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Digital Asset Firm Paxos Raises $300 Million, Now Valued at $2.4 Billion

Compliance first digital asset firm Paxos has closed a $300 million Series D round of funding, according to a note from the company. Paxos’s platform offers technology to tokenize, custody, trade, and settle assets. Oak HC/FT led the round, with participation from existing investors including… Read More

Here is the Letter from the OCC Granting the Preliminary Bank Charter to Paxos

Last week, it was reported that Paxos had received preliminary approval for a national bank charter for Paxos National Trust. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) stated: “the preliminary conditional approval is granted after a thorough review of the application, other materials… Read More

OCC Announces Prelimimary Conditional Approval of the Application to Charter Paxos National Trust, New York

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), an independent bureau within the US Department of the Treasury that serves to charter, regulate, and supervise all national banks and thrift institutions and the federally licensed branches and agencies of foreign banks in the United… Read More

Starting Today, Venmo Users Can Buy/Sell/Hold Crypto

Crypto on Venmo is launching today. PayPal’s peer-to-peer transfer platform will now allow Venmo’s 70+ million users to buy, hold, sell crypto within the app thus morphing Venmo into a crypto wallet. For retail uptake, this should be a boon for users as Venmo is… Read More

Melayna Ingram from Compliant Blockchain Infrastructure Firm Paxos Explains how Crypto Regulations Can “Foster Innovation”

Melayna (Manning) Ingram, Director, Securities Product at Paxos, notes that regulation can “foster innovation,” and it’s simply a matter of perspective. Ingram writes in a blog post that many tech firms are established with the “general” thesis that “something is broken and new technology can… Read More

Compliant Blockchain Infrastructure Firm Paxos Completes Same Day Stock Settlement with Credit Suisse and Instinet

Paxos to Apply for Formal Clearing Agency License from the SEC Paxos Trust Company, a compliant blockchain infrastructure provider, has completed a same-day settlement of US-listed equity trades in partnership with Instinet and Credit Suisse. Same-day settlement is colloquially known as T+0 – currently, financial… Read More

Dan Burstein from Paxos Reveals how the Firm Is the “Most Trusted” Operator in Digital Asset Infrastructure Space

Dan Burstein, General Counsel at Paxos, claims in a blog post that the company is the “most trusted” operator in the digital asset infrastructure space. Burstein explains that trustworthiness is key to their business model and overall success at Paxos. They believe that by serving… Read More

The Time of COVID: The Biggest Fintech Stories of 2020

2020 was a challenging year for the entire world. The ongoing health crisis surprised everyone as the world dove into a pandemic, pummeling the global economy and impacting everyone. In many respects, Fintech emerged as a beneficiary of COVID-19. Digital transformation of financial services were… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Platform Paxos Secures $142 Million in Series C Funding Round Led By Declaration Partners

  Paxos, a blockchain infrastructure platform, today announced it has closed a $142 million Series C round of funding. Declaration Partners, the investment firm backed by the family office of David M. Rubenstein, led the round, with participation from Mithril Capital, PayPal Ventures, RIT Capital Partners plc, Ken Moelis, Alua Capital,… Read More

PayPal Joins the Crypto Bandwagon, Bitcoin Rises in Price

With the announcement that PayPal will now enable trading and payments in crypto, the world’s most popular digital currency – Bitcoin has jumped in price. At last glance, Bitcoin is trading over USD$ 12,700 – earlier today it was under $12,000. Shares in PayPal neared… Read More

PayPal to Allow Users to Buy, Sell, and Pay in Crypto in Partnership with Paxos

  PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) has partnered with Paxos to allow users to buy, hold, sell crypto, and pay in crypto by using the PayPal wallet in a new partnership with Paxos. The decision to incorporate digital assets is another sign of corporate acceptance of digital currency…. Read More

Binance USD, a Stablecoin Created in Partnership with Paxos, Claims $3.8 Billion in Total Transactions in Year One

Stablecoin Binance USD (BUSD) is said to have completed $3.8 billion in total transactions and $2.4 billion issued after just one year of being live and in the wild. BUSD was approved by the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS). Created in partnership between… Read More

Paxos Launches Crypto Brokerage, Revolut is First US Customer

Paxos Trust Company, the first regulated Trust company for digital assets in the US, is introducing Paxos Crypto Brokerage – a service that integrates digital asset trading and sending within its portfolio of services. Paxos reports that it is the largest issuer of regulated stablecoins… Read More

Jeremy Allaire, founder of Fintech Circle: “We won’t Believe that We Ever Needed to Pay to Send Money” in the Future

Jeremy Allaire, founder of Circle Internet Financial, a peer to peer payments technology firm, has said that in the future, when we look back at how transactions were conducted, we “won’t believe that we ever needed to pay to send money.” San Francisco-based crypto exchange… Read More

Bitcoin a Safe Haven No More? BTC Tanks While Tether’s Market Cap Tops $5 Billion

Bitcoin, frequently labeled as an uncorrelated asset providing a safe harbor when more traditional investments, like stocks, have fallen down, has been crushed this week. Similar to just about everything else. Following a recent rise to over $1o,000 per BTC, the world’s most popular crypto… Read More

First! Paxos is Now Settling Securities Using Blockchain, First Customers are Credit Suisse and Instinet

In a first for the blockchain industry, Paxos Trust Company, a New York-regulated financial institution has launched the Paxos Settlement Service. According to a note from the firm, the service can now settle select U.S. listed equity trades between broker-dealers Credit Suisse and Instinet, LLC…. Read More

SIBEX Announces New Partnership With Paxos

SIBEX, the developer of the peer to peer protocol that creates new arbitrage opportunities for institutional traders while eliminating the issues that exist with current OTC markets, announced on Friday it has partnered with Paxos to distribute PAX Gold, an asset-backed digital token.  “Recognizing that… Read More

Open Road: Paxos Receives No Action Letter from the SEC Pertaining to Paxos Settlement Service

On October 25, 2019, Paxos sent a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Division of Trading and Markets. The letter was in request to receive a No Action letter from the SEC in regards to Paxos’s operation of a securities settlement system. Paxos… Read More

Crypto.com Names OS Limited As First Agent; Paxos & TrustToken As Stablecoin Partners

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com announced on Tuesday it has named OS Limited (OSL), a digital asset brokerage providing global counterparts with a suite of institutional products and services. OSL offers over-the-counter (OTC) trading services, as its first Settlement Agent and Paxos, financial institution regulated… Read More

Spend.com Teams Up With Paxos to Enable Cryptocurrency Payments

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Digital wallet platform Spend.com announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with Paxos to enable cryptocurrency payments. Spend.com reported that through the partnership it has integrated the itBit by Paxos cryptocurrency exchange into its platform. “This integration allows users to easily spend their… Read More

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