The holdings will be stored in the ‘Bakkt Warehouse’, which comprises a combination of online (‘warm’) and offline (cold’) digital asset storage that has been ‘air-gapped‘.
— Bakkt (@Bakkt) January 19, 2022
An array of institutional investors also use third-party custodians such as Grayscale to secure their assets within a more robust infrastructure.
It currently offers users crypto rewards, trading and payments on its app alongside custodial services for institutions and enterprises. To bolster its offering, it recently partnered with Google Pay to enable crypto payments using a Bakkt card -leading to a reported revenue increase of 38% last November.
George Manolov, Business Development Executive at Nexo, spoke positively of the level of infrastructure provided by Bakkt and its outlook on digital asset regulation.
“As a global digital assets institution, Nexo acknowledges the need for a trusted partner to bring an extra level of security and credibility to our clients’ cryptocurrencies,” he said.
“We recognised that Bakkt’s infrastructure and regulation-first approach to crypto was a natural fit and we’re confident that this partnership will benefit all our clients and expand Nexo’s ability to service the unprecedented institutional demand for cryptocurrencies.”
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