Blockchain Startup Shyft Signs US$10M Deal With Bermuda Government

Shyft, a blockchain KYC/AML and identity startup, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the government of Bermuda led by the Premier of Bermuda, E. David Burt, JP, MP, in which the startup has pledged to invest up to… Continue Reading

Coinigy Launches Subscription-Based Cryptocurrency Trading Mobile App

Coinigy, a cloud-based cryptocurrency trading platform, has announced the launch of Coinigy Mobile, a subscription-based mobile cryptocurrency trading application for iOS and Android, providing customers with a platform to place limit and stop orders throughout nearly 20 exchanges with data… Continue Reading

New York Stock Exchange Owner Reportedly Working on Bitcoin Trading Platform

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is reportedly working on an online trading platform that would permit investors to bet on bitcoin, according to people familiar with the situation. News of the Georgia-based company’s intentions follows the announcement from Wall Street bank Goldman… Continue Reading

Huobi Labs Announces a $1 billion fund for Blockchain companies

A strategic partnership has been announced between Tianya and Huobi labs. With the latter introducing a $1 billion fund for new businesses seeking to enter the field of blockchain technology. Huobi Labs is an incubator company for the larger cryptocurrency exchange,… Continue Reading

SBI Unveils New Plans For Its Cryptocurrency Exchange

While initially scrapping its plans to develop a cryptocurrency exchange in conjunction with partners. SBI Holdings has today announced new plans to more forward with the development of their own self developed exchange. President and CEO of the company, Yoshitaka… Continue Reading

Winklevoss’ Exchange Gemini Introducing Nasdaq SMARTS market surveillance

In a blog post on the 25th April, cryptocurrency exchange Gemini have announced plans to implement Nasdaq SMARTS market surveillance in a step towards “building a rules-based marketplace” and increasing trading oversight. The Nasdaq inc. technology provides a suite of… Continue Reading

Nasdaq CEO Says Exchange is Open to Serving Cryptocurrency Traders

Adena Friedman, the CEO of Nasdaq, said on CNBC that the exchange would consider supporting digital currency trading. In an interview on CNBC’s Squawk Box Wednesday, Friedman said, “Certainly, Nasdaq would consider becoming a crypto exchange over time… certainly Nasdaq… Continue Reading

Binance Founder Denies Allegations It Breached Sequoia Capital’s Exclusivity Agreement

The founder of Binance, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, has denied an allegation that he breached an exclusivity agreement with venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. In a company post published today, Zhao Changpeng issued a statement in response… Continue Reading

Crypto Exchange Huobi Eyes European Expansion With London Office

Huobi, a cryptocurrency exchange platform originally from China, is looking to expand into the European market with a new office in London to be launched later this year, the company announced on Monday. Huobi operates several brands covering cryptocurrency trading,… Continue Reading

Monex Group CEO: Japan’s Cryptocurrency Exchanges Should be Regulated like Banks

The CEO of online brokerage Monex Group Inc. has said that Japan’s cryptocurrency exchanges should be regulated like the traditional finance system. On Monday, Monex, Japan’s No. 3 online brokerage in terms of customer accounts, completed its acquisition of Tokyo-based… Continue Reading