Cryptocurrencies

Financial conglomerate SBI to acquire $30MM stake in digital asset firm B2C2

B2C2, the trading firm of choice in the institutional crypto markets, announced that SBI Financial Services (a subsidiary of SBI Holdings, "SBI") has agreed to acquire a $30 million minority stake in the firm. The investment marks the start of a strategic partnership between one of the largest institutions to have ventured into the crypto market and a veteran digital asset trading firm. SBI, owner of Japan’s first digital bank and largest online... more Read more »

B21 Launches Cryptocurrency Investment and Portfolio Management App in India as Legalization of Crypto Trading Paves Way for Investment in Digital Assets

Digital asset investing company B21 (www.b21.io) today announced the launch of its B21 Invest app in In Read more »

Zumo becomes latest crypto start-up to partner with Modulr

Zumo, the Edinburgh-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange platform, has taken its first step towards the creation of a seamless fiat-to-cryptocurrency payments system with the launch of a sterling (GBP) functionality, powered by Modulr, the digital payments platform. From mid-July, the partnership will allow Zumo users in the UK to hold GBP funds within the Zumo wallet, as well as buy and sell cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). Read more »

Ziglu secures £5.25 million seed funding to provide transparent and simple access to cryptocurrency

Ziglu, the cryptocurrency challenger has today formally completed its seed funding round, having successfully secured £5.25 million from a number of specialist UK FinTech investors, and entrepreneurs. Despite the challenges of lockdown and the economic pressures, Ziglu has raised significantly more than the average seed round of $2.4 million in the first quarter of 2020 (PwC, MoneyTree Report, 2020). Ziglu is part of the vibrant London Fintech... more Read more »

Koine adds cryptocurrency treasury management services from independent service provider Panxora to its digital post-trade ecosystem

Today Koine, the post-trade custody and settlement platform for institutions, and Panxora, the crypto treasury management service, are working together to provide mutual clients with services dedicated to reducing risks associated with holding cryptocurrencies for the growing numbers of institutions investing in the digital asset class. Read more »

Leverage Tokens, The Next Big Trend in Crypto: Amun Study Finds Almost 60% of Traders Neutral or Unsatisfied with Current Leverage Offerings

The research team at Amun Ltd, the short and leverage crypto token issuer, has published one of the most extensive studies (https://blog.amun.com/amun-2020-derivatives-and-tokens-benchmarking-survey/) on the state of derivatives, leverage and short tokens to-date using data from a ground-breaking survey of 629 participants. Read more »

Ziglu launches cryptocurrency platform to provide simple and transparent access to cryptocurrencies

Ziglu, the challenger and cryptocurrency platform, has launched after completing a successful pilot phase; customers can now download its app from the Apple App Store, an Android version will follow soon.  Ziglu was founded by Mark Hipperson, best known as the co-founder and CTO of the pioneering challenger, Starling Bank. Hipperson has successfully built the business based on the premise that customers deserve a smart, accessible and fair way... more Read more »

Electroneum lists on CoinDCX, India’s largest and safest crypto exchange

Following the March 2020 Central Bank of India (RBI) announcement lifting the banking ban on cryptocurrency, opening up one of the world's biggest markets and in response to a vast demand for ETN in that country, Electroneum announces its listing on CoinDCX, one of the nation's largest and most secure crypto exchanges. Read more »

Lacero launches first dedicated governance platform for digital assets with major liquidity provider B2C2

Lacero, a next generation governance technology provider for digital assets, today announced the launch of FlowOS, offering advanced transaction control and permissioning.  FlowOS is now live with major cryptocurrency liquidity provider B2C2. Read more »

IXOPAY and Finrax Take the CRYPTIC out of CRYPTO

The payment management platform IXOPAY is now connected to Finrax, an exchange and wallet provider for cryptocurrencies. eMerchants connected to the IXOPAY software platform will have the opportunity to use Finrax to accept payments from customers, issue withdrawals and pay vendor invoices with cryptocurrencies.  Read more »

Worldpay from FIS Helps Crypto Brokers and Exchanges with New Chargeback Indemnification Service from Forter

FIS™ (NYSE: FIS), a global leader in financial services technology, today announced Fraud Freedom, a new chargeback indemnification service designed for cryptocurrency brokers and exchanges. Read more »

bitFlyer Europe and Quazard partner on gamified trading competition

Leading cryptocurrency exchange bitFlyer, is partnering with crypto-trading game developer Quazard, to bring the first ever gamified trading competition to the Botwars Ultimate Trading universe. The competition, which launches today, allows Botwars players to compete in a free to enter crypto-trading simulator to win real Bitcoin. This is the first trading competition to launch on Botwars, and the only live trading competition of its type.  Read more »

Samsung integrates blockchain wallet with Gemini exchange

Samsung is integrating its blockchain wallet with the Winklevoss twins' Gemini app for buying and selling cryptocurrencies. The Samsung Blockchain Wallet lets people self custody crypto directly on newer models of the electronic giant's mobile phones. Gemini is the first US crypto exchange to integrate with the wallet, allowing users in America and Canada to connect to its app to buy, sell, and trade crypto. Read more »

Lockdown alters crypto trading habits - Revolut data

Today Revolut, the Financial Super App with over 10 million customers in the U.K and Europe, reveals figures outlining how the cryptocurrency market has changed on a week by week basis during the lockdown period. Read more »

CoinDCX announces US$2.5 million strategic investment from Polychain Capital and Coinbase Ventures

CoinDCX, India’s largest and safest cryptocurrency exchange, has announced that it has secured a US$2.5 million strategic investment led by Polychain Capital with support from Coinbase Ventures, the investment arm of San Francisco-based cryptocurrency giant  Read more »

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