Posts Tagged ‘exchange’

FinTech Firm Quoine Launches ICO Platform

Japanese FinTech firm Quoine has created a new ICO platform called ICO Mission Control that provides a safe haven for both token participants and token issuers. The new platform, which is integrated with Quoine’s crypto-to-crypto exchange Qryptos, is an end-to-end solution aimed at helping blockchain projects conduct ICOs in a flexible, secure, transparent and scalable manner. The […]

Binance Partners With Ugandan Blockchain Startup

Binance — the world’s largest crypto exchange platform — has partnered with Ugandan blockchain technology startup, Crypto Savannah. Binance is a large company with a daily trading volume of USD 2 billion and this new partnership with Crypto Savannah will be a major boost to the developing country. Blockchain is a new technology which will not […]

Coinbase Buys Bitcoin Startup Earn.com for $120 Million, Hires its CEO as Tech Chief

Coinbase, the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the United States, has acquired Earn.com, a blockchain-based social network portal, in a deal reportedly worth $120 million.  To date, this is Coinbase’s fifth acquisition and its biggest. Earn.com, which was initially called 21.co, launched in 2013 as a maker of bitcoin mining hardware. It pivoted in 2017 by rebranding […]

Province of Ontario examining cryptocoin trading platforms

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is examining the activities cryptocurrency trading platforms that are operating in the province. According to OSC, any platform offering cryptocoin trading had to determine whether it was a marketplace. Marketplaces must comply with rules governing exchanges or alternative trading systems. OSC claims that ICOs present investor protection issues. The exchanges and ICOs […]

Bitcoin Exchange Coinbase Approaches SEC for Regulated License

Coinbase has approached regulators to get registered as a licensed brokerage. Such a move will allow the exchange to conduct its business in compliance with the SEC, which considers cryptocurrencies to be “securities.” If executed right, the regulated exchange would be able to provide several other cryptocurrencies for trading purposes on its platform, including the […]

Here’s What It Costs to Get Your ICO Token Listed on an Exchange

According to research from Autonomous Next LLP, cryptocurrency exchanges are raking in millions of dollars from ICO operators seeking to secure a spot for their tokens on high-volume trading platforms. Paying an exchange to list your token is more or less creating a secondary market, which is a factor that regulatory agencies such as the US […]

Australian Regulations for Cryptocurrency Exchanges Introduced

Australia’s new legislative guidelines for the operation of cryptocurrency exchanges were introduced on the 3rd of April 2018. From now on, Australian digital currency exchange businesses will be required to register and comply with anti-money laundering/counter-terrorism financing laws. Australian virtual currency exchanges must also identify and verify the identities of their customers, keep certain records for […]

Exchange to Investigate Another Chinese Stock Over Blockchain Claims

China’s Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) is investigating the second public company within a week over a claimed blockchain partnership. The SZSE is requiring a healthcare device maker called Lifesense to provide details over its announcement that it will partner with a blockchain startup to launch a research lab, purportedly aimed to boost blockchain adoption in the healthcare sector. The […]

Gibraltar: ‘200’ ICOs Waiting To Launch On New Blockchain Exchange, Managing Director Claims

Gibraltar has already attracted “200” prospective ICOs ahead of the planned launch of its Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), according to GBX chief executive Nick Cowan. GBX is further scaling up its regulatory team to cope with the demand to ensure it hits its target of five day turnaround on ICO applications for first response. Read more

Coinbase Releases Cryptocurrency Tax Calculator

Cryptocurrency startup Coinbase has launched a new gain/loss calculating tool as part of an effort to help its user base keep up with U.S. tax requirements. The calculator can be used to generate a report which outlines users’ capital gains (or losses) on Coinbase platform, using a first-in-first-out (FIFO) accounting method. The tool is primarily […]