• Goldman Sachs officially launched a cryptocurrency unit and announced a new job of a cryptocurrency project manager. In the message of the organization it is noted that this time the bank is ready to “move further than ever” in the field of digital assets.
  • Anchorage, a crypto-custodian company serving institutional investors, completed a round of fundraising for Series B, raising $40 million. According to the company, this round was led by Blockchain Capital. Visa also took part.
  • One of the five largest oil and gas companies in the world, Shell has invested an unnamed amount in the US energy blockchain start-up LO3.
  • It is assumed that the South Korean corporation LG Electronics is developing its own cryptocurrency wallet. At the moment, the company is trying to register the appropriate patent. This is evidenced by the application on the website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
  • Now users of Poloniex from the United States will be able to deposit and withdraw funds using bank accounts, as well as pay tokens with debit and credit cards.