BitGo Taps Former Coinbase Exec Jeff Horowitz as Chief Compliance Officer

Qualified cryptocurrency custodian BitGo has hired Coinbase’s former chief compliance officer to lead its compliance and anti-money laundering programs. Jeff Horowitz led Coinbase’s global compliance program before leaving in October. Prior to Coinbase, he spent 12 years with Pershing, a clearing house owned by BNY Mellon.  Horowitz was also co-chair of the Securities Industry and […]

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How BitGo Is Getting Into the Events Business

BitGo has added capital introduction (cap intro) services, a kind of marketing activity carried out among hedge fund investors, to its suite of white-glove crypto brokerage services. Through a series of invitation-only roundtables with hedge fund managers, BitGo Prime says it will bring together asset managers, family offices, sovereign funds, pension funds, endowments and high-net-worth […]

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Wrapped Bitcoin ‘Burns’ Increase as Traders Rotate Capital Out of Cooling DeFi

Wrapped Bitcoin, the bitcoin-backed token on Ethereum now worth over $2 billion, has seen an increase in burns (or “unwrappings”) by some of its largest users as the Ethereum-based decentralized finance sector continues to cool. BitGo clients like Three Arrows Capital and Alameda Research are exchanging an increasing amount of their tokenized bitcoins minted earlier […]

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