IDG’s latest crypto platform deal sees reach rare Japanese unicorn status

Early stage investment house IDG Capital has made its latest foray into cryptocurrency platforms by backing at a valuation of more than $1bn.

Tokeny launches investorID to support compliant tokenised security trading

Luxembourg-based Tokeny has launched its investorID solution, a platform designed to help investors generate their on-chain identity to access and trade compliant tokenised securities.

Malta Financial Services Authority partners with CipherTrace for crypto monitoring

Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) has formed a partnership with CipherTrace to regulate and monitor virtual asset businesses and cryptocurrencies.

FCA study finds scale of cryptoasset harm might not be as high as expected

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released new research around UK consumer attitudes around cryptoassets such as Bitcoin and Ether.

LMAX Digital receives ‘in-principle license for distributed ledger technology

Institutional crypto currency exchange LMAX Digital has received an ‘in-principle’ license as a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) provider from the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission (GFSC).

IDEX partners with Blockpass to promote compliance in blockchain

Blockchain-based identification platform Blockpass has partnered with Ethereum cryptocurrency exchange IDEX to promote compliance in the blockchain ecosystem. Through the partnership both parties will work with blockchain-based businesses to implement KYC...

Chainalysis bags $30m in Series B led by Accel

Chainalysis, a cryptocurrency compliance and investigation solution, has bagged $30m in its Series B round.

TRM Labs closes founding round on $1.7m

TRM Labs, a platform designed to help cryptocurrency companies better understand their users and meet compliance requirements, has raised $1.7m in funding. The San Francisco-based...

ESMA publishes advice to EU on ICOs

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has released its advice to the European Union Institutions on initial coin offerings.

VC firms help digital assets, bitcoin futures business Bakkt to $182.5m funding round

Digital assets and bitcoin futures startup Bakkt says it is ready to build on a bellwether 2018 after picking up $182.5m of new funding.