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Singapore-based options trading platform Sparrow raises $3.5 million Series A

Singapore-based options trading platform Sparrow raises .5 million Series A Sparrow Exchange, a Bitcoin and Ethereum options trading platform based in Singapore, announced today it has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by HDR Group, the owner of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX, with participation from Signum Capital, Du […]

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Buzzy Ethereum wallet app Argent comes out of stealth

Buzzy Ethereum wallet app Argent comes out of stealth Argent is launching the first public version of its Ethereum wallet for iOS and Android. The company has been available as a limited beta for a few months with a few thousand users. But it has already raised a seed and a Series […]

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Securitization platform Cadence surpasses $125M deal volume and raises $4M

Securitization platform Cadence surpasses 5M deal volume and raises M Securitization is a critical function of the modern financial system. Banks “package” individual loans, say a mortgage or an auto loan, into a group with similar characteristics and sell them to other investors. That gets the debt off the originator’s balance sheet […]

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Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith accused of helping North Korea evade sanctions

Ethereum developer Virgil Griffith accused of helping North Korea evade sanctions On Friday, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced that Ethereum Foundation staff member Virgil Griffith was arrested. He faces charges of conspiracy following a trip to North Korea and a presentation at the Pyongyang […]

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Elk, a blockchain dev board for decentralized IoT, launches on Kickstarter

Elk, a blockchain dev board for decentralized IoT, launches on Kickstarter Hardware developers toying with the idea of building physical stuff that can plug into the decentralized world of blockchain should point their eyes at Elk: A dev board in the making that’s been designed to support all sorts of IoT projects […]

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The rise of the new crypto “mafias”

The rise of the new crypto “mafias” Ash Egan Contributor Ash Egan leads crypto investing at Accomplice. He formerly was a VC at ConsenSys Ventures and Converge. In the early 2000s, journalists popularized the term “PayPal mafia” to describe the PayPal founders and employees who left to start their own wildly successful […]

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Social investment platform eToro acquires smart contract startup Firmo

Social investment platform eToro acquires smart contract startup Firmo Social investing and trading platform eToro announced that it has acquired Danish smart contract infrastructure provider Firmo for an undisclosed purchase price. Firmo’s platform enables exchanges to execute smart financial contracts across various assets, including crypto derivatives, and across all major blockchains. Firmo founder […]

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Bitcoin gets slower, smaller and more like Ethereum

Bitcoin gets slower, smaller and more like Ethereum Editor’s Note: Our writer Galen Moore (who previously wrote an analysis of STOs) attended the MIT Bitcoin Expo this weekend. These are his field notes on his interviews with a bunch of the leading thinkers in the Bitcoin community, along with links to the full audio […]

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Steemit, crypto’s answer to Reddit, gets a new boss to rebuild after widespread layoffs

Steemit, crypto’s answer to Reddit, gets a new boss to rebuild after widespread layoffs Steemit, an early blockchain startup that’s developing an alternative to Reddit, has a new chief less than two months after laying off most of its staff as part of cost-cutting measures. Celebrated as an early success story in […]

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The social layer is ironically key to Bitcoin’s security

The social layer is ironically key to Bitcoin’s security A funny thing happened in the second half of 2018. At some moment, all the people active in crypto looked around and realized there weren’t very many of us. The friends we’d convinced during the last holiday season were no longer speaking to […]

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