Custodian

16:9 Custodian (Tim Evans/Unsplash)
Bitcoin ETF Provider Valkyrie Adds BitGo as Second Custodian in Risk Mitigation Move
The digital asset investment firm has become the first of the ETF providers to diversify custody of its coins by tapping BitGo's expertise in addition to Coinbase
16:9 Custodian (Tim Evans/Unsplash)

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Crypto Custodian Hex Trust Expands European Foray With Registration in France
The registration, which follows last year's approval in Italy, is "a significant milestone" for its European expansion plans, Hex Trust said.
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Nasdaq building (Shutterstock)
Nasdaq Halts Plan for Crypto Custody Service Due to U.S. Regulatory Conditions
The stock market operator had said in March that it was putting together infrastructure and regulatory approval for the custodian service.
Nasdaq building (Shutterstock)

Komainu are part-lions statues that are usually placed at the entrance of several Shinto temples.  (Shutterstock)
OKX Chooses Nomura-Backed Crypto Storage Firm Komainu as Custodian
OKX is the first client to use Komainu Connect, a regulated settlement and custody system for institutional customers.
Komainu are part-lions statues that are usually placed at the entrance of several Shinto temples.  (Shutterstock)

Merlion Park in Singapore (Pixabay)
Binance's Custody Arm Ceffu Will Apply for Singapore License: Report
Binance rebranded its custody arm to Ceffu earlier this month.
Merlion Park in Singapore (Pixabay)

Tom Pageler CEO at Prime Trust (LinkedIn)
Crypto Custodian Prime Trust Agrees to Return $17M in Tokens to Bankrupt Lender Celsius
The assets will be sent to a designated Celsius wallet, and will await court orders about how they should be distributed.
Tom Pageler CEO at Prime Trust (LinkedIn)

Copper Technologies has raised $196 million in new funding this year (Shutterstock)
Crypto Custodian Copper Raises $196M in Series C Funding Round
The company also reported a loss of $16 million last year, up from $4.1 million in 2020.
Copper Technologies has raised $196 million in new funding this year (Shutterstock)

Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Galaxy Digital Abandons $1.2B Plan to Acquire Crypto Custody Firm BitGo
The $1.2 billion deal was announced May 2021 and was expected to close by the end of that year.
Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)

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Celsius Network Custody Clients Tap Lawyer to Reclaim $180M
The account holders represent 4% of the assets locked up at the bankrupt crypto lender.
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Zodia Markets CEO Usman Ahmad (Zodia Markets)
Crypto Trading Firm Zodia Markets Goes Live in UK
The company is backed by the venture arm of British banking giant Standard Chartered.
Zodia Markets CEO Usman Ahmad (Zodia Markets)