Browsing the "Bakkt" Tag

NYSE Parent ICE Anticipates Over $20 Million Spend on Bakkt This Year

| Wolfie Zhao

NYSE parent firm Intercontinental Exchange is likely to spend over $20 million building its bitcoin futures trading platform Bakkt in 2019.

Someone Is Impersonating Bitcoin Futures Platfom Bakkt to Raise Money

| Nikhilesh De

There's a website out there masquerading as Bakkt in an apparent attempt to bilk people out of their bitcoin.

Ex-Starbucks CEO and Presidential Hopeful Howard Schultz Is a Crypto Fan

| Nikhilesh De

Howard Schultz, who may run for president of the U.S., is a firm believer in cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

US Government Shutdown Derailed Bitcoin ETF Talks, Says VanEck CEO

| Nikhilesh De

The bitcoin ETF proposal was pulled due to the government shutdown, VanEck CEO Jan van Eck said Wednesday.

Bakkt Makes Initial Hiring Push for Bitcoin Futures Exchange

| Anna Baydakova

The hotly anticipated bitcoin futures platform plans to hire at least eight individuals in areas from sales to tech to finance.

Bitcoin Futures Market Bakkt Makes Its First Acquisition

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt acquired parts of Rosenthal Collins Group, an independent futures commission, to build up its risk management and regulatory compliance…

$182 Million: ICE’s Bitcoin Startup Bakkt Announces Massive Fundraise

| Brady Dale

The New York Stock Exchange–affiliated Bakkt completes its first fundraising round, with 12 partners.

Launch of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Market May Get Postponed Again

| Marc Hochstein

It's unlikely the CFTC will act in time for ICE to launch Bakkt as planned on Jan. 24, CoinDesk has learned.

ICE Founder: ‘We’re Kind of Agnostic’ on Bitcoin’s Price

| Stan Higgins

ICE founder and chairman Jeffrey Sprecher and Bakkt CEO Kelly Loeffler took to the stage during CoinDesk's Consensus: Invest event on Tuesday.

ICE’s Bakkt Delays Bitcoin Futures Launch

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt has delayed the launch of its bitcoin futures launch to January 2019.