Series B funding round led by Goldman Sachs raised $15 million for institutional crypto financial intelligence firm Coin Metrics.
The new partnership will drive the serial construction and operation of new marketplaces and ecosystems for digital asset classes.
Malcolm Ford joins Archax as head of institutional sales after previous roles at CMC Markets, Instinet, KCG, Morgan Stanley and Credit Agricole Cheuvreux.
Justin Schmidt joins Talos as head of strategy after spending the last three years as head of digital asset markets at US investment bank Goldman Sachs.
Pure Digital has entered into a technology agreement where State Street Currenex will provide trading infrastructure for its upcoming digital asset platform.
The Micro Bitcoin futures will offer traders another tool to hedge their spot Bitcoin price risk or execute Bitcoin trading strategies.
The pair said the launch was in response to a wholesale shift from institutional investors to digital assets, driven by dwindling returns in traditional assets.
BNY Mellon will offer its new digital assets custody and administration services later this year via new dedicated unit.
CME builds on its crypto derivatives offering with the launch of Ether futures as the digital asset space continues to mature.
Ed Tilly said Cboe will re-enter the crypto space more measured and cautious after pulling the plug on its Bitcoin futures in 2019.