Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher Learning

Digital Currency Donors and Crypto-Backed Endowments Fuel Higher Learning Digital asset holders and organizations have been donating funds to a number of well-known universities. These days a slew of popular colleges like Stanford, MIT, Cornell, Puget Sound, and Princeton all accept digital currency donations or have high-net-worth crypto backers funding […]

Korea Exchange Official: US Decision on Bitcoin ETF Will Set Tone for Local Crypto Market

Korea Exchange Official: US Decision on Bitcoin ETF Will Set Tone for Local Crypto Market An official at South Korea’s sole securities exchange operator, the Korea Exchange, says the bourse is closely eyeing developments from U.S. regulators in regard to crypto ETFs Cointelegraph.com News

Bitcoin Volatility Uncharacteristically Low: What’s Causing the Lack of Excitement?

Bitcoin Volatility Uncharacteristically Low: What’s Causing the Lack of Excitement? The Bitcoin price has become relatively stable over the last few weeks. In fact, according to Buy Bitcoin Worldwide, the 30-day volatility index for BTC is now at 2.55% — the lowest since July. What does this drop in volatility […]

Coinbase Reveals Its Procedure for Handling Contentious Forks

Coinbase Reveals Its Procedure for Handling Contentious Forks On Feb. 20, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase gave the public an inside look at how the company deals with contentious forks. Coinbase engineer Breck Stodghill specifically discussed how the trading platform dealt with the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) split on November […]

University of Michigan Endowment Backs Crypto Venture Capital Fund

University of Michigan Endowment Backs Crypto Venture Capital Fund The financial endowment fund of the University of Michigan, one of the oldest and most established academic institutions in the U.S., is the latest institutional investor revealed to have entered the cryptocurrency ecosystem. Its endowment is backing a crypto venture capital […]

Liechtenstein Bank Creates Cryptocurrency Trading Platform for Institutional Investors

Liechtenstein Bank Creates Cryptocurrency Trading Platform for Institutional Investors A private bank in Liechtenstein has established a cryptocurrency trading platform for institutional investors. Balzers-based Bank Frick will offer the service through its new subsidiary DLT Markets AG. Also read: Irish Auctioneer to Sell off 315 BTC Seized by Belgian Police Investors […]

Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens

Company Evades SEC Penalty Despite Illegally Issuing Security Tokens The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided not to impose a penalty on a company that had issued security tokens without its approval and without qualifying for an exemption. The company raised approximately $ 12.7 million. Also read: SEC Chair […]

In the Daily: Quadrigacx Transfer, Tokenized Bonds, Beam Investment, Rakuten Pay

In the Daily: Quadrigacx Transfer, Tokenized Bonds, Beam Investment, Rakuten Pay In this edition of The Daily, Canadian exchange Quadrigacx has transferred its remaining crypto funds to the court appointed monitor Ernst & Young. In Germany, the federal securities regulator Bafin has authorized an STO. Also, Beam has found a […]