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Huobi Japan Secures Around USD 4.6 Million with Announcement of Stock Issuance

Huobi Japan announces plans to raise approximately JPY 500 Million (USD 4.6 Million) in new funding. The funding was raised by issuing new stocks to the Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings (TTFH) through private placement. The stock issuance is set for Q1 2020. TTFH is a comprehensive securities firm that provides financial services such

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SEC-Licensed Broker-Dealer BitOoda Secures $7M Seed Funding

United States-based cryptocurrency brokerage BitOoda has secured $7 million funding from major investors including former senior investment exec at JPMorgan.Founded in 2017, BitOoda positions itself as a digital asset financial services platform that combines digital finance and applied science.Investors are former execs from British Petroleum, JPMorgan and S&P Global

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Coinbase Secures Patent for Bitcoin Transactions via Email Addresses

The CEO of one of the most popular cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase, Brian Armstrong, has recently been granted a patent which will allow consumers to trade Bitcoin through email, according to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).The cryptocurrency patent, which was granted in the U.S., portrays a digital system

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Coinbase Secures Patent for System to Identify Non-Compliant Accounts

Major American cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has been awarded a patent for a system that identifies and flags non-compliant accounts.A filing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Nov. 19 details a system containing a scoring model that “determines a compliance score for each one of the accounts

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OKEx Secures Support From Four New Partners for Its Utility Token OKB

Malta-based cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has secured support from four new partners, including hardware crypto wallet Ledger, for its utility token OKB.OKEx announced the news in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Nov. 22, detailing that it had partnered with Ledger, Vietnam-based over-the-counter exchange Aliniex, fiat-to-crypto exchange Bvnex, and

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Ledger Vault Secures $150 Million Crime Insurance Policy for Digital Assets

Ledger Vault, the custody arm of hardware wallet manufacturer Ledger, has procured a crime insurance policy developed with broker and risk advisory firm Marsh and insurance company Arch Insurance Limited.According to an announcement on Nov. 14, the Ledger Vault platform now provides its users a customized crime insurance program

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Arweave Secures $5 Million in Funding Round Led By Andreessen Horowitz

Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has led a $5 million funding round for Arweave, a blockchain-startup focused on permanent online data storage.On Nov. 5, the Arweave project reported that it had attracted world-leading funds in a $5 million investment round led by Andreessen Horowitz’s a16z Crypto, with the participation

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Blockchain Firm Secures $5 Million From Investment Company Cosimo

Oneiro, a blockchain solution company, secured a $5 million investment from Cosimo Ventures.Total investment of $8 millionIn an Oct. 3 press release, Boston-based provider of high-performance blockchain solutions Oneiro announced that it had secured a $5 million investment from Cosimo Ventures in a Series A funding round.Cosimo Ventures is

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Crypto Custodian Secures $8M in Funding Round Led by Initialized Capital

Montreal-based digital asset custodian Knøx has secured $8.25 million in a seed round to support its crypto custody service for institutional customers and fiduciaries.The funding round was led by San Francisco-based venture capital firm Initialized Capital, with the participation of financial services giant Fidelity and venture firm iNovia, Canadian

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