Institutional Investors

Michael Novogratz, chief executive officer, Galaxy Investment Partners at Invest 2017 (Credit: CoinDesk archives)
Bakkt, Galaxy Digital to Offer Bitcoin Trading, Custody Solution for Institutions
Bakkt and Galaxy Digital plan to offer a "white glove" trading and custody solution targeting institutions this year.
Michael Novogratz, chief executive officer, Galaxy Investment Partners at Invest 2017 (Credit: CoinDesk archives)

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Number of Institutions Buying Crypto Futures Doubled in 2020: Fidelity Report
More than 85 U.S. institutions bought crypto futures last year, more than double the number touching the space in 2018, according to a new survey by Fidelity.
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Bitfinex Spin-Out Says Funds Are Lining Up for Its New Decentralized Exchange
DeversiFi says it has received interest in its DEX's privacy features from more 70 funds.
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Behind 'Prime Broker' Buzzword Lies a Complex Strategy Game for Crypto Firms
Coinbase, BitGo and Genesis all announced plans to become prime brokers this month. Here's what the trend reveals about the state of the industry.
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Crypto Long & Short: Innovation Cycles, Crypto Venture Funds and Institutional Investors
With so much attention on institutional involvement in crypto asset markets, we overlook they are already here through VC investments – less fast-paced, perhaps, but important...
Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) co-founder Marc Andreessen

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CME Says Volume Surge Shows Strong Institutional Interest Before Bitcoin Halving
A surge in bitcoin derivatives suggests institutional investors are getting bitcoin exposure ahead of the halving, the Chicago exchange says.
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BRISK DEALINGS: “You still have a lot of people who are long that are trying to get out,” says an OTC crypto trader. (Image: Traders in the wheat pit of the Board of Trade in Chicago, 1920, via Shutterstock)
Retail Investors Are Buying the Bitcoin Institutions Are Selling, Traders Say
As institutions unload bitcoin, crypto’s traditional base – retail investors – is doing most of the buying, market participants said.
BRISK DEALINGS: “You still have a lot of people who are long that are trying to get out,” says an OTC crypto trader. (Image: Traders in the wheat pit of the Board of Trade in Chicago, 1920, via Shutterstock)

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The Productization of Bitcoin Maximalism
NLW discusses the rise in bitcoin only businesses and “blockchain not crypto” in China vs. “digital assets not blockchain” in US financial firms.
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Asian Institutions Are Finally Warming to Crypto Hedge Funds
Asian institutional investors are increasingly showing interest in allocating a small portion of their portfolios to crypto hedge funds.
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