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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Ora co-founder Kartin Wong (Kartin Wong/Ora)
Ora, Aiming to 'Unlock Design Space for AI Dapps,' Raises $20M
The blockchain project, founded in 2022, aims to incorporate AI into decentralized applications with its "on-chain AI oracle."
Ora co-founder Kartin Wong (Kartin Wong/Ora)
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Protocol Village: Algorand Foundation Positions New 'LiquidAuth' as Decentralized WalletConnect
The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of June 20-26.
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Tether cited "usage" and "community interest" as factors in its decision to discontinue support for the USDT stablecoin on the EOS and Algorand blockchains. (Creative Commons)
Tether to Stop Minting Stablecoin USDT on Algorand and EOS
The circulating supply of the dollar-linked stablecoin on the two blockchains represents only about 0.1% of the total USDT supply.
Tether cited "usage" and "community interest" as factors in its decision to discontinue support for the USDT stablecoin on the EOS and Algorand blockchains. (Creative Commons)
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The Protocol
In this week's abbreviated issue of The Protocol, we're chronicling the apparent doxing of 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli as the driver behind the recently-but-no-longer mooning...
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Protocol Village: Arcana Announces 'Chain Abstraction Protocol' to Remove 'Complexities of Bridging'
The latest in blockchain tech upgrades, funding announcements and deals. For the period of June 13-19.
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Chris Zhu, CEO and founder of Sonic (Robin Huang/Mirror World Labs)
Sonic, Gaming-Focused Layer-2 Chain on Solana, Raises $12M
The Sonic project's Series A round was led by Bitkraft and joined by investors including Galaxy Interactive and Big Brain Holdings.
Chris Zhu, CEO and founder of Sonic (Robin Huang/Mirror World Labs)
The Protocol Wide
The Major Narrative in the Blockchain Space | Interoperability
Sergey Gorbunov on Axelar's Focus on Security and Programmability
The Protocol Wide
Atmosphere
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.
Atmosphere
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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...
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