How Coinbase Quietly Became the World’s Biggest Bitcoin Bank

How Coinbase Quietly Became the World’s Biggest Bitcoin BankOn August 15, the San Francisco-based digital currency exchange Coinbase announced that it had acquired the cryptocurrency custody service Xapo’s institutional branch. The business move puts Coinbase in the limelight, making it the largest custodial service for digital assets worldwide, with more than $7 billion under custody. Also Read: Hong Kong Protest Leader Hopes to […]

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Bitcoin Whales and the Rise of Crypto-Fueled OTC Desks in 2018

Bitcoin Whales and the Rise of Crypto-Fueled OTC Desks in 2018Cryptocurrencies grew immensely popular in 2017, but throughout the following year, digital asset markets fell sharply in value. However, over-the-counter (OTC) market makers thrived in 2018, with a slew of business models in the industry catering to OTC clients.   Also Read: Bitbacker.io Aims to Offer a Cryptocurrency-Powered Patreon Alternative Billions Swapped Using Over-the-Counter Cryptocurrency Services […]

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