Berlin-based Bitcoin bank Bitwala announced that it has raised €13 million (around $14.5 million) in a Series A funding round led by Sony Financial Ventures and NKB Group. Existing investors Earlybird and Coparion contributed half of the funding.
This story was updated on August 1, 13:55 UTC The U.S. Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) stated that LedgerX has “not yet been approved by the Commission” to offer physically settled bitcoin futures. Crypto derivatives provider LedgerX announced it has launched the first physically-settled Bitcoin futures contracts on the U.S. market. The contracts, which […]
Bitfinex have today announced the completion of eosfinex, an on-chain trading platform built on EOSio technology. According to the press release shared with ForkLog, eosfinex has been developed with a focus on the combination of decentralization and low latency and to further the abilities of peer-to-peer value exchange, allowing for high volume trading on the […]
Blockchain, provider of the leading Bitcoin wallet, has announced the launch of its own crypto exchange. Dubbed The PIT, the new platform is said to be “the fastest crypto exchange in the world.”
The Baltic Honeybadger conference is a major Bitcoin event in both Riga, Latvia and the world, dedicated to Bitcoin and the technologies built around it. The goal of the conference is to create an educational and community-driven event with high-profile speakers from all around the world, and coming from different backgrounds — from technical engineers […]
In the wake of the news that the Commodity Futures and Trading Commission (CFTC) is investigating BitMEX due to suspicion of illegally offering trading to the U.S. citizens, users of the popular Bitcoin derivatives exchange have withdrawn almost $85 million, the highest amount among other leading exchanges. According to data provided by TokenAnalyst, BitMEX saw […]
A new digital currency Ycash (YEC), which forked away from Zcash blockchain, is now live.
The US president has made his first-ever public comments about Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, stating that they “are not money” while their “value is highly volatile and based on thin air.”
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved a $28 million Reg A+ offering for decentralized Internet company Blockstack. According to the company’s blog post, this is the first time in U.S. history that a crypto token offering has received SEC qualification and “a huge step forward for decentralized applications, internet security, and […]
OKCoin cryptocurrency exchange announced on Monday it has listed STASIS EURS (EURS), the first euro-pegged stable coin. Authorized OKCoin customers already can deposit and withdraw EURS, while trading is enabled in EURS/USD, EURS/EUR, and EURS/BTC.
Launching out of private beta today, ShapeShift’s new platform allows users to buy, sell, trade, and manage over 50 different digital assets through a connected hardware wallet. It’s a major launch for the five-year-old company, which was founded in 2014 as a way to swap one cryptocurrency for another.
Bitmain Technologies Ltd. co-founder and former CEO Jihan Wu has officially launched a new crypto platform which, according to a Bloomberg report on July 8, offers over-the-counter (OTC) trading, lending and custody for digital assets.