ETF Update: Our Recent SEC Meeting

In a recent meeting with the SEC, we outlined our most up-to-date arguments for why Grayscale Bitcoin Trust / GBTC should be allowed to convert to a Spot Bitcoin ETF.

Market Byte: What’s Happening to UST?

Stablecoins are a critical element of the digital economy. Why did the third-largest stablecoin lose its expected 1:1 exchange rate with the dollar, and what does this mean for the future of stablecoins? Matt Maximo and our research team break it down for investors.

A New Argument for a Bitcoin ETF

In October 2021, Grayscale announced that NYSE Arca filed Form 19b-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to convert our flagship product, Grayscale® Bitcoin Trust (OTCQX: GBTC), into a Bitcoin Spot ETF. As it stands today, hundreds of thousands of American investors — retail and institutional alike — and the investment community at large […]

Market Bytes: Bringing Data Privacy to Web 3.0

The next version of the internet, known as Web 3.0, aims to provide individuals with greater sovereignty over their digital lives. The advent of Bitcoin gave birth to an era of internet-native crypto economies that now give people the economic and social freedom to own their money (Bitcoin), applications (Ethereum), interactions (Decentraland), and, importantly, data […]

Market Bytes: Step Into the Metaverse

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended almost every aspect of our daily life, and the world was forced to rapidly adopt a new digital norm overnight: remote work. In an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, businesses and schools shifted to implement digital solutions.  As our lives have become increasingly digital, we’ve embraced opportunities […]

Our Filing to Convert GBTC Into an ETF

We recently announced that NYSE Arca has filed Form 19b-4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to convert our flagship product, Grayscale® Bitcoin Trust (OTCQX: GBTC), into a Bitcoin Spot ETF. This move was triggered by the SEC’s clearance of a Bitcoin Futures ETF — which we believe is an indication of the agency’s […]

Three Additional Grayscale Products Now Trading on OTC Markets

Grayscale announced that we have received approval for the public quotations of eligible shares of Grayscale Horizen Trust, Grayscale Stellar Lumens Trust, and Grayscale Zcash Trust, which means each of the three Trusts have begun trading on the OTCQX market (under symbols HZEN, GXLM, and ZCSH, respectively). These three trusts join Grayscsale’s six other public […]

Grayscale Investments ® Doubles Its Suite of SEC Reporting Investment Products

We are extremely pleased to share that Grayscale® Bitcoin Cash Trust (OTCQX: BCHG), Grayscale® Ethereum Classic Trust (OTCQX: ETCG), and Grayscale® Litecoin Trust (OTCQX: LTCN) (the Trusts) have become SEC reporting companies effective September 10, 2021. The Trusts join our existing lineup of investment products with the same designation, Grayscale® Bitcoin Trust, Grayscale® Ethereum Trust […]