How BitGo Is Getting Into the Events Business

BitGo has added cap intro services, a kind of marketing activity carried out among hedge fund investors, to its crypto brokerage offering.

Business  ·  8 December 2020

Wrapped Bitcoin ‘Burns’ Increase as Traders Rotate Capital Out of Cooling DeFi

WBTC burns picked up in November, continuing into December.

Markets  ·  3 December 2020

Nearly $360M in Bitcoin Moved to Ethereum in October Despite DeFi Cool-Off

October’s growth is less than half of September’s 68,000 newly tokenized bitcoins.

Markets  ·  10 November 2020

Hong Kong’s Amber Group Picks BitGo Trust in Quest for Institutional Investors

BitGo’s status as a qualified custodian should draw more high-net-worth investors to Amber from places like Hong Kong, Taiwan and Seoul.

Business  ·  10 November 2020

PayPal Said to Be in Talks to Buy Crypto Firms Including BitGo: Bloomberg

The news comes a day after the payments giant confirmed it's entering the cryptocurrency market.

Markets  ·  22 October 2020

Record $616M of Wrapped Bitcoin Minted in September

Monthly value of minted WBTC grew 160% from August.

Markets  ·  5 October 2020

Record WBTC Mint Completed by Three Arrows Capital as Demand for Bitcoin on Ethereum Continues to Grow

The Singapore-based firm minted 2,316 WBTC Thursday afternoon.

Markets  ·  24 September 2020

BitGo Is Bringing DeFi-Friendly Wrapped Bitcoin to the Tron Blockchain

The partnership will bring BitGo’s wrapped bitcoin (WBTC) into the Tron ecosystem as a TRC-20 token.

Business  ·  24 September 2020

Supply of Tokenized Bitcoin on Ethereum Now Tops $1.1B: Here’s Why

The supply of BitGo’s wrapped bitcoins (WBTC) topped 76,000 after setting an all-time record of nearly 21,000 WBTC minted within one week. Here’s why.

Tech  ·  22 September 2020

Alameda Research Claimed Nearly 70% of Wrapped Bitcoin Minted in August

The firm claimed 14,654 WBTC in August following approval of its Compound collateral proposal.

Markets  ·  4 September 2020

BitGo Will Provide Cold Storage Crypto Support for Japan’s Bitgate

Bitgate has tapped BitGo to help it provide cold storage services to Japanese customers.

News  ·  2 September 2020

BitGo Weighs Building a Sidechain for WBTC as Ethereum Fees Climb

Digital asset trust company BitGo is in the process of “reaching out” to community partners to build an Ethereum sidechain because of rising fees, according to CTO Ben Chan.

Tech  ·  25 August 2020

BitGo Applies to Be Regulated Custodian in New York State

The crypto custody provider has filed paperwork with New York's financial regulator to offer its services in the state.

Business  ·  25 August 2020

BitGo Now Supports Custody and Staking of Tezos’ XTZ

The addition expands BitGo’s proof-of-stake offerings, first unveiled last October.

Business  ·  23 July 2020

Crypto Exchange Group Eyes ‘Bulletin Board’ System for FATF Compliance: Coinbase Exec

Top cryptocurrency exchanges including Coinbase will release a white paper detailing a way to comply with the Financial Action Task Force's "Travel Rule."

Policy & regulation  ·  21 July 2020