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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Avi Eisenberg is accused of fraudulent trading on Mango Markets ((Deon Black, Unsplash)
Avi Eisenberg May Testify in $110M Crypto Fraud Trial, Defense Says
The crypto trader is facing up to 20 years in jail if convicted on all counts.
Avi Eisenberg is accused of fraudulent trading on Mango Markets ((Deon Black, Unsplash)
marginFi banner (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Chaos at MarginFi Shakes up Solana DeFi's Borrow-and-Lend Landscape
Solend and Kamino were the biggest winners in the Solana DeFi landscape.
marginFi banner (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
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MarginFi Leader Resigns on Fiery Day for Major Solana Lender
"The main problem was our lack of organizational execution," MarginFi's longtime leader Edgar Pavlovsky told CoinDesk.
(Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Binance Chief Compliance Officer Noah Perlman (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Binance 'Working Collaboratively' With Nigerian Government to Free Detained Executive, Compliance Chief Says
Tigran Gambaryan was detained in February.
Binance Chief Compliance Officer Noah Perlman (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Arbitrage opportunities opened up the funding gates for Stream Trading. (Alexander Grey/Unsplash)
Crypto Derivatives Exchange Stream Trading Raises $1.5M in Seed Funding
The funding round values the company at $20 million.
Arbitrage opportunities opened up the funding gates for Stream Trading. (Alexander Grey/Unsplash)
Photo by <a href="https://unsplash.com/@alschim?utm_content=creditCopyText&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=unsplash">Alexander Schimmeck</a> on <a href="https://unsplash.com/photos/yellow-and-red-fruit-lot-vTXtQ8ZBzvY?utm_content=creditCopyText&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=unsplash">Unsplash</a>
DeFi Trader Eisenberg 'Wasn't Borrowing, He Was Stealing,' Prosecutor Says in Opening Argument
The defense countered that Eisenberg "risked 13 million of his own dollars" to net $110 million from Mango Markets.
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Token Relations aims to supplant the one-to-many communications model exemplified by X. (Nathan Dumlao/Unsplash)
Pompliano, Ex-Journo Melinek Spin Up 'Token Relations' Startup for Blockchain Firms
The media startup will offer a "third bucket" of information to crypto startups' stakeholders.
Token Relations aims to supplant the one-to-many communications model exemplified by X. (Nathan Dumlao/Unsplash)
Avi Eisenberg's profile pic on X (formerly Twitter).
Crypto Trader Eisenberg's $110M Fraud Trial to Put DeFi Under Microscope
The two-week trial will test the government's strategy of portraying complex crypto trades as simple fraud.
Avi Eisenberg's profile pic on X (formerly Twitter).
Credbull CEO Jason Dehni (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Credbull's First Crypto Fund Chases High Fixed Yields
Crypto's high yield structured product sector is getting a bit more mature.
Credbull CEO Jason Dehni (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Galaxy Plans to Raise $100M for Crypto Venture Fund
Galaxy's prolific venture wing plans to start accepting – and investing – outside capital.
Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)