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Crypto Investment Fund Suffers Hack Exposing Data of 266,000 Users: Report

Crypto Investment Fund Suffers Hack Exposing Data of 266,000 Users: Report

Crypto Investment Fund Suffers Hack Exposing Data of 266,000 Users: Report Mar 5, 2020 - CoindeskThe fund does not list its team members on the website and has no presence in LinkedIn. It’s unclear where the fund is registered or physically located. According to Crypto Fund Research, the fund is based in Malta. It offers clients investment in a “top 10 crypto” index calculated by the fund...

With Bitcoin topping $10,000 once again, is now the time to invest?

With Bitcoin topping $10,000 once again, is now the time to invest?

With Bitcoin topping $10,000 once again, is now the time to invest? February 16, 2020 - The National "It is somewhere to store and protect your wealth, outside of traditional markets, and in an asset with largely uncorrelated returns," says Richard Galvin, chief executive of Digital Asset Capital Management, whose DAF Liquid Venture fund has just been declared the top-performing crypto fund in...

70 Crypto Funds Close Doors as Institutional Interest Fails to Materialize

70 Crypto Funds Close Doors as Institutional Interest Fails to Materialize

70 Crypto Funds Close Doors as Institutional Interest Fails to Materialize December 13, 2019, Crowdfund InsiderStill, if you were paying close attention, you might have noticed that the initial action at Bakkt was modest. There were also quiet exits from the space though such reports are not particularly favoured in the crypto press or on crypto twitter, which typically likes to maintain...

Cindicator Launches Crypto Hedge Fund Based on Hybrid Intelligence

Cindicator Launches Crypto Hedge Fund Based on Hybrid Intelligence

Cindicator Launches Crypto Hedge Fund Based on Hybrid Intelligence December 13, 2019, Finance MagnatesCindicator is launching the fund at a time when the crypto hedge fund industry is seeing a tough time. According to a recent report by Crypto Fund Research, as many as 70 crypto hedge funds closed their operations in 2019. This was primarily led by the low institutional turn out for crypto...

70 cryptocurrency hedge funds have closed so far this year, investors weary of Bitcoin

70 cryptocurrency hedge funds have closed so far this year, investors weary of Bitcoin

70 cryptocurrency hedge funds have closed so far this year, investors weary of Bitcoin December 13, 2019, TNWIf the latest trend continues, it looks like cryptocurrency focused hedge funds could be on the way out. According to specialist researchers, Crypto Fund Research, more than 70 hedge funds specializing in investments into digital asset projects have closed this year...   Read Full...

Crypto Funds Are Closing While the Biggest Investors Stand Aside

Crypto Funds Are Closing While the Biggest Investors Stand Aside

Crypto Funds Are Closing While the Biggest Investors Stand Aside December 4, 2019 - BloombergIt appears they’ll need to keep waiting a little longer, with nearly 70 crypto-focused hedge funds that mostly cater to pensions, family offices and wealthy individuals closing this year, according to San Francisco-based Crypto Fund Research. The number of new fund launched is less than half the amount...

Crypto Funds Are Closing While the Biggest Investors Stand Aside

Teaser Rates Come to Crypto as Binance Starts Lending Business

Teaser Rates Come to Crypto as Binance Starts Lending Business Aug 26 2019 - Bloomberg“They need to keep growing their product offerings as their reach becomes limited by their attempts to launch compliant offerings,” Gnaizda said. “And more specifically, providing lending services based on BNB and Tether allows them to fund the expansion of their margin trading business.”...   Read Full...

Crypto Investment Fund Suffers Hack Exposing Data of 266,000 Users: Report

Crypto Funds Are Outperforming – You Shouldn’t Be Surprised

Crypto Funds Are Outperforming – You Shouldn’t Be Surprised Aug 24, 2019 - CoinDeskThe CFR Crypto Fund Index tracks more than 40 crypto funds, mostly hedge funds, across a variety of strategies. It shows that even as bitcoin climbed about 1,000 percent between January 2017 and June 2019, crypto funds gained more than 1,400 percent...   Read Full Article

Cindicator Launches Crypto Hedge Fund Based on Hybrid Intelligence

SEC’s Custody & Manipulation Concerns Still Plague Bitcoin ETF

SEC’s Custody & Manipulation Concerns Still Plague Bitcoin ETF Aug 21 2019 - Finance MagnatesIt is true that cryptocurrency hedge funds did suffer from the crypto winter of 2018–and gained a rather bad reputation as a result. Josh Gnaizda, CEO of Crypto Fund Research, said in November of 2018 that “we are seeing some firms now close,” and estimated that 35 of the 633 crypto hedge funds that his...

Crypto Investment Fund Suffers Hack Exposing Data of 266,000 Users: Report

A Microsoft-backed NYSE operator is gearing up to roll out Bitcoin futures

A Microsoft-backed NYSE operator is gearing up to roll out Bitcoin futures — and it could propel cryptos into the mainstream Aug 20, 2019 - Business Insider"The addition of physically settled Bitcoin futures solves two key problems for institutional investors. First, it offers exposure to Bitcoin on a reputable exchange with few custody concerns. More importantly, it provides true price...

Biggest Crypto Hedge Funds and What They Tell About the Market

Biggest Crypto Hedge Funds and What They Tell About the Market

Biggest Crypto Hedge Funds and What They Tell About the Market Aug 16, 2019 - CoinTelegraphBack at the end of 2014, it was reported that its AUM totalled $591.5 million, having plunged from a high at the end of 2017 of around $1 billion. However, data from Crypto Fund Research states that, as of June 2019, it has $967 million of cryptocurrency under management....   Read Full Article

Crypto Funds Are Closing While the Biggest Investors Stand Aside

Crypto Peer-to-Peer Exchanges Grow in Popularity as Regulatory Scrutiny Rises

Crypto Peer-to-Peer Exchanges Grow in Popularity as Regulatory Scrutiny Rises July 11, 2019 - BloombergIn response to the greater scrutiny, Malta-based Binance, the largest crypto exchange by trading volume, announced it will stop serving U.S. customers. “There is a significant element of the community that has long felt decentralized exchanges best represent the ethos of crypto,” Josh Gnaizda,...

Facebook Reportedly Developing a Cryptocurrency Payment System

Facebook Reportedly Developing a Cryptocurrency Payment System

U.S. Behind on Cryptocurrency Rules as Facebook Presses Ahead, Top Lawmaker Says July 10, 2019 - The StreetUnlike the dollar, the value of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin isn't directly governed by the U.S. central bank or subject to the political whims that often buffets federal finances -- a factor that makes them more attractive to many of their biggest adherents. Yet in just the past 12...

Crypto Funds Are Closing While the Biggest Investors Stand Aside

Crypto Exchanges Are Facing Their Biggest Regulatory Hurdle Yet

Crypto Exchanges Are Facing Their Biggest Regulatory Hurdle Yet June 11, 2019 - Bloomberg The proposed regulations could also impact more than 500 crypto funds that have popped up in the past few years, according to Josh Gnaizda, chief executive Officer of CryptoFundResearch. "Trading delays or additional transaction costs as a result of compliance with FATF could significantly chip away at...

Cryptos in retreat, as critics rejoice, but Bitcoin and altcoins claw back

Cryptos in retreat, as critics rejoice, but Bitcoin and altcoins claw back

Cryptos in retreat, as critics rejoice, but Bitcoin and altcoins claw back April 16, 2019 - LeapRate Yes, “emotional enthusiasm” may indeed be present, but the fact remains that major inroads are occurring in the institutional space, making way for an inflow down the road for substantial participation by large banks, hedge funds, and individual investors. The conclusion reached by one recent...