Bitpoint

Bitpoint

Bitpoint, the licensed Japanese cryptocurrency trading platform that reported a $32 million hack on Friday, today said that it had located $2.3 million of the lost funds trading on European platforms.

Mt. Gox

Mt. Gox

Mt. Gox creditors are being offered $900 per bitcoin to sell their claims to SoftBank’s Fortress Investment Group, less than 7.5% of bitcoin’s current value. Japanese bitcoin trading platform Mt. Gox has been insolvent since 2014 when it was hacked.

ErisX

ErisX

ErisX, the Chicago-based successor to swap futures exchange Eris, on Monday said its clearinghouse had been registered by the CFTC to clear physically settled digital asset futures. No launch date was announced.

LedgerX

LedgerX

LedgerX, a bitcoin swap platform planning to list deliverable bitcoin futures, was approved yesterday as a futures market by the CFTC. LedgerX’s members still may not clear trades for customers. 

Kraken, one of the largest U.S-based cryptocurrency trading platforms, raised $13.5 million from 2,263 accredited investors in an indirect funding deal conducted on Bnk to the Future, an online investment platform. Kraken reportedly valued itself at $4 billion. 

Libra

Libra

Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency, will launch in 2020 according to Calibra, Facebook’s special purpose subsidiary. Libra will be managed beyond Facebook’s control by an association that is targeted to have 100 members including Visa, Mastercard and Uber.

Bakkt

Bakkt

ICE’s Bakkt announced in a blogpost that it will begin user acceptance testing for its one-day and monthly bitcoin futures on July 22, although there still has been no indication the CFTC will bless Bakkt’s custody proposals.

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