2020 will start to bring widespread institutional adoption of crypto currencies. The most likely drivers of this trend will be endowments and pension funds making an allocation to bitcoin, although some select providers may look elsewhere. This will be a boon for providers of crypto algo solutions and block matching platforms as many institutions will gravitate to those types of platforms when buying and selling blocks of crypto.
We’re going to see mass extinctions in the alt coins market. The chickens are going to come home to roost for projects focused on token price manipulation and community hype rather than…
By Robert Dykes, Caspian CEO & Co-founder
It very much matters if an individual trader is located in China — where almost all cryptocurrencies are outlawed, rather than Japan, which has created a comprehensive system for using and trading currencies.
We’ve moved past the period where many countries had their proverbial “head in the sand” when it comes to digital assets. There is a growing realisation that the digital asset economy is a permanent part of the economic landscape, and increasing wrestling with how this will work. …
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Jersey, 19 September 2019 — Caspian, the full-stack crypto trading and portfolio management platform for institutional investors and sophisticated traders, today announced it will list its Caspian Token (ticker symbol CSP) on Hong Kong-based CoinAll on 23rd September 2019. CoinAll is a leading digital asset exchange and strategic partner of global crypto exchange OKEx.
When an internal memo revealed in April that BlackRock was reshuffling its top brass as part of a move to prioritize its higher-fee paying alternatives investments business, some financial services industry watchers wondered if the world’s largest money manager be might ready to formalize its interest in cryptocurrency.
It was in mid-2018 that BlackRock CEO Larry Fink first set tongues wagging by telling Reuters that the $6.5 trillion manager was a “big student of blockchain”. …
The 18 month old firm saw its trading volumes surge to (USD) $1.068 billion in June 2019.Caspian has taken the decision to start publicly releasing their trade volume information in order to enhance transparency in the institutional crypto market.
The firm’s CEO Robert Dykes stated;
“We have seen a significant number of reports in recent weeks detailing fake volume and trading figures. As a company that is focused upon building up the crypto market for institutional grade investment we felt it was necessary to issue our true and unaltered volumes so the market can now measure real institutional participation.”
Co-Founder, Chief Investment Officer at Bletchley Asset Management and member of Caspian’s board of strategic advisors.
In his advisory role Fellas works closely with Caspian CEO and Co-Founder Robert Dykes and the board on finding ways to give institutional firms greater access to the digital asset class. Fellas has over 19 years of investment, research and trading experience, and was a portfolio manager at Harvard University’s $39.2 billion endowment fund, before launching digital currency-focused asset manager Bletchley Park Asset Management in 2017.
Q: You launched digital asset hedge fund Bletchley Park Asset Management in 2017 after a long career in…
Examining the institutionalisation of cryptocurrencies was a standout panel on the TradeTech 2019 agenda. Panelists included key industry service providers — Caspian CTO Gerrit van Wingerden, Grasshopper CIO Tan T-Kiang, Bitstamp Head of Business Development Miha Grcar and the over capacity room was a clear signal that investors and other specialist industry players are clamoring for fresh insight about the burgeoning crypto asset class, as well as the tools available to better access it.
The panel was on the whole supportive of moves to regulate the sector, agreeing that greater oversight could be a catalyst for more institutional investors entering…
On Thursday 23rd May, Caspian’s Global MD Chris Jenkins hosted an ‘Ask Me Anything’ event for one hour, between 12pm — 1pm BST.
Having collected all the topics via Telegram in the week leading up to the AMA, Chris personally answered the questions, including a number of new ones that came up in the allotted hour.
We are once again very happy with the open nature of the AMA. The sentiment was very positive from all involved and Chris received some fantastic discussion points — which resulted in some interesting debate.
Subjects discussed included (but not limited to); the future…
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