Binance is now positioning its Venus stablecoin project as an alternative to Facebook’s Libra, a month after downplaying any suggestions of rivalry.
The U.S. arm of cryptocurrency exchange Binance is opening for registration and deposits on Wednesday.
U.S.-based financial giant Wells Fargo is developing a digital dollar that will run on the firm’s first blockchain platform.
Harbor has created tokens on the ethereum blockchain representing the shares of four real estate funds worth $100 million.
JPMorgan’s blockchain-based interbank payments initiative, IIN, has added Deutsche Bank as its latest member, bringing the total to 320 banks.
Native support for bitcoin cash is coming to HTC’s blockchain phone via a partnership with Bitcoin.com.
Coinme, which provides kiosks and ATMs for digital currencies, raised $1.5 million in a Series A-1 financing round that included Ripple’s subsidiary Xpring and Blockchain Finance Fund. Proceeds from the funding will be used for additional licensing to expand its U.S. and international coverage. The company is licensed to operate bitcoin ATM’s in 29 states […]
Crypto brokerage Tagomi released its borrowing and lending platform to the wider public, enabling investors to short cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum. Tagomi’s COO Kevin Johnson told CoinDesk that its new platform addresses issues that stymie institutional crypto shorts. Many large-scale investors could not short cryptocurrencies as rapidly as they might short an equity position […]
Tassat, formerly trueDigital, has teamed up with AlgoTrader to provide institutional traders access to its soon-to-launch bitcoin swaps contracts.
A filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange backs up earlier suggestions that Huobi seeks to go public through a firm acquired in 2018.
Santander has issued a $20 million bond on ethereum, and paid fiat cash for it on the public blockchain as well.
Arnaud Le Hors of IBM has been elected chair of the technical steering committee at Hyperledger, succeeding Intel’s Dan Middleton.
Zero Hash is launching support settlement services for bilateral derivative transactions.
The card giant is to develop a blockchain-powered cross-border payments platform in partnership with enterprise-focused blockchain firm R3.
The company set up to run Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking to apply for licensing as a payment system in Switzerland.
Hong Kong-based Legacy Trust is spinning out a new business focused entirely on institutional-grade cryptocurrency custody solutions.
Bakkt has revealed the initial margin requirements for its bitcoin futures contracts ahead of a scheduled Sept. 23 launch.
Coinbase hired Dan Yoo, a veteran of LinkedIn and Nerdwallet, as its new VP of business and data, replacing Emilie Choi, now the exchange’s COO.
CipherTrace has rolled out software for sharing sensitive customer information under the FATF’s new “travel rule” for global crypto exchanges.
The national stock exchange of the Seychelles is today launching the wrold’s first IPO of tokenized shares, utilizing the ethereum blockchain.