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    Bitstamp announces US expansion after 570% increase in customers

    “The potential upside for new retail and institutional investors in the U.S. is astronomical,” said CEO Julian Sawyer. One of the oldest exchanges in the crypto space recently announced that it would be ramping up efforts to reach more users in the United States.In an announcement from Bitstamp today, the crypto exchange said it would… More

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    DeFi resurgence lifts Maker, Aave and Compound price to new highs

    As Ethereum rallied to new highs, the total value locked in multiple DeFi platforms surged above $10 billion, lifting MKR, AAVE and COMP toward new all-time highs. Analyzing the activity on lending platforms can sometimes be used as a barometer for measuring the sentiment of the cryptocurrency market as a higher number of collateral-backed loans… More

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    Crypto.com to use CipherTrace tool to comply with FATF’s travel rule

    Crypto.com has chosen CipherTrace’s specialized compliance tool to help it fulfill the complex requirements of the FATF’s industry-shaping “travel rule.” Crypto.com — the creator of a cryptocurrency exchange, wallet, debit card program and crypto app — is strengthening its compliance toolkit by implementing a commercial solution developed by crypto intelligence firm CipherTrace.CipherTrace’s tool, called Traveler,… More

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    Rally, GlobeDX and SingularityDAO highlight active week for crypto raises

    The three projects raised a collective $77.7 million, underscoring investor appetite for all things blockchain and cryptocurrency. Blockchain projects Rally, GlobeDX and SingularityDAO concluded highly successful private sales this week, offering further evidence that smart-money investors were still eyeing up-and-coming digital asset plays. Rally, the so-called “crypto for creators” platform, raised $57 million for its community… More

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    Coinbase offers customers a way to purchase crypto using PayPal

    Users of the exchange will be able to purchase up to $25,000 in crypto daily using PayPal. Coinbase users with PayPal accounts will now have another way to purchase crypto through the exchange.In an announcement from Coinbase today, the crypto exchange said it would be allowing its customers based in the U.S. to buy crypto… More

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    3 things every crypto trader should know about derivatives exchanges

    Understanding open interest, funding rates and the differences between futures contracts is the starting point for any investor interested in trading crypto-based derivatives. In the past two years futures contracts have become widely popular among cryptocurrency traders and this became more evident as the total open interest on derivatives more than doubled in three months.… More

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    Coinbase allocating 10% to innovation plays

    The cryptocurrency exchange is looking to create a “culture of repeatable innovation” following the successful launch of its public offering last week. United States cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has announced a new project aimed at increasing innovation in the nascent blockchain industry. Project 10 Percent will see Coinbase divert 10% of its resources to supporting innovative ideas… More

  • former-amazon-exec-will-become-new-cfo-of-crypto-exchange-bitstamp
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    Former Amazon exec will become new CFO of crypto exchange Bitstamp

    Stephen Bearpark is a three-year veteran of Amazon and former finance director at Barclays. Cryptocurrency exchange Bitstamp has hired Stephen Bearpark, a former finance director at tech giant Amazon, as its chief financial officer.In an announcement on Wednesday, Bitstamp said it would be appointing Bearpark to the executive position where he will be responsible for… More