Category: Blockchain Analytics

Wells Fargo Invests $5M in Startup Connecting Crypto Exchanges and Banks

Banking giant Wells Fargo is backing blockchain forensics firm Elliptic. Announced Thursday, the fresh $5 million from Wells Fargo Strategic Capital (WFSC) brings Elliptic’s Series B up to a total of $28 million. The investment is partly geared toward...

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CipherTrace to Tackle ‘Modern-Day Slavery’ With Crypto Analytics

Blockchain security firm CipherTrace has partnered with the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII) to track cryptocurrency transactions from suspected traffickers. Announced Friday, CipherTrace has provided ATII with access to its user interface, a tool that will allow the organization...

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Chainalysis Adds Real-Time Transaction Monitoring for 4 More Cryptos

Blockchain compliance startup Chainalysis has added four more cryptocurrencies to its real-time transaction monitoring tool. The newly supported coins are Binance’s native token Binance Coin (BNB) and three stablecoins – Gemini dollar (GUSD), Tether (USDT) and Circle’s USD Coin (USDC)...

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Malta Teams With Crypto Security Firm to Manage Financial Crimes Risk

Malta is turning to crypto sleuthing startup CipherTrace for technical help addressing the risk of financial crimes in its licensed digital asset industry. The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) announced March 11 that it would integrate CipherTrace’s Compliance Monitoring...

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