What’s happening in crypto. Bitvo’s April Trading Reports
How to avoid risk when choosing a cryptocurrency exchange
Is it time for cryptocurrency to cross the chasm?
How to protect yourself against cryptocurrency theft
Your Bitvo Cash Card experience upgraded! And other announcements…
A must read about the Bitcoin halving and more in your links for the month
April 2020 Newsletter
In This Issue:
You can access all of Bitvo’s trading reports here.
Trading for the Month of
Weekly crypto highlights, including general and cryptocurrency specific news
of interest, as well as YTD trading history and current environment for
BTC, ETH, XRP, LTC and more.
New From Bitvo
Find out how to choose a secure cryptocurrency exchange in Canada for your
buying, selling and trading needs.
Cryptocurrency is built on a foundation of innovation and learning. Now it’s
crossing the chasm. Find out why.
Find out how to use cybersecurity best practices to protect your crypto holdings,
because cybercriminals never sleep.
Want to know what we’re up to? Follow us in real time on our social handles!
With April coming to a close, the Bitvo team has now been successfully working from home
for about six weeks. We’d like to thank all of our customers for their business during this time
and hope that you are just as safe, happy and healthy as the team here. We’re all in this
In this new virtual world, the Bitvo team has been very busy!
We completed of our first Instagram Live session featuring Rob Durscki, the COO of
Stablecorp, to talk all things stable coins and QCAD.
We significantly upgraded your Bitvo Cash Card experience! We mailed out our permanent
Bitvo-branded and personalized Cash Cards to users who had previously purchased the card and
were using the temporary card. With the new Cash Card, you can now manage card
functionality on your own when logged into your Bitvo account. Some of the functionality
available at your fingertips includes: activate your card; move funds to and from your card;
check your balance and daily limits; review transactions; and manage security. For more
information about Bitvo’s Cash Card, please
Our President & CEO, Pamela Draper, moderated a virtual panel hosted by the
During this discussion, panel participants discussed how major security
and privacy breaches in the world of digital currency exchanges have cost consumers hundreds
of millions of dollars, exposed sensitive information and eroded public trust and what this
emerging branch of fintech is doing now to complete a transformation towards safer and more
trustworthy exchanges with enhanced cybersecurity and new regulatory oversight for laws like
AML and KYC.
Around The Network
Rebel or mainstream? With moves of 50% to 80%, Bitcoin is almost without peer in terms of the volatility
it has exhibited, especially recently. The question is,
Hedgehogs: And speaking of mainstream,
tells us that hedge funds are moving into
The Chicago way: Chicago is well known for its deep trading talent pool and trading product innovation.
brings together tech, venture capital, crypto and old school trading to accelerate
Pivoting: Bitvo’s own Pam Draper talks about her decision to go from white shoe banking to
Stop right here: This is your must read for the month. Lots of fluffy articles have been written about the
mind, that capital flows into the market is a key component.
Stabilizin’: The first Bitcoin fund to get approved in North America
. Hot off the
successful release of their cofounded QCAD Canadian stablecoin with Mavennet, 3iQ continues to broaden
their presence in the crypto space.
Digitized: A recent bill in congress highlighted a vision for digitization of the buck. That vision, is coming,
The United States of Libra: The Libra crew
. They will now use
several different stablecoins through their rail. So basically a bunch of payment rails inside one rail, run by,
Foreshadowing? While the growth of stablecoins is remarkable, it’s just a drop in the bucket compared to
Bitcoin or fiat generally.
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