Bitcoin Lands on Wall Street: Spot Bitcoin ETF’s approved by the SEC

On January 10, 2024, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)  for several major firms, marking a significant milestone in the integration of cryptocurrency into mainstream finance. The approval process did not go without a few surprises, including the SEC X (Twitter) account being compromised a day earlier with a […]

Visa provides details on plan to enable Bitcoin payments in Brazil

Visa is planning to expand cryptocurrency support in Brazil by integrating them with traditional financial services, revealed Eduardo Abreu, vice president of new business at the company, in an interview with the portal Seu Dinheiro . Visa currently supports 180 different currencies and 170 million consumers worldwide. Enabling Bitcoin (BTC) and other popular cryptocurrencies is […]

MicroStrategy Completes $650 Million Offering of 0.750% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2025

TYSONS CORNER, Va., December 11, 2020 — MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR) (“MicroStrategy”) today announced the closing of its previously announced offering of 0.750% convertible senior notes due 2025 (the “notes”). The aggregate principal amount of the notes sold in the offering was $650 million, which includes notes issuable pursuant to an option to purchase, within […]