Use Cases & Verticals

bitcoin, atm

Largest Bitcoin ATM Network Coinme Raises New Funding from Ripple’s Xpring 

| David Pan

Coinme, which provides kiosks and ATMs for digital currencies, raised $1.5 million in a Series A-1 financing round that included Ripple’s…

crypto, fiat

Tagomi Rollout Paves Way for Institutional Crypto Shorting

| Danny Nelson

Crypto brokerage Tagomi released its borrowing and lending platform to the wider public, enabling investors to short cryptocurrencies like bitcoin…

wall street

Rebranded TrueDigital Partners for ‘Imminent’ Bitcoin Derivatives Launch

| Daniel Palmer

Tassat, formerly trueDigital, has teamed up with AlgoTrader to provide institutional traders access to its soon-to-launch bitcoin swaps contracts.

Huobi Plans Backdoor IPO Attempt in Hong Kong, Document Suggests

| David Pan

A filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange backs up earlier suggestions that Huobi seeks to go public through a firm acquired in 2018.

Santander Settles Both Sides of a $20 Million Bond Trade on Ethereum

| Ian Allison

Santander has issued a $20 million bond on ethereum, and paid fiat cash for it on the public blockchain as well.

Seed CX Subsidiary Adds Crypto Derivatives Settlement for Institutions

| Nikhilesh De

Zero Hash is launching support settlement services for bilateral derivative transactions.

Mastercard, R3 to Develop Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Platform

| Daniel Palmer

The card giant is to develop a blockchain-powered cross-border payments platform in partnership with enterprise-focused blockchain firm R3.

Facebook Libra Is Seeking to Register as a Payment System in Switzerland

| Daniel Palmer

The non-profit set up to run Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking to apply for licensing as a payment system in Switzerland.

Legacy Trust to Launch Independent Crypto Custody Business

| Christine Kim

Hong Kong-based Legacy Trust is spinning out a new business focused entirely on institutional-grade cryptocurrency custody solutions.

IPO

First Tokenized IPO Launches on National Stock Exchange

| Daniel Palmer

The national stock exchange of the Seychelles is today launching the world's first IPO of tokenized shares, utilizing the ethereum blockchain.