Circle Taps Fmr. Goldman Sachs Executive to Spearhead Regulatory Affairs

Circle Internet Financial has hired Benedicte Nolens, a former Goldman Sachs executive director, as its new head of global regulatory affairs and head of compliance for Europe and Asia operations, as the company expands into global crypto securities trading, according to Business Insider. Benedicte Nolens | Source: LinkedIn Nolens brings significant regulatory experience, joining Circle …

Coinbase Scores Major Whale for Institutional Brokerage Service: Report

Industry giant Coinbase has scored a major win for its recently-launched institutional brokerage service, as a major hedge fund has begun using its platform to dip its toe into the fledgling cryptocurrency market. Citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter, Business Insider reports that the $20 billion hedge fund — whose name was not disclosed …

Despite Previous Signals, Bitcoin Remains Key to Circle’s Strategy

After spending a couple of years signaling an impending shift in focus away from Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, Circle Financial seems to be executing a 180-degree shift in strategy, boosting its crypto-related offerings in a series of moves that some say are positioning it as a competitor to Coinbase. Circle Distanced Itself from Bitcoin in 2016 …

Zcash Added to Circle Invest in Bid to Compete with Coinbase

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Goldman Sachs-backed fintech startup, Circle has announced that it will be adding Zcash to its Circle Invest platform. The platform, released following beta testing in March, aims to compete with Coinbase, providing users with instant, commission-free crypto asset trading. It provides …