Tagged: institutional investors

Ian Anderson from ArchOver Says “Read Everything You Can” to Turn Knowledge into Financial Gains

Peer to peer business lender ArchOver notes that it’s “wonderfully ironic” when Michael Burry, who had been played by actor Christian Bale in the Big Short, tells us that the GameStop antics are “unnatural, insane and dangerous.” Bale also noted that there must be “legal… Read More

Zoe Adamovicz, CEO at Neufund, Reveals how Blockchain or DLT enabled Crowdfunding Platforms can Streamline Investment Process

Zoe Adamovicz, CEO and Co-founder of Neufund, recently explained how a blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT)-powered fundraising platform actually works. Neufnd was established in 2016 and its main value proposition involves democratizing access to funding for  entrepreneurs and also to make it more convenient… Read More

With Only 2 Weeks In, BlockFi Bitcoin Trust Just Slightly Under $100M, as Second BTC ETF Goes Live on Toronto Stock Exchange

Zac Prince, CEO and Co-founder at BlockFi, a fast-growing digital assets platform, notes that with just two weeks in, the company’s Bitcoin trust is just ”a pinch” under the $100 million mark (in total BTC holdings). 2 weeks in, BlockFi’s Bitcoin trust is just a… Read More

World’s Largest Asset Manager BlackRock to “Dabble” in Bitcoin, while Some Analysts are Still Comparing BTC Market to Tulip Mania

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, keeps surging to all-time highs.  On Wednesday (February 17, 2021), which was just a day after the digital asset surpassed the $50,000 mark, the crypto had again set a new record above $51,000. Bitcoin is trading at around $51,490 at… Read More

Morgan Stanley Division, which invests in Amazon, Slack, Zoom, Is Considering Gaining Exposure to Bitcoin (BTC)

A $150 billion Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) investing division, which is well-known for its ability to select growth or high-potential stocks, is reportedly looking into whether it should add Bitcoin (BTC) to its investment strategy. Counterpoint Global, a division of Morgan Stanley Investment Management that has… Read More

Billionaire Hedge Fund Exec Says it’s Time to Invest in Bitcoin because of its 150M Estimated Users and Progressive Regulatory Policies

Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, block explorer service, and trading platform,  recently noted that there had been signs that “showed” Anthony Scaramucci that Bitcoin was “ready for institutional investment.” Last week, the team at Blockchain.com had welcomed Anthony Scaramucci, founder of SkyBridge Capital and… Read More

Yann Murciano: CEO at P2P Property Lender Blend Network Reveals how Company Managed to Grow Operations even During COVID-19 Crisis

We recently connected with Yann Murciano, CEO at online peer to peer lender Blend Network, who had previously explained in an interview with CI last year that we’re witnessing the “democratization of property investing” in the 21st century. As covered in December 2020, the Blend… Read More

Bitcoin Reaches $24,000 as Institutional Adoption Continues, Raoul Pal Predicts $1 Million Per Coin in 5 Years

Bitcoin (BTC), the leading cryptocurrency, has entered uncharted territory. The digital asset recently managed to break record highs by surpassing the $24,000 mark. Bitcoin is trading at just below $24,000 at the time of writing. John Lee Quigley, who’s focused on building Bitcoin media and… Read More

Standard Chartered’s SC Ventures Collaborates With Northern Trust to Launch Cryptocurrency Custodian for Institutional Investors “Zodia”

SC Ventures, the innovation and ventures unit of Standard Chartered, announced on Wednesday it has teamed up with Northern Trust, a provider of asset servicing, to launch Zodia Custody, an institutional-grade custody solution for cryptocurrencies. According to the duo, Zodia is designed to enable institutions… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Price has been Surging at the Time US Equity Markets have Been Open as Institutional Interest Grows: Report

During the past few weeks, Ari Paul, CIO at BlockTower Capital, and Luke Martin, a prominent digital asset trader, have noted that Bitcoin’s (BTC) upward price movements since late October 2020 have mostly taken place during US market hours. A report from Coin Metrics points… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Coinbase to Disable Margin Trading as Response to New CFTC Guidance

Paul Grewal, Chief Legal Officer at crypto exchange Coinbase, has confirmed that they’ve disabled margin trading on the platform. Grewal says that the move has come as a response to new guidance provided by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Grewal noted in a… Read More

Anchorage Teams Up with Tokensoft to Offer Wrapped Filecoin (wFIL) on Ethereum Blockchain

Anchorage, a company that aims to help institutional investors with adopting digital assets, has partnered with Tokensoft to bring wrapped Filecoin (wFIL) to the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage, states that his organization is looking forward to welcoming wrapped Filecoin… Read More

Fintech Lending in Indonesia Might Not be Able to Fully Support Participation from Retail Investors

LendingClub (NYSE:LC) recently filed an 8-K with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to stop offering retail notes by the end of the year. The leading marketplace lender in the US started as a peer to peer lender but over the… Read More

$107 Billion+ in Value Received by East Asian Cryptocurrency Addresses, which is 77% More than Western Europe: Report

Blockchain security firm Chainalysis reports that East Asia is home to the world’s largest cryptocurrency market. It reportedly accounted for more than 30% of all digital currency transactions during the past year. As mentioned in Chainalysis’ latest report: “East Asia-based addresses have received $107 billion… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Is “Disproportionately” Favored by North American Investors as the Preferred Digital Asset Investment: Report

North America is reportedly the third-most active region in terms of the total cryptocurrency volume moved or transferred on-chain, right behind Western Europe and East Asia. According to a Chainalysis blockchain and digital asset market report: “Overall, North America-based [cryptocurrency] addresses accounted for 14.8% of… Read More

Singapore based Digital Asset Firm Matrixport to Launch Bit.com, a Crypto Derivatives Exchange

Singapore-based Matrixport, a company that aims to serve as a gateway to the digital economy where users can trade, custody, invest, and borrow digital assets through a single, unified platform, has launched Bit.com, a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange. Founded in February 2019, Matrixport describes itself as… Read More

Coinbase Now Claims 35 Million+ Customers, as New Fintech Players Enter the Digital Asset Brokerage Business

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Coinbase has reportedly grown its customer base to over 35 million retail and institutional digital asset investors. The Coinbase team noted in their Crypto H1 2020 report that the digital asset investor market has been maturing and growing steadily with many… Read More

Digital Asset Financial Services Firm Diginex to Use Tbricks to Launch Portfolio Management Solution for Cryptocurrencies

Itiviti, an established technology and service provider to financial institutions across the globe, announced on July 16, 2020 that Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory firm, will be using the Tbricks automated solution to offer risk, P&L and portfolio management solutions to its… Read More

Over Twice As Many Institutions Invested in Bitcoin (BTC) and other Cryptocurrency Derivatives Compared to 2019: Report

Almost 80% of institutional investors say that digital assets could be a worthwhile investment, according to a survey of 800 US and European financial institutions conducted by trillion-dollar asset manager Fidelity. Fidelity’s survey revealed that more than a third of these institutions have already invested… Read More

After Predicting Bitcoin will Not Hold Value, Goldman Sachs to Hold Economic Outlook Conference Discussing Gold and BTC Investments

Giant Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs will be hosting a conference call on May 27, 2020, which has been titled “US Economic Outlook & Implications of Current Policies for Inflation, Gold, and Bitcoin.” Interestingly, the conference has been scheduled after the bank published a… Read More

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