Blockchain Daily Digest – January 30th, 2020

By Henry Chan   Jan 30, 2020 2 Min Read

1.   Coinbase Custody Launches New International Institutional Grade Crypto Service to European Clients

With its operations based in Dublin, Ireland, Coinbase Custody launched its institutional-grade crypto asset storage service to clients in Europe. 

2.   Women in Payments CEO: Less than 5% of VCs Invest in Women-Led FinTech Companies

With a background in engineering, Kristy Duncan, the CEO of Women in Payments started her career in banking and then into the payments industry. Duncan has then been fascinated with the payments market, and is a “payments geek at heart.”

3.   Bakkt BTC Options Trading Falls To Zero: What Does This Mean for Mainstream Adoption?

When the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) announced its plans to launch the Bakkt Bitcoin physically settled futures trading platform, many believed it would act as the trigger for mass institutional adoption of cryptocurrency.

4.   Ex-Cambridge Analytica Employee Confident that Blockchain Can Help Protect Personal Data

Brittany Kaiser, the Cambridge Analytica scandal whistleblower, discussed in an interview at the World Economic Forum that blockchain technology could be an essential tool to address data protection issues.  

5.   Swiss Firm Launches Country’s First Compliant IPO

Swiss firm OverFuture launched the country’s first compliant initial public offering (IPO) on a blockchain.

 

The Top 5 Cryptos At a Glance

#

Crypto

Symbol

Market Cap.

Price (US$)

Change % (24h)

Trading Vol. (24h)

1

Bitcoin

BTC

$169.89B

$9,339.81

-0.01%

$29.456B

2

Ethereum

ETH

$19.30B

$176.24

-0.84%

$10.472B

3

XRP

XRP

$10.30B

$0.24

-1.34%

$1.84B

4

Bitcoin Cash

BCH

$7.04B

$385.75

-0.78%

$3.74B

5

Bitcoin SV

BSV

$5.49B

$301.07

2.67%

$2.87B

 


About the author

Henry Chan
Blockchain and Crypto writer with over 2 years experience in Blockchain and Fintech. I'm interested in how Blockchain can bring transformation in supply chain, and bring improvement to the life of people in Africa.




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