Andrew Thurman

Andrew Thurman

Andrew Thurman was a tech reporter at CoinDesk. He formerly worked as a weekend editor at Cointelegraph, a partnership manager at Chainlink and a co-founder of a smart-contract data marketplace startup.

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How a Post-Merge Ethereum Could Attract Institutional Investment
Ethereum’s staking derivatives offer many of the qualities institutions look for in investments.
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Now what?
So You’ve Stolen $600M. Now What?
After one of the largest exploits in DeFi history, the hacker of Axie’s Ronin network has limited options.
Now what?
The home of Axie Infinity has suffered a major exploit. (Sky Mavis)
Axie Infinity’s Ronin Network Suffers $625M Exploit
It may be the largest exploit in DeFi history.
The home of Axie Infinity has suffered a major exploit. (Sky Mavis)
Handshake (Getty)
Hedera, Newly EVM-Compatible, Woos DeFi With $155M HBAR Fund
The network wants to attract decentralized finance projects in a shift toward retail traders.
Handshake (Getty)
GameFi investors are still chasing the next Axie.
Money Continues to Pour Into GameFi, but Will Developers Follow?
One of the hottest sectors for investors is seeing mixed reactions from top talent.
GameFi investors are still chasing the next Axie.
DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 18: Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin speaks at ETHDenver on February 18, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. ETHDenver is the largest and longest running Ethereum Blockchain event in the world with more than 15,000 cryptocurrency devotees attending the weeklong meetup. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
Vitalik Buterin, Crypto’s Public Intellectual?
Ethereum doesn’t need a figurehead, but crypto might need this savvy voice.
DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 18: Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin speaks at ETHDenver on February 18, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. ETHDenver is the largest and longest running Ethereum Blockchain event in the world with more than 15,000 cryptocurrency devotees attending the weeklong meetup. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)
Money roll
Mina Foundation Raises $92M to Accelerate Adoption of Zero-Knowledge Proofs
The terms of the token sale were not disclosed but FTX Ventures and Three Arrows Capital led the effort.
Money roll
Terra
Nansen Adds Terra for On-Chain Analytics as Home of LUNA Grows as DeFi Hub
It becomes the sixth blockchain to be supported by the popular data platform.
Terra
Brown Bear catching salmon at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park, Alaska.
Anatomy of a Crypto Bear Market
Crypto prices suck, but they don’t matter as much as they used to.
Brown Bear catching salmon at Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park, Alaska.
Stani Kulechov, founder of Aave, at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk archives)
DeFi Platform Aave Lauches Version 3 With Cross-Chain Swaps Front and Center
The latest version of the Aave protocol focuses on risk management and capital efficiency.
Stani Kulechov, founder of Aave, at Consensus 2019 (CoinDesk archives)