Goldman Sachs-Backed Startup Unveils Cold Storage Cryptocurrency Trading

Palo Alto-based blockchain security company BitGo has developed a platform which will enable traders to buy and sell cryptocurrencies without having to take it out of cold-storage.  A Focus on Security Days after the cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia got hacked, Palo

Grayscale Adds Stellar Lumens to Investment Trust Portfolio

Grayscale Investments, the company behind the Bitcoin Investment Trust, announced on Thursday it will offer a fund to let professional investors gain exposure to Stellar and its digital currency known as Lumens. Stellar, which is currently the sixth most valuable

Custodial Bitgo Clients Can Now Access Genesis Global’s OTC Pools

News On Wednesday, cryptocurrency custodial service Bitgo and over-the-counter (OTC) brokerage house Genesis Global announced a partnership to provide fast and secure trades directly from Genesis’ cold storage solution. Essentially, institutional investors who store their assets with Bitgo will be

Here’s what to know about a pending ‘hard fork’ in ethereum

The looming hard fork of the ethereum network — the popular blockchain for crypto-related ventures — is scheduled for late Wednesday Eastern Time and unlike recent cryptocurrency forks, the change isn’t expected to create friction. The latest version of the

Term Sheet — Tuesday, January 15

Good morning, Term Sheet readers. While we’re all obsessing over Bitcoin’s price fluctuations, blockchain technology keeps advancing in its shadows. At least that’s what the CEO of newly-launched cryptocurrency venture Bakkt thinks. On Monday, Bakkt, which was launched by the

Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin: 5 Predictions for 2019

Tether. USD Coin. Gemini Dollar. Basis (RIP). If 2018 was the year of the so-called stablecoin, or price-pegged cryptocurrency, then what will the new year bring? While it’s impossible to predict the future with absolute certainty, here are five hypotheses

XRP Overtakes Ethereum Despite Looming ‘Constantinople’ Upgrade

XRP has reclaimed the position of the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap from ETH just days before Ethereum’s ‘Constantinople’ hard-fork upgrade.  Pre-Fork Drop On January 16th, Ethereum is scheduled to undergo a network-wide system update called ‘Constantinople’. Among other things,