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New Samsung Galaxy S10 Includes Cryptocurrency Key Storage 
21 February 2019


Quarterly Investor Report - March 2024
17 April 2024

The big news during the quarter was the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approving spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). We now look forward to the next milestone event, which is the upcoming Bitcoin halving event scheduled to take place, on or about, 19th April. In regards to our second largest asset, Ethereum,  we paid close attention to the Cancun-Deneb (Dencun) upgrade.


Quarterly Investor Report - December 2023
15 January 2024

The US securities regulator approved the first US listed exchange traded funds (ETF) to track Bitcoin. The excitement in the cryptocurrency market isn’t limited to Bitcoin. Also on the horizon is the potential for a spot Ethereum ETF. Whilst we are understandably bullish on Bitcoin and Ethereum and consider them a core part of our portfolio, in such a fast moving sector we believe a well constructed diversified portfolio is the best way to invest in this market. As we start 2024, we are pleased to announce the inclusion of Chiliz in our portfolio.


Quarterly Investor Report - September 2023
11 October 2023

Thank you to those investors who attended the Crossgate Capital Annual Shareholder meeting on the 26th September 2023. In this report, we will cover some of the main talking points at the meeting, discuss BlackRock’s recent venture into the cryptocurrency market and review a number of crypto assets on our watchlist. While Bitcoin may currently have the headlines, during the quarter we review the performance of Chainlink, Tron and Ripple. 

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Report of the Finance and Expenditure Committee - Aug 2023
21 August 2023

In New Zealand, the Finance and Expenditure Committee has conducted an inquiry into the current and future nature, impact, and risks of cryptocurrencies, and recommends that the Government take note of and consider each of the following recommendations made by the independent advisers. In regards to policy settings the committee recommends that the Government adopt policy settings to encourage  developments in digital assets and blockchain in New Zealand.


Quarterly Investor Report - June 2023
19 July 2023

Over the last decade, the world of cryptocurrencies has seen amazing development and innovation. Governments and regulatory bodies are attempting to build comprehensive frameworks to oversee the usage of digital assets as they gain popularity and general acceptance. The EU recently passed MICA (Markets in Crypto-assets). The package aims to support innovation and the uptake of new financial technologies while providing for an appropriate level of consumer and investor protection. 


Quarterly Investor Report - March 2023
19 April 2023

In April, the Ethereum Shanghai upgrade was the final step in Ethereum’s transition from a proof of work (PoW) consensus mechanism to a less energy-intensive proof of stake (PoS) consensus mechanism. We also we take a deep dive into the development of the Bitcoin Lightning Network, which runs on top of the Bitcoin blockchain and pencil in the dates for the next Litecoin halving and Bitcoin halving, which is also known as “the halvening".

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Quarterly Investor Report - December 2022
18 January 2023

Prior years saw a number of assets secure approval which expanded our portfolio. Assets such as Polakdot, Aave, Compound and Chainlink all made the grade. The watchlist during 2022 included a number of assets such as Solana, Polygon, Avalanche, Decentraland, The Sandbox, Axie Infinity, Chiliz, Fantom and Enjin Coin. 

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Building Your Portfolio One Step At A Time
27 December 2022

With Crossgate Capital you can make one-off investments and you also have the option of setting up a regular investment on a fortnight or monthly basis. Our automatic reinvestment option continues to prove popular as an increasing number of investors elect to use this feature. Regular investing makes it easier to achieve your investment goals with less time and effort and allows dollar-cost averaging into the market.  

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Quarterly Investor Report - September 2022
19 October 2022

One of the reasons why we only invest in the more mature stable cryptocurrencies is that during a crypto winter they have the ability to make progress during volatile times.  In September, Ethereum transitioned to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) marking a significant milestone in a multi year long effort to increase the efficiency and scalability of the network. Also in September, the Vasil Hard Fork upgrade of the Cardano Blockchain completed its first phase.


Quarterly Investor Report - June 2022
20 July 2022

Some of today's leading crypto projects were born during the 2018 "crypto winter." Our objective is to invest in projects which not only will survive bear markets but use this downturn productively and continue on their development path. During these period's, there is less noise to distract you from project development with the aim of enhancing scalability, user experience and other characteristics which can deliver long term success


PayPal Now Offers Cryptocurrency Transfers
7 June 2022

Customers who transfer their crypto into PayPal can extend the utility of their crypto. They will instantaneously take the crypto and translate it in to fiat which can be used at one of their millions of merchants. Paypal reported that they are signalling their commitment to responsible innovation and expanding the accessibility and utility of digital currencies while fully complying with regulatory guidelines and best practices. 


Gucci To Begin Accepting Cryptocurrencies As Payment
8 May 2022

As reported by the NZ Herald, luxury fashion lovers will soon be able to shop in Gucci stores with cryptocurrency.The announcement comes as the retailer seeks to tap into the younger market and establish trust with those who have taken to buying, selling and holding digital currencies.


Quarterly Investor Report - March 2022
21 April 2022

This year the stand out performer in our portfolio has been Ethereum. Investors await a massive upgrade that will change its infrastructure. In what’s called the “merge,” Ethereum plans to shift from a proof-of-work model to proof of stake. Though the timeline isn’t confirmed yet, developers predict that the merge may happen this year.


Janet Yellen Speech On Digital Assets
7 April 2022

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speech noted that crypto asset regulations should support responsible innovation while managing risks, sticking to the contours of a recent White House executive order that was well-received by the crypto market. Referencing the onset of the Internet in the early 1990s as an analogy for crypto, Yellen said while digital assets may be relatively new, they are part of the larger trend of the digitization of finance that has been in the making for decades.


United Stated Executive Order On Crypto
10 March 2022

Biden's order will require the Treasury Department, the Commerce Department and other key agencies to prepare reports on "the future of money" and the role cryptocurrencies will play. As reported by Reuters, analysts view the long-awaited executive order as an acknowledgement of the growing importance of cryptocurrencies and their potential consequences for the U.S. and global financial systems.


Mastercard Expands Consulting Dedicated To Crypto
15 February 2022

The business world is facing an influx of innovation: changing consumer preferences, rapid digital transformation and geopolitical shifts. To help businesses evolve and supercharge their growth enterprise-wide, Mastercard announced that it is expanding its preeminent payments-focused consulting service with new practices dedicated to crypto.


Quarterly Investor Report - Dec 2021
20 January 2022

Our performance has benefitted from investing in a well constructed diversified portfolio as opposed to investing in just one cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. While Bitcoin and Ethereum form a core part of our portfolio we have greater breadth by investing across 12 leading cryptocurrencies, which provides us exposure to different segments of this asset class such as DeFi.  


The 2021 NFT Market Explained
7 December 2021

The 2021 Chainalysis NFT Market report has just been released. Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have skyrocketed in popularity over the last year. Chainalysis reports that so far in 2021, users have sent at least USD $26.9 billion worth of cryptocurrency to ERC-721 and ERC-1155 contracts, the two types of Ethereum smart contracts associated with NFT marketplaces and collections.

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Trends in Cryptocurrency Adoption and Usage
2 November 2021

The 2021 Chainalysis Global Crypto Adoption Index has just been released. This marks the second iteration to measure grassroots cryptocurrency adoption around the globe, after a year of huge growth for cryptocurrency markets and increased attention for the industry. The goal of the index is to provide an objective measure of which countries have the highest levels of cryptocurrency adoption


Whānau Āwhina Plunket Innovates with Crypto
26 October 2021

Whānau Āwhina Plunket, which provides Aotearoa’s largest support service for tamariki under five and their whānau, is trialling cryptocurrency donations as it seeks to innovate and supplement the more traditional sources of donations, some of which have been impacted by the ongoing pandemic.


Quarterly Investor Report - Sept 2021
13 October 2021

Whilst we are understandably bullish on Bitcoin and Ethereum and consider them a core part of a portfolio, in such a fast moving sector we consider a diversified portfolio is the best way to invest in this market. Investing in cryptocurrencies is an investment in technology. We therefore carefully monitor the assets to assess the level of development activity and its ability to deliver on its real world use case.


A Portfolio Of Cryptocurrencies Is The Smart Way To Invest 
6 October 2021

While Bitcoin is the largest and most well-known cryptocurrency, just like investing in the share market some investors consider a diversified portfolio is the optimum approach when investing in this sector. This limits exposure to just Bitcoin or Ethereum or any particular cryptocurrency and enables investors to benefit from the potential growth experienced by other cryptocurrencies.


Texas Now Recognizes Crypto Under Commercial Law
4 September 2021

Texas has recently implemented two bills numbered 4474 and 1576 on September 1st. These two bills are going to boost the adoption of cryptocurrencies in the state. They were passed back in May, signed by the state legislature, and then signed by the Governor in July. Texas has always been a crypto-friendly state. They have become the fourth state in the US to bring commercial laws for cryptocurrencies after Wyoming and two others.

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Walmart Is Hiring A Crypto Expert 
16 August

Walmart is hiring a cryptocurrency expert to potentially expand its virtual payment options as a growing number of Fortune 500 companies warm up to digital currencies. The retailer’s crypto expansion comes just weeks after Amazon advertised a similar role seeking a “digital currency and blockchain product lead” to join their payments team.  


Quarterly Investor Report - June 2021
 July 2021

Bitcoin retraced earlier gains, in the payments category Ripple had a positive quarter.  The other two strong performers for the quarter, were Ethereum and Cardano (Infrastructure Category).  Ethereum implemented the Berlin upgrade on April 15 and the upcoming EIP-1559 objective is to address the challenge of  high transaction fees.   Cardano provided a clearer roadmap for its upcoming Alonzo hardfork


Bringing cryptocurrency to Americans’ retirement funds
13 June 2021

Financial services for cryptocurrency holders have been growing as a subset of the fintech industry for years. 
A 401(k) provider called "ForUsAll' is now allowing participants to allocate up to 5% of their retirement funds into cryptocurrency. 

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2021 Annual Review
1 June 2021

The 2021 Annual Review includes audited financial statements and provides an update on the performance of Crossgate Capital and includes key announcements.
When Crossgate Capital launched we stated our belief that “cryptocurrencies now form part of the financial landscape and has the potential to be an accepted asset class”.


Quarterly Investor Report - March 2021
7 April 2021

While Bitcoin retraced earlier gains, in the payments category Ripple had a positive quarter.  The other two strong performers for the quarter, were Ethereum and Cardano (Infrastructure Category).  Ethereum implemented the Berlin upgrade on April 15 and the upcoming EIP-1559 objective is to address the challenge of  high transaction fees.   


Kalkine Media’s video report on Crossgate Capital
14 March 2021

If you would like to learn more about Crossgate Capital, watch Kalkine's media video report. Crossgate Capital was founded in order to provide investors a simple way to buy bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. As an established and trusted New Zealand company we provide a familiar and secure way to invest in cryptocurrencies. 


Why Mastercard is bringing crypto onto its network
11 February 2021

MasterCard has just released an announcement; 

"We are preparing right now for the future of crypto and payments, announcing that this year Mastercard will start supporting select cryptocurrencies directly on our network"


Tesla buys USD $1.5bn in Bitcoin
9 February 2021

Tesla, the electric car company run by the world’s richest person, Elon Musk, revealed on Monday that it had bought $1.5bn in Bitcoin and said it might soon accept payment in the cryptocurrency.


Quarterly Investor Report
7 January 2021

The latest Investor Report, for the quarter ending December 2020, is now available.

We invite you take advantage of our expertise and experience.


How big could bitcoin become?
7 January 2021

"Considering how big the financial investment into gold is, a crowding out of gold as an 'alternative' currency implies big upside for Bitcoin over the long term," the JPMorgan analysts said.


Bitcoin is just getting started
29 December 2020

Recently, Bitcoin has been leaving a string of broken records in its wake after passing the psychologically key $20,000 mark for the first time on Dec. 16. Institutional investors are perceived to be driving this record-setting run.


Removing pain points of investing in Crypto
02 December 2020

Akin to investing in any asset class such as stocks, property, fixed income, cryptocurrency investing has its own challenges. Cryptocurrencies are an emerging asset class and have their own specific set of challenges that amplifies for people who are not tech-savvy or have busy schedules.

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Paving the way to bitcoin and cryptocurrency exposure
19 November 2020

Against a macro backdrop of never before seen levels of financial stimulus and low or negative interest rates, some investors consider that a scarce, digital form of money makes sense, especially in the current environment.


Decentralised currency, centralised management  
12 November 2020

Crossgate Capital makes the investing journey easier for investors by assisting them in investing in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies.  Crossgate Capital has experienced directors who have a resume that involves both private and public directorships.


Staying ahead of the curve 
5 November 2020

Crossgate Capital’s investment philosophy is that cryptocurrencies now form part of the financial landscape now and has the capability to be an accepted asset class in the portfolio of an investor alongside equities and debt.


Demystifying the Bitcoin route – Crossgate the forerunner
30 October 2020

Crossgate Capital paves way for investors to make an investment in bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Crossgate Capital, a specialist investor in bitcoin and cryptocurrency, offers investment solutions to overcome the challenges that arise from investing in crypto assets.


Paypal jumps into the cryptocurrency business
22 October 2020

PayPal is launching its own cryptocurrency service, The online payments company declared adding crypto was a significant milestone on the path to mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.  

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A Look Back In Time
2 October 2020

Not all cryptocurrencies are created equal, which is evident when you look at the cryptocurrencies which dominated the leader board in 2013. While the Top 10 cryptocurrencies in 2013 were receiving a lot of attention, the majority of them no longer feature in the headlines.


Coca-Cola Vending Machines Have Started Accepting Bitcoin
13 July 2020

During June, it was reported that over 2,000 Coca-Cola vending machines in Australia and New Zealand have started accepting Bitcoin, thanks to an agreement between Coca-Cola Amatil and Centrapay.


Managing The Challenges Of Investing In Cryptocurrencies
24 February 2020

Investing in any asset class can be challenging. That is why for many investors they remove the ‘pain points’ of investing individually by engaging experienced, qualified professionals who focus on investment management.


Don't Let Your Bitcoin Get Cold
17 February 2020

We tend to store items in cold storage that we want to preserve for the long term, such as food or medicines.  Similarly, investors want to protect their cryptocurrencies. One of the best methods to avoid losing your Bitcoin, Ethereum or other cryptocurrencies is by storing your cryptocurrencies in cold storage.


What Is Bitcoin Halving?
13 January 2020

Even with increased public awareness and media attention around bitcoin, an event is pending that is attracting minimal headlines - the next Bitcoin Halving (also termed "Halvening"). The next Halving will be Bitcoin’s third and will take place around May 2020.


Blockchain - Shining Bright In The Spotlight
29 October 2019

While the light shines brightly on the price movements of cryptocurrencies the technology that underpins Bitcoin is in the spotlight. Chinese President Xi Jinping recently announced that China should seize the opportunities afforded by blockchain.


Building The Framework For Growth
3 September 2019

There is increasing regulation in New Zealand and across the globe to promote and facilitate the development of fair, efficient and transparent financial markets. Both institutional and retail investors gain assurance investing in regulated products.


NZ Tax Office Makes It Legal to Pay Salaries in Crypto
13 August 2019

New Zealand’s tax office, the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), has made it legal to receive salaries in cryptocurrency, and be taxed accordingly.

In its August bulletin, the agency published a new ruling under the Income Tax Act (in relation to section RD 3) that states that an employee can be paid salaries in crypto.


Keeping Track of Your Cryptocurrency Investment
17 July 2019

Like any astute and practical investor, you want to know how your investments are going. It sounds easy and common-sense but invariably things get put to one side as time is spent at work, with friends and family. As the saying goes, ‘so much to do, so little time to do it’.


Building an investment portfolio using dollar cost averaging
20 June 2019

For some cryptocurrency investors, their preferred investment approach is to invest on a regular basis, not to try and buy the dips. For a highly volatile market such as cryptocurrencies, this method known as Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA), means that investors are investing in the overall long-term trend of the market.


Cryptocurrencies maturing beyond the speculative quick buck
4 June 2019

Now that major United States retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and Barnes & Noble have started accepting cryptocurrencies as payment, a New Zealand investment firm says it’s time to view the virtual currency as a long-term investment rather than a speculative quick buck.


Crypto Wins International Monetary Fund’s Twitter Poll
18 May 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) official Twitter account ran a poll on the 10th April, asking “How do you think you will be paying for lunch in 5 years?” 


Institutional Investment In Digital Assets Likely To Increase
2 May 2019

Institutional investors are finding appeal in digital assets and many are looking to invest more in digital assets over the next five years, according to new research from Fidelity Investments.


The Challenges of Storing Crypto
2 May 2019

There are significant barriers to entry for those looking to invest in cryptocurrencies. It can be challenging to work through the complexity of investing in this asset class – buying bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, processing transactions and ensuring that the crypto assets are safe and secure.

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Crossgate cryptocurrency offer focuses on established assets
24 April 2019

New Zealand’s first regulated share offer for a company investing in cryptocurrencies says it has focussed investment primarily in the more established cryptocurrencies as opposed to the long tail assets.


New financial products launch globally as crypto turns ‘hot’ again
15 April 2019

Crossgate Capital launches an equity share offer. 
Established in 2018, Crossgate Capital is a New Zealand registered company operated by a commercially experienced management and investment team with a singular purpose of investing in digital assets.


NZ's first regulated share offer for cryptocurrency investors
3 April 2019

The launch of Crossgate Capital Limited – New Zealand’s first regulated share offer in a company investing in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies – opens the door to investors who want to invest in this emerging asset class but have previously been too intimidated by the complexity of the technology and various investment options.


IBM Cuts Credit Union Deal For Blockchain Services
11 March 2019

According to a Gartner report titled “Forecast: Blockchain Business Value, Worldwide, 2017-2030”, the potential value of blockchain or distributed ledger technology [DLT] to the enterprise is expected to grow to more than $360 billion by 2026, and subsequently exceed $3.1 trillion by 2030.


New Samsung Galaxy S10 Includes Cryptocurrency Key Storage 
21 February 2019

The new Samsung smartphone, the Galaxy S10, will include storage for private cryptocurrency keys, according to an official press release
on February. 20


First U.S. Pension Funds Take the Plunge on Crypto Investing 
13 February 2019

First U.S. Pension Funds Take the Plunge on Crypto Investing. 

Morgan Creek Digital has scored what it says is probably the first investment in the crypto asset universe from a U.S. pension fund. 


Blockchain addresses the next big gap, the Trust Gap  
11 February 2019

​Not many people would have imagined  how the advent of the internet would change the world.  There have been many succesful innovations which have solved Gaps. Blockchain could potentially solve the next big Gap - "The Trust Gap".


Ohio Allow Taxpayers To Pay Tax Bills Using Crypto
26 November 2018

With the launch of, Ohio will become the first state in the nation to accept tax payments using cryptocurrency.  
“We are proud to make Ohio the first state in the nation to accept tax payments via cryptocurrency,” said Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel. 


Financial services Fidelity is taking a huge step into crypto
15 October 2018

Fidelity will provide cryptocurrency custody and trading services for enterprise clients. Fidelity is one of the five largest financial services providers in the world, some $7.2 trillion in client assets.


Harvard, Stanford, MIT Endowments Invest in Crypto Funds11 October 2018

Hot on the heels of Yale's announcement, the endowments of  Harvard,Stanford, Dartmouth, MIT and the University of North Carolina have announced investments into at least one cryptocurrency fund.  ​


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