitcoin (BTC) Hashrate Futures Contracts

Digital assets derivatives exchange FTX has introduced Bitcoin (BTC) hashrate futures. These financial products are being offered, so that BTC miners can hedge against the leading cryptocurrency’s continuous mining difficulty adjustments. The Bitcoin hashrate is the amount of computing power securing the BTC blockchain network… Read More

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