Bitcoin prices surged to a new record high Thursday on the heels of BNY Mellon’s disclosure that it will soon hold, transfer and issue cryptocurrencies on behalf of its asset management clients. Bitcoin then slipped…

Price Point Bitcoin jumped more than 6% Thursday to a new record high of $48,297 after Mastercard confirmed CoinDesk’s exclusive Wednesday that the payments-processing giant plans to let merchants receive payments in cryptocurrency starting later this…

“The tour we’ve taken through the last century proves that market irrationality of an extreme kind periodically erupts — and compellingly suggests that investors wanting to do well had better learn how to deal with…

PRESS RELEASE. Blockchain platform Dvision Network has revealed that digital asset custodian platform ‘’Coinbase Custody’’ will be providing a cold-storage solution for its native token DVI. Major development for Dvision Network Dvision Network stated that…

According to a recent report, the cryptocurrency custodian Xapo is getting ready to become a “fully-fledged” bank in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. The region located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula…

According to a recent report, the cryptocurrency custodian Xapo is getting ready to become a “fully-fledged” bank in the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar. The region located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula…

Bitcoin's market capitalization was briefly flippened today as Wrapped Bitcoin suddenly gained quadrillions of dollars in value. But crypto aficionados and maximalists need not worry: The move was a glitch on CoinMarketCap, which briefly displayed…

Skybridge Bitcoin Fund’s assets under management have risen to $310 million. Expecting the cryptocurrency to become a digital replacement for gold, the firm reportedly values bitcoin at $535,000. Skybridge also predicts that bitcoin’s price will…

Proof of Keys day was initially created as a test for exchanges and other third-party custodians — a way for individuals to ensure that third parties holding bitcoin weren’t operating as a fractional reserve. Let’s…

Transparency is one of the most intriguing aspects of cryptocurrency and it was this openness that drew many early supporters to Bitcoin (BTC).  Blockchain technology makes all information associated with the network’s operation accessible for…

The evolution of new digital technologies has created a new shift in the value proposition for financial products and services. Digital asset management based on distributed ledger technology has opened the gates to financial institutions…

Bitcoin Bull Michael Novogratz’s company, Galaxy Digital, has acquired two cryptocurrency firms in preparation to meet a “bigger wave of institutional demand” for bitcoin. Big Wave of Institutional Demand for Bitcoin Incoming Galaxy Digital Holdings…

Another billionaire investor disclosed his bitcoin bags. The Silvergate Exchange Network added another exchange member. Riot Blockchain, a publicly traded bitcoin mining firm, recorded bumper revenues with plans to expand. Top shelf Billionaire’s bitcoinBillionaire U.S.…

Bitcoin (BTC) was higher, following through on the upside after Wednesday’s 7.4% jump to a new 2020 high. It was the biggest single-day increase in almost three months.  The surge past $12,000, with prices now…

Ledger is mostly known for its consumer-facing hardware wallets, but since last year, a number of enterprises have also begun to use Ledger Vault, according to the company’s vice president of product, Jean-Michel Pailhon. This product…

Since January, over $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin has been tokenized into ERC-20 tokens to use in the emerging decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem on Ethereum. These DeFi applications offer an increasingly large array of potential use cases for bitcoin…

Soon there will be another network that allows people to tokenize BTC in order to leverage the underlying blockchain’s speed and fees. On September 24, Bitgo, the custodian of the Wrapped Bitcoin project (WBTC), the…

Onchain analytics show the number of bitcoin (BTC) held on the Ethereum blockchain has been multiplying at an extremely fast rate since the end of May. On Sunday, August 16 there’s approximately 38,021 BTC on…

Copper, the London based digital asset infrastructure provider, today announced the expansion of its ClearLoop digital asset trading framework to include collateral management for crypto derivatives. This move will enable crypto derivatives to be traded…

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…

Crypterium, a well-known cryptocurrency company and winner of the KPMG Fintech startup award has announced the launch of its new Crypterium Card VISA Edition. The latest card will be an alternative to the existing Crypterium…

Every year has a handful of days that you’ll never forget. Sometimes for great reasons, sometimes for awful ones, and sometimes because a level of noise and action coalesces into an awareness that something big…

In May, billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones of Tudor Investment Corp. announced in a letter to investors that his fund is buying bitcoin futures as a hedge against “The Great Monetary Inflation.” In…

Lex Sokolin, a CoinDesk columnist, is Global Fintech co-head at ConsenSys, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based blockchain software company. The following is adapted from his Fintech Blueprint newsletter. This week, I grapple with the concepts of financial…

According to Chainalysis, the vast majority of Bitcoin (BTC) is held as long term investment, with 60% held by licensed custodians. Breakdown of Bitcoin supply. Source: Chainalysis. Digital gold The company concluded that the breakdown…

According to Chainalysis, the vast majority of Bitcoin (BTC) is held as long term investment, with 60% held by licensed custodians. Breakdown of Bitcoin supply. Source: Chainalysis. Digital gold The company concluded that the breakdown…

The COMP governance token is seeing massive gains (increasing more than 270% day over day, according to CoinDesk’s First Mover team), as well as potential listings on Coinbase Pro and CoinFlip, a crypto ATM network. This wild, retail-driven…

As Ethereum pushes slowly toward a new type of blockchain technology that some cryptocurrency experts predict could represent the future of decentralized finance, the upstart competitor Cardano is getting ready to go live.  And Cardano’s digital token,…

When Jack Dorsey founded Square in February 2009, Bitcoin was all of one month old. In fact, Satoshi Nakamoto and Dorsey were likely laying the groundwork for their respective creations concurrently in the year prior.…