The new license issued by German fiscal regulator BaFin will aid BitGo increase its providers in the European area.
BitGo is licensed for cryptocurrency custody operations in Germany
American cryptocurrency custody and settlement organization BitGo has announced that it has obtained a cryptocurrency custody license from the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).
Chen Fang, Chief Operations Officer of BitGo, stated they have been delivering digital currency asset custody providers to prospects considering that 2019 below the supervision of BaFin. With the new license they will be ready to ensure their presence on the European market place.
We have been collaborating with BaFin for various many years now. We are pretty proud to carry cold storage of true, licensed digital assets to the EU.
— 🍟 Chen Fang (@chenbfang) November 1, 2023
As reported by Coinlive, BitGo is a cryptocurrency custody and payment organization based mostly in Palo Alto, California (USA). In 2021, they acquired a license in New York to operate as an independent organization in the state, with powerful backing from banking giant Goldman Sachs.
BitGo previously served as a bankruptcy asset custodian for the FTX exchange, and the company’s other consumers incorporate fiscal support Swan Bitcoin, blockchain developer Mysten Labs (Sui) and vogue giant Nike Sports.
BitGo’s new license could aid it improve its presence in the European market place, in line with the company’s worldwide growth system just after raising $one hundred million in Series C funding at a price tag of $one.75 billion in August 2023.
Not only expanding into the European and US markets, BitGo also strategies to create digital asset custody providers in Korea in the 2nd half of 2024 by partnering with Korea’s fifth biggest business financial institution. “Land of Kim Chi” is KEB Hana Bank.
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