Blockchain.com Introduces Institutional Investment Platform | Tech News
UK-based crypto data supplier and cryptocurrency wallet Blockchain.com has recently launched a comprehensive institutional platform Blockchain Principal Strategies (BPS), according to a blog post today, June 28.
Blockchain.com claims the new platform will provide secure and “unparalleled” access to markets, services, and research for institutions, family businesses, and retail investors. Blockchain.com co-founder Peter Smith commented that the new institutional grade platform aims to provide maximum security while investing:
“BPS provides clients the opportunity to invest in digital assets with the same peace of mind and security that has become synonymous with the Blockchain name.”
BPS offers a number of trading and research tools, such as an over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk, a smart Order Management System (OMS), custom portfolio view, risk metrics, as well as access to a research team that staffs Garrick Hileman, the University of Cambridge’s first “cryptocurrency academic,” hired by Blockchain.com in May this year. The OTC services through BPS will be managed by a team of experts from Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan,and UBS.
Previously known as Blockchain.info, Blockchain.com tweeted today that their URL has changed:
“http://Blockchain.info has moved You may have noticed that all of http://blockchain.info ’s URLs have now been redirected to http://blockchain.com , but don’t worry, this isn’t goodbye to .info forever, it’s just see you elsewhere!”
Launched in 2011, Blockchain.com is now one of the most popular crypto wallets with more than 25 million registered wallets and $200 billion worth of assets transacted in 140 countries. Originally launched as a data supplier for Bitcoin (BTC) transactions, the firm now offers a crypto wallet for Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and Ethereum (ETH).
Earlier this year Blockchain.com announced the launch of Bitcoin trading for 22 states in the U.S. According to Blockchain.com’s statement, they will continued adding new services for U.S. users, such as trading services in ETH and BCH.