Top Stablecoin ‘Basis’ May Shut Down Due to Regulation, What Went Wrong?

On December 13, Frank Chapparo at The Block reported that Basis, a crypto stablecoin project that raised around $133 million in April, is terminating its operations and is in the process of returning the capital it raised to its investors. The project ...

Crypto Trading App Circle Invest Lists BCH Offshoot Bitcoin SV

Circle’s Invest app now providers users the ability to buy Bitcoin SV (BSV), according to a tweet from the company this morning. CCN verified that BSV is available in the application as of its latest version. The application has over 50,000 installatio...

Crypto Exchange Poloniex Launches Institutional Trading Services

Poloniex announced it was opening institutional trading accounts as of Tuesday.

Independent Firm Verifies Crypto Giant Circle’s USDC Reserves

Circle has announced that it has contracted an independent accounting firm, Grant Thornton LLP, to verify through attestation reports the dollar reserves thaCirclece maintains to back the USDC token. Circle joins Paxos Standard in doing this on a ...

Circle’s Dollar-Tied Stablecoin Fully Backed, Auditor’s ‘Attestation’ Says

Circle Internet Financial had $127.5 million at the end of last month, enough to back the total number of USDC stablecoins in circulation.

Circle’s USDC Stablecoin to Be Listed on Binance, Trading Begins Tomorrow

Goldman Sachs-backed startup Circle has announced that Binance will list its USDC stablecoin. Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has opened deposits for USDC. Beginning tomorrow, at 10 p.m. EST, trading for USDC/BTC and...

Circle’s USDC Stablecoin to Be Listed on Binance, Trading Begins Tomorrow

Goldman Sachs-backed startup Circle has announced that Binance will list its USDC stablecoin. Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has opened deposits for USDC. Beginning tomorrow, at 10 p.m. EST, trading for USDC/BTC and...

Binance Exchange Will List Circle’s USDC Stablecoin This Week

Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, is adding support for Circle-issued stablecoin USDC.

Stablecoin Wars: Poloniex Eliminates USDC Trading Fees in Bid to Boost Volume

In case you missed it, Poloniex, one of the major altcoin exchanges, was acquired by Circle in February. Previously, Circle was focused primarily on the major coins versus fiat pairings, but since its acquisition of Poloniex it has had the opportunity ...

PwC Is Advising (Not Auditing) Another Stablecoin Project

PwC's Hong Kong division is exploring best practices for issuing stablecoins with non-profit Loopring Foundation. Auditing, though, is another matter.