How BlockEx Went from $24 Million ICO to Layoffs in Less Than a Year

by Brady Dale

Former French Central Bank Chief Joins Blockchain Startup Board

| Nikhilesh De

French economist and former central bank head Christian Noyer is joining blockchain-based financial services startup SETL's board of director.

OECD: ICOs Have Financing Benefits But Aren’t a Mainstream Option

| Nikhilesh De

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development thinks ICOs may be a beneficial fundraising tool, but not yet for "mainstream" firms.

Who’s Left, Joined and Almost Joined Coinbase Since Its $300 Million Raise

| Anna Baydakova

A roundup of notable recent departures and hirings at Coinbase, one of the most coveted places to work in the crypto industry.

Thai Stock Exchange Plans to Launch a Token Trading Platform

| Yogita Khatri

The Stock Exchange of Thailand is looking to capitalize on investor interest in cryptos by offering a new digital assets exchange.

This Malware Has a Worrying Trick to Mine Monero on Cloud Servers

| Yogita Khatri

In an apparent first, a relatively new form of malware uninstalls security programs to avoid detection and mine crypto on cloud servers.

Bitcoin Price Consolidation May Have Weakened Bear Case

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin's eight-day stretch of consolidation looks to have weakened the prospects of a drop back to December lows near $3,100.

Chip Maker TSMC Reports ‘Big Drop’ in Crypto Mining Revenue

| Yogita Khatri

Chip-making giant TSMC has reported a significant drop in revenue for its crypto mining segment in 2018.

Grayscale’s Newest Crypto Investment Trust Will Hold Stellar Lumens

| Nikhilesh De

Grayscale Investments is launching a new single-asset trust for Stellar lumens, allowing accredited investors to gain exposure to the cryptocurrency.

ConsenSys Invests in Two Crypto Startups to Lead VCs Into Ethereum Ecosystem

| Leigh Cuen

ConsenSys just invested $1 million in crypto trading platform Coinhouse and an undisclosed amount in privacy-centric browser Tenta. It's part of a…

Ethereum Co-Founder Joe Lubin Joins Board of Crypto Futures Platform ErisX

| Nikhilesh De

ErisX is expanding its board as it prepares to launch spot and derivatives markets for bitcoin and, eventually, ethereum.