Leading US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced it will launch operations in Japan yesterday. The exchange will be partnering with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), a banking institution with more than 40 million customers, to make it easy for residents of Japan to purchase and sell cryptocurrencies. Coinbase Launches in JapanRead More →


The product comparison website Finder has published a report that polled 42 financial technology (fintech) specialists and found the average forecast from the group indicates they believe the crypto asset litecoin will be worth more than $200 by the end of 2021. The crypto asset launched by Charlie Lee inRead More →


PRESS RELEASE. AscendEX, a global cryptocurrency platform, is excited to announce its newest listing: iTrust token (ITG), under the pair USDT/ITG on AUG 17 at 1 p.m. UTC. In celebration of the listing, AscendEX and the iTrust Finance team will jointly launch three limited-time promotional events providing participants a chanceRead More →


Over three years ago, a Netherlands native made headlines when he told the world he and his minimalist family sold everything for bitcoin. At that time, Didi Taihuttu and his family sold their home, valuables, and vehicles in order to accumulate the digital asset. Taihuttu recently discussed how things haveRead More →


Swiss fintech firm Leonteq has introduced its digital asset products in two neighboring jurisdictions, Germany and Austria. The company is launching its crypto offering with the help of a Frankfurt-based bank and in response to interest from institutional and private investors. Leonteq Provides German and Austrian Investors With Exposure toRead More →


Crypto payment service provider Bitpay has updated its wallet app to include Google Pay for U.S. cardholders to spend their cryptocurrencies. The company has already added Apple Pay and Samsung Pay is expected in the near future. Bitpay Updates Wallet App to Include Google Pay Leading crypto payment service providerRead More →


Venmo, a Paypal service, has introduced the “Cash Back to Crypto” feature to allow credit card customers to automatically buy four types of cryptocurrencies with their cash back without incurring transaction fees. Cash Back to Crypto on Venmo Payments giant Paypal announced Tuesday a new feature on its Venmo platformRead More →


PRESS RELEASE. AscendEX, a global cryptocurrency financial platform with a comprehensive product suite, is excited to announce the Port Finance token (PORT) under the pair USDT/PORT on Aug 9 at 2 p.m. UTC. Port Finance is a money-market, non-custodial liquidity protocol on Solana. They aim to provide a comprehensive suiteRead More →


British bank Standard Chartered will offer cryptocurrency broker services in Ireland through its Zodia Custody subsidiary. The digital asset custodian will focus on signing up institutional investors in the Republic which has become a European base for many financial institutions and crypto companies. Standard Chartered to Provide Crypto Custody toRead More →


Established in 2013, the firm Grayscale Investments has managed to become the world’s largest asset manager for digital currency. While initially starting with bitcoin, the company has since added a myriad of different crypto assets as Grayscale commands $36.34 billion in assets under management (AUM) between 13 different digital currencies.Read More →