Tag: acquisition

  • Nasdaq
    Altcoins

    Nasdaq Makes Offer to Acquire Crypto-Friendly Fintech Startup

    Major Wall Street mainstay Nasdaq is reportedly following the lead of its peers in seeking ways to slowly enter the cryptocurrency space, and has made an offer to acquire a crypto-friendly fintech startup based in Stockholm, Sweden. Nasdaq Moves to Acquire Cinnober in $190 Million Deal One of...

    Tony Spilotro | September 19, 2018 | 3:00 am
  • Binance
    Ethereum

    Binance Acquires Cryptocurrency Wallet Provider, Vows to Make More Deals

    Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are a common theme within the capital markets industry and as the cryptocurrency ecosystem matures, M&A announcements are expected to follow the same trend. The news today is that Binance, one of the world’s largest virtual currency operators, has acquired cryptocurrency wallet provider Trust...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 31, 2018 | 6:35 pm
  • TRON
    Industry

    Tron’s Justin Sun Acquires P2P File-Sharing Network BitTorrent

    Blockchain entrepreneur and creator of the Tron platform has purchased the peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing network BitTorrent Inc. Sun’s Acquisition of BitTorrent According to Variety, the deal was finalized last week when staff were notified of the new partnership, though company representatives nor Sun responded to requests for comment....

    Thomas Delahunty | June 13, 2018 | 7:30 pm
  • GitHub
    Industry

    Microsoft Acquires GitHub in $7.5 Billion Deal, Could Monero Move to GitLab?

    In a massive deal worth $7.5 billion, Microsoft has acquired GitHub, the code repository and open-source hub for developers. Microsoft and GitHub According to Twitter, the move has some coders worried and may pose problems for privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies like Monero, which utilize the platform. Microsoft is taking on a lot...

    Thomas Delahunty | June 5, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • yahoo!
    Industry

    Yahoo! Japan Confirms Acquisition of 40% Stake In BitARG Exchange Tokyo

    Yahoo! Japan Corp has confirmed on Friday it will buy a minority stake in Tokyo-based cryptocurrency exchange BitARG in order to join the digital money industry. Yahoo! Japan Enters Cryptocurrency Space Through BitARG Yahoo! Japan Corp,  a Japanese internet company originally formed as a joint venture between the...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 13, 2018 | 9:32 pm
  • coincheck
    Industry

    In More Good News out of Japan, Monex Confirms Acquisition of Coincheck

    Money Group sees 10-year high share prices today after the brokerage announced that it would be paying ¥3.6bn ($33.5m) for Coincheck, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange that deals primarily in Bitcoin. Confirmation of the Monex acquisition of Coincheck, which has been discussed and hinted at through the week, saw Monex shares...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 6, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • NewsBTC_Safello Acquires ICBIT
    Bitcoin

    Bitcoin Exchange Safello Acquires Futures Trading Platform ICBIT

    Most people know Safello as a Swedish Bitcoin exchange platform. With their quick deposit and withdrawal functionality, the company has become a rising star in the cryptocurrency world. But Safello is looking to expand their offerings, as they acquired Assets BT Technology Inc. This crypto futures exchange platform...

    JP Buntinx | October 18, 2016 | 11:00 am
  • NewsBTC_Canaan Acquisition
    Bitcoin

    Chinese Bitcoin Mining Company Canaan Sold for $466m

    Canaan is not a company that would ring a bell for most people unless they were deeply involved in the Bitcoin mining game. This pioneering mining firm was acquired by an electronics manufacturer earlier today. It appears as if CNY 3bn participated in the process, as well as...

    JP Buntinx | June 9, 2016 | 11:00 pm
  • SendChat, BlockTrail
    Uncategorized

    SendChat Partners with BlockTrai | NewsBTC

    We have so many messaging applications available for mobile phones these days, and it will not come as a surprise to know that most smartphone users have more than one messaging application installed on their phones. People have started using instant messaging (IM) for both personal and professional...

    Gautham | June 7, 2015 | 10:00 am
  • Uncategorized

    Playtech Buys Out Bitcoin CFD Trading Platform Plus500 in £460m

    World’s largest online gaming software provider Playtech’s Cyprus branch is reportedly buying out the online contracts for difference trading platform Plus500 in an all-cash £459.6 million deal. Teddy Sagi, who controls Playtech Cyprus Ltd. (LSE: PTEC), announced that his company was buying the Israeli online Bitcoin and other...

    Guest Author | June 1, 2015 | 4:30 pm

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