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Securitize Goes License Shopping With Acquisition of SEC-Registered Broker-Dealer

Security token firm Securitize announced Thursday its planned acquisition of Distributed Technology Markets (DTM).

PwC Report Points to Banner Year for Crypto M&A and Fundraising Deals

The value of acquisitions in the first half of 2020 has already surpassed that of full year 2019, according to a new report by...

CB Insights Buys Blockdata to Build Out Blockchain Data Offering

New York City’s CB Insights is getting into the blockchain data game with the acquisition of Netherlands-based Blockdata.

DCG Enters Retail Crypto Market With Acquisition of Luno Wallet

Blockchain-focused investment firm Digital Currency Group has acquired Luno, a retail-focused cryptocurrency exchange with over five million customers.

FTX Exchange’s $150M Deal for Mobile-First Blockfolio Is a Retail Trading Play

The deal is a strategic play for FTX, whose clientele consists largely of quants and professional traders, to attract more retail customers.

ConsenSys Acquires JP Morgan’s Quorum Blockchain

Quorum, the enterprise blockchain platform developed by mega-bank JPMorgan Chase, is to be acquired by ConsenSys, the Brooklyn-based Ethereum venture studio.

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‘Only in Crypto’: What the OKEx Mess Says About New and Old Finance

On Friday morning as the OKEx withdrawal-freeze story twisted and turned, CoinDesk's editors had an off-the-cuff discussion about the fundamental realities and unique challenges...

Coinbase Custody’s new token support faces criticism

Earlier today, Coinbase Custody announced that they are looking into adding support for new digital assets. The move to support more coins comes as...

Bitcoin’s Creator vs. Bezos: Satoshi Nakamoto’s Uphill Climb to Surpass the Amazon Founder’s Net Worth

Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man, but someday if bitcoin crosses a certain valuation then Satoshi Nakamoto will be the wealthiest if he/she...

Bitcoin vs Gold: Which investment favors your portfolio?

I get it. It's always an either-or decision between Bitcoin and gold, as a pure investment play. Since the commodity and the cryptocurrency each...