German Valens Bank to Trade Crypto

The launch of new products is scheduled for September
23 August 2018   1386

German offshore bank Valens Bank has signed an agreement with the Swedish company Blocktrade Technology Ltd. (BTT) about the use of the Crypto Trading Toolbox for trading cryptocurrencies.

After signing an agreement with BTT, which is a daughter of Stockholm IT Ventures AB, Valens Bank will provide clients with the option of crypto-currency trading.

The launch of new products is scheduled for September, and until this time the partners will be engaged in debugging all aspects of the work.

It is noteworthy that under the terms of the transaction, the Swedish software company will receive 1.5% of the volume of funds traded on the Valens Bank site annually.

As stated on the website of the German bank, accounts in various currencies, trading on exchanges, as well as wallets for BTC, BCH, ETH, LTC are available for its clients.

Messari to Raise $4M

According to the CEO of the startup more than 60 cryptocurrency projects use company's services
14 November 2019   104

A crypto-industry-specific startup, Messari, has completed a funding round led by Uncork Capital, which also included Blockchain Capital, CoinFund, Danhua Capital, Fenbushi Capital, Coinbase Ventures and former Coinbase technical director Balaji Srinivasan.

Former Managing Director of CoinDesk and CEO of Messari, Ryan Selkis, noted that now more than 60 cryptocurrency projects, as well as “the world's largest exchanges, funds and information service providers” use his company’s services. According to him, the funds raised will be used to automate the processes of receiving and processing data, as well as to expand the product line.

Founded a year ago, the company previously raised $ 1 million in seed investment from Danhua Capital, Blockchain Capital, Anthemis Group and other venture capital firms.

In the third quarter, Messari introduced a regulatory compliance asset monitoring service that also measures the market supply of coins. In addition, the company launched a beta version of the Messari Pro platform, which includes a set of professional tools for market analysis.