Exchanges

Hong Kong (Dan Freeman/Unsplash)
Crypto Exchange OKX Withdraws Hong Kong License Application
The exchange's action follows that of Huobi Hong Kong and several other applicants earlier this month.
Hong Kong (Dan Freeman/Unsplash)

DeFi, T-bill, Yield, Paradigm
Crypto Exchange Woo X Claims a First With Tokenized Treasury Bills for Retail Investors
The Woo X RWA Earn Vaults have been built in partnership with institutional tokenization firm OpenTrade.
DeFi, T-bill, Yield, Paradigm

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Thai Crypto Exchange Bitkub May Be Valued as High as $3B in IPO: CEO
Jirayut Srupsrisopa said earlier this month that an IPO was planned for next year.
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Arbitrage opportunities opened up the funding gates for Stream Trading. (Alexander Grey/Unsplash)
Crypto Derivatives Exchange Stream Trading Raises $1.5M in Seed Funding
The funding round values the company at $20 million.
Arbitrage opportunities opened up the funding gates for Stream Trading. (Alexander Grey/Unsplash)

Figure Technologies CEO Mike Cagney (CoinDesk archives)
Crypto Exchange Figure Markets Has a Plan to Democratize Finance
What appears to be another post-FTX trading-and-custody play with institutions in mind, is really all about visionary disruption.
Figure Technologies CEO Mike Cagney (CoinDesk archives)

Sam Bankman-Fried (MIT Bitcoin Club, Mercatus Center, Cointelegraph/Wikimedia Commons, modified by CoinDesk)
Crypto Market Conditions That Fueled FTX, Bankman-Fried, No Longer Hold: Galaxy Digital
U.S. investors now have access to regulated bitcoin ETFs that provide the same protections as buying stocks and reduce the incentive to move to unregulated offshore exchanges,...
Sam Bankman-Fried (MIT Bitcoin Club, Mercatus Center, Cointelegraph/Wikimedia Commons, modified by CoinDesk)

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Thai Crypto Exchange Bitkub Plans 2025 IPO: Bloomberg
The exchange's owner signaled its intention to sell shares to the public in a 2023 letter that didn't give a timeframe.
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OKX’s Global Compliance Chief Left After Six Months
Patrick Donegan, whose LinkedIn profile says he managed a team of 300 people around the world, was at OKX from August 2023 to January 2024.
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16:9 KuCoin (Shutterstock)
KuCoin Withdrawals Spike to $1B in Crypto Amid U.S. Regulatory Clampdown
The surge occurred as U.S. federal prosecutors charged the exchange and two of its founders with violating anti-money laundering laws on Tuesday.
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Malta (Nick Fewings / Unsplash)
OKX Quietly Settled Regulatory 'Failings' With Malta Financial Services Authority
The 304,000 euro ($329,000) “goodwill” settlement with MFSA related to OKX’s Okcoin Europe subsidiary.
Malta (Nick Fewings / Unsplash)