Ian is a reporter at CoinDesk. Prior to that he covered fintech at International Business Times and Newsweek. He is the State Street Data and Innovation Journalist of the Year 2017. Ian purchased a very small amount of DAO tokens but did not reclaim them. He does not currently hold value in any digital currencies or projects (See: Editorial Policy) Follow Ian: @ianallison123. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Digital Asset’s Europe Head Is Latest to Leave Enterprise Blockchain Startup
The upheaval continues at Digital Asset, with the news that Gavin Wells will step down as head of Europe.
BitGo Offering $100 Million in Crypto Insurance Through Lloyd’s of London
BitGo is providing $100 million of cover against theft of digital assets or the loss of cryptographic keys via Lloyd’s of London.
Crypto Trader Cumberland Upgrades from Skype to Wall Street Interface
Crypto market maker Cumberland is upgrading from trading by Skype to modern-day Wall Street-style screen-based interactions.
‘Already Live’: Signature Bank Is Moving Millions on a JPMorgan-Like Private, Dollar-Backed Cryptocurrency
While crypto-land is abuzz about JPMorgan’s plan to move dollars via blockchain, a smaller New York bank is already doing this.
Digital Asset Loses Second CTO in 6 Months as Startup Shake-up Continues
James Powell, CIO and CTO of engineering at Digital Asset, has left the enterprise blockchain startup after just six months.
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance Is Forming a ‘Token Task Force’
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance is forming a task force to create business-grade standards for tokenized assets.
Blockchain Sleuthing Startup Chainalysis Raises $30 Million
The Series B funding was led by seasoned VC firm Accel and included investment from Benchmark, which led the firm's $16m Series A.
Oracle’s First Dozen Cloud Blockchain Applications Are Now Live
The software giant now has up to a dozen enterprise customers using live blockchain applications.
High School Team Places Third in Barclays Blockchain Challenge Event
A U.K. school won third place in a blockchain interoperability hackathon hosted by Clearmatics at the Barclays Rise fintech hub in London.
SWIFT Chief Announces Trial DLT Integration With R3
Global banking payments network SWIFT says it plans a trial integration with DLT provider R3.