Custodia Bank Unveils Bitcoin Custody Platform for Business

Custodia Bank

Custodia Bank, led by Caitlin Long, a prominent figure in the cryptocurrency community and a passionate advocate for Bitcoin, made a significant announcement on November 7th. The bank announced the official launch of its highly-anticipated Bitcoin custody platform, designed to cater to businesses seeking secure custody services.

Targeted Clientele: Designed for Businesses

The new custody service, as detailed in the announcement, has been purposefully designed for a specific clientele, including:

  • Fiduciaries
  • Investment Advisers
  • Fund Managers
  • Corporate Treasurers

This strategic focus on these business sectors showcases Custodia Bank’s commitment to offering tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of these professionals.

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Integrated Solution: Combining Bitcoin Custody and U.S. Dollar Services

One of the standout features of Custodia Bank’s offering is its approach to provide an integrated solution. In contrast to traditional banks, Custodia is a non-lending bank, and it offers an all-in-one platform that combines:

Notably, it is important to mention that the platform is not FDIC-insured. Nevertheless, the design of the platform aims to simplify user operations and significantly reduce associated risks.

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Regulatory Approval

Custodia Bank has already achieved a significant milestone by receiving regulatory approval from the Wyoming Division of Banking. This regulatory green light indicates the bank’s ability to provide secure and compliant services in the cryptocurrency sector, reaffirming their dedication to operating within the framework of the law.

Community Engagement: Welcoming User Feedback

Custodia Bank takes pride in developing its Bitcoin custody platform in-house. In a show of transparency and a commitment to improving their services, the bank is extending an open invitation to the cryptocurrency community. They encourage users to provide feedback on this new offering, fostering a collaborative approach to enhancing their platform.

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Earlier this year, Custodia Bank found itself embroiled in a legal dispute with the Federal Reserve Board. The bank alleged that the actions taken by the Federal Reserve Board were “patently unlawful” and were expected to create significant obstacles for Custodia Bank in providing financial services to the digital assets industry.

This announcement occurs in the midst of an environment where governments worldwide are adopting an increasingly rigorous stance on the cryptocurrency sector, posing challenges and uncertainties for businesses operating in this space. The cryptocurrency industry is evolving, and Custodia Bank’s new custody platform aims to address the needs of businesses within this dynamic and rapidly changing landscape.

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About Maria Morgan

Maria Morgan is a full-time cryptocurrency journalist at Coinography. She is graduate in Political Science and Journalism from London, her writing is centered around cryptocurrency news, regulation and policy-making across the glob.

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