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BlockFi offers market-leading financial tools to help crypto investors earn interest on their crypto and get USD funding through crypto-backed loans.

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BlockFi Granted Extension to Submit Bankruptcy Exit Plan
BlockFi, a cryptocurrency lender, has been granted a 48-day extension until May 15 to submit a bankruptcy exit plan. The company is exploring a potential sale of assets or an outside backer to support a restructuring deal. A committee of BlockFi customers argued to take control of the case, citing the lack of a workable business for reorganization and the potential sale of the platform. However, the bankruptcy judge granted a shorter extension than requested by BlockFi.
Bhutan Sovereign Investment Fund Invests Millions in Crypto
The sovereign investment arm of Bhutan, estimated to manage around $2.9 billion in assets, has invested millions in cryptocurrencies without disclosing it to the public. The investments were revealed after crypto firms BlockFi and Celsius filed for bankruptcy in 2022. BlockFi has filed a complaint against Druk Holding and Investments (DHI) to reclaim outstanding assets, alleging that the fund defaulted on its $30 million loan in March.
Defunct Crypto Lender BlockFi Has $227 Million in Uninsured Funds with Troubled Silicon Valley Bank
A bankruptcy filing has revealed that BlockFi has $227 million in uninsured funds allocated to a money market mutual fund (MMMF) offered by Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), which was shut down by the California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation on March 10. While the investment may not be at risk despite SVB's troubles, the filing highlights that the funds are not FDIC-insured, not insured by any federal government agency, and "not guaranteed by the bank." The recent Silvergate bankruptcy has also impacted the crypto market.
BlockFi Will Submit Assets And Liabilities For Bankruptcy On January 11
BlockFi will show assets, obligations, and pre-bankruptcy payments. After its first bankruptcy hearing in November, the business contacted 106 buyers. The U.S. Department of Justice confiscated over 55 million Robinhood shares worth $450 million. BlockFi claimed shares.
Investors Sell FTX, Celsius, BlockFi, Voyager
A number of investors who lost money as a result of the recent failures of FTX, Celsius, BlockFi, and Voyager Digital are considering transferring their claims to other parties. Nearly 10,000 claims were posted at the time this article was written, including 9,072 claims on Celsius Network, 93 claims on Voyager, 67 claims on FTX, and 23 claims on BlockFi. It has been alleged that former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has cashed out a total of $684,000 since he was released on bail.
BlockFi Petitions To Restore Wallet Users' Frozen Crypto
On November 11, BlockFi banned withdrawals and asked customers not to deposit to wallets or Interest Accounts due to FTX uncertainty. The lending platform intends to seek similar remedies from the Supreme Court of Bermuda. Jan 9 is the hearing date for the motion's approval.
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BlockFi Suspends Withdrawals Following FTX Crisis
Crypto lender BlockFi announced on Twitter that they have suspended withdrawals and normal business operations due to the lack of clarity around the current status of FTX.
BlockFi to Relaunch Yield Bearing Product in the US After SEC Settlement
Months after settling with the SEC, BlockFi has now re-introduced its yield product
69 % Female Crypto Investors in U.S. Adopt Holding Strategy, Survey Shows
Real Talk survey BlockFi suggests that female crypto investors on American soil had a long-term outlook because they had adopted the buy-and-hold strategy.

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