17Mar/19

Crypto Investment App Donut Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding

Cryptocurrency investment app provider Donut has raised $1.8 million in a seed funding round. The Germany-based startup told CoinDesk on Thursday that the round was led by early-stage venture capital firm Redalpine.Read More…

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15Mar/19

SEC’s Valerie Szczepanik at SXSW: Crypto ‘Spring’ Is Going to Come

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Valerie Szczepanik is optimistic that regulation will ultimately boost the cryptocurrency market. “I do think if we hope to smell the crypto spring in the air,Read More…

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15Mar/19

‘No Change’ to Bitcoin Futures Plans, CME Says, as Cboe Pulls Back

It’s business as usual for CME Group’s bitcoin futures market, despite a retrenchment by rival derivatives exchange operator Cboe Global Markets. Contacted by CoinDesk Friday, a spokesperson for CME said the exchangeRead More…

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14Mar/19

Digital Asset Loses Another Exec and a High-Profile Board Member

Enterprise blockchain builder Digital Asset has seen yet more departures. First, Sofus Mortensen, product manager for DAML, DA’s open source smart contract programming language, has left the company. DAML or Digital Asset ModellingRead More…

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14Mar/19

Bitfury Integration to Bring Bitcoin Lightning Payments to More Merchants

Bitfury Group has partnered with business payments processor HadePay to bring lightning network-based bitcoin payments to merchants in the U.S., Canada and the EU. Bitfury Group announced Monday that it has integratedRead More…

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14Mar/19

Thai Stock Exchange Building Digital Assets Platform for 2020 Launch

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) has confirmed it’s building a digital assets platform that it expects to go live next year. Saying it is “ready for digital tranformation,” the SET announcedRead More…

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13Mar/19

Coinbase Completes First OTC Crypto Trade Directly From ‘Cold’ Storage

Coinbase Custody has just completed its first over-the-counter (OTC) trade directly out of cold, or offline, storage. Announcing the news in a blog post on Wednesday, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange saidRead More…

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13Mar/19

Polychain, DCG Invest in Crypto Futures Exchange CoinFLEX

Venture capital firms Polychain Capital and Digital Currency Group (DCG) have invested an undisclosed sum in cryptocurrency futures exchange CoinFLEX. Announcing the news on Wednesday, CoinFLEX said that, with the new funding, theRead More…

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12Mar/19

IBM Quietly Enters Crypto Custody Market With Tech Designed for Banks

IBM is coming to the crypto custody space. Later this month, Shuttle Holdings, a New York investment firm, will launch the beta version of a custody solution for digital assets built onRead More…

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12Mar/19

Binance’s Trust Wallet Adds Support for XRP, Credit Card Payments

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s official wallet, Trust Wallet, now lets users buy cryptos with credit cards. The new payment option is being offered in partnership with Israel-based payments processor Simplex, according to anRead More…

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