Another exciting week in crypto space came to the end. The most important events around BTC and Co. at a glance.
Volksbank enables the purchase and custody of BTC
the Volksbank Bayern Mitte goes revolutionary ways: In addition to their own custody solution, customers can now also invest directly in BTC.
Specifically, the bank informs its customers about the cryptocurrency and also offers cold wallets from third-party providers, such as ledgers or the BitBox02 of the Swiss crypto company Shyft Crypto.
MediaMarkt sets up BTC machines
Twelve branches of MediaMarkt in Austria get their own BTC machines. They will be able to buy cryptocurrencies on site.
The initiative was created in cooperation with current, the European market leader for the distribution of such machines. He is based in Austria.
Commerzbank is pushing into the crypto business
The ailing Commerzbank reposition in the growth market. However, these are few and far between in Germany.
So far only Coinbase Germany, capilendo and Tangany for such a license from the BaFin to qualify. Commerzbank is the first major financial institution to officially apply for the seal of approval from the German financial supervisory authority.
First BTC Spot ETF approved in Australia
As Australia Financial Review reported, all hurdles for the Cosmos Asset Management BTC ETF have been cleared. The time has come on April 27th: Then Australia’s first BTC Spot ETF will debut.
With the Cosmos BTC ETF, there are now BTC Spot ETFs in eight countries. The USA is not included in the list: meanwhile, people there are waiting in vain for a permit. The competent financial authority SEC has so far rejected such an ETF.
NFT of Jack Dorsey’s first tweets almost worthless
Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s NFT is up for sale again. Just over a year ago, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey auctioned off his social network’s first tweet as an NFT for charity. At that time, the NFT went over the digital counter for 2.9 million US dollars.
Bridge was awarded the contract at the time Oracle CEO Sina Estavi. Currently that is highest bid on the NFT platform OpenSea at “only” 10.3 Ether (almost 31,000 US dollars). Estavi had assumed a value of around 50 million US dollars.