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Although many are enamored with bashing the colloquial term “BUIDL,” for many Bitcoin diehards, 2018’s crypto market lull has been a time to unironically bolster this industry’s underlying infrastructure. This isn’t just hearsay, as 2018 has arguably been crypto’s strongest year yet, in terms of promising products, platforms, and startups, rather than day-to-day price action. Some…
Holding onto and storing digital assets for clients has become one of the key criteria in offering crypto services, at least according to Goldman Sachs. The Wall Street banking giant said that it is not any closer to offering cryptocurrency products amid this year’s bear market according to Bloomberg. The bank’s head of digital asset…
Although relative non-action in crypto markets has continued, with prices stagnating en-masse, prominent institutions, such as Goldman Sachs and Tiger Global, still seem ready to pounce on what this nascent industry has to offer. Goldman Sachs Onboards Exclusive Investors For Bitcoin Products Per an insider scoop from The Block, Wall Street’s golden child, Goldman Sachs,…
To say that these past seven days were bullish for crypto would likely be an understatement. Fidelity and Goldman Sachs, two prominent Wall Street giants, doubled-down on their cryptocurrency efforts, while already-established companies in this industry continued their unbridled expansion efforts. But, if the crypto industry had a bullish week, why didn’t prices react positively? Well,…
Prominent institutional-grade cryptocurrency wallet provider BitGo raised $58.5 billion in a Series B funding round led by Mike Novogratz’ crypto-focused Galaxy Digital and Wall Street mainstay Goldman Sachs. Goldman and Galaxy Back BitGo’s Ambitions to Create a “$1 Trillion Crypto Wallet” Industry-leading provider of multi-sig security cryptocurrency custodial services BitGo announced today the second close…
One of President Trump’s previous economic advisers has joined Spring Labs. Gary Cohn is the latest former Wall Streeter to take up a position within the ever-expanding blockchain industry. Cohn Joins Steven Hunt and Christine Sandler in Moving to the Blockchain Industry Yet another blockchain-related company has managed to poach talent from Wall Street. Spring…
After finding much success in their unique “Buy the Market” feature, Circle has announced that additional cryptocurrency bundles each broken down by category are now available via the Circle Invest app. Circle Invest Debuts New Cryptocurrency “Collections” The Goldman Sachs-backed peer-to-peer payments technology company, Circle, has been aggressively expanding into the cryptocurrency space. This began…
Boston-based Circle Internet Financial Ltd., creator of the popular retail crypto trading app Circle Invest, has announced that it’s following the lead of other exchanges by launching its own U.S.-dollar backed stablecoin. USD Coin: Circle Introduces New Dollar Backed Stablecoin The Goldman Sachs-backed Circle announced the move just days after revealing that new assets were…
Over the past week, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley have doubled down on their plans to offer tradable instruments and products around Bitcoin. Alistair Milne, the chief information officer at Altana Digital Currency Fund, stated that the increasing interest towards cryptocurrencies as an asset class by banks and regulated financial institutions is crucial, as it demonstrates…
$83 billion investment bank Morgan Stanley is following the footsteps of Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, and will soon offer Bitcoin swap trading to its clients. As reported by Alastair Marsh at Bloomberg, the US banking giant has already developed the infrastructure required to offer complex derivatives tied to Bitcoin and will launch Bitcoin swap trading…