Bakkt, Quiznos Sandwich Chain to Launch Bitcoin Payment Pilot Program

The crypto custodian and Quiznos will allow customers at select Denver locations to purchase items with the cryptocurrency.

News  ·  3 August 2021

Bakkt Allows Users to Send Bitcoin, Gift Cards From Its Wallet

New functionality allows users to email crypto assets to people who don’t use the app.

News  ·  15 June 2021

Bakkt App Will Allow Users to Spend Crypto on Cantaloupe’s Retail Network

The new partnership will mean bitcoin and loyalty points can be used to buy items at more than a million Cantaloupe retail devices.

Business  ·  6 May 2021

NYSE-Owner ICE Sold Coinbase Stake for $1.2B

The NYSE participated in Coinbase’s Series C $75 million funding round in January 2015.

Business  ·  30 April 2021

Bakkt Digital Wallet, for Bitcoin to Starbucks Points, Goes Live After Long Delay

The launch of its flagship consumer product was originally expected for early 2020.

Business  ·  30 March 2021

Bitcoin Company Bakkt Awarded BitLicense in New York

The bitcoin-focused subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange was awarded both virtual currency and money transmitter licenses.

News  ·  11 March 2021

BNY Mellon Said to Hire Fireblocks for Bitcoin Custody Service

Earlier this month, America’s oldest bank said it was using outside partners for its crypto custody service but did not name names.

Business  ·  22 February 2021

Bitcoin Exchange Bakkt to Become Publicly Traded With $2.1B Valuation Via Merger

The combined company will be called "Bakkt Holdings" and will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange with an expected valuation of $2.1 billion.

Business  ·  11 January 2021

Crypto Exchange Bakkt Nears Merger With Victory Park SPAC: Bloomberg

A deal could be announced as soon as next week, the report said.

News  ·  8 January 2021

Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Daily Trading Volume Hits Record High

Trading volume in physically delivered bitcoin futures listed on Intercontinental Exchange's Bakkt platform surged to record highs on Tuesday.

Markets  ·  16 September 2020
Bitcoin Options

Bakkt Futures Volume Up on Institutional Trading; Its President Slams Offshore Options

Institutional interest is driving Bakkt's bitcoin futures volumes up, but its options market has remained quiet.

Markets  ·  27 August 2020

No One Has Traded Bitcoin Options on Bakkt for Over a Month: Deribit Continues to Dominate

Open interest for Bakkt's bitcoin options market has stayed at $0 since June 15.

Markets  ·  23 July 2020

BlockFi Taps Defense Department, Microsoft Alum as Security Chief

BlockFi is adding a former Bakkt and Microsoft employee to their lineup to take charge of the firm's security.

Business  ·  16 June 2020

Bakkt, Galaxy Digital to Offer Bitcoin Trading, Custody Solution for Institutions

Bakkt and Galaxy Digital plan to offer a "white glove" trading and custody solution targeting institutions this year.

News  ·  10 June 2020
News Roundup

Blockchain Bites: a16z’s Cyclic Crypto Thinking and Grin’s Grim Outlook

FalconX brought in an equivalent to Facebook's 2005 Series A while Grin flounders and a16z asks if crypto's on the cusp of a boom period.

News  ·  18 May 2020