Tag Archives: Exchanges

Post-Hack, Coincheck Reveals Plans to Expand to U.S. Market

Monex Inc, the company that recently acquired hacked Japanese crypto exchange Coincheck, has revealed plans to expand the exchange to the U.S. in an interview with Bloomberg today, May 18. Monex CEO Oki Matsumoto said he expects Coincheck will receive an official license from Japanese authorities next month, but – without specifying a timeframe – he revealed the… Read More »

Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange Turns to Blockchain for New Lending Platform

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) is teaming up with Accenture and The Floor, an Israeli fintech hub, to build a blockchain securities lending (BSL) platform aimed to allow direct lending of all financial instruments. The BSL will act as a “one-stop-shop for all securities lending activities, permitting access to larger securities volumes within shorter time-frames, even operating… Read More »

Bitfinex Forces Users to Submit Tax Information, May Share with Government

Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has recently notified some of its users that they are required to submit their tax information so the company can then send it over to the British Virgin Island’s (BVI) government, which “may” exchange the info with the tax… Read More »

NY Grants Fifth-Ever BitLicense to Crypto Exchange Genesis Global Trading

Genesis Global Trading has obtained a BitLicense from the state Department of Financial Services (DFS), making it only the fifth firm in three years to receive the controversial license. The cryptocurrency exchange, based in New York City, and DFS announced the news in separate press releases Thursday. In the regulator’s release, New York financial services superintendent Maria Vullo said, “New… Read More »

Bitmain Leads $3 Billion Crypto Exchange Circle’s $110 Million Series E Round

Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Goldman Sachs-backed cryptocurrency exchange Circle now has a new investor to its name, the Chinese crypto mining giant Bitmain. A new investment round led by Bitmain values the exchange at $3 Billion and also includes other notable names like Accel and Blockchain Capital.… Read More »

Social Investing Platform eToro Expanding Crypto Trading to US

eToro, the social investing platform, is launching a full-fledged cryptocurrency exchange and mobile wallet and expanding into the United States. Announced Tuesday, the Israel-based company has opened the waiting list for people in the U.S. who want to trade bitcoin, ethereum, litecoin, XRP, dash, bitcoin cash, stellar, ethereum classic, NEO, and EOS. “Consumers all over the world should… Read More »

Coinbase Rolls Out Sophisticated Suite for Large Institutional Investors

Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Coinbase has announced the launch of several new products today aimed at on-boarding institutional investors into cryptocurrency markets. The rapid influx of world’s large financial participants and their capital spurred Coinbase to develop the products. As CCN reported, the announcement follows company’s furious… Read More »

Winklevoss Crypto Exchange Wins Approval to Trade Zcash

The Winklevoss twins’ Gemini digital currency exchange has become the first in New York to receive a license to trade the privacy-focused cryptocurrency zcash. Alongside the news, Gemini announced support for trading zcash on Monday. Starting from May 19, Gemini users will be able to start depositing zcash (ZEC) into their accounts, the exchange said in a blog announcement. Trading… Read More »

Top 6 (BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, EOS, LTC) To Highlight At Nasdaq Powered Free Exchange

News reaching Ethereum World News indicate that the Consensus Summit, currently happening in New York, will most likely triple in size with respect to attendance when compared with 2017. Such news is also in tandem with the current feel and action of big money getting into crypto in the form of major banks and Wallstreet firms. Notable names… Read More »

Coinbase Rolls Out Crypto Custody Product for Institutions

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced Tuesday it is formally launching Coinbase Custody, a product aimed at aiding institutional cryptocurrency adoption. First announced last year, Coinbase Custody is a crypto storage service directed specifically at large financial institutions, as previously reported by CoinDesk. At the time, the exchange said users would have to pay a $100,000 set-up fee and keep… Read More »