Author: Helen Partz

19 Aug, 2019

Binance iOS App Listed on Apple App Store After Delay for Review

Major global crypto exchange Binance has got its iOS application listed on the Apple App Store. In a blog post on Aug. 19, the exchange announced that the Binance iOS App (V1.7.1) has returned to the App Store. Prior to the official announcement, Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao revealed the news in a tweet on Aug. […]
19 Aug, 2019

Maltese Crypto Exchange CGEX Shuts Down After Temporary Terminations

Coinone Global Exchange (CGEX), a Malta-based crypto exchange launched by major South Korean exchange Coinone, will terminate its service in mid-September. Less than a year in operation According to an announcement on Aug. 12, the exchange will shut down services at 2:00 a.m. UTC on Sept. 18. CGEX initially launched in October 2018. CGEX placed […]
19 Aug, 2019

Amazon Tech Experts-Backed Blockchain CRM Network Raises $3.5M

Cere Network, a San Francisco-based blockchain customer relationship management (CRM) startup, has completed a $3.5 million funding round. The seed round involved major global blockchain investors, including Binance Labs, a venture arm of Binance, the second biggest crypto exchange by trading volumes to date. Other investors included Neo Global Capital, Fenbushi Capital, Arrington XRP Capital, […]
19 Aug, 2019

Santander Expanding Ripple-Powered Payments After Volume Triples

Spanish banking giant Santander plans to expand Ripple-powered global payment solution to Latin America, a Santander spokesperson told Cointelegraph on Aug. 19. Citing rising transaction volume, Santander wants to expand Ripple’s xCurrent technology to a number of Latin American countries after first introducing the technology in Spain, Brazil, Poland and the United Kingdom in April […]
8 Aug, 2019

Crypto Trading App Robinhood Launching in UK Following FCA Approval

A subsidiary of United States-based stock and crypto trading app Robinhood has been approved to operate as a broker in the United Kingdom. Robinhood approved to operate as a broker in the UK Robinhood International, Robinhood subsidiary, has received regulatory approval from major British regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), according to a blog post […]
6 Aug, 2019

Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Hires Former Cumberland Exec

Mike Novogratz’s crypto investment bank Galaxy Digital hired a former exec at crypto trading giant Cumberland as head of global sales. According to an internal notice to Galaxy Digital’s counterparties, Wall Street veteran David Gross joined the company, crypto media outlet The Block reports Aug. 6. In his new position, Gross will be working on […]
6 Aug, 2019

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Launches the EEA Mainnet Initiative

The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA) is setting up a technical group working on collaboration between the mainnet and enterprises. The working group, called the EEA Mainnet Initiative, intends to accelerate and lead cooperation between the EEA’s enterprise and startup members, as well as those who work on the mainnet’s technology and interoperability solutions, according to […]
6 Aug, 2019

BlockFi Raises Over $18M in a Round Led by PayPal Co-Founders’ VC Firm

American cryptocurrency lender BlockFi has secured $18.3 million in a funding round led by Valar Ventures. The Series A funding round saw participation from a number of crypto-focused investors, including Winklevoss Capital and Galaxy Digital, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Aug. 6. Other investors included ConsenSys Ventures, Akuna Capital, Avon Ventures, […]
6 Aug, 2019

Trading Platform EToro Adds Support for Tezos Amid Price Surge

EToro, a United Kingdom-based exchange and social network for investors and traders, has rolled out trading support for Tezos (XTZ) on Aug. 5. As eToro tweeted today, Tezos, the 16th-top cryptocurrency by market capitalization, is now available for trading on the platform. According to a press release, Tezos has become the 15th crypto asset to […]
4 Aug, 2019

New Iranian Law: Government Will Not Recognize Crypto-Related Trade

The Iranian government has instituted a new law that does not accept crypto as legal tender or recognize domestic transactions carried out with cryptocurrencies. On Aug. 4, the Cabinet of Iran ratified and released a new bill saying that the government will not recognize any domestic trading activity involving cryptos, Iranian news agency PressTV reports […]