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Stellar Lumens Is About to Begin Trading on Coinbase Pro

Stellar Lumens Is About to Begin Trading on Coinbase Pro

The Stellar lumen has just become the latest cryptocurrency to be listed on Coinbase’s professional exchange. Coinbase Pro announced Wednesday that it was accepting deposits of XLM, with trading support coming once sufficient liquidity is established. The process will take a minimum of 12 hours, according to a blog post. The cryptocurrency is not yet available on […]

Coinbase Exchange Users Can Buy and Sell XRP Starting Today

Coinbase Exchange Users Can Buy and Sell XRP Starting Today

Crypto exchange Coinbase is launching support for XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. The exchange announced Monday it would be listing XRP on its professional trading platform, Coinbase Pro, in “transfer-only” mode, meaning customers can only deposit tokens to begin with. After a minimum of 12 hours, the company plans to activate other trading services, though […]

University of Michigan Endowment Ups Investment in Andreessen Horowitz Crypto Venture Fund

University of Michigan Endowment Ups Investment in Andreessen Horowitz Crypto Venture Fund

The University of Michigan’s $12 billion endowment plans to bolster its investment in a “cryptonetwork technology fund” (CNK Fund I) managed by American venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. The development was revealed in the agenda for the university’s Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 21. According to the document, the endowment had already committed $3 million to CNK Fund I in June 2018 […]

Crypto Exchange Kraken Secures Blockbuster $4 Billion Valuation After $100m Mega Deal

Crypto Exchange Kraken Secures Blockbuster $4 Billion Valuation After $100m Mega Deal

Following the completion of the largest deal in the cryptocurrency sector year-to-date, major U.S. and Europe-based crypto exchange Kraken is set to raise a funding round valuing the company at $4 billion. On February 4, as CCN reported, Kraken acquired Crypto Facilities for over $100 million, becoming a regulated futures and index products operator in Europe. […]

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 […]

Coinbase UK Legal Counsel: ‘Big Developments’ Expected this Year For Cryptoassets

Coinbase UK Legal Counsel: ‘Big Developments’ Expected this Year For Cryptoassets

Marcus Hughes, the lead counsel of the European region for US-based crypto exchange Coinbase, has predicted that there will be more comprehensive and progressive cryptocurrency regulations that will be introduced this year. Hughes, a former executive director at Morgan Stanley’s UK division, said in a recent interview with Forbes that the crypto industry will “see big developments” within the […]

Coinbase Exec Leaves Crypto Exchange for Stablecoin Issuer

Coinbase Exec Leaves Crypto Exchange for Stablecoin Issuer

Another alumnus of Coinbase has left the cryptocurrency industry unicorn for a smaller startup. Vaishali Mehta, who worked as a senior compliance manager at Coinbase from November 2017 to November 2018, joined TrustToken last month as head of compliance, according to her LinkedIn profile. TrustToken, the company behind the TrueUSD stablecoin, confirmed the hire. Neither Coinbase nor […]

How Coinbase Carried Out ‘Largest Crypto Migration’ Ever: 5% of All BTC and 8% of All ETH

How Coinbase Carried Out ‘Largest Crypto Migration’ Ever: 5% of All BTC and 8% of All ETH

On Wednesday (19 December 2018), Philip Martin, the VP of Security at crypto exchange Coinbase, provided a “behind the scenes look” at how his company recently carried out quietly possibly the world’s largest ever migration of cryptoassets: “5% of all BTC, 8% of all ETH and 25% of all LTC in circulation (among many other assets).” This on-chain migration was completed last […]

Coinbase Adds Crypto-to-Crypto Trading for Retail Customers

Coinbase Adds Crypto-to-Crypto Trading for Retail Customers

Coinbase users can begin trading cryptocurrencies directly with other cryptocurrencies, the exchange startup said Monday. The company is adding support for crypto-to-crypto trading for its retail customers, adding a feature that has long been available to professional cryptocurrency trading services, said product manager Anna Marie Clifton. Users on Coinbase.com, as well as the Android and iOS […]