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Nearly 500 Crypto Startups Bank at Silvergate, IPO Filing Reveals

Nearly 500 Crypto Startups Bank at Silvergate, IPO Filing Reveals The California-based parent of Silvergate Bank has detailed its relationships with the cryptocurrency industry as part of its IPO filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Touting itself as “The Banking Platform for Innovators” in its S-1 prospectus, filed …

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Singapore’s Stock Exchange Clarifies Rules for Listed Firms Issuing ICOs

Singapore’s Stock Exchange Clarifies Rules for Listed Firms Issuing ICOs Singapore Exchange (SGX) has clarified the rules for publicly listed companies planning to conduct initial coin offerings (ICOs). In a column published Thursday, Tan Boon Gin, CEO of the stock exchange’s regulatory subsidiary, SGX RegCo, stressed that any tokens launched …

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Crypto Exchange-Traded Product to Launch on Swiss Stock Exchange

Crypto Exchange-Traded Product to Launch on Swiss Stock Exchange Switzerland is to see the launch of the first ever exchange-traded product (ETP) tracking multiple cryptocurrencies. As reported in the The Financial Times on Saturday, the country’s principle stock exchange, Six, has given the go ahead for the ETP, which is called …

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Bitmain Denies Reports That CEO Jihan Wu Was Ousted From Its Board

Bitmain Denies Reports That CEO Jihan Wu Was Ousted From Its Board Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain has denied widely circulated reports that its co-CEO, Jihan Wu, has been ousted from the board of BitMain Technologies Holding Company, the entity currently seeking to go public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). …

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Singapore’s Central Bank, SGX Develop Blockchain Settlement System

Singapore’s Central Bank, SGX Develop Blockchain Settlement System The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the country’s stock exchange, Singapore Exchange (SGX), have developed a settlement system for tokenized assets that can work across different blockchains. Announced by the nation’s Ministry of Communications and Information in a press release on …

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Old-School Tech Company Aims to Help ‘Immature’ Crypto Exchanges Grow Up

Old-School Tech Company Aims to Help ‘Immature’ Crypto Exchanges Grow Up A financial technology company that was founded a full decade before the bitcoin white paper came out is looking to help today’s cryptocurrency trading platforms mature. Cinnober, based in Stockholm, mainly provides tech solutions to traditional stock and commodity …

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15 Banks Join DTCC Post-Trade Blockchain as Project Enters Testing

15 Banks Join DTCC Post-Trade Blockchain as Project Enters Testing The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has advanced its main blockchain project to a testing phase with 15 global banks, one of the last steps before taking the tech live.  Announced today, U.K.-based Barclays is among the global banks …

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Coinbase’s Head of Trading Resigns After Six Months on Job

Coinbase’s Head of Trading Resigns After Six Months on Job The head of trading at Coinbase, Hunter Merghart, has resigned from the U.S. crypto exchange and wallet provider after just six months on the job, CoinDesk has learned. Merghart made the decision to leave the company last week and is …

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Hong Kong Stock Exchange Taps Digital Asset for Post-Trade Blockchain Trial

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Taps Digital Asset for Post-Trade Blockchain Trial The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has teamed up with distributed ledger startup Digital Asset to develop a blockchain platform for post-trade processing. The two firms are exploring the development of a blockchain-powered platform for HKEX’s Northbound Stock Connect …

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