Crypto Exchanges

Crypto Exchange Bitpanda Raises $263M at $4.1B Valuation

Crowned Austria’s first tech unicorn in March, the firm is now worth even more.

Business  ·  17 August 2021

Shenzhen PBoC Launches Crypto Trading ‘Clean-Up’: Report

China's central bank vowed earlier in August to keep high pressure on crypto trading.

News  ·  17 August 2021
South Korea

Korean Crypto Exchanges Paid $14.7M to Banks for Name Verification Services: Report

Exchanges have to set up partnerships with banks for real-name verification by Sept. 24.

News  ·  10 August 2021

Colombia’s First Commercial Bank Will Let Users Transfer Money to Crypto Exchange

Banco de Bogotá will allow money transfers with crypto exchange as part of a pilot program in August.

News  ·  29 July 2021

FTX US Affiliate Sees Record Daily Trading Volume in First Half of 2021

Daily volume hit its all-time high on April 22 when $993 million was traded during a 24-hour period.

News  ·  29 July 2021

Binance’s CZ Is Looking for His Replacement as Exchange Gets Regulatory House in Order

“We are looking for someone with a strong regulatory background to step in and be CEO,” Changpeng Zhao said at a press conference Tuesday.

Business  ·  27 July 2021
Money Laundering

Brazilian Police Seize $33M in Crypto Money Laundering Probe

The Brazilian judiciary authorized freezing accounts and taking assets from two individuals and 17 companies.

News  ·  23 July 2021

FTX Crypto Exchange Valued at $18B in $900M Funding Round

Sam Bankman-Fried's exchange is bringing on the largest funding round in crypto history to fuel expansion.

Business  ·  20 July 2021

Philippine Stock Exchange Wants to Be the Site for Crypto Trading When It’s Approved: Report

The PSE is just awaiting guidelines from the Philippine SEC and other regulators.

News  ·  4 July 2021

UK Bank NatWest Limits Amount Users Can Transfer to Crypto Exchanges

The bank has seen a "high level" of crypto investment scams, a company spokesman said.

News  ·  29 June 2021

A Reckoning for Binance and Other ‘Global’ Exchanges

The biggest crypto exchanges have grown by working around national regulators. Regulators are starting to take notice.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 June 2021

Coinbase Receives Crypto Custody License From German Regulator BaFin

The license will allow Coinbase to continue operating in Germany.

Policy & regulation  ·  28 June 2021

China’s Longest-Running Crypto Exchange Closes Bitcoin Business Following Crackdowns

The closure represents the final nail in the coffin for the crypto-trading side of BTCC's operations.

News  ·  28 June 2021

FTX Follows Binance’s Lead With Move Into Tokenized Stocks

Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX will allow users to trade tokenized stocks of companies such as Facebook, Google, Netflix, Nvidia, PayPal and Tesla.

Markets  ·  24 June 2021

FTX Strikes Sponsorship Deal With MLB, Umpires to Wear Crypto Exchange’s Logo

Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX is doubling down on sports sponsorships.

Business  ·  23 June 2021