Tagged: transparency

Hyperion Decimus Founders Explain Why They Chose BitGo, a Digital Asset Custodian

When Hyperion Decimus Founders Chris Sullivan and Matt Rosen launched the quant fund they had one “headache” to solve: mitigating counterparty risk. Self-custody wasn’t secure enough, so they “started the process of carefully vetting potential custodians.” That’s how they reportedly chose BitGo. Sullivan said: “BitGo… Read More

Binance Releases Proof of Reserves Report

Binance recently released its newest Proof of Reserves (PoR) report “causing the Binance Coin (BNB) to rise” (although this could be due to other market conditions). Meanwhile, emerging hybrid exchange Tradecurve (TCRV) is also “working towards implementing its own PoR.” As a result, it claims… Read More

Enterprise Blockchain Firm Ripple Releases Q2 2023 XRP Markets Report

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO at Ripple, says that they began sharing detailed reports to voluntarily provide updates of their XRP holdings. Sadly, however, they were used against them in the US Securities and Exchange Commission SEC lawsuit – however, he added that they remain steadfast in… Read More

Equifax Makes Security, Privacy Controls Framework Available to Public

Equifax (NYSE: EFX) is furthering its commitment to transparency in cybersecurity by making its security and privacy controls framework public for the benefit of security and privacy teams at organizations of all sizes. By enabling the larger technology ecosystem with the tools to design, build… Read More

Jack Lu: CEO at Bounce.Finance Explains How DeFi May Bring Transparency to Auction Space

As the world becomes more digitized, auction houses are turning towards decentralized technology to improve the auction process. Decentralized Finance (DeFi) technology is one such innovation that could transform the auction industry, bringing transparency, security, and accessibility to the table. With the rise of blockchain… Read More

Insurtech wefox Receives Digital Trust Label from Swiss Digital Initiative

wefox, which claims to be one the world’s leading Insurtechs, has received the Digital Trust Label by The Swiss Digital Initiative, a Geneva based independent foundation for advancing digital trust and transparency globally. This Label recognizes wefox’s commitment “to data protection and information transparency.” The… Read More

Digital Asset Firm Kraken Releases Latest Transparency Report

In an effort to lead the industry in “trust” and “transparency” on their mission to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency, Kraken is pleased to release its 2022 Transparency Report. The 2022 Transparency Report “provides a summary of how they protect their clients’ privacy and financial… Read More

Coinmetrics Co-Founder Comments on Audit Firms and their Role in Overseeing Proof of Reserves for Crypto Companies

Nic Carter, Partner, Castle Island Ventures. Cofounder, Coinmetrics.io, says that it’s undeniable that momentum around cryptographic Proofs of Reserve “is gathering.” According to Nic Carter, this is “a genuine silver lining from the FTX debacle.” He writes in a blog post: “We may well yet… Read More

Binance Reveals that the Crypto Exchange Ramped Up Regulatory Compliance, User Protections in 2022

In 2022, Binance claims it ramped up its regulatory compliance and user protection initiatives. By working collaboratively with regulators worldwide, Binance reveals it has “secured registrations and licenses in 14 jurisdictions as of the end of 2022.” To further reinforce their commitment to fight against… Read More

RoRa Holdings, a Provider of Crypto-Assets, Announces Upcoming Asset Audits

RoRa Holdings, a provider of cryptocurrency assets, claims that it “commits itself to upholding the highest standards of security and transparency for investors, including a deep dedication to maintaining integrity within the cryptocurrency realm.” RoRa Holdings, a provider of crypto-assets, announced that it will be… Read More

Crypto.com Releases Proof of Reserves

Crypto.com, which claims it is “trusted” by more than 70 million customers world-wide and the “industry leader” in regulatory compliance, security and privacy certifications, has released its audited Proof of Reserves, “enabling users to verify that their crypto assets are fully backed (1:1) on our… Read More

WOO Network Introduces Self-Reporting Dashboard to Make Crypto Exchanges More Transparent

In a “proactive” response to calls for transparency among digital assets exchanges, WOO Network has launched “a real-time reporting of its assets and liabilities – the first in this industry.” WOO Network’s transparency dashboard, WOO X, “includes live data reporting that updates every 15 mins,… Read More

Chainalysis Storyline to Offer “Transparency” and “Clarity” for Web3

The blowup of FTX and resulting market tumult has many in cryptocurrency citing the importance of “a core, original tenet of blockchain technology: transparency,” according to an update from Chainalysis. Chainalysis claims that “no other sector of the crypto ecosystem “embodies transparency more than DeFi,… Read More

ChainUp Encourages Transparency of Crypto-Assets with Merkle Tree Proof-of-Reserves Solution

ChainUp, a global blockchain technology solutions provider, announced that it will be providing crypto exchanges “with a Merkle Tree Proof-of-Reserves solution to promote transparency of crypto assets.” A Merkle Tree is “a cryptographic tool that enables the consolidation of large amounts of data into a… Read More

OECD Introduces Transparency Framework for Crypto-Assets to G20

The OECD delivered a new global tax transparency framework “to provide for the reporting and exchange of information with respect to crypto-assets.” The Crypto-Asset Reporting Framework (CARF) “responds to a G20 request that the OECD develop a framework for the automatic exchange of information between… Read More

Everimpact, STACS to Bring Transparency to Carbon Credits Market

Everimpact are partnering with STACS, a Singapore-based ESG fintech “to provide banks and corporates involved in the carbon market with greater trust and transparency.” Their partnership will “promote data-backed carbon credits with end-to-end traceability.” In the first phase of the project, Everimpact’s Digital carbon tracking… Read More

Binance Co-Founder Yi He to Lead $7.5B VC Unit

Binance, which claims to be the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem behind the largest cryptocurrency exchange, recently announced the appointment of its Co-Founder Yi He “as the new head of its venture capital (VC) arm and incubator, Binance Labs.” Binance CEO CZ (Changpeng Zhao) stated: “As… Read More

October is a Welcome €650 Million Lifeline for Grateful European SMEs

European SME lender October began by building a product for internal use, but the industry needed it too, so they branched out, COO Patrick de Nonneville said. October was founded in 2015 after de Nonneville had been looking at some Fintech investments in Europe. It… Read More

Arca CIO Slams Lack of Transparency in Digital Asset Offerings

Jeff Dorman, Chief Investment Officer at Arca, has distributed a statement criticizing the lack of transparency in digital asset offerings. Arca is a digital asset firm that offers institutional-grade financial services in the digital asset sector. In January, Dorman predicted that more attention would be… Read More

Aventus Network, a Blockchain Protocol for Supporting Economical Ethereum Transactions, Introduces Governance Platform

Aventus Network, a layer-2 blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) protocol that aims to provide scalability, speed and lower costs to Ethereum (ETH) transactions, has introduced its community governance platform, offering Aventus Token (AVT) holders with complete control over “major decisions” regarding the network and… Read More

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