HODL Assets is moving forward in its efforts to secure a Series A funding round to fuel expansion of its operations.
This is the first complete merger of one blockchain network into another.
The crypto account aggregator emphasized that this is a proper acquisition, not an acqui-hire.
The Certus One team will merge with Jump Trading’s team of 900 employees made up of engineers, quants and traders.
"When you look at FTX US, there's an enormous amount of potential growth in the states," Sam Bankman-Fried said Thursday on CoinDesk TV's "First Mover" program.
The supporter of blockchain-based payment services is partnering with private equity firm Advent on the potential deal.
The stake values LMAX, which operates exchanges for forex and crypto trades, at $1 billion.
The exchange said the deal extends its offering for digital assets by providing a direct entry point for investments, including custody.
The deal is "another building block and touch-point" linking crypto with traditional finance, INX President Shy Datika said
The acquisition should beef up Gemini’s custody tech. The price was not disclosed.
BlockTower CEO Matt Goetz said the deal will help attract institutional investment – even in a bear market.
The deal allows users to trade security tokens and cryptocurrencies side by side on the exchange.
Montcrypto aims for a carbon-neutral infrastructure for cryptocurrency mining through the use of natural gas.
Through its 100% ownership of Moonstake, OIO will receive a commission of up to 0.5% of staking assets.
The company says it's the first listed company to have a dogecoin mining arm.