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In Bakkt told about the development of the platform and presented the Board of Directors


Bakkt Kriptovalyutnaya platform operated by the financial corporation Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), introduced the members of the Board of Directors, which will be headed by a serial entrepreneur in the field of cybersecurity Tom Noonan.

"We are on a completely new course that requires careful work from all of us, including the board of directors. Therefore, I want to submit it to the members: the founder of Internet Security Systems, JouleX and Endgame Tom Noonan head the board. Also, we were joined by the founder and CEO ICE Jeff Sprecher, Managing Partner, SoftBank Akshay Naheta and managing partner Goldfinch Partners Sean Collins ", – he wrote in the official blog of the CEO Bakkt Kelly Leffler.

She stressed that can not yet give an exact date for the launch platform for trading in deliverable Bitcoin-f & # 39; yuchersami, but "substantial" progress in the development of initiatives already taking place.

Bakkt actively cooperating with the Commission on the US Commodity Futures Trading (CFTC), to obtain permission to list f & # 39; yuchersav on ICE Futures US and clearing on ICE Clear US.

In the near future a platform to present their own custody decision, which, according to Leffler, will become the new standard in the context of ensuring the security of digital assets.

"The launch of new products requires solving for the unknown variable."

According to some estimates, the investment estimate Bakkt reaches $ 740 million. This was made possible thanks to a massive funding round of Serie A by $ 182 million, which was attended by Microsoft, Boston Consulting Group, Galaxy Digital and others.

Recall, the head of department for legal compliance with Bakkt & # 39 is Eric Haas, a former functionary of the ICE, and the post of Strategic Operations Director takes Rachel Ford, a former top manager of the incubator TechStars.

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