Curv, an institutional crypto asset custody provider, today announced that global investment firm Franklin Templeton and fintech-focused venture capital firm Illuminante Financial Management have joined its Series A funding round — which already included CommerzVentures,…

This week, as world leaders gather virtually for DC Fintech Week in Washington, D.C., a key focus will be on central banks issuing their own digital currencies (CBDC). A pivotal player here is the United…

The Money Reimagined Podcast After reading this newsletter, make sure you check out the latest edition of our podcast.  This week, Sheila Warren and I talk to Hyperledger Executive Director Brian Behlendorf about self-sovereign identity,…

The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) on Monday published a letter clarifying that national banks and federal savings associations can now hold reserves for stablecoin issuers in the country. According to…

Central bank digital currencies are a digital representation of a country’s fiat currency. They are effectively a government-issued cryptocurrency designed to replace the traditional, physical form of fiat currencies. The term CBDC is broad because…

To foretell the future of decentralized finance (DeFi), the exploding new field in which decentralized governance protocols set and execute the terms for lending, borrowing and stablecoin issuance, one should look to the past.  Specifically,…

The recent Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) ruling that national banks and savings associations can provide cryptocurrency custody services to clients is one of the biggest milestones in the short but spectacular lifetime of digital…

Four of the top five South Korean banks have reportedly announced their plans to provide cryptocurrency services. The announcements came ahead of the crypto regulation that will soon go into effect in South Korea. Largest…

A bipartisan quartet of US congressmen wants the IRS taxation policy not to dissuade taxpayers from participating in blockchain token staking. These politicians believe America’s ingenuity can help drive this promising staking technology. The four…

News.Bitcoin.com Lead Writer Jamie Redman Named One of the Best Crypto Bloggers Lead Writer at News.Bitcoin.com, Jamie Redman has made Redeeem.com’s list of twelve influential go-to crypto bloggers. Redeeem says the list comprises names behind…

An interesting op-ed by Leah Callon-Butler in CoinDesk this week got me to change my mind about something pretty fundamental. She asked: “Is crypto fintech?” My instinctive answer was “no!” For me, fintech is technology…

  On July 22nd, an independent bureau of the United States Treasury, known as Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), issued a public letter clarifying that national banks and federal savings associations are…

Bitcoin’s recent jump above $9,500 has increased its probability of testing $10,000 in the coming sessions, according to an analyst. He also noted that traders would first target $9,785 as their interim resistance level. Bitcoin…

U.N. and Federal Reserve experts independently researched central bank digital currencies and found they could effectively compete with the commercial banking system. Meanwhile, New York State and France have entered into a regulatory agreement and…

Bitcoin's rally last week as the Standard & Poor's 500 Index of U.S. stocks floundered served to underscore just how different the conversations are right now in digital asset markets and traditional finance. As high-profile investors including Stanley Druckenmiller…

Bitcoin's rally last week, as the Standard & Poor's 500 Index of U.S. stocks floundered, served to underscore just how different the conversations are right now in digital-asset markets and traditional finance. As high-profile investors including Stanley Druckenmiller and…