Bakkt acts like bridge between the emerging cryptocurrency market and traditional institution, merchant, and consumers who want to access the market. Bakkt is a subsidy of ICE (Intercontinental Exchange), which is also the parent company of NYSE(New York Stock Exchange). Bakkt has partnered with giants like Starbucks and Microsoft.

A Billion Dollars in Bitcoin Options Expired, Bitcoin may be Vulnerable to Violent Price Moves
A billion dollar worth of Bitcoin options are to expire today, in the meantime, traders debating whether this will result in higher volatility, and the direction of which Bitcoin price is headed. Traders are now deciding whether to take their options or leave the market.
Bakkt And Galaxy Digital Announce New Bitcoin Service Aimed at Institutional Investors
Regulated bitcoin futures provider Bakkt and Galaxy Digital’s trading arm seek to cater to the rising institutional demand for Bitcoin. The two firms have just developed a new service targeting institutional investors looking to purchase and store Bitcoin.
Bakkt Cash Integrated Directly with Starbucks Payment App
Bakkt President Adam White has announced the Bakkt Cash integration with the Starbuck mobile app.
Bakkt BTC Options Trading Falls To Zero: What Does This Mean for Mainstream Adoption?
The impetus behind Bakkt was to create a safe and regulated environment where larger institutions, corporation and investors would feel comfortable leveraging for access to the nascent crypto market. The trading volume or lack thereof seems to indicated that these larger investors are still weary of cryptocurrency.
Deribit Dominates CME and Bakkt in BTC Options Volume
Existing bitcoin exchange Deribit has bested institutional newcomers CME and Bakkt in terms of Bitcoin option trading volume at the start of 2020.
Bakkt Announces the Promotion of the Company’s Former Chief Product Officer to CEO
Having previously worked in Google and PayPal, Mike Blandina is to leave his position as Chief product officer of Bakkt, for his new role as CEO. The chairman of ICE has expressed strong confidence in his ability to steer the company to excellence.
Bakkt Launches Two New Regulated Trading Products Ahead of Schedule
Bakkt launched its market for physically-settled Bitcoin futures in September this year, just launched its Options tied to its Bitcoin futures today.
Bakkt Partners with Starbucks to Test Consumer App and Merchant Portal
Mike Blandina, Chief Product Officer, Bakkt, revealed that the company's current interest lies in developing the consumer app and merchant portal and as well as testing with their first launch partner, Starbucks.
Adam White, COO of Bakkt on the Custody Offerings and Future Roadmap
Adam White, COO, Bakkt began his journey in the crypto world when he joined Coinbase six years ago, much to the dismay of his family and friends who believed has was throwing away his Harvard education on a pseudo-market.
Bakkt Platform Launched: Trades 71 Bitcoin Futures Contracts in 24 Hours
ICE’s historical data on Bakkt’s Bitcoin/USD futures contract trading reveals that the platform traded 71 BTC at press time, with the last trading price recorded at $9,875 per Bitcoin.

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