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Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) Chief Confident About Future for Bakkt and Crypto 

The ongoing regulatory delays and hurdles imposed by the US government have not dampened the enthusiasm for crypto related products such as the highly anticipated Bakkt launch. Bakkt Will be a ‘Moonshot Bet’ The Intercontinental…
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Bakkt Will Launch Later This Year

The CEO of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) expects the firm’s digital asset platform Bakkt to launch later in 2019. The comment was made by ICE CEO Jeff Sprecher during an earnings call Thursday, Feb. 7. The call was dedicated to ICE’s…
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NYSE Operator’s Crypto Platform Bakkt Finalizes Its First Acquisition

Bakkt, the much-anticipated digital assets platform operated by the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has closed its first acquisition, a tweet from the company revealed Feb. 8. The move marks the finalization of an acquisition of assets in…
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Bitcoin Futures Battle Heats Up With New Player, Will it Drive Crypto Market Recovery?

A lot of hopes have been pinned on institutional heavyweights entering the crypto space in 2019. The promise of more Bitcoin futures and crypto products from the big players could be the catalyst that drives market recovery. A new exchange has…
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How Bakkt Could Affect the Bitcoin Price Unlike Existing Futures Markets

Bakkt, a Bitcoin futures market operated by ICE, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is close to receiving a green light from the U.S. government. As CCN reported on December 21, Bakkt has been working with the Commodities…
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Bakkt and Intercontinental Exchange CEOs Weigh in About Bakkt

Bakkt CEO, Kelly Loeffler, and the Intercontinental Exchange chairman, Jeff Sprecher, recently spoke to MIT Media Lab’s Michael Casey at CoinDesk’s Consensus: Invest Conference. The chat was broadcast via the “Inside the ICE…
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Legendary Venture Capitalist: “We’re Close to a Crypto Nuclear Winter”

It’s no secret that 2018 has proven to be a rough year for the cryptocurrency markets, which have seen their market capitalization plummet from highs of over $800 million in January of 2018 to recently established yearly lows of under $120…
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BitPay CEO: Fidelity and Bakkt Will Drive Next Major Bitcoin Rally

The chief operating officer of global bitcoin payment service BitPay is not worried about the latest downward moves in the price of the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. Sonny Singh expects Bitcoin to surge towards the $15,000-$20,000…
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Ex-Coinbase Executive Adam White Joins ICE’s Crypto Platform Bakkt, Sources Say

Former head of institutional platform group at Coinbase crypto exchange Adam White is reportedly joining Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) platform Bakkt. ICE’s new hire was revealed by anonymous sources familiar with the matter cited by…
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ICE’s Bakkt Reveals First Crypto Product as Physical Bitcoin Futures

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) confirmed its Bakkt cryptocurrency platform’s first offering will take the form of physical Bitcoin futures. ICE, which also operates the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) released new details Tuesday, September…