Shiba Inu [SHIB] emerged as the rival of Dogecoin [DOGE]. This asset garnered immense attention from the globe with its price fluctuation and swift surge onto the top 20. With this, Shiba Inu managed to amass a spot on an array of prominent crypto exchanges. However, one trading platform didn’t show any interest in listing the altcoin.
Robinhood made a lot of news over the last couple of years and this wasn’t for all the good reasons. While the platform got back into form, the CEO of Robinhood, Vladimir Tenev spoke all things crypto during a recent interview with CNBC. However, the one thing he decided to leave out or rather ignore was a question about Shiba Inu’s listing.
Completely steering away from the question about listing the meme coin, Tenev took a rather long pause. The CEO dodged the question and did not decline or affirm the listing of Shiba Inu now or in the near future.
Furthermore, Tenev noted that the firm intends to focus on safety and has already been upholding the same. At present, Robinhood has a total of seven assets and intends to keep it at this as safety comes first for the platform. He added,
“I think it goes back to safety first. We are not generally going to be the first to add any new asset. We wanna make sure that it goes through a stringent set of criteria.”
The demand for Shiba Inu seemed to be taking off. A petition was filed on Change.org urging Robhinhood to list the altcoin. The petition managed to garner a whopping 286,000 signatures. However, this seemed to make no big difference as Tenev decided to stay mum about it.
Shiba Inu [SHIB] price movement
After surging by over 10.81% throughout the week, SHIB was seen riding the bullish wave over the last couple of hours. At the time of writing, SHIB was trading for $0.00002771 with a 2.94% drop over the last 24-hours.
The market cap of the altcoin also endured fluctuations over the past couple of days. Currently, the meme coin was in the 20th position with its market cap at $10.8 billion.