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.
LedgerX, a crypto derivatives provider, is planning to become the first U.S. company to offer physically settled Bitcoin futures contracts. Should they succeed in getting this license, then the firm will beat Bakkt to the first place, another company that has been trying to offer the same product for a while now.
A majority of Bitcoin trading volume is artificially created by unregulated exchanges, according to a Bitwise Asset Management report.
As a result of a partnership with New Zealand-based Brave New Coin, stock exchange operator Nasdaq is adding Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) indices to its global data service later this month.
Bakkt, the cryptocurrency platform by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has announced on the New Year’s Eve that is has completed its first round of funding, raising $182.5 million from 12 partners and investors.
Gemini Trust Company, the digital asset exchange and custodian founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, announced that it had launched a new mobile app along with a new investment vehicle.
Chicago-based crypto trading platform ErisX has closed a Series B funding round that raised $27.5 million, the company anounced on Tuesday, December 4.
Leading U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced it is launching Zcash (ZEC) trading on its professional trading platform Coinbase Pro.
The world’s second largest stock exchange Nasdaq has announced partnership with U.S. investment firm VanEck aiming at bringing a host of new regulated cryptocurrency financial products to market, including Bitcoin futures.
On November 20, ICE, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, announced the delay of the Bakkt Bitcoin futures market launch from December 12 to January 24, 2019.
Switzerland’s major stock exchange SIX Swiss Exchange will list the world’s first crypto-based exchange-traded product (ETP) next week, the Financial Times reported Saturday, November 16.
Hodl Hodl – a global P2P cryptocurrency exchange that doesn’t hold users funds – recently enabled 2 out of 3 multisig escrow contracts on its platform.