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Cryptocurrency Lender Sees ‘Meaningful’ Bump in Institutional Borrowing

As institutional investors wade increasingly further into the cryptocurrency ecosystem, they are contributing to a significant bump in demand for cryptocurrency lending services. Institutional Crypto Lending Tops $550 Million That’s according to the Q3 Digital Asset Lending Snapshot from Genesis Capital, who in March launched the cryptocurrency industry’s first institutional lending business. Since the service’s…

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Will Yale’s Investment in Crypto Lead to More Institutional Investors?

This week, CCN reported that Yale, the prestigious Connecticut-based academic institution, has invested in a $400 million crypto fund operated by veterans in the digital asset and finance space. Coinbase Inc. co-founder Fred Ehrsam, former Sequoia Capital partner Matt Huang, and billion dollar crypto hedge fund Pantera Capital ex-employee Charles Noyes reportedly launched a new…

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Uber Founder’s Cryptocurrency Trading Firm Launches Institutional Arm

Voyager, the cryptocurrency trading platform created by Uber’s first CTO and a former E*Trade executive, has launched a new brokerage division designed specifically for institutional investors. Dubbed Voyager Institutional, the brokerage aims to deliver a “best-in-class crypto trading solution” to large firms seeking to trade cryptocurrencies, a group that among others includes hedge funds, buy-side…

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Citigroup to Offer Low-Risk Crypto Product for Institutional Investors: Report

Investors may now have a new way of purchasing cryptocurrencies without actually having to own them. Manhattan, New York-based banking giant Citigroup has reportedly developed a product which could reduce the risk hedge funds and asset management firms are exposed to when they invest in cryptocurrencies. According to the Business Insider, the instrument which was…

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Goldman Sachs May Store Bitcoin for Cryptocurrency Funds, Institutional Investors

One of the world’s most well-known investment bank is mulling launching a custodial service to store bitcoin for investment funds that want to hold cryptocurrency. Goldman Sachs May Custody Cryptocurrencies Citing multiple anonymous sources familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reports that Goldman Sachs, the second-largest investment bank, is holding discussions about becoming one of the…

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Crypto Firm Blockchain has a New Product for Institutional Investors

In light of the growing interest of endowments, pension, hedge and mutual funds in cryptocurrencies this year, cryptocurrency wallet firm Blockchain has announced a new service which targets institutional investors. The institutional platform called Blockchain Principal Strategies will offer institutions and family offices customized access to markets as well as research. An over-the-counter trading desk will be…

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