Uphold Exec Accused of ‘Fraudulently Misdirecting’ $700K in Funds

Uphold's former chief compliance officer allegedly misdirected corporate and user funds. He denies the claim, though a private investigator says there may be more.

Business  ·  21 May 2021

Crypto Firm Uphold Gets US OK to Buy Broker-Dealer JNK Securities

Uphold is set to become one of the first cryptocurrency businesses in the U.S. to offer securities on an omnibus basis to retail investors, the company said.

News  ·  31 March 2021

Uphold to Launch Crypto Card in Europe After Optimus Acquisition

The firm plans to start rolling out its multi-asset debit card on the Optimus platform in Europe "shortly."

Business  ·  3 February 2021
Carbon Credits

Blockchain Coalition Launches Tradable Carbon Credit Token

The UPCO2 token represents a certified measure of carbon dioxide and can be traded, held or burned to offset an individual’s carbon footprint.

Business  ·  1 December 2020

Cred Says Fraudulent Activity Led to Loss of Funds; Law Enforcement Investigating

Decentralized lending platform Cred says it's cooperating with law enforcement over a "loss of funds."

News  ·  28 October 2020
Blockchain Technology

Salesforce Co-Founder Launches Public Blockchain Network With Dollars Baked In

Public Mint puts dollars on the blockchain so users can use money whether or not they have bank accounts.

Tech  ·  2 July 2020

Uphold Teams With TaxBit to More Accurately Report Users’ Crypto Trades

Uphold is launching a real-time tax liability dashboard with the help of TaxBit, allowing users to more easily understand and file their taxes.

Business  ·  3 March 2020

Uphold Introduces Commission-Free Trading for Users

The move to commission-free cryptocurrency trading was based on Uphold’s ability to net trades at a lower cost after gaining more liquidity providers, said Uphold CEO JP Thieriot.

Business  ·  28 January 2020

Uphold Opens Crypto Trading to Users With UK Bank Accounts

Trading platform Uphold has added pound sterling support, in beta for now

Markets  ·  15 January 2020

Uphold Integrates Ledger Tools to Boost Crypto Storage Solution

Payments startup Uphold is implementing hardware and software from Ledger's Vault to improve its cold storage solution for investors.

Business  ·  13 May 2019

Bittrex-Backed Euro Stablecoin Can Be Staked for 8% Interest

A group of blockchain firms called Universal Protocol Alliance is launching a euro-pegged stablecoin that can be staked to earn annual returns.

Markets  ·  29 March 2019

TrueUSD Stablecoin Holders Can Get ‘Up to 8%’ Interest Via CredEarn

Holders of the dollar-pegged stablecoin TrueUSD can now leverage their funds to earn interest through crypto lender Cred.

Business  ·  26 March 2019

Crypto Payments Startup Uphold Launches Lending Products

Crypto payments startup Uphold is launching Earn and Borrow in collaboration with lending platform Cred.

Business  ·  22 October 2018

Crypto Startup Uphold Moves to Become Licensed U.S. Broker-Dealer

Digital money platform Uphold is looking to become a Finra-registered broker-dealer following a new acquisition, the company says.

Business  ·  27 June 2018

Payments Platform Uphold Completes XRP Ledger Integration

Digital payments startup Uphold has completed its integration with the XRP ledger, it announced Thursday.

Business  ·  24 May 2018