Tag: bitgo

Jan 13 2021

BitGo Taps Former Coinbase Exec Jeff Horowitz as Chief Compliance Officer

Jan 13 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitgo business coinbase compliance custody

Jeff Horowitz led Coinbase’s global compliance program until his departure in October.

Jan 09 2021

Jan 06 2021

BitGo Launches Wrapped Bitcoin, Ether on Tron Blockchain

Jan 06 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitgo defi markets tron wrapped bitcoin

Nearly 100 DeFi-friendly WBTC have already been minted as TRC-20 tokens on Tron.

Dec 30 2020

BitGo to Pay $93K to US Treasury to Settle 183 ‘Apparent’ Sanctions Violations

Dec 30 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitgo markets news policy & regulation sanctions

Bitcoin custodian firm BitGo agreed to pay $93,830 in a settlement pact with the U.S. Treasury over 183 "apparent violations" of multiple sanctions programs.

Dec 24 2020

PayPal Reportedly Drops Bid to Acquire Crypto Custodian BitGo

BitGo CEO said they have been "in talks with everyone over the years” and that they won't accept a "small exit."

PayPal Talks to Buy Crypto Firm BitGo Have Ended, Other Targets Eyed: Report

Dec 24 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  acquisitions bitgo business news paypal

Talks regarding a possible acquisition by PayPal of bitcoin custodian BitGo have fallen through, Fortune reported, citing multiple sources. Read more: PayPal Said to Be in Talks to Buy Crypto Firms Including BitGo: Bloomberg

Dec 08 2020

How BitGo Is Getting Into the Events Business

BitGo has added cap intro services, a kind of marketing activity carried out among hedge fund investors, to its crypto brokerage offering.

Dec 03 2020

Nov 10 2020

Nearly $360M in Bitcoin Moved to Ethereum in October Despite DeFi Cool Off

Nov 10 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bitgo markets messari news tbtc

October’s growth is less than half of September’s 68,000 newly tokenized bitcoins.

Hong Kong’s Amber Group Picks BitGo Trust in Quest for Institutional Investors

Nov 10 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  amber group bitgo bitgo trust business custody

BitGo’s status as a qualified custodian should draw more high-net-worth investors to Amber from places like Hong Kong, Taiwan and Seoul.

Oct 23 2020

PayPal Starts Acquisition Talks with BitGo, Other Crypto Startups

The payment company will introduce crypto services on its platform in the ‘coming weeks’.

PayPal Looking to Acquire BitGo, Other Crypto Firms – Bloomberg

Oct 23 2020 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  bitgo cryptocurrency news paypal

Payments behemoth PayPal, who recently announced a major move into the cryptocurrency space, is considering the acquisition of Bitcoin custodian BitGo, as well as potentially other crypto firms, a Bloomberg report noted. According to the report, PayPal is exploring...

Oct 01 2020

BitGo Uses Chainlink (LINK) Oracle Network for On-Chain Auditing of WBTC

Oct 01 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  bitgo chainlink chainlink oracle defi defi news

BitGo, the institutional digital asset and custodial platform, has adopted oracle network Chainlink (LINK) for cross-chain auditing of wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC). Over the last year, BitGo has bridged over $1 billion on...

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