Tagged: blockchain.com

Chain of Events Update from Blockchain.com Reveals that it Supports Instant Transfers in the US and Faster Payments in the UK

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform and block explorer service that recently acquired an additional $300 million in capital, notes that in the crypto space, “one month can feel like an entire quarter — a lot happens.” Blockchain.com points out… Read More

Blockchain.com Raises $300 Million Through Series C Funding Round Led By DST Global Partners, VY Capital, & Lightspeed

  Blockchain.com, a UK-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, announced earlier this week it secured $300 million through its Series C funding round, which was led by Global, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and VY Capital, with participation from other existing and leading investors. The latest investment round… Read More

Blockchain.com Hires Lane Kasselman as Chief Business Officer after Company’s Massive $120M Investment Round

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, has welcomed Lane Kasselman as the company’s first Chief Business Officer. Peter Smith, the CEO and Co-founder at Blockchain.com, says he’s pleased to welcome Lane Kasselman – who will now… Read More

UK-Based Crypto Wallet & Exchange Blockchain.com Raises $120 Million Through Strategic Growth Round Led By Macro Investors

  Blockchain.com, a UK-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, announced on Wednesday it raised $120 million through its latest strategic growth investment round led by macro investors, which included include Moore Strategic Ventures (Louis Bacon), Kyle Bass, Access Industries, Rovida Advisors, Lightspeed Venture Partners, GV (aka Google Ventures), Lakestar, and Eldridge. Founded in 2011,… Read More

Garrick Hileman from Blockchain.com Explains how Robinhood Failure was Near “Perfect Advertisement” for DeFi

  Garrick Hileman, Head of Research at Blockchain.com and visiting fellow at the London School of Economics, says that the future “doesn’t look like Robinhood.” Hileman writes in a blog post that “disgust over GameStop’s trading shutdown” will most likely accelerate the adoption of decentralized… Read More

There were Over 1 Million Active Bitcoin Addresses in December 2020, Number of BTC Payments Increased Signficantly: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that every month, they look at on-chain (blockchain) data to examine “interesting trends or movements” on the Bitcoin (BTC) network. The daily number of BTC transactions in December 2020… Read More

Amadeo Pellicce from Blockchain.com Explains how Stacks 2.0 Is Integrated with Bitcoin (BTC) Network’s Security, Capital

Amadeo Pellicce, Product Manager at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that since the early days at Blockchain.com, they’ve always believed in the “revolutionary power” of Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency. Pellicce pointed out that Bitcoin can potentially… Read More

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Other Digital Assets May Experience Price Correction due to Spike in US Dollar, Stablecoin Borrowing Rates: Report

The team at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, notes that 2020 was “arguably crypto’s best year yet.” Blockchain.com writes in a blog post that Bitcoin (BTC) investors have had an “extraordinary” holiday season, and the new year is… Read More

XRP Trading Support will be Halted by Leading Crypto Wallet and Exchange Platform Blockchain.com Following US SEC’s Action Against Ripple

Blockchain.com, a leading cryptocurrency wallet provider, trading platform, and block explorer service, revealed on January 5 that it will be halting XRP trading, beginning on (Thursday) January 15, 2021. Blockchain.com’s management confirmed that because of the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) recent action against… Read More

London’s Blockchain.com Extends Partnership with CoinShares to Support “Wrapped” Gold backed Crypto Token

Amadeo Pellicce, Product Manager at Blockchain.com, a leading crypto wallet provider and blockchain explorer service, notes that last year, they had teamed up with digital asset firm CoinShares to introduce DGLD, a crypto-asset representing allocated physical gold that’s kept securely in a Swiss vault. Pellicce… Read More

PayPal Goes Crypto, Crypto Industry Responds

Today’s news that PayPal (NASDAQ:PYPL) will start allowing it’s over 360 million users to use crypto placed a firm stamp of establishment approval on digital currency. PayPal partnered with Paxos to provide the service – a digital asset firm that has always placed regulatory compliance… Read More

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