Grayscale Selects BNY Mellon To Service its Bitcoin Trust & Future ETF

Grayscale Investments has entered an agreement with The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, also known as BNY Mellon Effective Oct. 1st, BNY Mellon will become an asset servicing provider for the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust BNY Mellon will also provide transfer agency and ETF services for the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust once it gets converted into an ETF in the future As of March 31st, 2021, BNY Mellon had $41.7 Trillion in assets under custody and/or administration The Wall Street firm of Grayscale Investments has announced a new agreement with The…

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ShibaSwap’s Total Value Locked hits $2.2B, Ranks 9th on All Chains

ShibaSwap is currently ranked 9th on all blockchains in terms of total value locked at $2.2 Billion ShibaSwap has eclipsed known protocols such as Venus and Synthetix ShibaSwap is also ranked 10th in 24-hour users at 9,281 SHIB/USDT is still trading below the 50, 100 and 200 moving averages on the 6-hour chart The recently launched decentralized exchange and DeFi protocol of ShibaSwap has grown at a phenomenal rate since it was launched less than a week ago. According to data from DeBank, ShibaSwap now has a total value locked…

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Blockchain Groups From Major Universities Are Powerful Voters in Defi Governance Protocols

Data shows a number of groups from major universities are participating in decentralized finance (defi) governance. For instance, out of 15 of the largest voters in Uniswap’s last governance proposal, six of the major voters were tied to universities like Harvard, Berkeley, Stanford, Penn, Michigan, MIT, and Columbia University. Blockchain University Groups Identified as Major Players in Defi Governance Decisions Just recently, messari.io researcher Jack Purdy tweeted about an interesting find he discovered while researching defi governance protocols. Purdy’s recent tweet showcased six prestigious universities that were involved in a…

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Billionaire SBF says FTX may one day buy Goldman Sachs and CME

FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried has said that acquiring Goldman Sachs and CME “is not out of the question,” if the exchange beats competition from Binance and Coinbase. Hong-Kong-based billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried has stated that FTX may consider buying U.S. financial giant Goldman Sachs and exchanges such as Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) in the future. Speaking with the Financial Times on July 14, Bankman-Fried stated that if FTX can become the top crypto exchange and supplant rivals such as Coinbase and Binance, the idea of purchasing giants such as Goldman Sachs…

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