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Bitgate Picks BitGo For Self-Managed Custody Solution to Meet FSA Regulations in Japan

BitGo, a digital asset financial services provider, announced on Wednesday that Bitgate, a Financial Services Agency (FSA) regulated exchange based in Japan, has selected its Self-Managed Custody solution to hold Bitgate customers’ digital assets securely and meet new regulations. According to BitGo, The regulations came… Read More

Digital Asset Financial Service Provider BitGo Applies for NY Trust Charter From the New York State Department of Financial Services

BitGo, digital asset financial services provider, announced on Wednesday it has formally applied before the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) for a New York Trust to operate as an independent, regulated qualified custodian under New York State Banking Law. BitGo reported that… Read More

BitGo CEO Recommends Allocating 3% of Portfolios to Bitcoin, as Nasdaq Listed Firm Acquires $250 Million in BTC as its “Primary Reserve Asset”

Mike Belshe, the CEO at BitGo, a Palo Alto, California-based digital asset trust and security firm offering a multi-signature Bitcoin (BTC) wallet service, recently noted that many companies are now going out of business due to challenges related to COVID-19. Belshe points out that there… Read More

Switzerland’s Smart Valor, a Company Offering a Digital Asset Trading Platform, Adds Staking Support for Kyber Network KNC Tokens

Switzerland’s Smart Valor, a company that operates a European crypto-asset trading platform, has revealed that it plans to add support for Kyber Network Crystal (KNC) staking, which will give Kyber Network members the chance to stake their KNC tokens on KyberDAO. Kyber Network is an… Read More

BitGo Announces API Support For Financial Action Task Force Travel Rule

BitGo, digital asset financial services provider, announces API support for the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Travel Rule. BitGo claims it is the first wallet provider to come to market with a solution for the Travel Rule for its cold and hot wallet services by… Read More

BitGo Launches New Offering Institutional Trading Service Through New Entity BitGo Prime

Digital asset custody provider BitGo announced on Wednesday it is now offering institutional trading services through its new entity, BitGo Prime. BitGo claims that the BitGo Prime’s trading services will provide institutional investors with best-in-class service, increased liquidity, fast execution, and competitive aggregate pricing. “Institutional… Read More

BitGo to Now Provide Custody For India-Based Crypto Exchange CoinDCX

Digital asset custody provider BitGo announced on Thursday it has been named as the custodian of India-based crypto exchange, CoinDCX. BitGo reported that as the custodian of CoinDCX, it will provide the secure storage and custodianship of cryptocurrencies held on CoinDCX, fully insured and protected by… Read More

Digital Asset Custodian BitGo has Laid Off 12% of its Staff, Following Coronavirus Outbreak

Digital asset custody provider BitGo has reportedly laid off 12% of its employees. Several professionals working in BitGo’s marketing and sales departments have been laid off, according to sources familiar with the matter. The layoffs are the latest to hit the blockchain and crypto industry,… Read More

BitGo Announces Acquisition of Crypto Financing Platform Lumina; Completes First Phase of Product Integration

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday it has acquired Lumina, which is a comprehensive crypto-naive financial platform. BitGo also revealed that it has completed the first phase of product integration, expanding its services to give institutional investors a dashboard for managing, accounting, and tracking… Read More

BitGo Launches Dedicated Customer Excess Specie Insurance Purchasing Program to Custody Clients

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Wednesday it is now offering dedicated customer Excess Specie Insurance to BitGo Custody clients. The digital asset financial services provider reported that last year it introduced its digital asset insurance protections, including $100 million for assets held in BitGo… Read More

BitGo Announces Launch of Digital Asset Lending Services

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday it is now offering institutional digital asset lending services. According to BitGo, the lending service was built by a Wall Street team that “understands institutional investing and clients’ needs.” The launch also follows a several-month private beta. Mike… Read More

BitGo Announces Acquisition of Digital Securities Platform Harbor

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Tuesday it has acquired Harbor, a digital securities platform, and its broker-dealer and transfer agent subsidiaries. BitGo reported that the acquisition extends its capabilities to address a wider class of digital assets for institutional investors and provides a foundation… Read More

BitGo Expands: Announces New Custodial Entities to Switzerland & Germany

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Monday it is expanding its global presence with new custodial entities in Switzerland and Germany. According to BitGo,  BitGo’s Swiss entity BitGo GmbH is a member of the Financial Services Standards Association (VQF), supervised by the Swiss Financial Market… Read More

Leading Digital Asset Custodian BitGo Partners with SettleBit to Allow Institutions to Trade Directly from their BitGo Accounts

BitGo, a leading digital asset custodian which holds $2 billion worth of cryptocurrency on behalf of its clients, has teamed up with SettleBit, a financial services provider, in order to allow institutions to conduct trades directly from their BitGo accounts. Established in 2013, BitGo provides… Read More

Bitstamp Announces Expansion of Partnership with BitGo for Digital Asset Custody

Bitstamp, a Luxembourg based cryptocurrency exchange, announced on Wednesday it has expanded its partnership with BitGo to include custodianship of digital assets. The exchange will begin transferring assets to BitGo’s wallets on October 10th. Bitstamp reported that with BitGo Custody, Bitstamp’s assets will be secured… Read More

BitGo Launches “BitGo Staking” With Dash & Algorand Following Acquisition of Hedge

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday it has launched BitGo Staking, which allows clients whose assets are with qualified custodian BitGo Trust to now generate passive income while their assets remain in secure, insured cold storage. According to BitGo, BitGo Staking launches with Dash and… Read More

BitGo Unveils Multi-Signature Wallet & Custody for EOS

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday the launch of its new multi-signature wallet and custody for EOS. BitGo reported it now supports more than 200 coins and tokens enabling institutional clients to hold assets. BitGo further explained: “The EOS token is one of the… Read More

BitGo Appoints Former Xapo’s Senior Vice President Pete Najarian As New Chief Revenue Officer

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Monday it has appointed former Senior Vice President at Xapo, Pete Najarian, as its new Chief Revenue Officer. According to BitGo, Najarian has more than 20 years of experience working in international finance with institutional investors. Prior to Xapo,… Read More

BitGo Supports Multi-Signature Custody & Wallets for Algorand

Blockchain software firm BitGo announced on Thursday its support for Algorand by providing a multi-signature wallet and custody services for the Algorand blockchain. Algorand wallets are now available via BitGo’s web interface or API. “Algorand is an open-source software company building technical innovation for the… Read More

Blockchain-Powered Identity & Payment Solutions Provider Civic Beta Consumer Wallet Built on BitGo Multisig Technology

Civic Technologies, the premier blockchain-powered identity and payment solution provider, announced on Tuesday it has collaborated with BitGo to launch the Civic Wallet in beta, the first consumer digital wallet built on top of BitGo’s multisig technology, which will be released in the fourth quarter. According… Read More

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