Bain-Backed Crypto Exchange Seed CX Is Expanding to Asia

Chicago-based cryptocurrency exchange Seed CX, which Bain Capital backed last year, is expanding to Asia. The institution-focused exchange announced Thursday that it has teamed up with Singapore-based trading infrastructure technology provider Hydra X for the effort. The partnership will allow Seed CX to integrate its platform with Hydra X’s trading platform Sigma, which is currently in beta. Once the integration is complete, Seed CX users will be able to view prices, trade and monitor their portfolios on the Sigma platform, as well as have access to a fiat-cryptocurrency gateway, according…

Overstock’s tZERO Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Trading App This June

Overstock’s security token platform tZERO is going full crypto. Until now, security tokens had been the startup’s priority, but this summer, tZERO plans to launch its own mobile trading app for buying and selling bitcoin and, possibly, ether, CEO Saum Noursalehi told CoinDesk Thursday. The app for IOS and Android devices is scheduled to launch in June and is being developed by Bitsy — a crypto startup in the portfolio of Overstock’s venture arm Medici Ventures. “That’s part of the reason we acquired Bitsy — to accelerate time to market…

Overstock’s tZERO Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Trading App This June

Overstock’s security token platform tZERO is going full crypto. Until now, security tokens had been the startup’s priority, but this summer, tZERO plans to launch its own mobile trading app for buying and selling bitcoin and, possibly, ether, CEO Saum Noursalehi told CoinDesk Thursday. The app for IOS and Android devices is scheduled to launch in June and is being developed by Bitsy — a crypto startup in the portfolio of Overstock’s venture arm Medici Ventures. “That’s part of the reason we acquired Bitsy — to accelerate time to market…

Bitcoin’s 4th Largest Exchange to Support Tron Stablecoin

The liquidity of the Tron network is about to go to the next level. As we previously reported, Tether is expanding its USDT product to the Tron blockchain. Now the community has heard from a veteran exchange – USDT-Tron is going to list on OKEx. 4th Largest Bitcoin Exchange to Support USDT-Tron OKEx is the 4th largest Bitcoin exchange by adjusted volume. In a note today, OKEx says: In order to meet users’ demand for stablecoin trading, OKEx will support USDT-TRON, the TRC-20 based USDT token co-developed by TRON and…

Not Just BNB: Up 120%, Huobi’s Crypto Exchange Coin Is Breaking Out

Following in the footsteps of the world’s largest exchange cryptocurrency, Binance Coin (BNB), another exchange coin, Huobi Token (HT), is flashing a more than 100 percent price increase in 2019. Used as an alternative to trading fees on their respective exchanges, exchange cryptocurrencies are also commonly paired with other cryptocurrencies to form new markets and increase overall liquidity. Recently, however, Binance created a new demand driver for its token by requiring participants of its token sale platform Binance Launchpad to make purchases either with bitcoin (BTC) or BNB. While that…

Not Just BNB: Up 120%, Huobi’s Crypto Exchange Coin Is Breaking Out

Following in the footsteps of the world’s largest exchange cryptocurrency, Binance Coin (BNB), another exchange coin, Huobi Token (HT), is flashing a more than 100 percent price increase in 2019. Used as an alternative to trading fees on their respective exchanges, exchange cryptocurrencies are also commonly paired with other cryptocurrencies to form new markets and increase overall liquidity. Recently, however, Binance created a new demand driver for its token by requiring participants of its token sale platform Binance Launchpad to make purchases either with bitcoin (BTC) or BNB. While that…

A Privacy-Focused Bitcoin Cash P2P Exchange Is Coming to Bitcoin.com

Bitcoin.com is always been on a quest to promote Bitcoin adoption. Our educational resources, forums, newsdesk, and other services reflect that mission on a daily basis. Now our web portal is introducing a feature called Local Bitcoin Cash, a service that facilitates the peer-to-peer trading of local currency for bitcoin cash (BCH). The new service will be launching soon and users will be able to directly exchange BCH securely and without know-your-customer (KYC) requirements. Also read: This Short Animation Might Make You Think Twice About Taxes Local Bitcoin Cash Over…

Binance Dominance Kills Another Veteran Bitcoin Exchange

(+) Binance Dominance Sends Another Veteran Bitcoin Exchange to the Scrap Heap Binance’s utter dominance of the crypto trading landscape has left yet another veteran Bitcoin exchange out in the cold. | Source: Shutterstock P. H. Madore 21/03/2019 Exclusive Binance’s overwhelming dominance of the cryptocurrency trading landscape has quietly sent another veteran Bitcoin exchange to the scrap heap. Read the full story by subscribing to CCN and receive an ad-free version including discounts on future events and services. Register here for just $9.99Already got an account?Log in here About The…

Cryptopia exchange back in business but in safe mode

A New Zealand-based crypto trading company that was shut down following a major hacking is now open for trading again, but has advised its customers not to make withdrawals or deposits as it is risky. Cryptopia, based in Christchurch, had lost 9.4 percent of its total holdings after suffering a security breach in January. The exchange has not disclosed the value of the losses, the tokens, and currencies affected or any measures to refund users. But after decoding data stored on the Ethereum blockchain public database, data company Elementus said…

Crypto Exchange Aggregator Caspian to Offer Crypto Options and Futures Trading

Institutional crypto trading, portfolio and risk management platform Caspian announced that it has integrated its platform with cryptocurrency futures and options trading exchange Deribit. The news was revealed in a press release from Caspian published on March 20. Per the announcement, Deribit has been added to Caspian’s ecosystem of over 30 cryptocurrency exchanges and liquidity providers. The company also claims that the move renders it the first institutional platform to offer both options and futures trading in the crypto asset class. The post also notes that Caspian’s platform includes an…