Bradley Keoun

Bradley Keoun

Bradley Keoun is CoinDesk's managing editor of tech & protocols, where he oversees a team of reporters covering blockchain technology, and previously ran the global crypto markets team. A two-time Loeb Awards finalist, he previously was chief global finance and economic correspondent for TheStreet and before that worked as an editor and reporter for Bloomberg News in New York and Mexico City, reporting on Wall Street, emerging markets and the energy industry. He started out as a police-beat reporter for the Gainesville Sun in Florida and later worked as a general-assignment reporter for the Chicago Tribune. Originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, he double-majored in electrical engineering and classical studies as an undergraduate at Duke University and later obtained a master's in journalism from the University of Florida. He is currently based in Austin, Texas, and in his spare time plays guitar, sings in a choir and hikes in the Texas Hill Country. He owns less than $1,000 each of several cryptocurrencies.

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Protocol Village: Aethir, for Sourcing GPUs, Launches Decentralized Cloud on Ethereum
The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For June 10 - June 12.
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The Protocol: How Optimism Filled in Its Missing Tooth
In this week's newsletter, we delve into the Ethereum layer-2 network Optimism's delivery of "fault proofs," a piece of functionality that was glaringly missing even though it...
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The Protocol Wide
Live from Consensus 2024 | The Financialization of Crypto and the Influence of Narratives
David Schwartz and Robert Leshner share how the convergence of traditional financial markets and on-chain systems presents a major opportunity for driving adoption over the ne...
The Protocol Wide
CoinDesk programming coordinators
The Protocol: Behind the Scenes as Big-Tent Consensus Goes Up
We took a spin through some of the side events and preparations taking place Tuesday ahead of CoinDesk's annual conference, which starts Wednesday in Austin.
CoinDesk programming coordinators
Atmosphere
Protocol Village: Sentinel Releases Decentralized VPN App for Android, Says Apple iOS Support to Follow
The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For May 23-29. NOTE: Protocol Village will be on a limited publishing schedule May 24-June 2 as we cov...
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The Protocol Wide
Clarity, Blockchain Integration, and the Wormhole Interoperability Initiative
Dan Reecer, COO of the Wormhole Foundation, explains that open-source code and decentralization are essential for transparency and trust in the blockchain industry.
The Protocol Wide
Atmosphere
Protocol Village: Stripchain, Intent-Based Interoperability Protocol, Raises $10M
The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of May 16-22.
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The Protocol: EIGEN Riches Tempt Ethereum Devs, Even as ETF Approval Nears
There's been tension among members of the Ethereum developer community – even though the ETH price is mooning due to growing anticipation that U.S. regulators might give the g...
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Farcaster co-founder Dan Romero
Farcaster, Blockchain-Based Social Media Startup, Raises $150M, Led by Paradigm
Dan Romero's Farcaster made waves earlier this year with the introduction of "Frames," a feature allowing apps to run within posts, so users don't have to click off to another...
Farcaster co-founder Dan Romero
Cosmos co-founder and Informal Systems CEO Ethan Buchman is scheduled to speak on the "bitcoinization of Cosmos" at Consensus 2024. (Bradley Keoun)
What to Expect at Consensus 2024: Spotlight on Blockchain Tech
The three-day conference (May 29-31) features a host of big-name speakers from the realm of blockchain tech, including Sergey Nazarov, Casey Rodarmor, Joe Lubin, Emin Gün Sire...
Cosmos co-founder and Informal Systems CEO Ethan Buchman is scheduled to speak on the "bitcoinization of Cosmos" at Consensus 2024. (Bradley Keoun)