Category: crypto

Automated Investment Service Firm Wealthfront Adds Support for Grayscale’s BTC, ETH Trusts

Automated Investment Service Firm Wealthfront Adds Support for Grayscale’s BTC, ETH Trusts

On Thursday, the Palo Alto-based automated investment service firm, Wealthfront Inc., announced that customers can now get exposure to crypto assets via the company’s platform. The firm revealed that clients can choose from two Grayscale investment trusts, as the company now offers investments in the Grayscale Ethereum Trust (ETHE) and the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC). […]

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Central Bank of Ireland Governor Talks Crypto, Praises ‘Secure, Decentralized’ Technology

Central Bank of Ireland Governor Talks Crypto, Praises ‘Secure, Decentralized’ Technology

Gabriel Makhlouf, the governor of the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), has published a blog post in which he shares his views on the digitalization of finance. While echoing concerns expressed by his counterparts regarding cryptocurrencies, the official has also highlighted some of their positives. Don’t Ignore the Positive Elements of Crypto Technology, Central Bank […]

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Zort unveils its own coin powering its new platform

The cryptocurrency market has surged in 2021 with an increased inflow of capital. Despite the recent general market correction, the crypto sector remains attractive for most investors. However, it is always challenging for investors to consistently make profits due to the market’s high volatility. Furthermore, investors face challenges to attain full profitability due to entry […]

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Russian ‘Time Capsule’ to Facilitate Inheritance of Crypto Assets

Russian ‘Time Capsule’ to Facilitate Inheritance of Crypto Assets

Researchers in Moscow are developing a new service that will allow users to transfer digital data to their heirs, including crypto keys. The Russian “time capsule” will be capable of storing and relaying other private information as well such as a record of the whereabouts of valuable items. Russian Universities to Provide Service Allowing Crypto […]

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New staking products and meetings with Uniswap: behind the scenes at Robinhood Crypto

New staking products and meetings with Uniswap: behind the scenes at Robinhood Crypto

There’s a lot going on inside Robinhood’s dedicated crypto business unit: the development of new lending and staking products and meetings with Uniswap to start.  That’s not surprising, given the sizeable role crypto has played in Robinhood’s bottom line. In a prospectus filed ahead of the firm’s much-anticipated IPO, Robinhood said that nearly one-fifth of […]

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Iran Raises Alarm Over Potential Influx of Miners From China

Iran Raises Alarm Over Potential Influx of Miners From China

With the government in Beijing cracking down on their operations, Chinese miners have been on the lookout for other jurisdictions. Providing low-cost energy, Iran has emerged as a prospective destination. However, the country’s state-owned power utility has expressed concerns over a possible influx of miners and illegal imports of mining hardware from China. Tavanir Warns […]

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The NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers to Collaborate With Blockchain Firm Socios.com

The NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers to Collaborate With Blockchain Firm Socios.com

Following the announcement from the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Boston Celtics, the Cleveland Cavaliers has officially partnered with the blockchain firm Socios.com. The partnership is aimed at increasing the Socios brand and awareness via the Cavaliers’ global asset platform. Socios Partners With the Cavs On July 26, Socios.com and the NBA team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, […]

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Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto Exchanges

Banks in Kazakhstan to Open Accounts for Registered Crypto Exchanges

Companies providing trading services for digital assets will be able to open accounts with banks in Kazakhstan, local media reported, quoting the country’s crypto industry association. The service should allow Kazakhs to legally invest in cryptocurrencies and cash out their profits. Crypto Exchanges in Kazakhstan to Be Offered Banking Services Kazakh banks will be permitted […]

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Crypto Companies Establish Presence, Hire Talent in Ireland

Crypto Companies Establish Presence, Hire Talent in Ireland

With a friendly attitude towards financial innovation, the Republic of Ireland has become a desired destination for fintech businesses that need unimpeded access to the common European market. Cryptocurrency companies have been opening offices in the EU member state with some well-known players now looking to hire local talent. Major Crypto Companies Set Up European […]

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