Tagged: self-custody

New Self-Custody Financial App for Digital Asset Investments Now Available Internationally

Sock – the self-custody financial app that acts as the hub for your digital currency and financial life – is now available internationally in over 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, and Asia with Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s most recognized cryptocurrency. Bitcoin, which has recently… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Firm Blockdaemon Partners with LayerZero Labs

Blockdaemon is announcing a partnership with LayerZero Labs. This collaboration unites LayerZero Labs’ expertise “in omnichain interoperability with Blockdaemon’s strength in blockchain infrastructure, self-custody wallets, and node management.” This joint effort aims to “enhance institutional access to decentralized finance (DeFi).” This partnership brings together two… Read More

Self-Custody of Digital Assets: Ledger CTO Explains How Their Devices Help with Securing Bitcoin Holdings

Charles Guillemet, CTO at Ledger, recently went over various options to implement Bitcoin governance strategies at the institutional level. As explained in a blog post, Ledger devices are extremely useful “for letting users self-custody their Bitcoin.”  Guillemet also comments on what might be useful if… Read More

Bitcoin Adoption: Onramp Introduces BTC Asset Management Platform Built on Multi-Institution Custody

Onramp, a Bitcoin asset-management platform, announces its official launch, marking a “step-function” improvement in bitcoin custody. Onramp’s approach to bitcoin custody, product offerings, and research and education aims to establish “a new industry standard for sophisticated investors.” As noted in an update shared with CI,… Read More

Web3 Adoption: Fintech Ramp, MetaMask to Enable Access to Web 3 Ecosystem

Ramp, a financial technology company building payment rails connecting crypto to the global financial system, announced a strategic partnership with MetaMask, the self-custody web3 platform. The collaboration kicks off with the integration of Ramp’s on-ramp services directly into MetaMask’s mobile application and MetaMask Portfolio. This… Read More

Web3 Security: CertiK, Safeheron to Improve Transparency in Private Key Management

CertiK and Safeheron, an enterprise key self-custody service provider, are joining forces to raise the standard of transparency in private key management. The result of this collaboration is “a new verification mechanism to help users ensure projects have adopted enhanced private key management solutions.” Directly… Read More

Coinbase Cloud Joins Kiln On-Chain Platform to Provide Staking for Self-Custodial Crypto Wallets

Enterprise-grade staking platform Kiln announced that Coinbase Cloud has integrated Kiln’s On-Chain Platform into its product offering, “marking a significant milestone for Coinbase Cloud in streamlining and simplifying the Ethereum staking process.” Kiln On-Chain is a suite of smart contracts designed “to connect integrators and… Read More

Luis Ocegueda, Engineering Lead at Trust Wallet: Security Professional Explains How Self-Custody of Digital Assets Can Be Made More Intuitive for Consumers

We recently connected with Luis Ocegueda, Engineering Lead at Trust Wallet, which claims to be the world’s most trusted and secure crypto wallet with 60 million+ downloads. It’s worth noting that, earlier this year, Trust Wallet did experience certain security issues, leading to a considerable… Read More

Digital Assets: Casa Introduces Ethereum (ETH) Vaults, Inheritance Planning

Amidst all the bank failures, web3 hacks, and custodian collapses of the last year, “one thing is clear: self-custody is the only security model you can truly count on,” the team at Casa noted in a recent update. The best defense for your ether against… Read More

Digital Assets: Exodus, the Self-Custodial Crypto Software Platform, Reports Q1 2023 Results

Exodus Movement, Inc. (tZERO: EXOD), the self-custodial cryptocurrency software platform, announced its fiscal 2023 results “for the first quarter ended March 31, 2023.” The company “reported first quarter revenue of $13.3 million, a decrease of 13% year-over-year from Q1 2022.” JP Richardson, CEO and co-founder… Read More

Self-Custody for Crypto-Assets: Giddy Smart Wallet Secures $6.9M to Support DeFi Adoption

Giddy, the self-custody smart wallet that connects crypto holders to DeFi earning opportunities, has raised $6.9 million in a fresh round of funding. The capital raised from the investment round will be used “to further Giddy’s mission of bringing easy crypto DeFi adoption to the… Read More

CoinFlip, a Fintech Powered by Crypto, Introduces Self-Custody Platform to “Restore Trust” Post FTX, SVB Collapse

CoinFlip, a Fintech company powered by cryptocurrency, announces today a new chapter of growth and product evolution with the launch of ‘Olliv,’ a safe, inclusive, self-custody-powered crypto platform delivering financial services in the digital economy accessible to everyone. Olliv claims it is “breaking down the… Read More

Ethereum Virtual Machine Compatible L1 Blockchain Celo Integrates Safe to Enhance Security Features

Celo, the carbon-negative, mobile-first EVM-compatible layer-1 blockchain is now integrated with Safe, the self-custody infrastructure provider and trusted decentralized custody protocol. Users and builders can now use Safe’s custody and asset management solution “natively on the Celo blockchain.” The events of the past year “have… Read More

Institutional Investment in Digital Assets Creates Requirement for Enterprise-Grade Self-Custody Solutions: Report

As Chainalysis discussed recently, the collapse of FTX and resulting market action prompted large net outflows “from centralized exchanges, as many users shifted their funds to personal wallets, also commonly referred to as ‘unhosted wallets’.” Chainalysis found that while the trend wasn’t “as pronounced as… Read More

THORChain Integrates with Trust Wallet to Accelerate Adoption of Crypto Self-Custody

THORChain, a non-custodial decentralized native asset protocol that enables wallets, decentralized exchanges (DEXs), and users to seamlessly transfer their digital assets across blockchains, has completed its integration with Trust Wallet, a self-custodial and multi-chain wallet provider. This integration “unlocks decentralized multichain swaps for the more… Read More

Digital Asset Platform OKX Introduces Quick Transfer Feature

OKX, which claims to be a leading cryptocurrency platform, has introduced the “seamless” Quick Transfer feature and announced Ledger hard wallet compatibility “to streamline self-custody for millions of users.” The Quick Transfer feature “allows OKX users to easily transfer assets between the OKX exchange and… Read More

Biggest Security Problem Bitcoin (BTC) has is its User Experience (UX) According to Casa CEO Nic Neuman

Nic Neuman from Casa says that the biggest security problem that Bitcoin (BTC) has is its user experience (UX). This past October 2020 marked the 12th anniversary of Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin whitepaper. During this relatively short period of time, Bitcoin has fundamentally transformed “the way… Read More