There’s a way cryptocurrency businesses can get around New York’s notoriously hard-to-get BitLicense, and it runs through Wyoming. At least, so say members of the team that drafted the 13 crypto-friendly laws enacted by the Western state...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdD4DsKi-AU When the super-sleek – and super-divisive – Coinmine machine hit the crypto markets, people were at once impressed and annoyed. The device, looking like the love child between a monochromatic cyborg and an Xbox, was made to...
SoftBank-backed OneConnect Financial Technology, the fintech arm of China’s largest insurance company Ping An Insurance, filed a prospectus on Wednesday for an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm...
Kik is struggling to mount a strong defense in a case brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over its $100 million initial coin offering. As reported last month, Toronto-based Kik’s legal team attempted to persuade...
Bitcoin futures market Bakkt intends to expand from its current physically-settled offerings to cash-settled futures before 2020. Bakkt COO Adam White announced Tuesday during CoinDesk’s Invest: NYC conference that the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) subsidiary is working on...
The Central Bank of Tunisia is denying reports that it has launched a digital currency. In a sweeping rejection published this week the central bank quashed “unfounded” rumors that it had become the first monetary authority to...
Bithumb Global has launched a native coin for Bithumb Chain, the exchange’s custom blockchain. Launched under the “BT” ticker, Bithumb Coin will work as a medium of exchange for the ecosystem, the company told CoinDesk in a...
Bakkt is ready to store customers’ bitcoin. Intercontinental Exchange’s bitcoin subsidiary announced Monday it would provide custody services for institutional clients. Pantera Capital, Galaxy Digital and Tagomi have already signed on as initial customers for “Bakkt Warehouse,” with...
“In the 1800s we had a bubble in railroads, and almost every one of them went bankrupt,” said “Downtown” Josh Brown, CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management. “But what was left behind in the wake of that...
Noelle Acheson is a veteran of company analysis and CoinDesk’s Director of Research. The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own. The following article originally appeared in Institutional Crypto by CoinDesk, a weekly newsletter focused...