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Digital Assets: Anchorage GC Georgia Quinn Shares Why Receiving a National Bank Charter is Key

Back in January of this year, Anchorage, a top crypto platform for institutions, announced that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) had conditionally approved  Anchorage Trust Company, a South Dakota chartered trust company, to become Anchorage Digital Bank, National Association. Thus, Anchorage… Read More

Visa Integrates USDC Stablecoin Connecting Traditional Transfers with Digital Currency in a Historic Move

 Visa (NYSE:V)  is “bridging digital and fiat” currency by integrating the USDC stablecoin. Visa said that by enabling USDC it is creating the ability to one day support Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs). In a blog post, Visa explained that after months of planning the… Read More

Anchorage Secures $80 Million Through Series C Funding Round to Expand Digital Banking Services

  Anchorage, a U.S.-based premier digital asset platform for institutions, announced on Thursday it secured $80 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by GIC with participation from a16z, Blockchain Capital, Lux, and Indico. Founded in 2017, Anchorage claims it was created… Read More

Digital Assets Platform Anchorage Appoints Asaf Iram as its New Head of Risk

Anchorage, a company that aims to help institutional investors with adopting digital assets, has welcomed Asaf Iram, as the firm’s new Head of Risk. Diogo Mónica, Anchorage President and Co-founder, and Nathan McCauley, the CEO and Co-founder at Anchorage, noted in a blog post published… Read More

$130 Billion in Bitcoin (BTC) Is Now Permanently Inaccessible due to Lost Private Keys Associated with Crypto Wallets

Nathaniel Popper from the New York Times reports that of the (approximately) 18.5 million Bitcoin (BTC) in circulation, about 20% — valued at around $130 billion at the time of writing — seems to have been lost or isn’t accessible from the crypto wallets where… 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

Anchorage Teams Up with Tokensoft to Introduce Wrapped CELO (wCELO), cUSD (wCUSD) to the DeFi Space

Diogo Mónica, Anchorage President and co-founder, has confirmed that Anchorage and Tokensoft are introducing two assets to the (decentralized finance) DeFi and larger Ethereum ecosystem. They include Wrapped CELO (wCELO) and cUSD (wCUSD). As mentioned in the announcement: “Through Wrapped, institutions get easy, secure DeFi… Read More

Anchorage Founder and President Diogo Mónica Comments on Digital Assets, Bitcoin Price: This Time it’s Different

Founded in 2017, Anchorage has emerged as a top digital asset platform serving institutions investing in the crypto sector. Big money demands robust protocols and tech stacks and Anchorage is providing all of this in a full-service financial platform for the future of finance. Co-founded… 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

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

Digital Assets Firm Anchorage Successfully Completes its SOC 1 Type 1 Assessment, a Marker for “Excellence” in Financial Services

Anchorage, a company that aims to help institutional clients with adopting digital assets, has announced that it has passed another significant milestone on its journey as the leading crypto-asset platform for institutional investors. Jennifer Lee, Head of Compliance at Anchorage, confirmed that the company has… Read More

Anchorage Teams Up with Tokensoft to Bring Wrapped Layer-One Digital Assets such as Zcash (ZEC) to Ethereum

Anchorage, a company that aims to help institutional investors with adopting digital assets, has teamed up with Tokensoft to bring wrapped layer-one crypto-assets to the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain. Diogo Mónica, Co-Founder and President at Anchorage, explained that his organization will work with Tokensoft to offer… Read More

ZYNLO Launches Digital-Only Banking Services in Anchorage, Alaska

ZYNLO Bank (ZYNLO), a digital-only startup powered by PeoplesBank, has launched its banking service in Anchorage, Alaska. Founded earlier this year, ZYNLO describes itself as a digital-only bank designed to make banking just a bit easier for all consumers. “We believe we offer the ideal combination… Read More

Bitcoin Bull Run. Is the Halving and Massive Government Stimulus Fueling Bitcoin’s Rise?

May is here meaning spring is emerging for parts of the world. For all of the world, it also means that Bitcoin is on the cusp of the next Halving (or the Halvening). The Bitcoin Halving takes place every four years. This is when the… Read More

SEC Commissioner Peirce Proposes New Rules for Non Security Token Offerings

SEC Commissioner Peirce has proposed new rules regarding digital assets that may not be securities upon issuance. The proposal was revealed at a speech in Chicago today. As we understand it, Peirce’s proposal, Rule 195, will “set a course for compliant blockchain projects to innovate… Read More

Cryptocurrency Holdings Startup Anchorage Secures $40 Million Through Series B Funding Round Led By Blockchain Capital & Visa

 Anchorage, a U.S.-based cryptocurrency holding for institutional investors startup, announced earlier this week it secured $40 million through its Series B funding round, which was led by Blockchain Capital and Visa. Founded in 2017, Anchorage claims to be the first crypto-native digital asset custodian specifically… Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey Flies to Alaska to Hand Deliver Very First Rift VR (Video)

Over the weekend, Oculus founder Palmer Luckey flew to Anchorage, Alaska to deliver the very first Rift VR package was preordered by Ross Martin in January. As previously reported, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe, announced the company has officially started to ship its Rift virtual reality headsets…. Read More

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