Danny Nelson

Danny Nelson

Danny is CoinDesk's managing editor for Data & Tokens. He formerly ran investigations for the Tufts Daily. At CoinDesk, his beats include (but are not limited to): federal policy, regulation, securities law, exchanges, the Solana ecosystem, smart money doing dumb things, dumb money doing smart things and tungsten cubes. He owns BTC, ETH and SOL tokens, as well as the LinksDAO NFT.

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etoro
eToro Launches Crypto Portfolio Weighted by Twitter Mentions
With an AI system trawling 850,000,000 tweets a day, the eToro product calibrates an optimal coin portfolio based on Crypto Twitter sentiment.
etoro
Ilia Obraztsov, Smartlands CEO1
UK Startup Takes Billion-Dollar Tokenization Plan Stateside
Smartlands, a UK tokenization firm, is betting on a billion-dollar security token crowdfunding model with a new broker-dealer partnership in the U.S.
Ilia Obraztsov, Smartlands CEO1
zurich
Switzerland's 'Crypto Valley' Is Bringing Blockchain to Zurich
The Crypto Valley Association and Zurich Tourism are working to bring blockchain awareness, tourism and business to Zurich.
zurich
exchange
tZERO-Backed Startup Seeks SEC Approval to Launch Security Token Market
BSTX is seeking regulatory approval to launch one of the first markets for publicly traded, registered security tokens.
exchange
calibra, current
Facebook's Calibra Sued by Mobile Banking App Over Similar Logos
The complaint alleges the Calibra logo is too similar to Current’s, which the fintech firm has been using since August 2016.
calibra, current
Caps
TRON, Stellar Join Mousebelt's Blockchain Education Alliance to Train Student Developers
The 13-firm alliance will tackle crypto recruiters' quandary with a raft of tools to train students.
Caps
Australian gold coins
Australia's Gold Mint Is Backing a Crypto Token Based on Ethereum
The government-owned Perth Mint is backing a new digital token aimed to allow investors to trade and settle gold in real time.
Australian gold coins
Toronto
Canada's Blockchain Sector Wants Legal Clarity, New Report Shows
A report from the Canadian Digital Chamber of Commerce compiles fresh data on Canada's blockchain industry – including some promising salary stats.
Toronto
hacker
MakerDAO Bounty Program Catches 'Critical' Bug Before Launch
MakerDAO patched a "critical" bug in its upcoming Multi-Collateral Dai upgrade that could have put 10% of the system's total collateral at risk.
hacker
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Algorand Integrates Tech to Bring Users Detailed Analysis of Largest Blockchains
Algorand is gaining the ability to analyze the largest blockchains by adding the PARSIQ monitoring system to its platform.
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