Crypto trading firm ErisX has hired a COO from megabank Barclays and a head of infrastructure from YouTube.
The bitcoin ETF proposal was pulled due to the government shutdown, VanEck CEO Jan van Eck said Wednesday.
ErisX is expanding its board as it prepares to launch spot and derivatives markets for bitcoin and, eventually, ethereum.
Matt Trudeau, who has overseen some 10 global market launches, has joined crypto trading firm ErisX as chief strategy officer.
ErisX has closed a $27.5 million Series B funding round to build a regulated crypto spot and futures market.
TD Ameritrade is reportedly investing in ErisX, a new cryptocurrency exchange built by derivatives market provider Eris Exchange.