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BitGo Acquires Harbor in Surprise Expansion Beyond Crypto Custody

The crypto custodian announced Tuesday the acquisition of Harbor, a security token platform best known for a failed bid to offer tokenized shares of a South Carolina apartment building. Harbor’s subsidiaries, which include a broker-dealer regulated by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and a transfer agent supervised by the Securities and Exchange Commission, are included in the acquisition, the companies said. The move allows BitGo to expand its services from custody, becoming what CEO Mike Belshe said is the first “full-stack” service provider in the digital securities space. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Continue reading BitGo Acquires Harbor in Surprise Expansion Beyond Crypto Custody

Boerse Stuttgart Subsidiary Launching Institutional Crypto Custody Services

According to an announcement from the bourse on Tuesday, Blocknox already provides custody for crypto assets on an “escrow basis” and has made the service available to users of Boerse Stuttgart’s BISON app and its digital assets exchange, BSDEX. The firm is now aiming to expand its services outside the group’s own offerings, planning to safeguard cryptocurrencies and “other digital assets” for institutional clients such as banks and asset managers. Continue reading Boerse Stuttgart Subsidiary Launching Institutional Crypto Custody Services

Bakkt to Provide Bitcoin Custody but Its Product Raises Questions

Bakkt, a bitcoin futures exchange backed by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), announced that it is launching custodial services for institutional enterprises. This is not the first organization to provide bitcoin custody, but the firm believes that it would set the stage for the mass adoption of the technology. Continue reading Bakkt to Provide Bitcoin Custody but Its Product Raises Questions

Ready for Liftoff: Fidelity’s Bitcoin Custody Service is Just Weeks away from Launch

HomeNewsReady for Liftoff: Fidelity’s Bitcoin Custody Service is Just Weeks away from Launch fidelity bitcoin custodyReady for Liftoff: Fidelity’s Bitcoin Custody Service is Just Weeks away from Launch Wes Messamore 29/01/2019 Continue reading Ready for Liftoff: Fidelity’s Bitcoin Custody Service is Just Weeks away from Launch

Crypto Custody Startup Raises $8 Million from ConsenSys & Two Sigma Ventures

Venture firm Two Sigma and Ethereum development studio ConSensys have invested $8 million into digital asset custody solution provider Trustology, Business Insider reports. Both investors would be joining Trustology’s board of directors. Continue reading Crypto Custody Startup Raises $8 Million from ConsenSys & Two Sigma Ventures