Articles with tag: digital assets

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Crypto custodian Anchorage to receive national trust charter approval

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Jan 2021

Crypto custodian Anchorage has secured conditional approval for a national trust charter from the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

Anchorage, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, digital assets, digital banks, banking, crypto custody, bank charters

Crypto trading exchange Bakkt is going public through a SPAC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Jan 2021

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) will take its cryptocurrency venture public by merging it with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

SPAC, ICE, Bakkt, Bitcoin futures, options, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, digital assets, Bakkt cash, US

South Korean Shinhan Bank to offer crypto custody-related services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Jan 2021

Shinhan Bank, a large commercial bank in South Korea, has announced plans to offer digital asset custody services.

CBDCs, South Korea, decentralised finance, Shinhan Bank, digital assets, custody services, crypto

Cryptocurrencies rally on in 2020, and 2021 could be even bigger

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jan 2021

As crypto is gaining momentum, Marie Tatibouet, CMO at Gate.io, a global digital asset exchange, shares with The Paypers crypto 2020 trends and what’s next in 2021

decentralised trading, trends, cryptocurrency, crypto trends, digital assets, DeFi, Marie Tatibouet, CBDC, Square, PayPal, Bitcoin, Diem

Stellar signs deal with Ukraine to work on CBDC, stablecoins, and virtual asset infrastructure

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Jan 2021

The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has signed a deal with Ukraine’s Ministry of Digital Transformation to work on both a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as well as stablecoin and virtual asset infrastructure.

CBDC, stablecoins, blockchains, digital assets, partnership, Stellar, Ukraine, virtual asset

FV Bank receives regulator permission to provide digital asset custodial services

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Dec 2020

FV Bank, a global digital bank based in Puerto Rico, has received permission from the Puerto Rico Office of the Commissioner of Financial Institutions (OCIF) to provide custody services for digital assets such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.

mobile banking applications, crypto, ethereum, Bitcoin, digital assets custody, FV Bank, Puerto Rico, digital banking platform

Paxos raises USD 142 mln in series C funding

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Dec 2020

US-based Paxos, a regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, has announced it has closed a USD 142 million Series C round of funding.

Paxos, funding, blockchain, digital assets, payments, infrastructure platform

Wolters Kluwer to buy eOriginal for EUR 231 million

News | Payments General | 14 Dec 2020

Netherlands-based Wolters Kluwer (WKL) has signed an agreement to acquire eOriginal, a provider of cloud-based digital lending software, for EUR 231 million in cash.

Wolters Kluwer, eOriginal, acquisition, digital assets, electronic vaulting, digital lending, banks

Private German bank to roll out crypto fund

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Dec 2020

Private German bank Hauck & Aufhauser has announced it is launching a cryptocurrency fund in January 2021.

Hauck & Aufhauser, private bank, banking, crypto fund, cryptocurrency, digital assets, Kapilendo

OKEx to resume withdrawals after the temporary suspension

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Nov 2020

OKEx, a global cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, has announced that withdrawal services of all digital assets will be resumed before 27 November 2020.

cryptocurrency exchange, crypto, OKEx, digital assets, derivatives exchange

Solaris Digital Assets, Bitwala to collaborate on digital asset custody solution

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Nov 2020

Germany-based Solaris Digital Assets has partnered with crypto-banking company Bitwala, to collaborate on a digital asset custody solution.

Solarisbank, Solaris Digital Assets, Bitwala, digital assets, Banking-as-a-Service, BaaS, digital bank, Bitcoin, Ethereum

ZebPay to launch non-fungible crypto token and marketplace in India

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Nov 2020

ZebPay, a Bitcoin and crypto asset exchange based in India, has announced plans to launch a non-fungible token (NFT).

Ethereum, Dazzle, ZebPay, cryptocurrency exchange, India, Bitcoin, digital assets, NFT, tokens

Gate.io rolls out hardware wallet with fingerprint recognition technology

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Oct 2020

Gate.io, a global digital asset exchange, has announced the launch of its hardware wallet, Wallet S1, to help users store their assets and private keys.

BTC, ETH, EOS, digital assets, DeFi, hardware wallet, Gate.io, Wallet S1, private key, digital asset exchange

Crypto to pose challenges to law enforcement activities, according to DOJ

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Oct 2020

Cryptocurrencies pose an emerging challenge to law enforcement activities; the US Attorney General William Barr’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has mentioned in DOJ’s ‘Crypto Enforcement Framework’.

Financial Action Task Force, cryptocurrency, money laundering, digital assets, DOJ, US, virtual assets, blockchains

Ziglu opens crowdfunding round

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Sep 2020

Challenger and FCA-authorised Electronic Money Institution Ziglu have opened a crowdfunding round to the public. 

Ziglu, crowdfunding, challenger, FCA, authorisation, Electronic Money Institution, product development, global challenger, investors, crypto exchange, cryptocurrency, p2p payments, digital payments, UK account, digital assets, cyber-attacks, fiat currencies, 5th money laundering directive, crypto assets

Bitcoin wealth more evenly spread with smaller accounts, report

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Sep 2020

Coin Metrics has released a report regarding Bitcoin (BTC) and its decentralisation process, which ‘encompasses a large number of loosely-coupled characteristics.’

Bitcoin, BTC, accounts, report, Bitcoin block, mining, control, wealth distribution, token, digital assets, decentralisation, crypto currency, hashpower, whales, digital currency network, Coin Metrics, crypto platforms, payments and savings

Coinify, Galaxus enable ecommerce payments using Sygnum Bank DCHF stablecoin

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Aug 2020

Coinify, Sygnum Bank, and Galaxus have announced the world’s first ecommerce transaction using a bank-issued stablecoin, according to the official press release.

Coinify, Sygnum Bank, Galaxus, stablecoin, ecommerce, payments, digital currency, blockchain, digital assets

Crypto exchange OSL to receive green lights from Hong Kong regulator

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Aug 2020

OSL Digital Securities, a Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency exchange, has received a landmark approval-in-principal from the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).

OSL Digital Securities, crypto exchange, licence, Honk Kong, AML, KYC, digital assets

UK-based Mode launches Bitcoin transfers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Aug 2020

Fintech Mode has launched an instant Bitcoin transfers feature, as part of its mission to open up access to the world of digital assets.

Mode, Bitcoin, Bitcoin transfers, UK, fintech, digital assets, Mode app, GBP funds, open banking, faster payments, transactions, referral link, fees

Coinbase to allow Bitcoin loans to US-based consumers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Aug 2020

US-based digital asset exchange Coinbase has announced plans to offer crypto loans to consumers interested in purchasing and selling cryptocurrency.

Coinbase, Bitcoin, BTC, loans, US, United States, digital asset exchange, crypto exchange, cryptocurrency, investing tools, crypto market statistics, tradable digital assets, stablecoins, USDC, Dai, passive returns