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19Mar/19

Digital Asset Names New CEO to Succeed Blythe Masters

Enterprise blockchain startup Digital Asset (DA) has named co-founder Yuval Rooz as the company’s new chief executive officer. Rooz, who has served as both COO and CFO at the firm, takes overRead More…

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19Mar/19

BitGo Adds Custody Support for Blockchain Capital’s Security Token

Cryptocurrency custodian BitGo Trust Company is adding support for the BCAP security token from venture capital firm Blockchain Capital. Revealing the news exclusively to CoinDesk on Tuesday, BitGo said clients can now compliantlyRead More…

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18Mar/19

CoinMarketCap Crypto Assets Now Feature Flipside Letter Grades

Blockchain analytics startup Flipside Crypto is bringing crypto asset letter grades to a slew of online publishers. The Fundamental Crypto Asset Score (FCAS) metric – which evaluates factors such as developer activityRead More…

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18Mar/19

When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo

Bakkt was first announced in early August as a bitcoin trading and custody platform, but its launch has been repeatedly delayed It has submitted a proposal to the CFTC, asking for anRead More…

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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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