Car deep dives to find key discoveries into why Bakkt and ErisX are massive factors at play for later this year. The fact remains ErisX and Bakkt both want to launch bitcoin futures, but the two firms are taking different approaches to the market according to their executives. Until now both firms have been waiting for the regulatory green light. According to a statement from the company, ErisX just obtained a derivatives clearing organization license (DCO) this week, allowing the exchange's upcoming clearinghouse to clear digital asset futures contracts.