The international regulatory environment for cryptocurrency is improving, and the company is eyeing a retail expansion on the continent, Bakkt chief product officer Dan O’Prey said. On the whole, O’Prey saw positive long-term trends.
Speaking to Cointelegraph’s U.S. News Editor, Sam Bourgi, at 2023, O’Prey described Bakkt as prioritizing its role as a “B2B2C” company for the past two years. As such, it has seen “a significant portion of the major institutional interest” focused on Bitcoin (BTC), in spite of the aftermath of the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX. He said: