Fidelity Hires Barclays’ Former Head of Digital Assets
Financial services giant Fidelity hired Chris Tyrer, former head of Barclays' digital assets project.
Blockchain provenance startup Everledger has raised $20 million in a Series A round led by internet giant Tencent.
Fidelity Charitable reported receiving more than $106 million in crypto donations since accepting bitcoin in 2015.
The New York Department of Financial Services has granted Fidelity Digital Assets Services (FDAS) a charter to operate as a limited liability trust company to custody digital currencies and execute crypto trading.
The crypto-focused branch of the major asset manager is looking to grow its team with the addition of 10 new roles across blockchain and trading.
Fidelity is launching cryptocurrency trading service for institutional customers “within a few weeks," according to Bloomberg source.