Ian

Allison

Ian Allison

Ian Allison is a senior reporter at CoinDesk, focused on institutional and enterprise adoption of cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Prior to that, he covered fintech for the International Business Times in London and Newsweek online. He won the State Street Data and Innovation journalist of the year award in 2017, and was runner up the following year. He also earned CoinDesk an honourable mention in the 2020 SABEW Best in Business awards. Ian graduated from the University of Edinburgh. He holds ETH.

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Nomura’s Digital Division to Focus on Cryptocurrencies First, DeFi Later

Phase one of Nomura’s new digital-assets division will include the top 10 cryptocurrencies, with DeFi and NFTs further down the line.

Phase one of Nomura’s new digital-assets division will include the top 10 cryptocurrencies, with DeFi and NFTs further down the line.

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Institutional DeFi Enabler? Data Firm Kaiko Probes DEX Liquidity With New Product

The data feed unpacks what’s what in Uniswap, SushiSwap, Curve Finance and Balancer asset pools.

The data feed unpacks what’s what in Uniswap, SushiSwap, Curve Finance and Balancer asset pools.

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Elwood Technologies Touts Strong Focus on Crypto Derivatives

Now backed by tier one banks Goldman, Barclays and Commerzbank, Elwood CEO James Stickland predicts “a huge amount of derivatives action.”

Now backed by tier one banks Goldman, Barclays and Commerzbank, Elwood CEO James Stickland predicts “a huge amount of derivatives action.”

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Former Wyoming Banking Commissioner Goes Web 3

Albert Forkner has joined crypto infrastructure company Fortress Blockchain Technologies.

Albert Forkner has joined crypto infrastructure company Fortress Blockchain Technologies.

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Fireblocks Deploys ‘Web3 Engine’ for Firms Eyeing GameFi, NFTs

The custody and wallet tech provider is looking to expand beyond institutions involved in DeFi to a broader developer community around gaming, social media and entertainment.

The custody and wallet tech provider is looking to expand beyond institutions involved in DeFi to a broader developer community around gaming, social media and entertainment.

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Japan’s Nomura Said to Launch Crypto Unit With DeFi and NFTs on Menu: Report

The Japanese investment bank carried out its first cryptocurrency derivatives trades last week.

The Japanese investment bank carried out its first cryptocurrency derivatives trades last week.

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Crypto Hedge Fund Elwood Closes $70M Funding Led by Goldman Sachs and Dawn Capital

Dawn Capital co-led the Series A alongside CommerzVentures, Barclays, Galaxy Digital Ventures and BlockFi Ventures.

Dawn Capital co-led the Series A alongside CommerzVentures, Barclays, Galaxy Digital Ventures and BlockFi Ventures.

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What Happened to the $3.5B Terra Reserve?

Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic follows the money to major exchanges Gemini and Binance.

Blockchain analytics firm Elliptic follows the money to major exchanges Gemini and Binance.

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‘Stable in Name Only’: Stablecoin Issuers Speak Out as UST Craters

Asset-backed projects want regulators to know that not all stablecoins are created equal.

Asset-backed projects want regulators to know that not all stablecoins are created equal.

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