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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Scene from Protocol Village at Consensus 2023 in Austin, Texas.
Protocol Village: Ankr to Create Liquid Staking Tokens for Bitcoin Staked via Babylon
The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 29-March 6.
Scene from Protocol Village at Consensus 2023 in Austin, Texas.
Blockchain "layers" and "rollups" are getting attention from investors in crypto venture-capital circles. (Unsplash)
Taiko, an 'Ethereum-Equivalent ZK Rollup,' Raises $15M
The Taiko project, distinguished for its "based sequencing" architecture, is one of several competing for relevance among a deep field of Ethereum layer-2 networks.
Blockchain "layers" and "rollups" are getting attention from investors in crypto venture-capital circles. (Unsplash)
The Protocol Wide
Jesse Pollak Discusses Base, Optimism, and the Evolving Landscape of Layer 2 Solutions
A Preview to ETH Denver, hosts delve into strategies aimed at democratizing Ethereum accessibility for all attendees, ensuring inclusivity across the community.
The Protocol Wide
Scene from Protocol Village at Consensus 2023 in Austin, Texas.
Protocol Village: Fleek Network Claims Faster Edge Computing Than AWS, Vercel
The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of Feb. 22-28.
Scene from Protocol Village at Consensus 2023 in Austin, Texas.
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The Protocol: Bitcoin's Call for Volunteers, Ethena's USDe, Blast's Blast-Off
In this week's issue of CoinDesk's newsletter on blockchain technology, we've got an exclusive interview with Stacks co-creator Muneeb Ali. PLUS: More than $200 million of blo...
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Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan (Alexandria Sheriff's Office)
U.S. Government Crypto Wallets Transfer Nearly $1B of Bitcoin Seized From Bitfinex Hacker
Wallets containing bitcoin seized by the U.S. government in the notorious Bitfinex hack – later leading to guilty pleas for Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather "Razzlekhan" Morgan –...
Ilya Lichtenstein and Heather Morgan (Alexandria Sheriff's Office)
Coinbase Cloud has added support for two additional execution "clients" – software programs used to access and run the Ethereum blockchain. (Alpha Photo/Flickr)
Coinbase Adds 2 Software Programs for Ethereum Staking, to Reduce Concentration Risks
The publicly traded U.S. crypto exchange said it would add support for the additional Ethereum "clients" – computer programs used to access and run the distributed network – t...
Coinbase Cloud has added support for two additional execution "clients" – software programs used to access and run the Ethereum blockchain. (Alpha Photo/Flickr)
Muneeb Ali, co-creator of Stacks and CEO of Trust Machines (CoinDesk TV)
Stacks Creator Ali Calls Bitcoin 'Apex Predator' as Development Flourishes on OG Blockchain
Muneeb Ali, the co-creator of Stacks and Princeton-educated computer scientist who's now CEO of the Bitcoin-focused development firm Trust Machines, spoke with CoinDesk's Jenn...
Muneeb Ali, co-creator of Stacks and CEO of Trust Machines (CoinDesk TV)
The Protocol Wide
Are We Ready for the Speculative Frenzy? Airdrop Controversies, Smart Contracts, and Liquid Restaking Critiques
Ether.fi CEO Mike Silagadze joins as Guest Host to discuss the controversies and issues surrounding the Starknet airdrop, the phased rollout of Soroban smart contracts on the...
The Protocol Wide
EigenLayer CEO Sreeram Kannan (University of Michigan, modified by CoinDesk)
Eigen Labs, Developer Behind Restaking Protocol EigenLayer, Raises $100M From A16z Crypto
Pioneering restaking project EigenLayer, a project led by Sreeram Kannan, isn't even live, but investors are piling in. A16z Crypto is affiliated with the venture capital firm...
EigenLayer CEO Sreeram Kannan (University of Michigan, modified by CoinDesk)