Crypto Exchange Giant Coinbase to Sell Shares Privately Ahead of Public Offering – Bitcoin News

According to a recent report, the San Francisco-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is purportedly planning to sell stock on Nasdaq’s private market ahead of the initial public offering (IPO). Coinbase reportedly notified shareholders that they will receive information pertaining to the private sale this week. Reports Indicate That Coinbase May Sell Shares via the Nasdaq Private Market Ahead of the IPO Coinbase is the biggest digital currency exchange in the United States and one of the largest trading platforms worldwide. At the time of publication, between BTC and ETH deposits, Coinbase…

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Crypto Futures Exchange Bakkt Going Public at a Valuation of $2.1 Billion

Bitcoin futures exchange Bakkt is going public via a merger with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) created for taking startup firms public. Both companies have now confirmed the transaction, and will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under a new name – Bakkt Holdings Inc., – sometime in the second quarter of 2021. Rumours about the deal have swelled since early January. After the merger, Bakkt is expected to have an enterprise value of $2.1 billion, the company announced on Jan. 11.…

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Bitcoin.com Exchange Announces Public Sale of the IDEA Token on January 26, 2021

PRESS RELEASE. January 12, 2021 – Bitcoin.com Exchange, one of the leading authorities in cryptocurrency exchanges announces the details of the upcoming public sale of the Ideaology Token (IDEA). Ideaology consists of a freelance platform which will accommodate most of the personnel needed to develop projects. The platform’s mission is to provide a host of freelancers and entrepreneurs with job options, a digital marketplace allowing platform users to sell or buy digital assets and services, as well as: Share materials and experiences. An Idea launchpad. A collection of innovative and…

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Top US Banking Regulator: Banks Are Authorized to Use Public Blockchains and Stablecoins for Payment Activities

The top banking regulator in the U.S. has announced that national banks and savings associations in the country can use public blockchains and stablecoins for payment activities. Experts say this is good for bitcoin and its importance should not be understated. Banks Can Use Public Blockchains and Stablecoins The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) published an interpretive letter on Monday “clarifying national banks’ and federal savings associations’ authority to participate in independent node verification networks (INVN) and use stablecoins to conduct payment activities and other bank-permissible functions.”…

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Coinbase Files Paperwork With SEC to Launch Public Offering

U.S. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase had confidentially filed a draft registration for a public offering to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Coinbase Sent Draft Registration to the US SEC On December 17, 2020, the exchange made the announcement on its blog, stating that the firm submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 with the SEC. The firm also clarified: The Form S-1 is expected to become effective after the SEC completes its review process, subject to market and other conditions. Plans of looking for an initial public offering (IPO)…

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Canadian Public Company Dumps Ethereum and Monero for Bitcoin

A Canadian publicly held company has liquidated all of its ethereum and monero holdings and put all of the proceeds into bitcoin. The company is led by a well-known poker player and former member of the European Parliament. Cypherpunk Dumps Monero and Ethereum for Bitcoin Cypherpunk Holdings, a Toronto-headquartered company listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE), announced Thursday that it has increased its bitcoin holdings to 276.479 bitcoins. At the current price, the company now holds about $5 million USD in bitcoin. Cypherpunk Holdings added that this is a…

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Atari token falls 70% just days after public sale concludes

Atari Token (ATRI), the first foray into a gaming digital currency by legendary video game developers Atari Interactive, ended its first 36 hours of trading down almost 70%. The current price is well below the public sale price and is even below the discounted price in the presale rounds. The token sale — held on Bitcoin.com exchange and concluding two days before trading began — was reportedly marred by several mishaps. These included challenges with order processing, non-crediting of funds, and delays in withdrawals of up to 16 hours. The…

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Bitcoin.com Exchange Announces Public Sale of the Atari Token on October 29, 2020

Price per Atari Token: $0.25 IEO platform has been enabled for prospective purchasers to pass KYC before public sale NEW YORK/ PARIS – October 16, 2020 – Bitcoin.com Exchange, one of the leading authorities in cryptocurrency exchanges announces the details of the upcoming public sale of the Atari Token (ATRI). Atari is evolving and envisioning a new mission to conquer the crypto space by creating a token to power the videogame industry, enabling access to as many platforms and users as possible via atarichain.com, the Atari wallet and more generally…

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Billion Dollar Public Company Microstrategy Moves $250 Million Into BTC, Says Bitcoin ‘Superior to Cash’

Nasdaq-listed company Microstrategy Inc. is bullish on bitcoin, saying that it is a “dependable store of value” that is “superior to cash.” The billion-dollar company has purchased $250 million in bitcoin, adopting the cryptocurrency as its primary treasury reserve. Public Company Now Holds Bitcoin as Cash Reserve Microstrategy Inc. (NASDAQ: MSTR), which describes itself as “the largest independent publicly-traded business intelligence company,” rocked the bitcoin community on Tuesday when it announced the adoption of bitcoin as its primary treasury reserve. The company’s market cap is currently about $1.33 billion. Microstrategy…

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Avalanche Blockchain Protocol Raises $42M in 4.5-Hour During Public Sale

The Avalanche project, a blockchain protocol founded by Cornell’s Emin Gün Sirer, has completed a $42 million public token sale after raising $12 million in a private sale in June. Avalanche blockchain developer AVA Labs said that the Avalanche network launch is expected to come by the end of August. Public sale offered a total of 72 million AVAX tokens The $42 million public sale took place on July 15, taking just a few hours to complete. Starting at 10:00 a.m. ET, the token sale offered up to 72 million…

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