Bakkt will begin user testing of its bitcoin futures contracts on July 22, revealing new contract specifications on Thursday.
Bakkt announced Monday it would be testing its bitcoin futures products in July after "working closely" with the CFTC.
ICE CEO Jeffrey Sprecher says crypto winter has been "helpful" to bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt by letting it buy firms on the cheap.
Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt has acquired the Digital Asset Custody Company and is working with global bank BNY Mellon on crypto key storage.
Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt.
The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, ICE, is reportedly eyeing a New York license for its long-delayed crypto exchange Bakkt.
Crypto derivatives provider LedgerX plans to become the first U.S. firm to offer physically settled bitcoin futures contracts.
Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt has brought Google Wallet and PayPal vet Mike Blandina as its chief product officer.
Bakkt has tapped Tom Noonan, a founder of multiple cybersecurity startups, to chair its new board.
More than six months since ICE revealed its vision for Bakkt, the bitcoin futures market is still awaiting regulatory approval.