Blockchain

IBM and Tata Partner with Hedera Hashgraph to Build a Libra and Ethereum Lookalike

August 13th, 2019

The race for Blockchain implementation by Tech companies is getting more and more demanding. The last day saw significant progress made by IBM Tata Communications and IMB. The two Tech Giants joined the governing council of what could be one of the most successful blockchain projects of this decade – the Hedera Hashgraph. Owned by…

Meet The PIT Boss: Nicole Sherrod

August 5th, 2019

The only thing harder than prying a high-powered finance executive out of retirement is hiding her away for over a year to secretly lead the team behind your biggest product launch ever. Fortunately for us – and everyone who will trade crypto in The PIT over the coming weeks, months, and years – we were…

Meet The PIT: The World’s Fastest Crypto Exchange

July 30th, 2019

The secret is finally out. We’re launching The PIT, an institutional-grade crypto trading platform that will redefine the speed, reliability, and liquidity retail crypto traders should not only expect but demand, from their crypto exchange. Last July, we set out to build the fastest matching engine in crypto to ensure that the failed trades and…

Why we built the crypto exchange of our dreams.

July 30th, 2019

We are crypto users first. That mindset has been at the heart of every product we’ve launched since we started building in 2011 for the crypto community. We built the first block explorer to visualize data and the first API to make it easy to build applications in the crypto space. We brought noncustodial wallets…

Blockchain Monthly Update: July

July 18th, 2019

It’s safe to say June was exciting for all of us in crypto, regardless of which tokens, networks, and assets you watch most closely. For this month’s update, we recap an eventful few weeks and share some Blockchain news, including a product roll-out, milestone and published research. ICYMI – Crypto Investment Thesis, Full USD PAX…

Airdrops, Adoption, & What’s Ahead

July 15th, 2019

How did you get your first crypto? We’ve heard many stories of people being gifted their first crypto, which jump started their journey into this new financial system. Over the years we’ve also given out our fair share of crypto, but it’s gotten increasingly harder to do that at scale. Late last year we introduced…

Event Spotlight: Garrick Hileman at CryptoCompare’s 2019 Digital Asset Summit

June 28th, 2019

On June 12th, Garrick Hileman our Head of Research spoke at CryptoCompare’s Digital Asset Summit about The Future of Stablecoins. Joined on a panel by Joon Ian Wong (Coindesk), Jennifer Senhaji (MakerDAO), Marcos Viriato (Parfin) and Simona Macellari (Ekon Gold), Garrick shared his perspective that “Stablecoins are arguably the most exciting sector of crypto.” And…

Introducing our General Crypto Investment Thesis

June 25th, 2019

As the most trusted cryptocurrency company, we are passionate about helping people navigate the seemingly complex world of digital assets. Today, we’re pleased to release our first “Crypto Investment Thesis”, which outlines our view on why an ever growing number of people are choosing to use and own digital assets. Why are we publishing an…

Blockchain Monthly Update: June

June 7th, 2019

We’ve been in constant build mode over the last year, and we want you to be among the first to know what we’ve been up to. So, we’re kicking off a new series of monthly blog updates to keep you in the loop on what’s going on at Blockchain. In it, we’ll cover things like:…

What is the Paxos Standard? A Primer on Our Wallet’s Newest Cryptoasset

May 24th, 2019

Since January, we’ve been releasing digestible, institutional-grade research in the form of Blockchain Primers as a way for our users to stay informed about the fastest growing and most important sectors of the cryptoverse. Our latest bite-sized report is on the wallet’s newest addition and first stablecoin, USD PAX. In the report, you’ll find: Highlights:…