The company behind the third biggest cryptocurrency in the world, Ripple has lately seen a big increase in the number of its customers. Last month, in October the firm began talks with SWIFT on the subject of the potential partnership, which make XRP a new highway for cross-banking settlements. The company also presented the world it’s the latest advertisement which demonstrates how long it takes in our high-tech century to transfer money anyway in the world and explains why Ripple is the best solution.
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Plans for worldwide growth are on track for cryptocurrency wallet startup Cobo after it managed to raise US$ 13 million in a Series A round. The cryptocurrency wallet startup, which is based in Beijing, China, has set its sights on expanding in the United States as well as in Southeast Asia particularly Indonesia and Vietnam. The
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Gemini, the U.S. cryptocurrency exchange founded by bitcoin billionaires Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, is rumored to be eyeing an expansion into the United Kingdom. Gemini Plots Transatlantic Expansion Citing two sources close to the process, the Financial Times reports that the New York-based exchange operator has hired advisors regarding a move into Britain and may
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In a bid to extend the reach of its services, Bancor is opening up shop on another blockchain.
The decentralized exchange protocol is expanding to EOS, a Bancor blog post reveals. Speaking to Bitcoin Magazine, Bancor’s Director of Communications Nate Hindman said the protocol will still allow users to trade Ethereum tokens, while its newest iteration, BancorX, will introduce this functionality to Ethereum’s rival, as well.
“Bancor is not ‘switching’ to EOS. Bancor will continue to support and advance its protocol and liquidity network on the Ethereum blockchain. With the BancorX launch, we are expanding Bancor to also support the EOS blockchain.”
Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has marked its foray into Australia with a multi-million investment in a regulated domestic exchange, part of a new joint venture. The Australian Financial Review is reporting that KuCoin has invested the AUD $ 3 million investment in Bitcoin Australia, a domestic exchange that enables bitcoin trading and ethereum buying, enabling the
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The United States is a powerhouse when it comes to finance. As such, most of the world’s cryptocurrency exchanges are either based in or provide services to the US market. For OKCoin, its expansion to the US is slowly coming together, albeit in a very limited fashion.
OKCoin Lands in California
It is good to see international exchanges expand their presence. For OKCoin, its expansion to the United States has been planned for a while now. As of late last week, the company now offers its services to US clients, assuming they live in the state of California. It is a positive first step toward a full-fledged US expansion, although there is clearly still plenty of work to be done.
Coincheck, the Japanese crypto trading platform that found new owners after it was hacked earlier this year, is now planning to offer services on the US market. The exchange expects to be licensed in Japan next month, according to the chief executive of Monex, the online brokerage which bought the troubled company last month.
Japanese exchange Bitflyer is on a hiring spree, trying to tap talent from Wall Street. The company says coders can make $ 100,000, and plenty of employees earn $ 200,000. Besides already operating in three regions, the exchange is expanding into additional countries and adding more services.
Number One Goal
Japan’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume, Bitflyer, is on a hiring spree. The company is eyeing traders and bankers from Wall Street, including from its CEO’s former employer, Goldman Sachs, according to Bloomberg. With over 2 million users on its platform, the number of Bitflyer employees “has doubled to more than 150 people in the past six months and is on pace to top 300 before year-end,” the news outlet detailed.
On May 4, 2018, at EDCON in Toronto, Canada, the Huobi Group announced its plans to expand to the Canadian market with a fully operational office in Toronto by the end of the year. This expansion marks the blockchain asset company’s second move into North America this year after setting up operations in San Francisco, and it comes just weeks after Huobi announced it would be opening European operations with an office in London, as well.
According to companies-numbers.com, the co-founder of Bitmain, Jihan Wu, is the sole governing person behind Ant Creek LLC, a company in the Port of Walla Walla, Washington, that was registered in June 2017.
In a news article published on March 8, 2018, by the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, the city is considering a land-use agreement with Ant Creek that would allow the company to lease land starting in 2019 with an option to purchase up to 40 acres.