Articles with tag like: digital assets

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Chenavari and Citigroup invest EUR 25 million in Auxmoney

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 09 Apr 2021

The US Citigroup and Luxembourg-based asset manager Chenavari have announced investing EUR 25 million in lending to Germany-based peer-to-peer loan marketplace AuxMoney.

investment, digital assets, partnership, digital banking

Fidelity, Square, Coinbase, Paradigm to lobby for the crypto industry

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Apr 2021

Fidelity, Square, Coinbase and investment firm Paradigm are joining to form a council to lobby policy makers to support the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry.

cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, digital assets, partnership

SEBA Bank to list digital assets on SIX Swiss Exchange

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Apr 2021

Switzerland-based SEBA Bank, a FINMA-licenced bank, has announced it is listing a suite of digital-assets-based exchange traded products on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin, Ethereum, digital assets, blockchain

NFT, the market with a CAGR of 187% in two years

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 07 Apr 2021

NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) market cap has experienced a CAGR of 187% from 2018 to 2020, with USD 55 million in revenue for 2020.

digital assets, blockchain, Token, virtual asset, distributed ledger technology

Blackhawk Network, Bakkt partner to enable user to purchase eGifts with digital assets

News | Online Payments | 07 Apr 2021

Global branded payments provider Blackhawk Network has announced a partnership with Bakkt, a US-based financial service company, to enable users to purchase eGifts using digital assets such as Bitcoin, supported loyalty points, and cash.

Blackhawk Network, Bakkt, digital assets, online payments

Crypto market cap rises to record USD 2 trillion, Bitcoin at USD 1.1 trillion

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Apr 2021

The cryptocurrency market capitalisation has hit an all-time peak of USD 2 trillion, Reuters cited data and market trackers CoinGecko and Blockfolio.

Bitcoin, Ethereum, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, digital assets

US' Federal Reserve working on two CBDC prototypes

News | Cryptocurrencies | 30 Mar 2021

The Federal Reserve of the US is actively working on a central bank digital currency and some prototypes are near completion.

CBDC, digital currency, central bank, digital assets

Visa to allow payment settlements using USD Coin crypto, Reuters

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 Mar 2021

Visa has announced it will allow the use of the cryptocurrency USD Coin to settle transactions on its payment network, according to Reuters.

Ethereum, blockchain, Bitcoin, stablecoin, digital assets, partnership, Visa

Astrea VI private equity bonds tokenised by iSTOX

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Mar 2021

The Astrea VI private equity bonds have been tokenised by iSTOX (through Prometheus-3) to reduce the minimum investment ticket by up to 10 times. 

tokenization, investment, security token, digital assets, partnership

Lugh announces the creation of French digital asset pegged to the Euro

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Mar 2021

The Lugh Company has announced the creation of the first French digital asset pegged to the Euro.

digital assets, stablecoin, blockchain, bank account, digital euro, product launch

Asset trading fintech Bitpanda secures USD 170 million

News | Cryptocurrencies | 16 Mar 2021

Bitpanda, a European digital asset platform, has secured USD 170 mln in a Series B funding round.

funding, digital assets, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, investment

Acuant, Scalable Solutions to offer AML and KYC solutions

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 10 Mar 2021

US-based Acuant and Scalable Solutions have partnered to deliver AML and KYC solutions on a single platform for banks, exchanges, and financial institutions.

Acuant, Scalable Solutions, identity verification, digital assets, AML, KYC, blockchain

Stablecoin project Fei Labs gets USD 19 mln funding

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Mar 2021

Fei Labs, a project said-to-be building a more capital-efficient decentralised stablecoin, has raised USD 19 million in funding. 

funding, Token, DeFi, stablecoin, digital assets

Taurus Group integrates DeFi Aave Protocol in asset infrastructure

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Mar 2021

Switzerland-based fintech Taurus Group has integrated the DeFi Aave Protocol into its asset infrastructure, allowing banks and exchanges to deposit and borrow digital assets.

Taurus Group, digital assets, blockchain, DeFi, tokenization

PayPal confirms plans to acquire digital asset custody firm Curv

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Mar 2021

PayPal has agreed to acquire Israel-based Curv, a provider of cloud-based infrastructure for digital asset security, according to CoinDesk.

PayPal, cryptocurrency, digital assets, acquisition

Bitpanda receives license to operate as an investment firm

News | Cryptocurrencies | 04 Mar 2021

Austrian-based digital asset company Bitpanda has announced it is enabling Bitpanda users to invest in a wide variety of asset classes.

cryptocurrency, investment, digital assets, digital banking

PayPal might acquire digital asset custody firm Curv

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Mar 2021

PayPal is in talks to buy digital asset custody firm Curv for USD200 – USD300 million, Ledger Insights cited reports from Israeli website Calcalist.

digital assets, digital currency, Token, cryptocurrency, acquisition, PayPal

Bordier Bank teams up with crypto banking startup Sygnum

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Mar 2021

Switzerland-based private bank Bordier has announced a cooperation with digital asset bank Sygnum, allowing customers to trade in cryptocurrencies.

partnership, cryptocurrency, B2B payments, digital assets, digital banking, crypto asset

From traditional asset management to Diem - interview with Michael Shaulov, CEO of Fireblocks

Interviews | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Feb 2021

The Paypers sat with Michael Shaulov, CEO of Fireblocks to learn more about the company and the digital assets industry

Fireblocks, PSPs, exchanges, lending desks, custodians, banks, trading desks, digital assets, Diem, cryptocurrency, Michael Shaulov

JP Morgan could be the next to join the Bitcoin party

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Feb 2021

Daniel Pinto, co-president of JPMorgan Chase, has appeared to acknowledge that it was just a matter of time before the large US-based bank joined the Bitcoin party.

JPMorgan Chase, Bitcoin, crypto, digital assets