Bitcoin ETFs

Withdrawal of Ether Futures ETF Proposals Good Sign for Bitcoin Futures ETF: Analyst

Bloomberg Intelligence’s James Seyffart thinks a bitcoin futures ETF could get approved as soon as October.

Business  ·  24 August 2021

VanEck Tries Again for Bitcoin Strategy ETF With SEC

VanEck unsuccessfully tried to list a similar fund in 2017.

News  ·  10 August 2021

Goldman Sachs Applies for DeFi ETF

The filing joins more than a dozen crypto ETF applications sitting before the SEC.

News  ·  26 July 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

Global X Joins Firms Filing Bitcoin ETF Application With SEC

The fund manager filed a proposal with the SEC to list the Global X Bitcoin Trust on the Cboe BZX Exchange.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 July 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Further Delays WisdomTree Bitcoin ETF Decision

The SEC instituted proceedings on whether to approve the WisdomTree bitcoin ETF application, effectively delaying any firm decision by a few months.

News  ·  14 July 2021

BNY Mellon to Provide Grayscale With ETF Services After ‘Anticipated’ GBTC Conversion

The world’s largest custodian bank will begin handling accounting and administration services for the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust in October.

Business  ·  13 July 2021

SEC Delays Decision on SkyBridge Capital’s Proposed Bitcoin ETF to August

The agency has extended its initial 45-day review period.

News  ·  8 July 2021

CoinShares to Buy Elwood’s ETF Index Business for $17M

The purchase also gives CoinShares access to Elwood’s equity-research team.

Business  ·  6 July 2021
Funding Rounds

Crypto Trading Firm Valkyrie Raises $10M to Drive Bitcoin ETF Hopes

Tron founder Justin Sun, Litecoin founder Charlie Lee and former Major League pitcher C.J. Wilson participated in the round.

Business  ·  30 June 2021
ARK Invest

Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest, 21Shares Team Up to Enter Bitcoin ETF Race

The firm is partnering with 21Shares in a bid to get a bitcoin ETF over the finish line with U.S. regulators.

Business  ·  28 June 2021

3iQ’s Bitcoin ETF Rises on First Day of Trading on Nasdaq Dubai

The ETF, trading under the ticker symbol “QBTC,” is the first cryptocurrency fund to go public in the Middle East.

News  ·  23 June 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Delays Decision on Valkyrie Bitcoin ETF

The SEC designated Aug. 10 as the revised date when it will approve or disapprove Valkyrie's application.

News  ·  23 June 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Again Delays VanEck Bitcoin ETF Decision

This is the second time the regulator has extended its review period of the VanEck bid by 45 days.

Policy & regulation  ·  16 June 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Delays Decision on WisdomTree Bitcoin ETF Application

The review period for the application is now extended by 45 days from May 26.

News  ·  2 June 2021
Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Starts Official Review of SkyBridge, Fidelity Bitcoin ETF Applications

The two bitcoin ETF bids join four others under official review with more still pending.

Policy & regulation  ·  26 May 2021