Komainu – a new custody solution

Safe and trustworthy custody solutions are an important prerequisite for institutional players to invest capital in cryptocurrency.

The Weekly Update – Week 50

How much will the bitcoin price need to increase to surpass the value of gold? Read more about this and other highlights in The Weekly Update by Arcane Research.

The Weekly Update – Week 49

Bakkt making headlines again, and Bitfinex is now live on the Lightning Network. Read more in The Weekly Update by Arcane Research.

Bitcoin isn’t really dead, on the contrary…

Traditional financial institutions are moving towards bitcoin, and cryptocurrency markets are steadily evolving.

Traditional exchanges bet on crypto!

On both sides of the Atlantic, institutions, and individuals can now trade Bitcoin on two regulated exchanges that opened their doors this weekend.

Bakkt is doing inverse regulatory arbitrage and won’t be fully backed

By offering daily futures, Bakkt has managed to get under CFTC regulation while offering a product mimicking the unregulated spot market. By letting the contracts be margined, the contracts on Bakkt will not be fully backed before settlement. The combination of regulation and leverage is likely to attract new institutional money.