Winklevoss’ Gemini Crypto Exchange Hires New Chief Security Officer

The Gemini platform, founded by the Winklevoss twins, has hired a new chief security officer with cybersecurity experience. Gemini, the cryptocurrency exchange and custody founded by the Winklevoss twins, has hired cybersecurity expert David Damato as its new chief security officer (CSO). Damato was previously the CSO of cybersecurity firm Tanium.  Tyler Winklevoss announced the […]

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Crypto Derivatives Exchange Blade Raises $4.3M From Coinbase and Others

The upcoming crypto derivatives platform Blade has raised over $4 million from Coinbase and SV Angel, among others. A soon-to-launch cryptocurrency derivatives exchange has raised $4.3 million from major investors such as the cryptocurrency platform Coinbase and the investment firm SV Angel. The exchange Blade is scheduled to launch in three weeks’ time. Blade’s funding […]

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Gemini Exchange Added to CME Group’s Pioneering Crypto Benchmarks

The Winklevoss twins’ Gemini platform is being added as a constituent exchange for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s cryptocurrency reference rates. The Winklevoss twins’ Gemini platform is being added as a constituent exchange for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group)’s cryptocurrency reference rates. As revealed in an official tweet from CME Group on Aug. 8, Gemini […]

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Market Maker Altonomy Raises $7M in Funding Round Led by Polychain Capital

Singapore-based market maker Altonomy has raised $7 million in a funding round led by Polychain Capital to source liquidity for institutional customers. Cryptocurrency asset management firm Altonomy has raised $7 million in a seed round from digital assets investment company Polychain Capital, according to a press release on July 15. Singapore-based market maker Altonomy is […]

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Derivatives in Crypto, Explained

From mitigating risks to gaining on price difference: A multifaceted world of financial derivatives and their application in crypto, reviewed. Are there any downsides of trading crypto derivatives? All trading strategies related to price fluctuations imply a certain level of risk, especially combined with the lack of relevant regulation for the crypto derivatives sector.  When […]

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