Cryptocurrency Exchange

MrBitcoin August 13, 2019

A soon-to-launch cryptocurrency derivatives exchange has raised $4.3 million from major investors such as the cryptocurrency platform Coinbase and the investment firm SV Angel. The exchange Blade is scheduled to launch in three weeks’ time. Blade’s funding and plans come by way of a Tech Crunch report on Aug. 12. The report notes that in […]

MrBitcoin June 27, 2019

Huobi exchange will expand its operations to Turkey, planning to have a crypto-to-fiat onramp for Turkish users by the end of 2019, according to a press release on June 26. The Singapore-based crypto exchange will be “moving aggressively” to the Turkish market over the next 12 months, since the country has a “very important and […]

MrBitcoin June 7, 2019

More details are now emerging regarding high-level executives for social media giant Facebook’s crypto project, according to a report by CNBC on June 6. According to the report, there are now 100 people known to be working on the crypto project via profiles on professional networking platform LinkedIn. Facebook is also reportedly not done hiring, […]

MrBitcoin May 13, 2019

United Arab Emirates-based cryptocurrency exchange BitOasis has reportedly secured preliminary approval with financial regulators, Bloomberg reported on May 13. Founded in 2015, BitOasis claims to be the Middle East’s first digital currency wallet that uses multi-signature technology. The company previously announced that it was seeking to be fully licensed in the financial center Abu Dhabi […]

MrBitcoin April 23, 2019

Major United States-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has filed to close its political action committee (PAC) on April 3. According to a filing with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) — the regulatory agency in charge of enforcing election laws — Coinbase’s PAC received no funds nor made any disbursements, and is seeking to terminate the PAC. […]

MrBitcoin April 20, 2019

Decentralized social media platform Mithril (MITH) has adopted the Binance Chain, the mainnet of the leading cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The development was announced by Mithril in a blog post published on April 18. With the step, Mithril — a social media platform that rewards content creators with its native token MITH —  becomes the purported […]

MrBitcoin February 3, 2019

CoinLab has reportedly filed a 1.7 trillion JPY ($16 billion) claim against the now-defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, according to an alleged photo of the filing document posted on Reddit on Feb. 1. As Cointelegraph reported in its Mt. Gox recap in March last year, in 2013, CoinLab, a former business partner of the exchange, sued […]

MrBitcoin January 5, 2019

Five more cryptocurrency exchanges have joined the Japan Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA), according to an official announcement on Jan. 4 from the JVCEA. The JVCEA is a self-regulatory body formed in April by 16 registered crypto exchanges that aims to create industry-wide investor safety standards. In October, Japan’s financial regulator formally granted self-regulatory status […]

MrBitcoin December 20, 2018

Changpeng Zhao called 2018 a “correction year” for crypto currencies while expressing optimism for the future of the crypto industry during a Bloomberg interview published on Dec. 19. Zhao spoke in reference to the bear market plaguing traders this year, which took a turn for the worse in mid-November when markets crashed even further. Zhao, […]