Genesis Head of Sales Steps Down a Month After CEO

The crypto lending and custody platform Genesis waved another executive goodbye on Wednesday as co-Head of Sales Matt Ballensweig stepped down.  That’s the second executive departure from Genesis after its CEO, and the next in a long list of crypto industry higher-ups this quarter.  Yet Another Departure in Crypto In a Twitter thread on Wednesday, Ballenswelg explained that he was formally leaving his post after over 5 years, and will be transitioning his responsibilities to select colleagues. In the short…

Crypto Lender Holdnaut Opts for Judicial Protection Amidst Troubles 

Earlier today, Singapore-based lending platform Holdnaut shared its plans to stay afloat during its ongoing liquidity crisis amidst the crypto winter. The company has filed an application for judicial management with the Singapore High Court. Liquidity Issues Holdnaut is yet another platform that felt the widespread impact of the Terra collapse. On-chain data and other reports indicate that the crypto lender may have owned USTC worth $150M at one point.  The company halted all operations, including deposits and withdrawals on…

Crypto Lender Hodlnaut Freezes Withdrawals Due to Market Conditions

Holdnaut – a Singapore-based yield generation platform – is the latest crypto company to indefinitely freeze user deposits and withdrawals.  Hodlnaut in Trouble In an announcement on Monday, the firm stated that recent market conditions have forced its hand in order to stabilize its liquidity. The pathway to eventually resuming user withdrawals, it claims,  “will not be a short process.” “We would like to reassure you that this difficult decision was taken for us to focus on stabilizing our liquidity…

Nexo Moves to Acquire Embattled Crypto Lender Vauld

Switzerland-based crypto lender Nexo has unveiled intentions of buying fellow lending platform Vauld. Nexo announced this news via Twitter on July 5, a day after Vauld halted operations due to financial challenges. Through this acquisition, Nexo hopes to better the crypto space and bolster its presence in Southeast Asia. [embed]https://twitter.com/Nexo/status/1544287488507781120?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet[/embed]   In a subsequent press release, Nexo said it signed an indicative term sheet with Vauld. This agreement will see Vauld offer Nexo a 60-day exclusive exploratory period regarding the…