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Hex Trust's industry insights into Digital Assets and Custody.

The Evolving Landscape of Finance: The Role of Ethereum ETFs
April 24, 2024
The Evolving Landscape of Finance: The Role of Ethereum ETFs
Ethereum ETFs revolutionize finance by bridging TradFi and digital assets. They offer regulated exposure to Ethereum, enhancing liquidity and investor confidence. This paves the way for wider adoption, innovative products, regulatory challenges, decentralization, and potential global market impact.
Important Milestones on the Ethereum Network 2024 Roadmap
January 9, 2024
Important Milestones on the Ethereum Network 2024 Roadmap
Ethereum's 2024 roadmap includes milestones like The Merge (PoW to PoS), The Surge (scalability), The Scourge (security), The Verge (user experience), The Purge (efficiency), and The Splurge (innovation). The upcoming Dencun upgrade aims to enhance functionality, security, and scalability.
Unlocking Institutional Interest: The Significance of Bitcoin ETFs in Traditional Finance
January 5, 2024
Unlocking Institutional Interest: The Significance of Bitcoin ETFs in Traditional Finance
Bitcoin ETFs simplify Bitcoin investment, trading on stock exchanges. How the involvement of financial giants may lead to approval. Global adoption signals trust and legitimacy. SEC reassessing. Potential regulatory shift.
Trading Places: The Rise of DEXs and The Way Forward for Centralized Crypto Exchanges
April 6, 2023
Trading Places: The Rise of DEXs and The Way Forward for Centralized Crypto Exchanges
The crypto industry’s large scale fallouts such as the FTX saga, may have led to the temporary loss of user trust and confidence, but it also did two things: unveil the true promise of decentralized exchanges, and provide important constructive lessons for the centralized exchanges that remain standing.
The banking crisis: A watershed event for institutional crypto adoption
March 16, 2023
The banking crisis: A watershed event for institutional crypto adoption
Chief Financial Officer Andrew Economos shares how the current banking crisis may just prove to be a watershed event for institutional adoption of crypto and other digital assets.
Blockchain Scaling: An overview of how blockchain scaling technology has evolved over the years
February 23, 2023
Blockchain Scaling: An overview of how blockchain scaling technology has evolved over the years
Alleviating blockchain network congestion has been at the forefront of Web3 innovation, and an entire sector in the digital asset industry exists to tackle this: scaling solutions.
Custody and Staking - Nascar Collisions and Crypto Crashes
January 19, 2023
Custody and Staking - Nascar Collisions and Crypto Crashes
Head of Markets Dario Capodici, shares his views of the crypto market with a Nascar analogy - and how the combination of blockchains and custodians will lead the crypto race.
How crypto custodians can help centralized exchanges win back public trust
January 17, 2023
How crypto custodians can help centralized exchanges win back public trust
Chairman of Hex Trust Advisory Board Colin Brooks shared how licensed digital asset custodians can help restore trust in the industry following the collapse of renowned crypto exchange FTX.
Extending the Runway: The Opportunities for Fashion Brands in the Metaverse
September 21, 2022
Extending the Runway: The Opportunities for Fashion Brands in the Metaverse
Many iconic fashion brands have started making big moves in the metaverse. What are fashion brands currently doing & what are the building blocks of an effective metaverse strategy?
Family Offices: Navigating Digital Assets & the Decentralized Economy
August 30, 2022
Family Offices: Navigating Digital Assets & the Decentralized Economy
This report provides an overview of the blockchain ecosystem and guides family offices on allocation of portfolios, ensuring safe and secure custodial ownership of digital assets.
The Custody 3.0 Era: Institutional Participation in the Decentralized Economy
June 22, 2022
The Custody 3.0 Era: Institutional Participation in the Decentralized Economy
Managing Director Calvin Shen, shares how the evolution of digital asset markets and growing institutional participation in the decentralized economy is shaping the role of digital asset custodians.
Finding Shelter in DeFi During Turbulent Times
April 14, 2022
Finding Shelter in DeFi During Turbulent Times
Head of Financing Dario Capodici shares his views on the alternative investment opportunities that DeFi offers in times of financial instability and macroeconomic concerns: money market protocols, liquidity staking & yield farming.
The Digital Asset Market in 2022
February 4, 2022
The Digital Asset Market in 2022
Head of Trading Rolland Hoang shares his views on what the digital asset market has in store for us in 2022 across regulated DeFi, stablecoins, Layer 1 protocols, and the convergence with traditional financial markets.
The Metaversal Future: A Trillion Dollar Opportunity
December 17, 2021
The Metaversal Future: A Trillion Dollar Opportunity
Bringing the metaverse to life could be a market opportunity worth over $1 trillion. That’s one of the key takeaways from Grayscale’s November report which explores the massive potential of the Web 3.0 internet evolution currently underway.
The Fixed Income Digital Asset Revolution
December 6, 2021
The Fixed Income Digital Asset Revolution
Digital assets are becoming more ubiquitous every day with technological upgrades and rapidly increasing usecases including tokenized securities, NFT-based art, and GameFi to name but a few.
3 themes driving the institutional adoption of digital assets
November 25, 2021
3 themes driving the institutional adoption of digital assets
There has never been a stronger drive behind the adoption of digital assets, with institutional investors in particular eager to integrate the new asset class into their operations.
Recognising the familiar in a financial paradigm shift
September 23, 2021
Recognising the familiar in a financial paradigm shift
I am highly confident that digital assets will become part of the mainstream asset management industry. For me the question is not whether it will happen, but rather how long it will take.
Ethereum 2.0 & The London Hard Fork: Here’s What You Need to Know
August 3, 2021
Ethereum 2.0 & The London Hard Fork: Here’s What You Need to Know
Ethereum is gearing up for a system-wide upgrade that will radically change the way the platform is both used and secured. There have been several upgrades over the past five years, intending to improve Ethereum’s usability and scalability.
Getting Customer Success Right In The Digital Asset Era
July 13, 2021
Getting Customer Success Right In The Digital Asset Era
Customer Success is all about helping customers achieve their goals through your products and services. Sounds easy enough.
3 Critical Responsibilities of Digital Asset Custodians
August 7, 2020
3 Critical Responsibilities of Digital Asset Custodians
Our CEO and co-founder, Alessio Quaglini, shares his insights on the critical responsibilities of a digital asset custodian.
Digital Asset Wallets & Signing Algorithms: A Custodian’s Overview
July 22, 2020
Digital Asset Wallets & Signing Algorithms: A Custodian’s Overview
Our CEO & co-founder shares his insights on the types of digital asset wallets and signing algorithms.
Whither Blockchain in Finance?
December 16, 2019
Whither Blockchain in Finance?
Reports of its seeming demise have been, as with Mark Twain, greatly exaggerated.
4 Key Points about the upcoming Ethereum Hard Fork
December 5, 2019
4 Key Points about the upcoming Ethereum Hard Fork
What are the key points to take on the upcoming Ethereum Hard Fork?
The East is Digital
November 20, 2019
The East is Digital
These past few weeks have seen plenty of opportunity for insight into fintech developments in Asia.
Here’s what you need to know about the SFC’s latest circular in regards to the custody of digital assets
October 9, 2019
Here’s what you need to know about the SFC’s latest circular in regards to the custody of digital assets
The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) has released its circular detailing how asset managers should handle digital assets.
Why Asia's the home of FinTech
September 19, 2019
Why Asia's the home of FinTech
The previous edition of these written fintech-perambulations looked at global trends in fintech investment and growth. This instance will focus closer to home — Asia — and consider several of the unique factors that differentiate the growth of fintech in Asia from the rest of the world.
Measuring Fintech Investment
September 6, 2019
Measuring Fintech Investment
An insightful article exploring the measurement of FinTech investments.
The Glitz is Great, but Happy Customers Matter Most
August 14, 2019
The Glitz is Great, but Happy Customers Matter Most
In discussions of what will lead to successful fintech ventures the focus is often on the technology. While the technology is obviously an important component in the success of a fintech idea or venture, the truly critical driver is how well the new approach helps better meet the needs of the end client.
Fintech Evolution will Trump Revolution — The Devil is in the Details
August 6, 2019
Fintech Evolution will Trump Revolution — The Devil is in the Details
Thoughtful Fintech professionals will often passionately debate the question of evolution v. revolution, wondering which will dominate and which is the pathway to their own success.
The Evolving State of Institutional Custody for Digital Assets
March 7, 2019
The Evolving State of Institutional Custody for Digital Assets
Recently, Alessio Quaglini, Managing Partner at Hex Trust, was featured in Blockchain.news discussing the evolving state of institutional custody for digital assets.
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