Introducing ‘Down the Rabbit Hole’ – A ShapeShift Original Production We're super excited to release our first-ever original documentary series, Down the Rabbit Hole. If you’ve been following along so far you may have seen that the series tells the stories of the individuals who are revolutionizing cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. You’ll get a peek into the
Cryptocurrency is still nascent and the global regulatory environment is always changing. Because of the nature of our business, ShapeShift regularly receives requests from various law enforcement agencies. In the traditional financial world, this request process is typically opaque. Recently, Kraken began an initiative to bring more transparency to these types of requests in the
The latest crypto winter is upon us, and today ShapeShift felt the bitter frost. Today, we let 37 employees go, reducing the size of our team by a third. It’s a deep and painful reduction, mirrored across many crypto companies in this latest bear market cycle. Crypto, like the moon we strive toward, is a
Transaction History for ShapeShift Members If you’re a crypto enthusiast, chances are that you’re holding several different cryptocurrencies and have at some point made exchanges (you wouldn’t be using ShapeShift if you weren’t). And since you're your own bank, it’s important that you’re keeping track of these transactions. Whether it's for tax purposes or just
Are you curious about the world of cryptocurrency? Not just about what it is - but who are the people that use it, and why? And what are their beliefs, ambitions, their stories? ABOUT THE DOCUSERIES Our new six-part documentary series, “DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE” explores the world of cryptocurrency, the revolutionary people driving it forward, and
BCH Fork, Let’s Hash it Out [Update 11/19] Update 11/19/2018: It appears two assets emerged from the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) hard fork. We are exploring the viability and appropriate handling of both digital assets before moving forward. KeepKey still highly advises against transacting BCH at this time. Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is preparing to fork on
Shining Light on WSJ's Attack on ShapeShift and Crypto Erik Voorhees is among the top-recognized serial Bitcoin advocates and entrepreneurs. He founded ShapeShift in August 2014 as an elegant, secure, and fast solution to digital asset exchanges. Erik has been a featured guest on Bloomberg, Fox Business, CNBC, BBC Radio, The Peter Schiff Show, and
Colorado Releases Strong Positive Guidance for Crypto Companies On September 20, 2018, the Colorado Division of Banking released interpretive guidance addressing the applicability of the Colorado Money Transmitters Act to cryptocurrency companies. The guidance is the result of many months of coordination between the Division of Banking and the Colorado Attorney General’s office, and is
Release Notes for Production Client v5.8.3 A production client v5.8.3 update has been published. The update includes support for two additional digital assets, payment to Litecoin M addresses, part one of Segwit support and minor bug fixes. Additional Digital Asset Support: KeepKey users will now be able to send, receive and hodl Zilliqua (ZIL) and
Release Notes for Beta Client v5.8.1 The KeepKey development team recently released an updated firmware on the beta client (v5.8.1). The updated version allows users to sign up for ShapeShift’s loyalty program through the recent membership launch. ShapeShift Membership provides perks to users that may include higher trading limits, rewards on trading volume and more.