Tagged: digital asset

Advisor Tech Platform Capitect Announces Integration With Coinbase

Capitect, a U.S.-based advisor technology platform, recently announced it has integrated with cryptocurrency platform Coinbase for digital currency performance reporting, billing, and rebalancing. Capitect reported that through the partnership its users are now able to connect directly to clients’ Coinbase accounts and vaults to pull data… Read More

Avanti Financial Group Raises $37 Million Through Series A; Preps For Digital Asset Bank Launch

    Avanti Financial Group announced on Thursday it secured $37 million through its Series A funding round. The company has notably raised a total of $44 million since its inception and the latest investment round comes less than six months after Caitlin Long, the… Read More

U.S. Digital Asset Trading Platform FalconX Scores $50 Million Investment From Tiger Global & B Capital Group

FalconX, a U.S.-based digital asset trading platform, has reportedly secured a $50 million investment from Tiger Global and B Capital Group. The investment notably comes just a few months after secured funding from American Express Ventures. According to FalconX, American Express Ventures joined existing investors… 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

Klarna Announces Partnership With Sweden-Based Cryptocurrency Broker Safello

  Payment processing platform Klarna announced on Thursday it has formed a new partnership with Sweden-based cryptocurrency broker Safello. Klarna reported that the partnership it will allow the payment platform to enter the cryptocurrency industry. “In recent months, Safello has experienced increased growth, both in new… 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

PayBito Milestone: Experiences Sign-Up Record After Bitcoin Sees Value Surpass $40,000

  U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange PayBito recently announced it has been experiencing record signups after Bitcoin crosses the $40,000 mark. The latest milestone comes just weeks after PayBito announced its plans to double its workforce across multiple locations worldwide. “Owing to an enhanced crypto portfolio, PayBito experienced a… Read More

BitPay Teams Up With Simplex to offer Limited Time Zero Fees on Cryptocurrency Purchases For All of Europe

    Cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay announced on Monday it has joined forces with Simplex to enable European users to buy crypto seamlessly with no credit or debit card fees from within the BitPay Wallet app. BitPay reported that the promotion allows users to quickly… Read More

BitPay’s Prepaid Mastercard Now Supports Apple Pay

  Cryptocurrency payments platform BitPay announced on Friday its prepaid Mastercard now supports Apple Pay. BitPay reported the digital payment option is available from within the BitPay app to the millions of Apple Pay customers and billions of iPhone users.  “Users can add the BitPay… Read More

Vast Bank Partners With Coinbase to Complete End-to-End Cryptocurrency Transaction

U.S. banking group Vast Bank announced on Thursday it has teamed up with cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase to complete an end-to-end cryptocurrency transaction. The bank claims it is the first nationally chartered financial institution to both purchase and provide custody services for a digital asset on… Read More

Digital Asset Platform Nexo Introduces In-App Cryptocurrency Exchange Service

    Nexo, a UK-based regulated financial institution for digital assets, announced on Monday the launch of its in-app cryptocurrency service, Nexo Exchange. According to Nexo, the Nexo Exchange allows immediate, no-limits conversion between more than 75 crypto and fiat currency pairs directly within the Nexo… Read More

Bitwise Milestone: Surpasses $500 Million in Assets Under Management

Bitwise Asset Management, a provider of crypto-asset index and beta funds, announced on Monday it recently surpassed $500 million in assets under management (AUM), after reporting $100 million in AUM on October 28th. As previously reported, Bitwise Asset Management claims it pioneered the first cryptocurrency index fund and is the leading… Read More

Swiss Regulated Digital Asset Focused SEBA Bank Completes Series B Investment Round

  SEBA Bank, a Switzerland-headquartered digital asset bank that holds regulatory licensing, announced on Tuesday approved at its Extraordinary General Meeting the completion of its Series B capital increase. Founded in 2018, SEBA claims it is a licensed and supervised Swiss bank providing a seamless,… Read More

Crypto.com’s Crossfire Chain Prepares for Mainnet Launch with Final Dry Run

Hong Kong-based Crypto.com announced on Friday Crossfire, the platform’s chain, is preparing for its Mainnet launch with a final dry run. According to Crypto.com, Crossfire marks an important milestone and final step in preparation for mainnet. “Participating Validators have the opportunity to compete with each… Read More

VMWare and Digital Asset Announce Commercial Availability of Blockchain Service

VMware Blockchain, an enterprise-grade blockchain platform, is now commercially available.  VMWare has partnered with Digital Asset to incorporate DAML smart contracts on version 1.0. In a blog post, VMWare explains that current enterprise workflows remain complex and fragmented adding unnecessary friction and cost to processes…. Read More

Curv Forms New Partnership With Solarisbank Subsidiary Solaris Digital Assets

Curv, a U.S.-based digital asset security infrastructure provider, announced on Tuesday it has formed a new partnership with Solarisbank subsidiary Solaris Digital Assets. Curv reported that the collaboration will extend its reach into Europe while supporting the delivery of Solarisbank’s new custody solution. While sharing… Read More

Blockchange Announces Addition of DeFi Support & New Assets to Digital Asset Management Platform for RIAs

  Blockchange, a U.S.-based digital asset investing platform for professional wealth managers, recently announced the addition of fourteen new digital assets to its BITRIA Digital Turnkey Asset Management platform for registered investment advisors. According to Blockchange, the additions will include ten Decentralize Finance (DeFi) tokens and… Read More

Bitfinex Set to List HUMAN Token

Digital asset exchange Bitfinex announced on Thursday it is set to list the HUMAN Token (HMT), which is notably a medium of exchange that will be used to power the decentralized labor markets built on the HUMAN Protocol. The HUMAN Protocol notably provides a hybrid… Read More

Perspective: Institutional Adoption of STOs and Digital Assets in 2020

Back in December, I wrote a piece for Coindesk’s Year in Review 2019 entitled “Security Token Offerings Are (Finally) Set for Takeoff in 2020”.  This was before word of COVID-19 became widespread and before many of the cataclysmic events of 2020 were even imaginable.  Thus… Read More

Ripple Launches Beta Service on RippleNet “Line of Credit”

  Ripple, a provider of enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced on Thursday the launched Line of Credit, a new beta service on RippleNet that allows customers using On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) to source capital on-demand to initiate cross-border payments at scale using the digital asset XRP…. Read More

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