Tag: chainalysis

Oct 19 2021

Surveillance Firm Chainalysis Adds Bitcoin To Balance Sheet

The surveillance firm that works against the Bitcoin ethos purchased an undisclosed amount of bitcoin through NYDIG.Blockchain tracing platform Chainalysis announced today the execution of a bitcoin purchase through NYDIG for the firm’s balance sheet, marking an advancement of a long-standing partnership between the two companies. Despite the bullish purchase, Chainalysis is still a surveillance company acting in...

Oct 14 2021

Sep 30 2021

Europe houses the world’s crypto DeFi ‘whales,’ data shows

Sep 30 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis binance chainalysis defi europe

A new Chainalysis report has revealed that Europe has overtaken Eastern Asia as the biggest crypto economy in the world. According to the report, the continent has witnessed impressive growth since July 2020, receiving over $1...

Fortune Publishes their Most Disgusting Bitcoin Article Yet. Here’s Why.

Just when you thought Fortune couldn’t sink any lower in their Bitcoin slander, the publication tries to relate a neutral technology to “the alt- right” and “white supremacists.” Is this what journalism has devolved into? Unfortunately, in the case of Fortune,...

Sep 29 2021

Europe Becomes The World’s Biggest Crypto Economy, Thanks To DeFi

According to a recent Chainalysis report, Central, Northern, and Western Europe (CNWE) have become the biggest crypto economy in the world. Over the last year, the...

Europe is now the Largest Crypto Economy, Records $1T Worth of Transactions in the Past Year

Europe has grown to become the largest cryptocurrency economy in the world, with a quarter of total global activity, according to the latest report from Chainalysis. The region of central, northern, and western Europe, or CNWE, has mostly benefited from a massive uptick in the use of decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols, and increased interest from institutional investors.

Sep 14 2021

Report: Bitcoin Adoption In Africa Grows 1,200% In One Year

The continent is the third-fastest growing bitcoin economy globally, powered by retail users seeking to save and transfer money.Bitcoin adoption in Africa has skyrocketed over the past year, growing over 1,200%, according to a report by Chainalysis. The increased activity in the region has been fueled by retail investors,...

Aug 28 2021

Latin America, Tipping Point: Cuba Regulates, Honduras ATM, Venezuela Spends

Is Latin America in the eye of the storm that’ll reshape the world? The region certainly benefits from the existence of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Latin America needs hedges against inflation and a quick and easy way to send remittances. The cheaper the fees, the better. And when you truly need something, you’re bound to understand it. You have bigger incentives to study,...

Aug 19 2021

Robinhood’s Q2 Earnings Show It’s Now a Crypto Company

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Aug 18 2021

Worldwide Crypto Adoption Jumps Over 2300% Since 2019: Chainalysis

New York-based blockchain data analytics platform Chainalysis revealed on Wednesday that global cryptocurrency adoption has skyrocketed worldwide. Residents from more and more countries are diving deeper into the crypto space and integration digital assets usage in their day-to-day life. The Chainalysis Global Crypto Adoption Index appears as an effort to measure cryptocurrency adoption from the The post Worldwide Crypto Adoption Jumps Over 2300%...

Aug 16 2021

Dogecoin Ownership Is Highly Concentrated, Chainalysis Report Reveals

Aug 16 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news chainalysis doge dogecoin news

New York-based blockchain data platform Chainalysis revealed on Tuesday that investors are adopting the meme coin, Dogecoin, at a level not seen since the late 2017 bull run. While long-term Doge holders have reduced their stake, new investors have increased their stake in the supply from 9% in July 2020 to 25% in August 2021. The post Dogecoin Ownership Is Highly Concentrated, Chainalysis...

Aug 11 2021

Running With The Big Dogs: Chainalysis To Cover Dogecoin In Its Reports

Aug 11 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin chainalysis doge dogecoin dogeusd

Blockchain intelligence company Chainalysis has announced that going forward its reports will also include Dogecoin coverage. Chainalysis Now Covers The Dogecoin Network As per an announcement on Chainalysis' website, the leading blockchain intelligence company now includes Dogecoin (DOGE) in its...

Aug 03 2021

Jul 17 2021

U.K. Sales Person Pleads Guilty For Using Bitcoin to Fund Islamic State (IS)

Bitcoin and Altcoin Transactions are usually anonymous and untraceable. As a result, it is generally easier to carry out shady deals with crypto knowing that the perpetrator might succeed without detection. Related Reading | Binance Bitcoin Open Interest Surges Despite Legal Scrutiny...

Jun 08 2021

U.S. Investors Netted $4.1 Billion From Bitcoin Gains In 2020

Jun 08 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin price chainalysis markets

A new report from Chainalysis found that U.S. investors realized $4.1 billion in bitcoin gains last year, by far the highest of any country.According to a report from blockchain analytics firm Chainalysis, bitcoin investors in the U.S. realized $4.1 billion in bitcoin gains in 2020, by far the highest gains by investors in any...

May 28 2021

OFAC Requests Chainalysis Subscription For Bitcoin Blockchain Surveillance

The U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control wants a renewed subscription to Chainalysis blockchain surveillance tools for monitoring Bitcoin.The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), a financial intelligence and enforcement agency within the U.S. Treasury Department, has requested a second subscription to license, training and support packages from blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis, according to a...

May 21 2021

Chainalysis Data Shows Hedge Funds Bought the Bitcoin Dip

May 21 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin dip bitcoin news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai

Bitcoin and crypto market crash over the past couple of days saw nearly $500 billion getting wiped out of the crypto market cap as major cryptocurrencies fell over 30%. The Wednesday crash brought back memories of last year's...

Apr 05 2021

Former Chainalysis CTO Selected To Lead FinCEN, Signaling New Bitcoin Regulations

Apr 05 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  business chainalysis fincen

In selecting a former blockchain analysis executive to lead the agency, FinCEN has signaled that it wants to increase Bitcoin regulations.Michael Mosier, who led blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis as its chief technology officer from June 2019 to February 2020, has been selected as the incoming acting...

Apr 04 2021

FinCEN Appoints Former Chainalysis CTO as Acting Director

Apr 04 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business chainalysis fincen

FinCEN has hired the former CTO of Chainalysis to be its acting director. The move indicates that the agency is adding more talent to focus on the burgeoning crypto sector. Chainalysis Chief Joins FinCEN The U.S. government's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (...

Mar 29 2021

Huge Wins for Crypto.com: Visa, Chainalysis Partnerships

Proceedings with its ambition to increase and strengthen the adoption of digital currency payment solutions around the world, Crypto.com has entered into a strategic partnership with global payments technology firm Visa. Announcing the collaboration via an official blog post, Crypto.com noted that the partnership will further its ambition of global-scale crypto adoption as well as increase the reach of the Crypto.com Visa Card....

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