Kraken Hires Former CoinDesk Editor Pete Rizzo for Content Department

Pete Rizzo, former editor-in-chief at leading crypto news outlet CoinDesk, has started a new position at cryptocurrency exchange Kraken. Per a Jan. 15 announcement from Kraken, Rizzo’s new role as Editor-at-Large will entail responsibility for content production for the company’s new products and services. Departure from CoinDesk and the new role Regarding the shift in positions, Rizzo said “At this […]

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Australia's Oldest Crypto Exchange Joins Growing Roster of Kraken Acquisitions

U.S.-based crypto exchange Kraken has acquired Australia’s oldest crypto exchange.  In a recent development, Kraken announced its acquisition of Bit Trade, an Australia-based crypto exchange formed in 2013, in a Jan. 14 press release on Kraken’s blog.  The Bit Trades website will, for the time being, still operate as it does presently, a representative from Kraken clarified to Cointelegraph, noting: […]

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Kraken Acquires Circle’s OTC Desk As Part Of Its 2020 Roadmap

Kraken has just recently announced it has acquired Circle’s over-the-counter (OTC) desk. In a blog post, the exchange said that they have bought “one of the most recognized OTC desks in crypto”. The sale of Circle’s OTC desk is all part of the plan for its “2020 product roadmap.” The cryptocurrency platform based in San Francisco, Kraken has just recently […]

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Kraken and Coinbase Among the Cleanest Crypto Exchanges: BTI Report

The Blockchain Transparency Institute (BTI) has released its latest market surveillance report which states that Kraken and Coinbase are among the cleanest cryptocurrency exchanges in the industry. BTI cleans wash trading from exchanges’ volumes On Sept. 19, the Blockchain Transparency Institute published its 5th market surveillance report that verifies reporting of cryptocurrency exchange volumes. The BTI has been publishing reports […]

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Kraken Exchange Acquires Service Provider for Institutional Investors

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has acquired Interchange, an accounting and portfolio reconciliation service provider for institutional cryptocurrency investors. A press release published on July 31 outlines that the acquisition supports Kraken’s creation of an end-to-end crypto trading and reconciliation platform.  An arsenal of tools for institutional clients As the release outlines, Interchange’s co-founders and crypto veterans Dan Held and Clark Moody […]

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Kraken might delist Tether if it turns out to be a scam, says CEO Jesse Powell

Listing of digital assets and tokens can be quiet tricky and the CEO of Kraken, Jesse Powell, believes that cryptocurrency exchanges should maintain a “neutral stance” while listing one. This allows traders to have greater accessibility across the coins they choose from, he said. Amidst speculations of Tether manipulating Bitcoin’s price and whether Kraken would delist the stablecoin in light […]

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How to Use a Physical Security Key to Safeguard Your Exchange Account

If you are keeping funds on a cryptocurrency platform such as a centralized exchange it is highly advisable you make sure your accounts are as safe as possible. Using a physical security key can greatly help with this as well as safeguarding other private services such as email and cloud storage. Also Read: Israeli Supreme Court Stops Bank From Closing […]

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