Crypto exchange Gemini opens waitlist for reward-based credit card

Gemini, the popular bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange company, today announced the upcoming launch of the Gemini Credit Card, a credit card that lets users earn up to 3% back in bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies for every dollar spent. The Gemini Credit Card waitlist is now open. Those who join will get early access to apply. The Gemini … Read more

Japan crypto exchange Coincheck records record account activity in 2020

Coincheck, a licensed Japan-based bitcoin and cryptocurrency exchange, today released some statistics on user accounts, and trends for the service year of 2020. Of the 14 crypto-assets handled by Coincheck, the coin with the highest price increase in 2020 was NEM (XEM). The second-highest price increase was Ethereum (ETH), followed by Bitcoin (BTC). In February … Read more

Cryptocurrency exchange Zipmex closes $6M funding round

Zipmex, a licensed cryptocurrency exchange, today announced the closing of its latest funding round. The round was led by Jump Capital, a US venture capitalist firm specializing in data-driven tech companies such as institutional cryptocurrency financial services provider BitGo and investing community TradingView. The total amount raised exceeded the initial target of USD $4 million … Read more

Crypto exchange Poloniex launches XRP perpetual futures

Popular crypto exchange Poloniex, has announced the launch of new XRP perpetual futures, which are now open for trading. Features of Poloniex XRP perpetual futures include: Up to 20x leverage for Level 2 traders and up to 10x leverage for Level 1. Maker rebates (get paid to post orders). Low taker fees (users pay less … Read more

First Formula 1 non-fungible token auction sold for record 415.9 ETH

Animoca Brands, developer gamification, blockchain, and artificial intelligence technologies, announced a milestone with the first official Formula 1 digital collectible, the 1-1-1 car, being acquired at auction for 415.9 ETH, worth approximately USD $113,000 at the time of sale. This winning bid represents one of the highest sums ever paid for a game-based non-fungible token … Read more