Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Acquires Stellar Wallet BlockEQ

Canadian Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Acquires Stellar Wallet BlockEQ

Advertisement Coinsquare, the crypto exchange that has been nicknamed the “Coinbase of Canada,” has acquired Stellar wallet BlockEQ as it seeks to expand its offerings beyond cryptocurrency trading. The Toronto-based Coinsquare announced the deal on Thursday, revealing that it had paid $12 million CAD (~$9 million USD) to acquire BlockEQ, a non-custodial wallet that allows…

Crypto Giant Circle Lists EOS, Stellar, 0x and Qtum

Crypto Giant Circle Lists EOS, Stellar, 0x and Qtum

Advertisement Circle has announced the addition of four new digital assets to the Circle Invest platform, bringing the total number of listed cryptocurrencies on the platform to 11. Announcing the news in a blog post, Circle revealed the new additions to be EOS, Stellar, 0x and Qtum. Circle further revealed that the four assets can…

Facebook: We’re Not Building a Cryptocurrency on Stellar

Facebook: We’re Not Building a Cryptocurrency on Stellar

Advertisement Social media conglomerate Facebook denied reports that its blockchain task force is considering launching a cryptocurrency project through a partnership with Stellar. Citing a Facebook spokesperson, financial news outlet Cheddar reports that the company will not be building on the Stellar protocol, nor has its cryptocurrency division held discussions with the project about forking…

IBM Backs a Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin Crypto Token on the Stellar Network

IBM Backs a Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin Crypto Token on the Stellar Network

Advertisement Stronghold, a San Francisco-based financial institution that has been developing an asset agnostic payment and trade ecosystem, has launched an asset-backed token on the Stellar network, the first venture supported USD anchor for the network. Buyers of the coin will deposit U.S. dollars with Stronghold’s partner bank, Nevada-based Prime Trust, enabling Stronghold to issue the…

Coinbase is ‘Exploring’ Support for Cardano, BAT, Stellar, Zcash, and 0x

Coinbase is ‘Exploring’ Support for Cardano, BAT, Stellar, Zcash, and 0x

Advertisement One of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges has announced its intention to support more coins. In an official blog post, Coinbase announced that it is “exploring the addition of several new assets” and currently working with local banks and regulators to make them available in as many jurisdictions as possible. Coinbase is looking to…