Why ICE and Starbucks’ Bakkt is Bigger News Than Bitcoin ETF

In a recent interview, Litecoin founder Charlie Lee noted that although prices are “depressed,” it is an optimal time for developers to keep their heads down to focus on the maturation of this industry. And it seems that some innovators have done just that, as a multinational firm announced an exciting new development that will only bolster this industry over the long haul.

Bakkt “Is The Biggest (Crypto) News Of The Year”

Weeks ago, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) revealed that it had plans to launch a crypto-centric platform, by collaborating with Starbucks, Microsoft and an array of A-list firms and funds. The platform, which has been named Bakkt, intends to establish a “scalable on-ramp for institutional, merchant and consumer participation in digital assets by promoting greater efficiency, security and utility.”

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