Deutsche Bank Partners With Taurus on Crypto Custody Service
Germany’s largest bank will use Taurus’ custody and tokenization technology to manage the cryptocurrencies, tokenized assets, and digital assets of its clients.
Deutsche Bank was one of a few companies to participate in Taurus’ $65 million Series B fundraising round back in February, which was led by Credit Suisse.
September 14, 2023, 2:20 PM
Deutsche Bank headquarters in Beijing, China on April 3, 2019.
BitGo Partners With Hana Bank on South Korean Crypto Custody Business
One of the largest South Korean commercial banks, KEB Hana Bank, partnered with crypto custodian BitGo in order to set up a new crypto custody venture in the country.
The new venture, which will use BitGo’s crypto security expertise and Hana’s experience in financial services and compliance, is expected to launch in the second half of 2024.
September 5, 2023, 11:29 AM
Twitter to Offer Crypto Trading in Partnership With eToro
The new partnership will expand on Twitter’s $Cashtags feature, which currently shows price data for a few chosen assets, and provide a wider range of crypto and stock prices.
Twitter will also direct users to the investment platform through a “view on eTroro” tab, where they will be able to purchase or sale assets of their choice.
April 13, 2023, 3:14 PM
Chaos Labs Raises $20M in Seed Round Co-Led by PayPal and Galaxy Digital
The new funding will help Chaos Labs build out and expand its suit of risk and security products that can help DeFi protocols.
The seed funding round was co-led by PayPal and Galaxy Digital, but also saw participation from including Coinbase Ventures, Polygon, Avalanche, OpenSea, Uniswap, and others.
February 22, 2023, 4:48 PM
Feb 8, 2023
Saudi Arabia Partners with The Sandbox on Metaverse Development
Metaverse gaming platform The Sandbox has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Arabia Digital Government Authority.
The partnership will see The Sandbox and DGA “exploring, advising and supporting” each other on future metaverse projects.
Jan 30, 2023
Binance and Mastercard Release Prepaid Crypto Card in Brazil
Currently in its beta launch phase in Brazil, the Binance Card will allow its holders to make payments and purchases using 13 supported cryptocurrencies.
Brazil has become the second country in Latin America to receive the product, following a similar announcement in Argentina in August 2022.
Dec 21, 2022
Uniswap Partners with Moonpay, Enables Crypto Purchases Using Debit and Credit Cards
The new partnership with Moonpay allows Uniswap users to purchase crypto using debit and credit cards, as well as bank transfers, directly on the popular DEX.
The platform will initially support purchases of DAI, ETH, USDC, USDT, wBTC, and wETH on the Ethereum, Polygon, Optimism, and Arbitrum networks.
Nov 2, 2022
MetaMask to Launch NFT Price Tracking Feature
The popular web3 wallet has partnered with NFTBank, a firm building NFT price-tracking tools, in order to make the new feature possible.
NFTBank claims it can offer over 90% accuracy on its prediction thanks to its machine learning algorithm that takes into account floor price, rarity, and bid/ask distribution for NFTs.
Oct 27, 2022
FTX Considers Launching a Stablecoin
FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried said in an interview it is very likely FTX creates a stablecoin, though it prefers to partner with someone on the project.
While not many details were revealed, Bankman-Fried noted we could hear something on this topic in the “not-too-distant future”.
Oct 24, 2022
Fireblocks Launches Payments Engine Following Successful Checkout.com Pilot
Though officially launched today, the Payments Engine has already been used by Checkout.com during its pilot phase to settle around $1 billion in crypto transactions.
The solution offers quick access to fiat-to-crypto conversion, cross-border internal settlement, micropayments, and merchant adoption with lower processing fees.