Leigh

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Leigh Cuen is a tech reporter covering blockchain technology for publications such as Newsweek Japan, International Business Times and Racked. Her work has also been published by Teen Vogue, Al Jazeera English, The Jerusalem Post, Mic, and Salon. Leigh does not hold value in any digital currency projects or startups. Her small cryptocurrency holdings are worth less than a pair of leather boots.

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How Israeli VCs Are Doubling Down on DeFi Startups

The three co-founders of Collider Ventures agree Israel’s vibrant crypto industry waned, yet didn’t fizzle, throughout 2020.

The three co-founders of Collider Ventures agree Israel’s vibrant crypto industry waned, yet didn’t fizzle, throughout 2020.

Women in Tech Say Proposed STABLE Act Harms Those It Claims to Protect

Women of color from the cryptocurrency industry are concerned the STABLE Act would make wealth disparities in the U.S. much worse.

Women of color from the cryptocurrency industry are concerned the STABLE Act would make wealth disparities in the U.S. much worse.

Bitcoin's Carnivore Cult Is Both Stupid and Correct

Do Bitcoin fans gravitate toward steak so often because they view themselves as cowboys, or because they’re just health-conscious?

Do Bitcoin fans gravitate toward steak so often because they view themselves as cowboys, or because they’re just health-conscious?

The Best Blockchain University Programs Actually Pay Students to Learn

Leading student blockchain clubs do more than meet up to eat pizza: they work directly with crypto startups to solve problems.

Leading student blockchain clubs do more than meet up to eat pizza: they work directly with crypto startups to solve problems.

Cosmos Gains Traction in India Amid Broader Crypto Resurgence

Cosmos and its ATOM token are finding success among university students in India during the 2020 bull market.

Cosmos and its ATOM token are finding success among university students in India during the 2020 bull market.

Thirst Traps Explode on NFT Platforms, With Predictably Controversial Results

Sexy collectibles are taking off across NFT platforms like Rarible. Could this be the crypto version of OnlyFans?

Sexy collectibles are taking off across NFT platforms like Rarible. Could this be the crypto version of OnlyFans?

Bitpanda Raises $52M Series A Led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures

With $100 million raised to date, crypto brokerage Bitpanda will be "Europe's next fintech unicorn," says lead investor Valar Ventures.

With $100 million raised to date, crypto brokerage Bitpanda will be "Europe's next fintech unicorn," says lead investor Valar Ventures.

Jack Dorsey Details Twitter's Blockchain Strategy at Oslo Freedom Forum

Jack Dorsey said the nonprofit Blue Sky will use blockchain to create an open Twitter protocol and give people more control over their data.

Jack Dorsey said the nonprofit Blue Sky will use blockchain to create an open Twitter protocol and give people more control over their data.

Startup Behind Siacoin Storage Platform Raises $3M, Rebrands as Skynet Labs

Skynet Labs has raised a $3 million funding round led by Paradigm, aiming to offer developers decentralized storage solutions for all types of applications.

Skynet Labs has raised a $3 million funding round led by Paradigm, aiming to offer developers decentralized storage solutions for all types of applications.