21Shares, the Swiss crypto ETP issuer accredited with listing the first crypto basket HODL, has now achieved USD150 million in assets under management (AUM), outperforming the vast majority of managed crypto funds.
Fireblocks has raised USD30 million in Series B funding, bringing its cumulative fundraising to USD46 million. This round was led by Paradigm with participation from existing investors, Cyberstarts, Tenaya Capital, Swisscom, Galaxy Digital, Digital Currency Group (DCG), and Cedar Hill Capital.
Lukka and IHS Markit partner to provide institutional quality crypto asset data to the financial industry
Lukka, a crypto asset software and data provider, has partnered with global business information provider IHS Markit to redistribute Lukka’s institutional-grade blockchain and digital asset data products, including Lukka Prime and Lukka Reference Data, as part of the comprehensive IHS Markit Pricing, Valuations and Reference Data offerings.
Bitfinex Derivatives has launched perpetual contracts for IOTA (IOTAF0:USTF0), Chainlink (LINKF0:USTF0) and Uniswap (UNIF0:USTF0).
Telos, one of the most active blockchain platforms in the world, has partnered with pNetwork to bring liquidity to its DeFi ecosystem.
ICON, one of the world’s largest decentralised networks, has signed a long-term deal with Band Protocol to support data-driven DApp development on its blockchain.
Blockpass has unveiled Base Protocol, a synthetic crypto asset that derives its price from the total market cap of all cryptocurrencies, as its latest partner.
Galaxy Digital Holdings has acquired two cryptocurrency trading firms: DrawBridge Lending (DrawBridge), an specialist in digital asset lending, borrowing, and structured products, and Blue Fire Capital (Blue Fire), a proprietary trading firm specialising in market-making and two-sided liquidity for digital assets.
Ethereum was the most traded cryptocurrency in Q3 2020 with 1.1m average daily transactions, 3.5x more than bitcoin
As the world's second-largest cryptocurrency, ethereum witnessed impressive growth in 2020. Since the beginning of the year, the ctyptocurrency's price price surged by a remarkable 230 per cent, drawing more and more attention from investors in times of economic uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 outbreak.
SFOX, an independent crypto prime broker, providing global liquidity and best price execution from a single account, has appointed Shawn Egger as Head of Execution Services.