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Digital Asset Self-custody VS Qualified Digital Asset Custodian

Investors are faced with a critical decision on digital asset custody: whether to self-custody their digital assets or entrust their assets to a qualified digital asset custodian; or both.
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Founder’s Note: May 2024

May 2024 has been a landmark yet turbulent month for Ethereum and the broader cryptocurrency market. The approval of eight spots for ETH Exchange-Traded Funds by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a historic event that holds promise for future institutional adoption and market growth—Grayscale, Bitwise, BlackRock, Fidelity, VanEck, Ark/21Shares, Franklin Templeton, and Invesco Galaxy.
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Institutions

Rakkar Unveils New Brand Identity: A Fresh Look for the Future of Finance

Rakkar has launched a new brand identity featuring a redesigned logo, updated color scheme, and a user-friendly website to reflect their commitment to security, innovation, and excellence in serving their client. This rebranding aligns with Rakkar's evolving services and dynamic industry needs, showcasing its dedication to being at the forefront of the digital asset industry.
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Institutions

Rakkar Digital Joins Figment as a Leading Custodian Partner in APAC

Rakkar Digital joins the Figment network as a leading APAC qualified custodian to expand its service offerings for institutional clients in the region to access integrated staking opportunities across major digital assets such as ETH, ADA, and ATOM.
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Institutions

How Digital Asset & Crypto Custodians Safeguard Your Assets

Crypto custodians ensure the security of digital assets by using advanced encryption, multi-factor authentication, and a combination of cold and warm wallets. They also adhere to rigorous compliance standards, providing a secure and reliable platform for asset management.
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Institutions

Thai Digital Assets Exchange names Rakkar Digital as Digital Asset Custodian

Thai Digital Assets Exchange (TDX), a subsidiary of the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) selects Rakkar Digital as its digital asset custodian to fulfil compliance and asset security requirements.
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Markets

Founder’s Note: April 2024

As I look back on April 2024, I'm filled with excitement about the positive momentum and dynamic developments that characterized the month. In a landscape characterized by rapid digital transformation and evolving financial paradigms, the past month has been particularly eventful.
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Institutions

Digital Asset Custody: Pros and Cons

The financial landscape is undergoing a significant transformation fuelled by the surging adoption of digital assets like cryptocurrencies. This presents a critical question for investors: how should institutions securely store and safeguard their valuable digital assets?
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Markets

Founder’s Note: March 2024

As we step into March 2024, the digital asset landscape continues to evolve at a remarkable pace, presenting us with both opportunities and challenges.
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Institutions

Everything you need to know about digital asset custodians

In the ever-evolving landscape of digital assets, having a reliable digital asset custodian is the foundation and a key partner for institutions to navigate this space. This is why understanding the role and significance of crypto custodians is crucial. Let’s explore everything you need to know about digital asset custodians, focusing on the must-have qualities such as security, agility, and compliance with regulatory standards.
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Institutions

SET-listed PTG Energy’s Maxbit Attains Compliance with Appointment of Digital Asset Custodian

Maxbit, a licensed digital asset brokerage and joint venture of SET-listed PTG Energy, has officially appointed Rakkar Digital, Asia's leading qualified digital asset custodian, to meet compliance obligations and enhance asset security of its digital asset operations.
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Markets

Founder’s Note: February 2024

As we navigate the dynamic world of digital assets in February 2024, I’m writing to share my thoughts on the current market landscape and what lies ahead for Rakkar Digital, Asia’s leading qualified digital assets custodian.
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People

Meet Our Group Head of Product: Minh Tran

My name is Minh Tran, and I am the Group Head of Product at Rakkar Digital, Asia’s leading qualified digital asset custodian for enterprises and institutions. I embarked on my journey in product management quite a long time ago, with a background deeply rooted in product development in finance and technology industries.
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Institutions

Rakkar Digital Completes SOC 2 Type 2 Compliance Audit

Qualified Digital Asset Custodian Rakkar Digital has completed a comprehensive compliance audit as part of its commitment to security excellence within the digital asset custody space.
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Markets

Institutional Guide to Digital Asset Custody

As institutional engagement in digital assets continues to ascend, digital asset custody has emerged as a pivotal area of focus. This surge in institutional adoption is underscored by significant milestones, such as the recent approvals of Bitcoin ETFs by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), marking a watershed moment in the legitimization and integration of digital assets within traditional financial frameworks.
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Markets

Founder’s Note: January 2024

2024 started with a notable development with the Bitcoin ETF approval, as many would agree.
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Institutions

Rakkar Digital Joins Ondo Finance’s Ecosystem as First Custodian Partner in APAC

Rakkar Digital joins Ondo Ecosystem alongside major industry players such as Blackrock and Morgan Stanley, as the sole qualified custodian in APAC to support all of Ondo Finance’s institutional-grade tokenized cash-equivalents.
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People

Institutional Interest in Tokenised RWA: An Interview with OpenEden’s Co-Founder, Eugene Ng

Dive into the future of tokenized real-world assets (RWAs) with OpenEden's Co-Founder, Eugene Ng.
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Institutions

2023 Year in Review

2023 was a year of momentum for Rakkar Digital as a leading qualified digital asset custodian for Institutions. We navigated the volatile world of digital assets with an unwavering commitment to trust and security by prioritizing a security-first approach to safeguarding institutional assets. Here are some of our highlights for 2023 and what we expect in the year ahead.
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Markets

Report: The Future of Digital Asset Custody 2024

As we approach 2024, the digital asset custody space is witnessing transformative shifts. Regulatory bodies are crafting robust frameworks and licensing regimes, leading to a surge in qualified third-party custodians with stringent asset security frameworks.
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Institutions

Rakkar Digital selected as Custodian for SCBX's InnovestX

Rakkar Digital, Asia's leading qualified digital asset custodian, has been selected by InnovestX, leading securities company in Thailand with comprehensive asset services, to enhance digital asset custody capabilities by providing compliant and security-first solutions and swift handling of new coin listings for institutional clients
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Institutions

Impact of Digital Asset Custody in the Financial Landscape

In today’s ever-evolving financial landscape, the rise of digital assets marks a significant turning point in custody practices. The traditional understanding of asset custody is undergoing a radical change with the emergence of digital assets powered by blockchain technology.
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Institutions

The Impact of Digital Asset Custody in the Financial Landscape

In today’s ever-evolving financial landscape, the rise of digital assets marks a significant turning point in custody practices. The traditional understanding of asset custody is undergoing a radical change with the emergence of digital assets powered by blockchain technology.
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Institutions

SFF 2023 Post-event Summary

Rakkar Digital sponsored the Singapore FinTech Festival 2023 from 15 – 17 November 2023. The event was an extraordinary convergence of minds, innovations, and insights. Our engagement at this premier event was an opportunity to not only showcase our commitment to security-first custodian solutions but also to immerse ourselves in the forefront of fintech advancements.
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Institutions

Bank-Backed Rakkar Digital Partners with OpenEden to Provide Secure & Compliant Exposure to Tokenized RWA

Institutional investors will now be able to access TBILL via Rakkar Digital’s bank-grade custodian platform and earn yield within a secure environment.
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Institutions

Digitization of Real-World Assets via Tokenisation

In recent years, the world of finance and investment has witnessed a profound development in the emergence of tokenization in the digital landscape. As per a study conducted by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the tokenization of alternative assets is anticipated to revolutionize investment accessibility, potentially evolving into a substantial $16 trillion industry by the year 2030.
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Institutions

Rakkar Digital is now ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certified

We are delighted to share a significant achievement that we have received ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certification.
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Institutions

Token2049 2023 Post-event Summary

As a proud Gold Sponsors, we were thrilled to be a part of this leading cryptocurrency and blockchain event that brought together enthusiasts, experts, and innovators from around the world. Our journey at TOKEN2049 was thrilling ride filled with valuable insights and meaningful connections.
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Institutions

A Guide to Choosing the Right Digital Asset Custodian

Why do we need to choose the right digital assets custodian? Choosing the right digital assets custodian is crucial because it ensures the secure storage and protection of your digital assets. In the digital world, where the risk of hacks and theft is prevalent, entrusting your assets to a reliable custodian reduces the likelihood of unauthorized access or loss. This guide provides key factors to consider when selecting a digital assets custodian.
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People

Meet Our Head of Operations: Pasit Chaijirapaisarn

Hello, I'm Pasit Chaijirapaisarn (Bank), the Head of Operations at Rakkar Digital. With several years of experience in the digital assets space, both professionally and personally, I am deeply passionate about utilizing blockchain technology to address challenges faced by institutional clients.
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Institutions

Rakkar Digital Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Attestation for Digital Asset Custody Services

We are thrilled to share that we have obtained SOC 2 Type 1 attestation, an evidence report based on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) Trust Services Criteria which focuses on security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and/or privacy.
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Institutions

Eliminating Single Point of Failure in Qualified Digital Asset Custody

Qualified digital asset custodians' responsibility is to ensure the safety of digital assets as they are vulnerable to various risks, such as hacking, theft, or system failure. To mitigate these risks, it is important to eliminate any Single Point of Failure (SPOF) in product development and operational processes.
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People

Meet Our Founder and CEO Arthit Sriumporn

My name is Arthit Sriumporn and I am the founder and CEO of Rakkar Digital, a qualified digital asset custodian for enterprises and institutions. I am an engineer by taught. I enjoy building products and businesses that resolve customer pain points and make their lives better.
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Product

Introducing Rakkar Custody for Institutions

We are thrilled to introduce our Rakkar Digital Asset Custody platform – the trusted solution for digital assets storage and management, designed especially for enterprises and institutions.
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Institutions

Implement Zero Trust Model for Qualified Digital Asset Custodians

Demand for a strong security is rising as the digital asset industry is growing and becoming more vulnerable to cyber threats. This is where qualified digital asset custodians become predominant by providing high-level secure storage and management of digital assets on behalf of their clients.
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Institutions

The Importance of Qualified Digital Assets Custody in the Growing Digital Asset Market

As interests in digital assets continue to grow, there is a greater need for the secure storage of these assets. This has led to the emergence of qualified digital asset custody which has become an important aspect of the digital asset market. A qualified digital asset custodian offers a service that utilizes specialized technology to store the private keys associated with digital assets to ensure the highest level of safeguards against theft or loss.
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People

Meet Our Chief Information Security Officer: Thomas Kung

My name is Thomas Kung. I was born in Hong Kong and recently moved to Singapore to explore this vibrant market. With my hybrid academic background in technology and law, I have a massive interest in understanding and tackling real world security and compliance problems in the digital assets industry.
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Why is a Self-custodial Wallet Not Enough in a Chaotic World?

The year 2022 will go down in history as a time of chaos for everyone. The economic downturn and the collapse of digital asset giants have dealt a blow to the industry, customers, practitioners, and the world. The Terra and FTX incidents caused people to lose their entire retirement savings and made it difficult to withdraw their funds when the lenders went bankrupt.
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Institutions

Rakkar Digital obtains Trust or Company Service Provider License

We are delighted to announce that we have successfully been granted a Trust or Company Service Provider (TCSP) License in Hong Kong.
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