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TechCrunch Founder’s Crypto Fund Tops $100 Million, Completes First Acquisition

TechCrunch Founder’s Crypto Fund Tops $100 Million, Completes First Acquisition

One of Arrington XRP Capital’s largest limited partners (LPs) has injected a fresh $30 million into the digital asset firm, according to its founder Michael Arrington. “The reason is, like everyone, we didn’t do particularly great last year, but we did better than the market. And that was a win,” Arrington told CoinDesk. With the […]

Crypto Tidbits: Square Looks To Bolster Bitcoin, Binance Goes Down Under, SBI Delves Into Mining

Crypto Tidbits: Square Looks To Bolster Bitcoin, Binance Goes Down Under, SBI Delves Into Mining

Another week, another Crypto Tidbits. The past seven days were, by many measures, an interesting period for the cryptocurrency space. Mainstream adoption moved ever closer, more money poured into this space, and infrastructure was built out. But, one report claimed that 95% of all Bitcoin trading activity could be entirely false, setting a harrowing precedent […]

Crypto Lender BlockFi Cuts Interest Rates Paid to Largest Account Holders

Crypto Lender BlockFi Cuts Interest Rates Paid to Largest Account Holders

BlockFi has changed the terms of its interest-bearing cryptocurrency deposit account just weeks after launching it. Beginning April 1, for accounts with more than 25 bitcoin or 500 ether, BlockFi will pay only 2 percent, not the originally advertised 6 percent, according to an email sent to customers March 20 and a company blog post that same […]

Crypto Exchange Aggregator Caspian to Offer Crypto Options and Futures Trading

Crypto Exchange Aggregator Caspian to Offer Crypto Options and Futures Trading

Institutional crypto trading, portfolio and risk management platform Caspian announced that it has integrated its platform with cryptocurrency futures and options trading exchange Deribit. The news was revealed in a press release from Caspian published on March 20. Per the announcement, Deribit has been added to Caspian’s ecosystem of over 30 cryptocurrency exchanges and liquidity providers. The company also claims that the move renders it […]

Bitcoin [BTC]: Tom Lee predicts three possible scenarios for Bitcoin’s price if it catches a macro tailwind

Bitcoin [BTC]: Tom Lee predicts three possible scenarios for Bitcoin’s price if it catches a macro tailwind

Thomas Lee, the Co-founder of Fundstrat, well-known for his Bitcoin price predictions and in-depth understanding of the Bitcoin markets, tweeted about the relationship between emerging markets and the price of Bitcoin. According to his tweet, Bitcoin needed to pump up to $10,000 to $20,000 to catch up to the equities. Tom Lee tweeted, “CRYPTO (1/2): […]

Crypto Tidbits: Fidelity’s Bitcoin Offering Live, Starbucks May Accept Cryptocurrency

Crypto Tidbits: Fidelity’s Bitcoin Offering Live, Starbucks May Accept Cryptocurrency

Crypto Tidbits: Fidelity’s Crypto Branch Live, Serving Select List Of Clients: At long last, it has been officially confirmed that Fidelity Digital Asset Services (FDAS), the first fully-fledged crypto platform backed by Wall Street, has gone live. In a number of interviews with cryptocurrency outlets this week, Tom Jessop, a former Goldman Sachs executive turned head […]

Ex-Bitmain Bitcoin Cash Staffers Form Startup to Lend and Trade Crypto

Ex-Bitmain Bitcoin Cash Staffers Form Startup to Lend and Trade Crypto

Former employees of cryptocurrency mining and manufacturing giant Bitmain who focused on bitcoin cash development are planning a new startup that will offer crypto financing-related services, CoinDesk has learned. According to two sources with knowledge of the matter, the former employees include those from the mining giant’s Copernicus project that was impacted by a company-wide […]

Social Trading Giant eToro Adds Crypto Buying and Selling in 31 US States

Social Trading Giant eToro Adds Crypto Buying and Selling in 31 US States

Israel-based social investing platform eToro has launched a cryptocurrency trading platform and wallet service in the U.S. The firm announced Thursday that the new platform allows U.S. customers from 31 states and territories to trade 13 unspecified cryptocurrencies. Multi-asset trading is also scheduled for launch in Q1 of next year. eToro’s “social” model allows users to […]