Valkyrie Digital Assets Files for Bitcoin ETF

Valkyrie Digital Assets filed an application on Friday for a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), becoming the second company to do so in a month. According to Dallas-registered Valkyrie Digital Assets, the Valkyrie Bitcoin Trust would be listed on the New York Stock Exchange and Coinbase Custody Trust Company, LLC would serve as the custodian for […]

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Coinbase Buys Blockchain Infrastructure Startup Bison Trails

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced it’s buying blockchain infrastructure company Bison Trails. Bison Trials, which builds cross-blockchain integration tools that link disparate protocols, will become a “foundational element” of the Coinbase product suite, the top U.S. exchange said in a Tuesday blog post. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bison Trails did not immediately respond […]

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Coinbase Wants to List Your Crypto Asset

In a move that could rapidly broaden the number of cryptocurrencies listed, Coinbase announced Thursday a new issuance portal called Asset Hub. “Today, Coinbase supports trading for over 40 crypto assets on our exchange and Coinbase Custody supports over 90 crypto assets,” the firm’s chief product officer, Surojit Chatterjee, wrote in a blog post. “Our […]

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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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