Crypto data platform Coin Metrics collects $6m in new round

Cryptoasset data and infrastructure platform Coin Metrics has collected $6m in funding as it looks to enhance its product suite.

CoinDCX said to raise $3m in its Series A round

Cryptocurrency exchange CoinDCX has reportedly secured $3m in its Series A funding round which was led by Polychain Capital, Bain Capital Ventures and HDR Group.

BitMEX might add customer due diligence procedures and people are not happy

One of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges might be about to introduce know your customer (KYC) procedures and people are not happy about it.

NetCents releases cryptocurrency credit card

NetCents Technology has revealed a new cryptocurrency credit card, which does not require users to have pre-loaded cryptocurrencies on the card.

Italian challenger bank Hype and Conio release a bitcoin wallet they believe will be...

COVID-19 has hit Italy particularly hard. But one challenger bank might use this to its advantage.

African crypto exchange SAFCOIN launches zero-fee bitcoin trading pair just after investment in the...

Bitcoin traders in Africa can now trade South African rand and American dollars on SAFCOIN, the cryptocurrency exchange, without paying any transaction fees.

Binance launches peer-to-peer trading in five Latin American markets where cryptocurrencies have been linked...

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will roll out peer-to-peer (P2P) trading for Brazilian Real, Argentine Peso, Colombian Peso, Mexican Peso and Peruvian Sol just weeks after digital money was tied to crime in the region.

Bakkt collects $300m as it looks to summer launch for mobile app

Bakkt a financial management app for digital currencies, has collected $300m in a capital injection as it positions itself for a summer launch for its mobile app.

Phemex scores $3.5m as it looks to boost growth in Asia

Phemex, cryptocurrency derivatives platform, has scored $3.5m in a funding round to help drive its global expansion.

AlphaPoint collects $5.6m in funding round

AlphaPoint, a platform helping organisations tokenize assets and build marketplaces, has collected $5.6m in funding.

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FundRock taps Zeidler’s due diligence services

FundRock, a UCITS management company and alternative investment fund manager, has chosen Zeidler to improve its conduct due diligence.

The UK’s FCA outlines priorities for the next year

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has outlined its business priorities for the year ahead and has put a focus on challenges presented by the coronavirus crisis.

E-commerce fraud to exceed $25bn by 2024

E-commerce merchant losses caused by online payment fraud will exceed $25bn in 2024, a significant jump from the $17bn expected to occur in 2020, according to a study from Juniper Research.

Airbnb raises $1bn to tackle the coronavirus crisis

PropTech giant Airbnb has raised $1bn as it is dealing with a massive drop in business after COVID-19 caused huge disruptions in the travel industry.

BukuWarung said to close seed funding to help it grow its market presence

Indonesia bookkeeping app BukuWarung has reportedly closed a seed funding round which was led by East Ventures.