Banking Software Provider Temenos Brings Crypto Asset Access to Clients

An integration with crypto firm Taurus will bring a variety of digital assets to Temenos’ banking and institutional clients.

Business  ·  17 May 2021

FDIC Chief Says Agency Wants to Know More About Digital Assets

"At the FDIC we have been watching [digital asset] developments closely, and plan to issue a request for information to learn more," Jelena McWilliams said.

Policy & regulation  ·  11 May 2021

MakerDAO on Collision Course With Banking Regulators

As MakerDAO rolls out real estate loans, banking regulators are unlikely to ignore DeFi banks, our columnist says.

Business  ·  10 May 2021

DeFi More Disruptive to Banks Than Bitcoin, Says ING

ING’s deep dive into DeFi includes a case study of lending platform Aave.

Business  ·  6 May 2021

US Bank Selects Cryptocurrency Custodian, Wins Admin Role for NYDIG’s Bitcoin ETF

Asked if NYDIG would be U.S. Bank’s crypto custodian, Senior Vice President Christine Waldron said she was not at liberty to comment.

Business  ·  27 April 2021

US Bank, State Street Back $30M Raise for Institutional Crypto Builder Securrency

U.S. Bank could be the proverbial “one to watch” in the digital asset space, says Securrency Chief Strategy Officer Patrick Campos.

Business  ·  26 April 2021

JPMorgan to Let Clients Invest in Bitcoin Fund for First Time: Sources

The JPMorgan bitcoin fund could roll out as soon as this summer, sources tell CoinDesk. NYDIG will be the fund’s custody provider.

Business  ·  26 April 2021
Crypto Lending

Signature Bank Goes Head-to-Head With Silvergate in Bitcoin-Backed Lending

Signature’s CEO said on an earnings call Wednesday the bank wants it to be a “no-loss business.”

Business  ·  21 April 2021

Circle Adds Signature as a Banking Partner

The partnership will allow for future integrations of Circle products and services within the bank.

News  ·  19 April 2021

Oracle Provider API3 Signs 10-Year Deal With Open Bank Project

The partnership could bring fintech and banking customers into DeFi, says Open Bank Project founder Simon Redfern.

Business  ·  19 April 2021

Add Coinbase to the List of Crypto Stocks HSBC Won’t Touch

An HSBC representative said the bank has “limited appetite to facilitate products or securities that derive their value from virtual currencies.”

Business  ·  15 April 2021

Revolut Adds 11 Cryptocurrencies to Its Trading Offerings

Cardano (ADA), uniswap (UNI) and filecoin (FIL) were among those added.

News  ·  9 April 2021

Goldman Sachs to Offer Bitcoin to Wealth Management Clients

A memo obtained by CoinDesk lays out the bank’s approach to providing clients with access to bitcoin and other digital assets.

News  ·  31 March 2021

Fidelity Now Extends Bitcoin-Backed Loans Through Silvergate

The custodian began offering cash loans collateralized by bitcoin last December but is now adding Silvergate customers to the mix.

Business  ·  29 March 2021
Venture Capital

Caitlin Long’s Avanti Raises $37M Ahead of Crypto Bank Launch

The digital bank will put the extra cash toward meeting Wyoming regulators’ pre-launch capital requirements.

Business  ·  25 March 2021