Browsing the "Bakkt" Tag

CFTC Chair Giancarlo Hints at What’s Holding Back Bakkt’s Bitcoin Futures

| Nikhilesh De

Speaking generally about crypto regulation, the CFTC’s chairman offered clues about the delay at bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt.

Bakkt Exchange May Be Seeking New York License for Crypto Custody: Report

| Daniel Palmer

The owner of the New York Stock Exchange, ICE, is reportedly eyeing a New York license for its long-delayed crypto exchange Bakkt.

LedgerX Reveals Bid to Beat Bakkt to Physical Bitcoin Futures Launch

| Nikhilesh De

Crypto derivatives provider LedgerX plans to become the first U.S. firm to offer physically settled bitcoin futures contracts.

Bitcoin Futures Exchange Bakkt Hires PayPal, Google Vet as Product Chief

| Nikhilesh De

Bitcoin futures platform Bakkt has brought Google Wallet and PayPal vet Mike Blandina as its chief product officer.

Bakkt Taps Former IBM and Cisco Exec Tom Noonan to Chair Its Board

| Nikhilesh De

Bakkt has tapped Tom Noonan, a founder of multiple cybersecurity startups, to chair its new board.

When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo

| Nikhilesh De

More than six months since ICE revealed its vision for Bakkt, the bitcoin futures market is still awaiting regulatory approval.

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.