Cryptocurrency

U.K.-based crypto exchange TeraBlock announced the completion of a funding round which would reportedly provide an on-ramp for new crypto users. In an announcement today, TeraBlock said it had secured $2.4 million in funding from major investors including AU21 Capital, Blockchain.com, Blocksync Ventures, BTX Capital, CryptoDormFund, and others. The platform was reportedly developed with newbies
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Many users on social media have started an online campaign for Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to bring back pro-crypto adviser Zia Ullah Bangash. On Saturday, Bangash, the science, technology, and information technology adviser to Mahmood Khan, the chief minister of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, announced he would resign his position. Bangash cited “unavoidable circumstances” in his
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MicroStrategy’s continuous Bitcoin acquisition has drawn the ire of investment banking giant HSBC. Despite being one of the largest business intelligence firms in the world, HSBC has stated that MicroStrategy is now a “virtual currency product,” a designation akin to the pseudo-Bitcoin exchange-traded fund status attached to the company on account of its sizable Bitcoin
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Insider activity reports for Coinbase’s COIN stock indicate that multiple early investors and executives dumped billions in equity shortly after COIN’s direct listing, with at least one C-suite director cashing out their stake in the cryptocurrency exchange entirely.  Data from Capital Market Laboratories and confirmed by filings on Coinbase’s Investor Relations website shows a total
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Massachusetts’ securities regulator is seeking to revoke the broker-dealer license of cryptocurrency-friendly stock trading app Robinhood in the state. William Galvin, the head of the state’s securities division, said in a new administrative complaint that Robinhood has “continued a pattern of aggressively inducing and enticing trading among its customers — including Massachusetts customers with little
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BAL, the native cryptocurrency of Balancer, the popular automated market maker (AMM) utilized by many DeFi users to trade cryptocurrencies, has surged to new record highs above $70 on April 15. BAL/USDT 1-day price chart (Binance). Source: TradingView.com There are two key reasons behind the uptrend of BAL, namely the buzz around the Coinbase public listing
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ShapeShift, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Switzerland, has announced full integration with THORChain, enabling direct trading of native Bitcoin (BTC) with Ethereum (ETH) and Litecoin (LTC). As of Tuesday, ShapeShift’s mobile users have the ability to make cross-chain swaps without the use of an intermediary, custodian or counterparty of any kind. This capability will be
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The mainstream adoption of blockchain technology continues to pick up steam as stories like Microstrategy using Bitcoin (BTC) to pay bonuses for its board of directors and Topps announcing plans to release nonfungible token collectible trading cards make headlines on a almost daily basis.  As more companies and organizations explore what the integration of blockchain technology can
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Boson Protocol, a project that aims to connect physical commerce and smart contracts, has concluded a $25.8 million public token sale ahead of several exchange listings on Bitfinex, Kucoin and Gate.io. With the token sale, Boson has successfully raised $36 million in support of its decentralized commerce platform. The company raised $10 million in March
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The Keep Network has released details for the second iteration of its “trust-minimized” Bitcoin tokenization protocol, tBTC. In an April 11 blog post, Keep Network developer, Evandro Saturnino, outlined several changes the protocol is considering to address it’s past issues with collateralization. tBTC’s second iteration is expected to require stakers to only lock up KEEP
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The equity of Ripple, the company that builds the infrastructure around XRP — the digital asset used by networks like RippleNet to process cross-border payments — is reportedly trading at $2 to $3 billion in the secondary market. Yet, the XRP holdings of Ripple, are reportedly worth $70 billion, which is many times higher than the valuation
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Over the last 12 months, the remarkable growth in decentralized finance has been driven by one thing: the ability of users to earn strong yields on their crypto assets by lending, staking and providing liquidity. Depending on your risk appetite, gains from DeFi investments can run tens or even hundreds of times higher than standard
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