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Vladimir Putin signs order requiring Russian public officials to disclose crypto holdings

Sberbank seeks central bank approval for blockchain platform: report

Major Russian state-owned bank Sberbank has sought approval from the country’s central bank for a blockchain-based financial platform, local Russian news outlet Interfax reported on Thursday.  According to the report, the bank has submitted an application to the Central Bank of the Russian Federation to register a blockchain platform, with plans to launch in the …

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Bitcoin transaction values and fees grew in 2020’s third quarter

Sovryn launches Bitcoin-powered trading and lending platform

Users can now trade bitcoin on the newly-launched decentralized trading and lending platform Sovryn, the platform announced on Tuesday. The team behind Sovryn, which was built on the Bitcoin-powered smart contract platform RSK, says it will soon launch its decentralized governance platform as well.  The launch comes after Sovryn raised $2.1 million in funding. Investors …

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Revolut adds four new cryptos for European users on its digital bank platform

Revolut adds four new cryptos for European users on its digital bank platform

The U.K.-based digital bank startup Revolut announced Friday the addition of  four additional crypto tokens and currencies to its platform for Europe-based users. In the December 10 blog post, Revolut said it was adding support for EOS, OMG, XTZ (Tezos) and ZRX (0x). Revolut first started allowing access to crypto buying and selling in 2017. …

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Singapore’s third-largest bank appears to be building a crypto custody solution

Singapore stock exchange takes 10% stake in DBS’ new crypto trading platform

Singapore’s largest bank DBS has officially announced it will set up a digital asset exchange and the country’s stock exchange will take 10% stake in the new trading platform. In a release on Thursday, DBS confirmed it will set up a digital exchange that opens to only institutional and accredited investors. The platform, called DBS …

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Dell-owned VMware launches blockchain platform for enterprises

Dell-owned VMware launches blockchain platform for enterprises

Dell-owned software company VMware has commercially launched its blockchain platform for enterprises. VMware first beta announced the platform in 2018 under the name Project Concord. The finished product, VMware Blockchain, is aimed at helping businesses to build and deploy decentralized applications. VMware says its blockchain platform addresses the issues of scalability and performance with its …

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DeFi credit default swap platform Opium Protocol raises nearly $3.25 million

DeFi credit default swap platform Opium Protocol raises nearly $3.25 million

Crypto derivatives platform Opium Protocol has raised nearly $3.25 million in a funding round. The fresh cash injection includes participation from Galaxy Digital, Alameda Research, Hashkey Group and CMS Holdings — to name a few. The new funding will help the Amsterdam-based startup introduce further derivatives to the decentralized finance market, which has grown at …

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Silvergate’s payments platform crosses $100B in transfer volume

Silvergate’s payments platform crosses $100B in transfer volume

Crypto-friendly bank Silvergate said it was particularly “bullish” on its payments platform during its Q2 earnings call. Now it’s announced the Silvergate Exchange Network (SEN) has exceeded $100 billion in transfer volumes. The bank announced the milestone in a release today, addressing the rapid growth of the platform. The bank developed it in 2017 as …

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Decentralized trading platform Opyn launches put options on Curve token

Decentralized trading platform Opyn launches put options on Curve token

Decentralized options trading platform Opyn has launched put options on Curve Finance’s governance token CRV, allowing traders to short the token. Put options give traders the right, not the obligation, to sell an underlying instrument at a fixed price on or before the expiry date. Opyn’s CRV put options have a strike price of $3 …

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Alchemy Goes Public With Developer Platform in Bid to Grow DeFi Ecosystem

Alchemy Goes Public With Developer Platform in Bid to Grow DeFi Ecosystem

Blockchain infrastructure startup Alchemy, which helps decentralized finance (DeFi) projects run or access nodes, just launched its full suite of products to the public, after a two-year closed beta serving teams including MakerDAO and Kyber Network.  DeFi projects like MakerDAO, 0x and others all use Alchemy’s solutions to access Ethereum blockchain data, rather than run …

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