Online lender SoFi announced its crypto trading platform will go live next Tuesday.
Bitcoin, ethereum and litecoin will be the first digital assets available to trade on its SoFi Invest platform, CEO Anthony Noto told Fortune in an interview published on Wednesday.
With the new platform, SoFi joins a number of digital-first trading firms – including eToro and Robinhood – to enter the crypto market.
Noto said cryptocurrency trading option has been long-requested by his firm’s clients. The firm targets millennial investors through its student loan consolidation service.
Coinbase was tapped to provide the firm’s crypto liquidity, as [...]
Blockchain-based internet browser Brave has soft-launched cryptocurrency wallets for ether (ETH), Ethereum tokens and collectibles, including its native coin Basic Attention Token (BAT).
“Crypto Wallets is a lot like Metamask,” but built into the browser, Brave said in a blog post on Tuesday. The company stressed that the new offering is currently for people who already have a working understanding of cryptocurrencies, specifically Ethereum.
This is because Brave hasn’t yet done “extensive testing” for launching the final version. Until then, the firm has advised users to stick to “small amounts and keep regular backups.”
Crypto Wallets is a client-side [...]
Ethereum could become the first public blockchain on Hyperledger – if the open-source consortium’s technical steering committee approves a proposal to adopt the ConsenSys-backed Pantheon project.
Pantheon is a suite of ethereum-based services built by PegaSys, a 50-strong engineering team at ConsenSys. The Pantheon ethereum client, built on Java, is used to develop enterprise applications with features like privacy and permissioning.
The proposal was sent out in a Hyperledger mailing list email on Aug. 8, and if it is accepted, Pantheon will be renamed Hyperledger Besu (a Japanese term for base or foundation).
The approval would bring Pantheon’s [...]
Monolith, a decentralised banking platform which is powered on Ethereum, has partnered with MakerDAO and DigixDAO, as reported by CryptoBriefing. Monolith users can thus load the cryptocurrencies DAI, DGX and DGD. Currently Monolith supports ETH and TKN, which is its own token.
Monolith is a mobile application which contains a non-custodial contract wallet for token storage. These coins can be exchanged and loaded on the Monolith VISA debit cards, effectively allowing users to pay using cryptocurrency. Monolith is available on iOS, and plans to release an Android version soon.
Interestingly, DGX is a cryptocurrency whose value is tied to one [...]