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Bakkt Makes Initial Hiring Push for Bitcoin Futures Exchange

Bakkt Makes Initial Hiring Push for Bitcoin Futures Exchange

Ahead of its hotly anticipated launch, bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt has launched a hiring campaign. Eight new job posting were published Tuesday on the company’s website. Bakkt is looking for several experienced software developers, including mobile and blockchain developers; an institutional sales manager with experience in North America or Asia; and three higher-level positions including a director […]

UK Crypto Exchange Coinfloor to Launch Trading of Physically Delivered Bitcoin Futures

UK Crypto Exchange Coinfloor to Launch Trading of Physically Delivered Bitcoin Futures

CoinfloorEX, a unit of the United Kingdom cryptocurrency exchange Coinfloor, has been reorganized to offer trading of physical Bitcoin futures on the Asian market. The CEO of the company has revealed this in an interview with Bloomberg on Monday, Jan. 7. The rebranded CoinFLEX — short for Coin Futures and Lending Exchange — is reportedly owned by a consortium that includes Roger Ver, […]

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Bullish Above $3,700, Overstock Path Paving

Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC Bullish Above $3,700, Overstock Path Paving

Latest Bitcoin News Aside from Bakkt, the never-ending wait for US SEC to comment or even approve Bitcoin ETF, the crypto and Bitcoin sphere is bereft of market-moving news. True, there are essential updates from time to time and what dominates right now is Overstock plans of “paying” their commercial activity taxes (CAT) using Bitcoin […]

$182 Million: ICE Exchange’s Bitcoin Startup Bakkt Announces Massive Fundraise

$182 Million: ICE Exchange’s Bitcoin Startup Bakkt Announces Massive Fundraise

Bakkt has raised $182.5 million to build out its global digital assets platform and bitcoin futures product. The round, which is Bakkt’s first, included 12 partners, according to a Medium post by CEO Kelly Loeffler. The crypto startup is owned by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), which is best known as the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). […]

Institutional Crypto and a New Generation of Wall Street Leaders

Institutional Crypto and a New Generation of Wall Street Leaders

Donna Redel is an angel investor focusing on financial technology, blockchain and emerging technologies, professor of blockchain and a former chairman at the Commodity Exchange. If there’s any doubt institutions are moving fast on crypto asset adoption, take it from a teacher. In developing the syllabus for Fordham Law and Gabelli School of Business, which both offered […]

Op-Ed: Why Bitcoin is Set to Grow

Op-Ed: Why Bitcoin is Set to Grow

The market capitalization of the cryptocurrency market has dropped from its all-time of over $800 billion to currently around $140 billion, according to CryptoCompare data. Many analysts claim that cryptoassets will not retain value while prominent economist Dr. Nouriel Roubini has predicted that digital currencies will disappear as he claims that decentralized mediums of exchange (MoE) […]

Cryptocurrencies Will Replace Fiat By 2030, International Blockchain Speaker Claims

Cryptocurrencies Will Replace Fiat By 2030, International Blockchain Speaker Claims

Nicholas Merten, the founder of DataDash, the largest cryptocurrency YouTube channel with over 316,000 subscribers, recently noted that crypto will have “four major cycles” including the “Silk Road phase” from 2011-2013, the “retail speculation” phase from 2016-2017, the “institutional speculation” phase from 2019-2020, and finally the “crypto replaces fiat” phase from 2020-2030. Nicholas [email protected]_Merten From what […]

Nasdaq Interested in Deploying Its Platforms for Crypto

Nasdaq Interested in Deploying Its Platforms for Crypto

The U.S. stock exchange company Nasdaq wants to bring its vast experience to bear on the burgeoning cryptoasset industry, Bloomberg reported today (Nov 1st) citing an unpublished internal document. Discussing the possibility of using its expertise to detect market manipulation, and “other scams,” the company referenced its ability to comply with the industry standard of: surveillance […]