Category: Chainalysis

Ethereum [ETH]: Whales control majority shares, but do not move it often, claims Chainalysis research

Altcoins followed Bitcoin’s [BTC] lead and pumped higher. However, since Bitcoin slumped by ~2% in an hour, several altcoins have dropped by more than 6% over the hour. Bitcoin Cash [BCH] The fourth largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap underwent an upgrade on May 15, 2019, to implement […]

Ethereum Price Hits New 2019 ATH but Decentralization Brought into Question

Photo: QuoteInspector While the previous year we used to begin the articles with some sad news about the falling prices for cryptos including Ethereum and lost hops of investors, now that black stripe in life has been replaced with a white now. Ethereum has exceeded its short-term price prediction of […]

Just 376 Individuals Hold 33% of All Ether Cryptocurrency: Chainalysis

A third of all ether, ethereum’s native cryptocurrency, is owned by just 376 whales as of May 1, new research indicates. Blockchain analysis startup Chainalysis published a study on Wednesday, indicating that, while these 376 individuals control 33 percent of the circulating supply in 2019, that number is actually down from […]

How to Restore a Bitcoin Wallet in a Few Easy Steps

Photo: Marco Verch / Flickr Has the thought of accidentally losing your Bitcoin ever cross your mind? As scary as it may be, it happens quite often. According to research from Chainalysis, an approximate 2.78 to 3.79 million Bitcoins have become inaccessible and are forever lost. This means that about […]

Cybercriminals Still Prefer Bitcoin to Altcoins, Says Chainalysis Co-founder

Cryptocurrencies have become the enterprising cybercriminal’s best friend, offering easy conduits for moving money. From white collar scams to drug deals, crypto-related crime is rising. According to Jonathan Levin, the co-founder of blockchain startup Chainalysis, at least 95 percent of crypto-related crimes investigated by authorities involved Bitcoin. Levin, whose company […]

Chainalysis Expands Tracking to Ten Tokens

In anticipation of new regulations that will require the automatic tracking of crypto transactions, Chainalysis has confirmed on April 24, 2019, that they have added new tokens to their roster. Tracking Tokens Looking at crypto news over the last few months one might have noticed that Chainalysis has raised quite […]

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) – Chainalysis said Wednesday. “As a New York trust company, we […]

Japan’s Largest Bank—MUFG, Invests in Chainalysis’ Series B Funding Round

A blockchain focused startup —Chainalysis, has recently received an additional $6 million in Series B round funding from the largest bank in Japan, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) and Sozo. The Investment Was Made Through MUFG Innovation Partners. The bank made this investment through its venture capital unit, MUFG Innovation […]

Japan’s Biggest Bank Invests in Crypto Sleuthing Startup Chainalysis

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), Japan’s largest bank, has backed an additional $6 million Series B round for cryptocurrency sleuthing startup Chainalysis. The investment came via the bank’s venture capital unit, MUFG Innovation Partners, Chainalysis said Tuesday. The round also saw participation from Tokyo-based investment firm Sozo Ventures. The additional […]

Blockchain Analytics Firm Chainalysis Raised $6 Million From MUFG And Sozo Ventures

Leading blockchain analysis company, Chainalysis, has managed to secure $6 million in funding from Japanese financial services giant Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and venture capital firm Sozo Ventures. This according to a report by Reuters, April 16, 2019. Expansion Into Asia New York-based Chainalysis hopes that the raised funds will […]