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Cryptocurrency Exchange & Custodian Gemini Announces New Partnership With Samsung

Gemini Trust Company, LLC (Gemini), a cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Thursday it is collaborating with Samsung Electronics to power the Samsung Blockchain Wallet and bring crypto to the fingertips of Samsung Blockchain Wallet users in the U.S. and Canada. Gemini claims it is the first… Read More

Sector-Wide Attitudes are Shifting as Crypto Moves into Mainstream Acceptance

  Last week it was reported that JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM), one of the largest banks in the world and the doyenne of Wall Street big banks, is providing banking services to both Coinbase and Gemini. More specifically, JPMorgan is providing cash management services like wire transfers,… Read More

JPMorgan is Now Providing Banking Services to Coinbase, Gemini – Report

According to a report in WSJ.com, JPMorgan is now offering banking services to two well known digital asset exchanges – Coinbase and Gemini. Typically, digital asset exchanges have been shunned by big banks as compliance officers have viewed the risk as too large fearing the… Read More

San Francisco-based Crypto Exchange Kraken to Hire 67 New Staff Members, Despite Economic Uncertainty Due to Coronavirus

Trillions of dollars have been injected into the world’s financial markets in order to stabilize the global economy, following the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The United States recently reached the highest unemployment rate in its entire history. Even during these times of uncertainty, US crypto… Read More

Itiviti & Gemini to Now Enable Cryptocurrency Holders Traders With Counterparts Through NYFIX FIX-Based Order Routing Network

Financial institutions technology and service provider Itiviti announced on Thursday that it and cryptocurrency exchange Gemini Trust Company is now enabling cryptocurrency holders trades with their counterparties through NYFIX, which is Itiviti’s FIX-based order routing network. Founded in 2016, Itiviti enables financial institutions worldwide to… Read More

Nifty Becomes First Ever US Dollar based Non-Fungible Token Exchange

Nifty, a US dollar-based trading platform for non-fungible tokens, or NFTs (which are unique digital tokens that are not interchangeable with other similar tokens), revealed that it had completed its “Nifty Gateway 2.0” update on March 17, 2020. The Nifty platform had been acquired by… Read More

Crypto Exchange Gemini Announces Integration With TradingView

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Gemini Trust Company, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Wednesday it has integrated with TradingView, a platform that provides real-time information and market insights to millions of traders daily. Gemini reported its users may now trade with Gemini using the TradingView platform. According… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Gemini Appoints Blair Halliday As New UK & European Money Laundering Reporting Officer

Gemini Trust Company, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Tuesday it has appointed Blair Halliday as Chief Compliance Officer, as well as UK and European Money Laundering Reporting Officer. According to Gemini, Halliday will oversee the strategic direction of Gemini’s compliance program in the… Read More

Gemini Sets Up Firm, Nakamoto, to Insure Cryptocurrencies Custodied on Its Platform

Gemini, a compliance-oriented cryptocurrency trading platform owned by the Winklevoss brothers, has established an insurance company to insure cryptocurrencies it custodies on behalf of clients up to $200 million USD, according to a blog post. The new company, Nakamoto Ltd., will also sell insurance to… Read More

State Street Partners With Gemini to Launch Digital Asset Pilot

State Street, a Boston-based asset-management firm “responsible for more than 10 percent of the world’s assets,” announced on Tuesday it has teamed up with cryptocurrency platform Gemini to launch a new digital asset pilot, which notably builds on ongoing research and development in the digital… Read More

Cryptocurrency Exchange Gemini Appoints Starling Bank Co-Founder Julian Sawyer As Managing Director of UK & Europe

Gemini Trust Company, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange and custodian, announced on Wednesday it has appointed Starling Bank’s co-founder, Julian Sawyer, as its new managing director of the UK and Europe. According to Cameron Winklevoss, Co-Founder and President of Gemini, Sawyer held the position as CTO… Read More

Canadian Investment Fund Manager 3iQ Corp Receives Favorable Ruling on Bitcoin Fund

3iQ Corp. (3iQ), a Canadian investment fund manager, has received a favorable ruling regarding “The Bitcoin Fund” from the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), according to a company release. Reportedly, 3iQ will issue a final prospectus for a closed-end Bitcoin fund which will be listed on… Read More

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

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