Anastas Chobanov

Master in Balkan Linguistics, photographer, creative writer, working class hero, past graffiti artist and wannabe music encyclopedia. A man with many interests, still searching for the beauty in life that doesn't exist.

Coinbase Acquires Trade Execution Startup Routefire

  • The terms of the deal are not yet unveiled.
  • Routefire thanked its users and shared its future goals as part of the announcement.

BurstIQ’s Health Data Network Maintains High Security Standards

  • The audit was carried out by independent CPA firm Linford & Co.
  • BurstIQ is currently the only blockchain-enabled health data solution to have SOC 2 Type 2 certification.

Bitwise Reaches $500 Million in Assets Under Management

  • The Bitwise 10 Crypto Index Fund saw an increase in demand, passing $400 million in AUM.
  • The Bitwise Bitcoin Fund and Bitwise Ethereum Fund also experienced big inflows.

Voyager Digital Surpasses $200 Million in Assets Under Management

  • Voyager Digital is currently working on a desktop platform, debit/credit cards, and other new products.
  • Voyager stated it has received more than $50 million in total net daily deposits since the beginning of November.

Swedish Crypto Brokerage Safello Raises $1.3 Million for a 2021 IPO

  • Safello claims to have an increased order growth of 831%.
  • More details on the forthcoming IPO will be published in early 2021.

Binance Labs Leads $12 Million Investment Round for Crypto Wallet Developer MATH

  • With the fresh funding MATH plans to create a broader connectivity in the global market.
  • MathWallet supports more than 54 blockchains, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS, Binance Chain and others.

Banca Generali to Launch Crypto Services in 2021

  • Banca Generali will distribute Conio's products within its digital offers.
  • The bank's Chief Executive Officer shared that the company will continue to expand its offers with innovative solutions.

Bitbond & One of The Oldest Banks in The World Issue Euro Stablecoin on Stellar

  • EURB can be used by financial application developers who want to settle transfers on-chain with a fully regulated EUR stablecoin.
  • Bankhaus von der Heydt was attracted by the ease in which assets are issued and managed on the Stellar network.

SBI Digital Asset Holdings, SIX Exchange Announce Joint Venture in Singapore

  • The new joint venture aims to establish an institutional corridor between Europe and Asia.
  • The platform will allow issuing, listing, and trading of digital assets, as well as provide other crypto-related services such as custody.

SEC’s FinHub Becomes a Standalone Office with New Responsibilities

  • Director Valerie A. Szczepanik will continue to lead FinHub, but will now directly report to the SEC's chairman.
  • FinHub will now have a more valuable role in SEC's fintech activities.