Parikshit Mishra

Parikshit Mishra

Parikshit Mishra is CoinDesk's Deputy Managing Editor responsible for breaking news coverage. Before joining CoinDesk, he was the European Editor at Acuris (Mergermarket), where he dealt with copies related to private equity and the startup ecosystem. He has also worked as an analyst for CRISIL, covering the European markets and global economies. His most notable tenure was with Reuters, where he worked as a correspondent and an editor for various teams. He does not have any crypto holdings.

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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gathers influential lawmakers for her crypto money laundering bill. (Courtesy of Sen. Elizabeth Warren)
Senator Warren Hits Out at Crypto Again, Says Industry Needs to Follow the Same Rules as TradFi
Warren reiterated her disdain for the industry in an interview.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gathers influential lawmakers for her crypto money laundering bill. (Courtesy of Sen. Elizabeth Warren)
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MicroStrategy’s X Account Hacked, Leads to $440K Crypto Being Stolen: Blockchain Sleuth ZachXBT
The phishing attempt has already led to $440,000 worth of crypto being stolen.
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Injective Labs CEO Eric Chen (Injective)
Injective Introduces 'ERC-404' Port to Capitalize on the Hype Around the Experimental Token Standard
Injective has partenred with DEX DojoSwap to introduce the CW-404 standard.
Injective Labs CEO Eric Chen (Injective)
Switzerland flag (Stephen Leonardi/Unsplash)
Swiss Crypto Hedge Fund Tyr Capital Clashes With Client Over FTX Exposure: FT
Tyr investor TGT has brought claims against the hedge fund that it ignored several warnings over its ties with the now-bankrupt crypto exchange FTX.
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Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood (Marco Bello/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)
Cathie Wood’s ARK Offloads $90M Coinbase Shares Amid Slew of Analyst Upgrades
ARK sold Coinbase shares from ARK Innovation ETF, ARK Next Generation Internet ETF, and ARK Fintech Innovation ETF.
Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood (Marco Bello/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)
Planet Jupiter and its great red spot
Asset Manager Jupiter’s Crypto Investment Scrapped by Compliance Team: FT
The firm's Gold & Silver fund made a $2.58 million investment in an XRP ETP in the first half of 2023, which was later cancelled.
Planet Jupiter and its great red spot
Web3 Gaming (Chanzj/Pixabay)
Metaverse Firm Improbable Sold Gaming Unit MPG to Keywords Studios for Nearly $100M
Improbable closed the sale of The Multiplayer Group on Sunday.
Web3 Gaming (Chanzj/Pixabay)
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Blockchain Analytics Firm Chainalysis Cuts 15% of Staff
This is the second round of layoffs by the analytics firm in 2023.
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Infamously Hacked Crypto Exchange Mt. Gox Delays Repayment Deadline by a Year
The prominent crypto exchange was hacked in 2014, which led to 850,000 bitcoin (BTC) – now worth almost $23 billion – being drained.
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BitGo has raised $100 million at a $1.75 billion valuation. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
BitGo Raises $100M After Scrapping Prime Trust Deal: Bloomberg
The raises comes nearly two months after BitGo ended its plan to buy beleaguered rival Prime Trust.
BitGo has raised $100 million at a $1.75 billion valuation. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)