Bakkt

SummaryCompany by Starbucks, ICE, Microsoft, BCG
CategoriesPlatform
TypesToken, Blockchain • Token (bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies), Blockchain (Bakkt)
StatusPublic • Bakkt as a trading platform(public and US-regulated)
Action (Smart Contract)?No
Applicationa platform can be used to buy, sell, store and sepnd cryptocoins; convert cryptocoins into U.S. dollars that can be used at Starbucks as flagship retailer
Traits (blockchain)Leverage Microsoft's cloud to create an open and regulated, digital asset ecosystem; platform aims to help institutionalizing digital currencies
Date/TimelineLaunch set for December 2018
NotesHas a US regulated exchange; paves the way for a bitcoin ETF (Exchange traded fund)
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