Elliptic is a British technology company fighting against criminality in the crypto industry by tracking suspicious transactions. Elliptic was founded by James Smith, Tom Robinson and Adam Joyse in the United Kingdom in 2013. Currently, the main offices of Elliptic are headquartered in London, San Francisco and Washington D.C. According to the official website of Elliptic Tracker, they are the first company to provide cryptocurrency risk intelligence. In 2015, Elliptic presented the launch of the first ever cryptocurrency risk intelligence tool. In 2016, Elliptic expanded into the United States and, the same year, launched an investigation service. Since 2017, the company has been working with various financial establishments.
The firm reported that although the market downturn had caused the value of NFTs to “slump,” scammers stole an estimated 4,647 of the tokens in July 2022.
More than $100M worth of NFTs stolen since 2021 — Elliptic
Attackers who hijacked Curve Finance’s landing page moved quickly to convert stolen funds to various tokens through different exchanges, wallets and mixers.
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The blockchain analytics firm have amassed data points on 98% of the market's digital assets.
Elliptic raises $60M to advance crypto analytics service
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Bitcoin ATM operators set up association to counter money laundering
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Several financial institutions in the U.S. are “are seriously considering launching some type of cryptocurrency service,” an Elliptic co-founder said.
Banks increasingly interested in Bitcoin, says Elliptic co-founder
CEO Michael Ou says Elliptic’s wallet screening tools with CoolBitX’s Sygna Bridge could help firms comply with the FATF travel rule.
CoolBitX Partnering with Elliptic to Address FATF’s Travel Rule