FalconX, an all-in-one platform for institutions trading cryptocurrency, has secured an investment from American Express Ventures.
The passage of the Digital Assets and Registered Exchanges Bill, 2020 (DARE) has put in place the legal framework for a vital, well-regulated and compliant industry in The Bahamas for those interested in entering the digital asset space.
DeFi Exchange Leverj.io and liquidity providers are now launching futures products (Perpetual Swaps) for bitcoin and ethereum against USDt on Leverj, bringing DeFi derivatives to market for the first time.
Initial Litigation Offerings to bring USD10bn asset class to Avalanche blockchain, Retail Investors for the First time
Ava Labs, Roche Cyrulnik Freedman LLP, and Republic Advisory Services are bringing the USD10 billion asset class of litigation financing to the Avalanche blockchain through the creation of a first of its kind token, the Initial Litigation Offering (ILO), a blockchain-enabled litigation financing product open to all investors.
The Crypto Finance Group has appointed Rupertus Rothenhaeuser as CEO of its Brokerage operation, effective 15 December 2020. Previously on the Executive Board at SIX Digital Exchange (SDX), Rothenhaeuser will take up the Brokerage CEO role from founder Jan Brzezek, who continues as CEO of Crypto Finance AG.
Bitfinex, a state-of-the-art digital token trading platform, has added XRP (XRP), litecoin (LTC), EOS (EOS) and polkadot (DOT) as collateral on Bitfinex Borrow, a peer-to-peer (P2P) digital token loan portal.
Standard Chartered and Northern Trust launch Zodia cryptocurrency custodian for institutional investors
SC Ventures, the innovation and ventures unit of Standard Chartered, and Northern Trust, a provider of asset servicing, have partnered to launch Zodia Custody, an institutional-grade custody solution for cryptocurrencies.
Index provider S&P Dow Jones Indices is partnering with Lukka, a New York City-based crypto asset software and data company to launch global cryptocurrency asset indexes.
Prime Trust, a B2B financial infrastructure platform for payments, custody and settlement of alternative assets, has launched Prime Liquidity – a turnkey API-based liquidity engine that enables any fintech app to buy, sell, and hold cryptocurrency.
Copper.co, a London-based digital asset infrastructure provider, has launched CopperConnect – a dedicated decentralised finance (DeFi) tool for crypto institutions.