Traditional Investors shift to OTC Bitcoin markets, Pantera Capital raises $115M, Peter Thiel backs a $2.1M seed round for Layer1, Medici Ventures acquires shares of Chainstone Labs, Vostok Project secures $120M, Ubique Networks partners with SLT, INCX launches in partnership with Bittrex, Issuance partners with Prime Trust, Coinbase and TokenSoft partner up, TRON Arcade to work with Gumi Cryptos
Buyers and sellers can now communicate in real-time after OKEx added instant messaging on their over-the-counter trading platform; pushes Perpetual Swap, their new derivative product
Finrazor together with ICORating conducted researches and checked the correlation between OTC and mentions of certain words and the originality of the news
Warren Buffett invests $600M, Coinbase is worth $8B, StarkWare acquires $30M, USD issues over $125M in investments, NXMH obtains Bitstamp, Algorand receives $62M, Thailand alerts against investments in ICOs, Ripple confirms the institutional investments growing, Kevin O’Leary invests $100M, Nouvive provides an investment observation, OK Blockchain Capital conducts an Investment Sentiment Survey, Steve Wozniak discusses his BTC investment
Genesis Global Trading, one of the largest OTC cryptocurrency dealers, has loaned $553 million to institutional borrowers since March. They said that some of the largest loans were made in Ethereum (ETH) to hedge funds which are typically using the borrowed assets for short positions
The digital assets of Gemini are now insured, a whole new ecosystem of decentralized applications by LINE, Ubisoft joins a blockchain alliance — there’s a lot to read in this weekly digest
Ripple heads crypto coalition, China's investors bypass ICO ban, US Congress nixes the bill, AT&T joins blockchain, Coinbase introduces ‘Coinbase Bundles’, interview with Binance CEO, Gemini Trust adds LTC
100,000 ETH coins are moved, Andreas Antonopoulos is against ETF, new Bitcoin ETN can be bought for dollars — all in weekly news digest!
Bitcoin market now is bigger than gold OTC markets. So far, it looks like gold OTC market total volume in 2018 will be around $446 billion, and Bitcoin’s volume will be $1.38 trillion, which is nearly three times bigger than gold OTC volume.
ICE, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange and dozens other exchanges, launches Bakkt — a service for institutional investors