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Fidelity Investments Seeks Talent for Its Digital Assets Division

American investment management company Fidelity Investments is seeking talent for its digital asset wing, Fidelity Digital Assets, according to the company’s job offer listing.Fidelity is looking for nine professionals in fields ranging from analytics and data engineering to blockchain solutions architecture and blockchain solutions engineering.The company is hiring a

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Grayscale Reports Vast Majority of Investments in Q1 2019 Were in Bitcoin Trust

American digital asset manager Grayscale Investments reported a 42% growth in its product inflows in Q1 2019 over the previous quarter, the firm announced in a new financial report on May 13.Grayscale was specifically bullish on major cryptocurrency bitcoin (BTC), reporting that the vast majority of investments in Q1

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Former Barclays Exec Joins Fidelity Investments to Work on Digital Assets

A former executive of British investment bank Barclays, Chris Tyrer, has joined Fidelity Digital Assets, the crypto platform of American financial services corporation Fidelity Investments, Finance Magnates reported on April 30.Tyrer began working on digital assets for Fidelity Investments after serving over 13 years at Barclays as Head of

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Crypto, Blockchain Startup Investments Will Reach New Heights in 2019, New Data Suggests

Venture capital investment in cryptocurrency and blockchain startups will likely set a new all-time high in 2019, Reuters reported on April 17, quoting figures from market data provider PitchBook.Following on from the $2.4 billion in funding the industry received from backers last year, the $850 million raised this year

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94% of Surveyed Endowment Funds are Allocating to Crypto Investments: Study

94% of endowments have been allocating to crypto-related investments throughout 2018, a new survey published on April 12 reveals. The study was conducted in Q4 2018 by trade publications Global Custodian and The Trade Crypto, in partnership with blockchain security firm BitGo.Out of 150 surveyed endowments, 89% of the

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Torch Secured: Fidelity Investment’s Crypto Division Joins Bitcoin Lightning Trust Chain

It isn’t a secret that the Lightning Network, a second-layer solution aimed at easing the qualms Bitcoin faces with scalability, has seen monumental levels of adoption as of late. The ecosystem has seen its maximum capacity swell over the 700 BTC milestone, cementing its viability as a system that provides

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Derivatives Giant Fidelity Investments Receives and Passes on the Lightning Torch

Financial derivatives giant Fidelity Investments received and passed on the Lightning Torch, as revealed by tweet by the company sent on Feb. 22.Just like the Olympic torch, the Lightning Torch is being passed between members of the Lightning Network community. The trend first reportedly started when Twitter user and Bitcoin

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Texas Securities Regulator Reveals 16 Orders Issued to Suspect Crypto Investments in 2018

The Texas State Securities Board (SSB) issued a total of 16 orders against suspected cryptocurrency scam investments in 2018, the regulator revealed in its 2018 Enforcement Report published on Feb. 7.Targeting actors luring Texas residents with various investment schemes, the SSB said it had successfully cited a total of 60

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Abra’s Blockchain App to Support Traditional Investments in Stocks, ETFs Using Bitcoin

Photo: Abra / FacebookPopular U.S.-based cryptocurrency startup Abra made an important announcement on Wednesday, February 6. The blockchain-based Abra app now features a new facility for its users to invest in traditional instruments like stocks, ETFs, commodities, etc. using Bitcoin.Also, Abra said that it will leverage Bitcoins blockchain network

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