Category: Blockchain Adoption

Grayscale and iCapital Form Partnership to Facilitate Crypto Investment for Advisors

Grayscale – the world’s largest digital asset fund based in the United States – has recently partnered with fintech investment platform iCapital to provide cryptocurrency investment strategy to the latter’s 6,700+ clients. Crypto Exposure for Wealthy Clients As reported by Globe News Wire, the partnership will be pairing iCapital’s technology and investment capabilities with Grayscale’s […]

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Mastercard Purchases Crypto Intelligence Company CipherTrace to Boost Security

In another step towards cryptocurrency adoption, Mastercard now plans to acquire CipherTrace– a crypto and blockchain intelligence company aimed at providing anti-money laundering and fraud protection solutions to the digital asset space. How CipherTrace Helps Mastercard The acquisition will help Mastercard provide transparency to their clients regarding payment and investment across the cryptocurrency industry. This […]

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IOTA Foundation Selected to Participate in Europe’s Blockchain Infrastructure Project

The non-profit IOTA Foundation is among the seven projects chosen by the European Commission to partake in the first design phase of the European blockchain initiative. A Milestone for IOTA IOTA made the announcement in a blog post published on Tuesday (September 7, 2021). According to the blockchain project, IOTA would be involved in the […]

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Are we in a bubble? We couldn’t be further from it, Ark Invest CEO Says

Cathie Wood, CEO of Ark Invest, recently spoke about the market outlook, taking the opportunity to give some love to Bitcoin and the ecosystem of industries that are developing around cryptocurrencies. Speaking with Yahoo Finance, the financial expert assured that the future looks bright for the world of cryptocurrencies. Wood disagrees with billionaire investor John […]

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Blockchain.com Has Processed $1 Trillion in Crypto Transactions. CFO Reveals IPO Plans

Blockchain.com —former Blockchain.info— one of the OGs of the crypto industry, announced today that as it nears its first decade in the market, it was able to process $1 Trillion in crypto transactions. Macrina Kgil, CFO of Blockchain.com, shared the news on her institutional blog, noting that this statistic only covers Bitcoin transactions between real […]

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Standard Chartered Launches Blockchain-based Trade Finance Platform

The British multinational banking institution – Standard Chartered – has teamed up with the financial technology company – Linklogis – to launch a new blockchain-based digital trade finance platform. It comes by the name of Olea, and its goal would be to bring together “institutional investors seeking opportunities in an alternative asset class with businesses […]

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USAF Taps Constellation Network to Provide Blockchain Security for Data Sharing

The United States Air Force (USAF) has contracted the blockchain protocol, Constellation Network to develop a data security framework that will help in exchanging mission data securely across the Defense Transportation System (DTS). According to the shared press release, Constellation Network will be applying its inhouse developed blockchain protocol Hypergraph Transfer Protocol (HGTP) to the […]

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Cryptocurrencies Increase In Popularity Among LGBTQ and Black Americans

The use of cryptocurrencies as means of payment that circumvent the traditional financial system is proving increasingly popular among minority groups in the United States. According to data from Harris Poll shared by USA Today, 1 in 4 people who identify as LGBTQ have invested in cryptocurrencies. This is almost twice the proportion compared to […]

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Crypto Unicorn Fireblocks Now Valued at $2 Billion Following a $310 Million Series D

Crypto Unicorn Fireblocks Now Valued at $2 Billion Following a $310 Million Series D

The cryptocurrency platform Fireblocks boosted its valuation at $2 billion after raising $310 million in a Series D round. Numerous companies such as Stripes Group, Spark Capital, Sequoia Capital, DRW Venture Capital, and SCB 10X co-led the funding round. Fireblocks Expands Its Crypto Operations According to a Bloomberg report, the blockchain security service provider Fireblocks […]

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Robinhood Plans to Dive Deeper into Crypto, According to CEO Vlad Tenev

Robinhood Plans to Dive Deeper into Crypto, According to CEO Vlad Tenev

Vlad Tenev – the Chief Executive Officer of Robinhood – revealed that the company is looking to provide its customers with more cryptocurrency services such as a digital wallet. However, he did not specify when the firm would implement the new offerings. Is Robinhood Expanding Its Crypto Scope? The American financial services company – Robinhood […]

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