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Gemini Announces Launch of Institutional-Grade Crypto Custody Solution “Gemini Custody”

Gemini Trust Company, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Tuesday the launch of its new institutional-grade crypto custody solution, Gemini Custody. Gemini reported that the solution was built from the ground up to meet the “complex and high-stakes” need of modern financial institutions…. Read More

Chainalysis Launches Software That Flags Suspicious Cryptocurrency Transactions on 15 Networks

Blockchain forensics firm Chainalysis has launched a “Know Your Transaction (KYT)…real-time anti-money laundering (AML) compliance solution for monitoring cryptocurrency transactions…across 15 cryptocurrencies.” Networks covered by the software include Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, stablecoins and ERC-20 tokens such as Tether, Maker, and Dai. The company… Read More

Winklevoss Twins Want to Friend Facebook’s Libra Coin

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, who once famously sued Mark Zuckerberg alleging he stole the idea for Facebook from them, want to bury the hatchet once and for all and friend up with Libra, Facebook’s venture into crypto. There’s money to be made after all. The… Read More

Gemini Applies for Broker Dealer License as it Moves Towards Tokenized Securities

Gemini, a New York-licensed cryptocurrency exchange owned by the Winklevoss twins, is seeking a broker-dealer license to sell tokenized securities from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), an unnamed source has told CoinDesk. In doing so, Gemini is seeking to go beyond providing regulated cryptocurrency trades… Read More

Gemini Crypto Exchange Opens Chicago Branch “To Meet Growing Institutional Demand”

Gemini, one of 18 New York-based cryptocurrency companies licensed and regulated in the state, is opening a new office in Chicago in order to “meet growing institutional demand,” exchange co-founder Tyler Winklevoss writes in a recent blog post. “Our Chicago office will serve as an… Read More

SEC Delays Decision on Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Proposal, Seeks Comments From Interested Parties

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has granted itself more time to consider a request for a rule change that would allow Bitwise Asset Management to list a Bitcoin ETF product. Bitwise is a subsidiary of ICE, owners of the New York Stock exchange… Read More

About 50% Less “Blockchain” Firms on this Year’s Forbes Fintech 50

Forbes’ “Fintech 50” list of the world’s top financial tech firms includes only 6 “blockchain” companies this year, down from 11 listed last year, Cointelegraph reports. The companies that fell from the list were reportedly replaced by established firms and by new entrants, 20 of… Read More

Crypto Exchange Gemini Announces Mobile App Launch For Android & iOS

U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Gemini announced on Thursday the launch of its mobile app for Android and iOS. As previously reported, Gemini was founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, who are the former Olympic rowers that once sued Mark Zuckerberg, claiming he stole the idea for Facebook from… Read More

The Crypto Custody Conundrum

As the crypto markets have evolved rapidly during the last year and institutional investors (like Arca Funds) have begun to invest, fitting into the existing financial services framework has proven difficult. The primary debate around legacy intermediary systems and how they relate to real money… Read More

Winklevoss’ Gemini Crypto Exchange Eyeing Possible UK Set Up

Founders of the New York-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini are looking at opening a UK office, Financial Times reports. Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, former Olympic rowers who once sued Mark Zuckerberg claiming he stole the idea for Facebook from them, have reportedly hired local advisors in… Read More

Gemini Dollar: Winkelvoss Brothers Launch Stablecoin based on US Dollar

In a blog post today, Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss, co-founders of Gemini Trust, revealed the launch of a new stablecoin: the Gemini Dollar. According to the two brothers, the Gemini dollar  will be issued by Gemini, a New York trust company and the stablecoin will be built… Read More

SEC Rejects Two More Bitcoin ETF Proposals; “Should Not Send the Wrong Signal to Manipulators”

The SEC has rejected the Cboe BZX Exchange’s request for a rule change to allow it to trade long and short Bitcoin Futures ETFs (exchange-traded funds). The Cboe applied in January for the rule change that would allow its GraniteShares Bitcoin ETF “Long Fund” and… Read More

Gemini Crypto Exchange Scoops New York Stock Exchange Chief

Cameron Winklevoss, co-owner of New York-based Gemini Digital Asset Exchange, has announced the organization’s placement of its first Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The new position will be filled by Robert Cornish, who, at the time of writing, is still Chief Information Officer at the New… Read More

Winklevoss: Bitcoin Disrupts Gold & it is Going Higher

Speaking at the Milken Institute’s first MENA Summit in Abu Dhabi this week, Cameron Winklevoss explained his opinion that Bitcoin is poised to disrupt gold – in fact it is better than the world’s most favorite commodity safe haven. The Winklevoss twins became well-known because… Read More

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