Institutional Adoption

Osprey Polkadot Trust Arrives as Institutional Interest in Altcoins Swells

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The newest investment trust tracking polkadot echoes other moves by the fund manager to make cryptos accessible via traditional equity markets and satisfy growing investor demand as interest in ETPs mounts.</strong> Low-Fee Offering to be Launched on OTCQX Market Bitcoin may have been the first crypto to make a splash in traditional …

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Possible Bitcoin treasury adoption as more companies cite inflation concerns

No fewer than 47 companies have cited the term “inflation” in their earnings calls for Q1 2021. According to a report by financial market data provider FactSet on Monday, the figure represents the highest number of companies to do so in the last decade. Earlier in April, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics released …

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Crypto Exchange Luno Says South Africa’s Crypto Trading Dominated by Young People

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>Luno, one of Africa’s pioneering crypto exchanges, has revealed that South Africa’s cryptocurrency trading is largely dominated by young people with those under the age of 29 accounting for 40% of transactions. The exchange, which claims to have added nearly a million new South African customers in 2020, also reveals that “around …

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JP Morgan: Bitcoin’s Decreasing Volatility Makes It More Appealing to Institutions, Revises BTC Price Prediction to $130K

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>JP Morgan says that bitcoin’s volatility has decreased in recent weeks, making the cryptocurrency more appealing to institutional investors. The investment bank has also revised its bitcoin price target to $130,000.</strong> Increased Institutional Adoption, New Price Prediction for Bitcoin JPMorgan said last week that bitcoin’s price volatility has been declining in recent …

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Crypto M&A Deals Set a New Record in 2020, Surging to $1.1 Billion

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <strong>The cryptocurrency bull run has been the most notorious headline highlighted in the last few months, but more figures are being watched beyond bitcoin prices. A new report released by Pricewaterhousecoopers (PWC) revealed that crypto merger and acquisition (M&amp;A) deals skyrocketed in 2020.</strong> 2021 Is on Track to Surpass Last Year’s Numbers, …

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More Institutional Investors Are Buying Ether, Seeing It as a Store of Value

Ether’s latest rally to all-time highs appears to be driven, in part, by the sort of institutional investors who piled into bitcoin in 2020 for its digital gold narrative. More institutional investors are seeing ether as a store of value, according to Coinbase’s annual review for 2020. The crypto exchange noticed “a growing number” of …

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Crypto Long & Short: Looking Back on a Monumental Year

The first Crypto Long & Short of 2021 has a different format: Instead of the usual article, I’ve asked some leading industry analysts – from Kaiko, IntoTheBlock, skew.com and Arcane Crypto – to share their favorite charts with you. The depth and quality of metrics available to market observers has grown by leaps and bounds …

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Coinbase Has Raked in $14B in New Institutional Assets Since April

Coinbase has seen a $14 billion increase in institutional assets under custody since April, its head of institutional coverage at Coinbase said in a YouTube interview published on Friday. Brett Tejpaul told interviewer Eliisabetta Bartolini, partner at Heidrick & Struggles, that institutional assets under custody were $6 billion when he joined the firm in April …

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