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Crypto, Web3 Security Firm Ledger Integrates Filecoin into Ledger Live Desktop

Ledger, the hardware and software security company focused on crypto and Web3, recently revealed that they’ve integrated Filecoin into Ledger Live Desktop. Ledger explained that Filecoin is powering a “decentralized” Internet “where storage is owned and operated by its users.” We just integrated @Filecoin into… Read More

Freedom of Speech: Tornado.Cash Enigma Explained

The sanctioning of Tornado.cash, a crypto mixing service, has riled many in the crypto-world. This past week, the US Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), targeted the mixer as it is said to launder the proceeds of cybercrime – not just benign… Read More

Flowdesk, the French Digital Asset Financial Tech Provider, Raises $30M in Funding

Flowdesk announced that it has secured $30 million in funding from investors such as Eurazeo, Aglaé Ventures, ISAI, Speedinvest, Fabric.vc, Ledger, and Coinbase, and 20 “well-known” business angels, including Alexandre Prot (Qonto), Nicolas Julia (Sorare), Pascal Gauthier (Ledger) and Sébastien Borget (The Sandbox). Established in… Read More

Securing the Metaverse: The Sandbox and Ledger to Enhance Security, Ease-of-Use for Clients

The Sandbox, a “decentralized” gaming metaverse and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, and Ledger, the hardware and software security company in crypto and Web3, have partnered “to bring Ledger’s best-in-class security technology to The Sandbox’s global user base.” The partnership will “empower The Sandbox’s 2.2… Read More

True Global Ventures 4 Plus Backs Coinhouse $17 Million Series B

Coinhouse, a digital asset service provider (DASP or VASP) regulated in both France and Luxembourg, has raised USD $17 million in a Series B funding round. The round was led by True Global Ventures 4 Plus (TGV4 Plus) Fund that invested USD $5.7 million. They… Read More

France: The Year The Startup Ecosystem Shattered Records

Avolta Partners has distributed a note highlighting the gangbuster year for the French startup ecosystem. Avolta is a French boutique investment bank that is participating in this sector that says it is one the most active M&A firms in Europe in the tech industry, including… Read More

Ledger Enables In-Wallet ICP Staking

Ledger, a wallet solution for crypto, is enabling staking for the Internet Computer Protocol (ICP) token. According to a statement by Ledger, it is partnering with the Dfinity Foundation, a contributor to the Internet Computer, a blockchain that runs at web speed, serves the web,… Read More

Crypto.com Announces Expansion of Insurance Program to one of the Blockchain Industry’s Largest at $750M

Crypto.com revealed on Monday (September 20, 2021) that it has expanded its total insurance coverage to $750 million, after increasing its policy coverage – which has been led by Arch Underwriting at Lloyd’s Syndicate 2012. As mentioned in a release shared with Crowdfund Insider, the… Read More

10T Leads $380 Million Funding of Ledger, Draper Esprit Joins Round

Ledger, a popular seller of wallets for digital assets, has raised $380 million in a Series C funding round. The funding was led by 10T, alongside other investors from our Series B round such as Cathay Innovation, Draper Associates, Draper Dragon, Draper Esprit, DCG, and… Read More

Crypto Hardware Wallet Firm Ledger Hires Senior Execs from Opera, eToro

Ledger, a provider of security and infrastructure solutions for digital assets, has hired Iqbal V. Gandham, and Charles Hamel. As mentioned in a release shared with CI, the new hires have joined Ledger from eToro and Opera. They’ll be serving as executive leads at Ledger… Read More

France-Based Digital Asset & Blockchain Application Solutions Provider Ledger Announces Enterprise Solutions Division For Institutions

    Ledger, a France-based provider of security and infrastructure solutions for digital assets and blockchain applications, announced on Tuesday the formation of Ledger Enterprise Solutions. According to Ledger, Ledger Enterprise Solutions is a new business unit dedicated to bringing Ledger’s digital asset custody and… Read More

Antoni Trenchev from Nexo, which has Partnered with Ledger Vault, Reveals how he Accurately Predicted $50K Bitcoin Price

Ledger Vault has reportedly entered into agreement with Nexo in order to secure and protect clients’ funds. Ledger Vault aims to provide institutional-grade self-custody to Nexo. Through the partnership, which was announced on February 10, 2020, the companies will be focused on providing clients with… Read More

As Bitcoin Surges, Nexo’s AUM Top $4 Billion – Insurance Coverage Rises to $375 Million

Nexo, a crypto lending platform and exchange, says that assets under management have “surged” to more than $4 billion. The comments may come as no surprise as Bitcoin has rocketed to new highs as Tesla announced it had purchased $1.5 billion in BTC and expectations… Read More

Elon Musk Buys Bitcoin, Crypto Insiders Respond

  Bitcoin is hitting new highs today fololowing a 10-K filed by Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) that revealed it had purchased $1.5 billion in Bitcoin and may purchase other digital assets in the future. Simultaneously, Tesla said they expect to commence accepting Bitcoin as a method of… Read More

Coinbase Security Team Shares Tips to Avoid Crypto related Phishing Attacks, SIM Swapping Tactics, and Damaging Security Breaches

Digital asset exchange Coinbase notes that its Security team regularly monitors the safety of its trading platform and customers’ funds. The US-based exchange also keeps a close eye on security threats and “abuse trends” affecting the larger crypto-economy. In December of this year, personal information… Read More

Crypto Wallet Provider Ledger Hacked: Customer Database Said to be Compromised

Ledger, a crypto wallet provider based in Paris, France, has apparently experienced a security breach according to a tweet from the company. Ledger stated yesterday that they have been alerted to the dump of a customer database on Raidforum. The company said that it is… Read More

Arca Labs Partners with Digital Asset Custody Firms: Anchorage, TokenSoft, Ledger, Gemini and Komainu

Arca Labs, part of Arca a digital asset firm leveraging blockchain for the securities industry, has partnered with multiple digital asset custody providers. The partners include: Anchorage, TokenSoft, Gemini, Ledger, and Komainu. The group of custody firms will also support ArCoin that is backed by… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Outperformed Every Mainstream Asset Class in 2020, as Family Offices Look to Invest in Digital Currencies: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, is considered a legitimate store of value (SoV) by many investors, as it allows them to hedge against “expansionist monetary policies,” according to a blog post by Ledger Vault, a digital asset security solution for financial institutions, powered by Ledger… Read More

Investment Platform Fumbi Network Selects Ledger As its Digital Asset Custody and Security Solutions Provider

Investment platform Fumbi Network, which was founded by Juraj Forgacs in late 2018, has chosen French crypto-asset security firm Ledger as its custody and security solutions provider. As explained by Ledger, Fumbi Network is “a simple and secure service that enables those in the Slovak… Read More

Kraken Security Labs Warns Cryptocurrency Investors About Recent Phishing Attacks related to Ledger Hardware Wallet

Kraken, an established US-based cryptocurrency exchange, recently confirmed that Ledger clients whose data was stolen during a security breach have been targeted in a phishing scam that was carried out this past week. The team of experts at Kraken Security Labs have provided an analysis… Read More

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