Sam Reynolds

Sam Reynolds

Sam Reynolds is a senior reporter based in Taipei. Sam was part of the CoinDesk team that won the 2023 Gerald Loeb award in the breaking news category for coverage of FTX's collapse. Prior to CoinDesk, he was a reporter with Blockworks and a semiconductor analyst with IDC.

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Wall Street has bitcoin mining mergers on its mind. (Chenyu Guan/Unsplash)
Bitcoin Mining Stocks Soar Amid Takeover Frenzy
The stocks are undervalued, so miners with attractive power contracts could become M&A targets, according to Wall Street analysts.
Wall Street has bitcoin mining mergers on its mind. (Chenyu Guan/Unsplash)
Jan van Eck, president and CEO of VanEck speaks at Consensus Invest 2018 (CoinDesk)
VanEck Sees Ether Hitting $22K by 2030
Ether's 2030 valuation is driven by $66 billion in free cashflows and $15 trillion TAM potential, VanEck writes
Jan van Eck, president and CEO of VanEck speaks at Consensus Invest 2018 (CoinDesk)
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Bain Capital Crypto Raising Second Fund: Filing
Bain Capital has been an active investor in crypto since its initial fund launch, participating in a $115 million round for Sam Altman's Worldcoin.
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President Biden (White House, modified by CoinDesk)
BODEN Token Up Over 10%, TREMP Gains 5% After Kraken Lists Solana PoliFi Duo
BODEN appears to be the winner as first exchange open to U.S. residents lists the election-themed tokens.
President Biden (White House, modified by CoinDesk)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 28: Former U.S. President Donald Trump sits in court during his trial for allegedly covering up hush money payments at Manhattan Criminal Court on May 28, 2024 in New York City. Donald Trump arrived for closing arguments in his hush money trial ahead of the jury deciding whether to make him the first criminally convicted former president and current White House hopeful in history. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Trump Conviction Barely Dents His Odds of Winning Election: Prediction Markets
Plus: Polymarket traders doubt Trump will go to prison; Kalshi bettors are at odds with the CME FedWatch poll on rate cuts.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 28: Former U.S. President Donald Trump sits in court during his trial for allegedly covering up hush money payments at Manhattan Criminal Court on May 28, 2024 in New York City. Donald Trump arrived for closing arguments in his hush money trial ahead of the jury deciding whether to make him the first criminally convicted former president and current White House hopeful in history. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, speaks at Consensus 2024. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Ripple's Brad Garlinghouse Foresees XRP, Solana, Cardano ETFs: Consensus 2024
It's only a matter of time, the CEO of Ripple said on stage at Consensus 2024 in Austin.
Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, speaks at Consensus 2024. (Shutterstock/CoinDesk)
Cathie Wood, CEO of ARK Invest, at Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk (Suzanne Cordiero)
Cathie Wood Says Ether ETF Filings Were Approved Because Crypto Is an Election Issue
Wood said the proposed ether ETFs weren't approved in a regular way.
Cathie Wood, CEO of ARK Invest, at Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk (Suzanne Cordiero)
Money (Alexander Mils/Unsplash)
Gemini Announces Full Recovery of Earn Users' Digital Assets
In-kind recovery of Gemini Earn users' funds means they'll get 232% of the value of their assets back.
Money (Alexander Mils/Unsplash)
Ryan Salame leaving a New York courthouse on Sept. 7, 2023. (Sam Kessler/CoinDesk)
Former FTX Executive Ryan Salame Sentenced to 7.5 Years in Prison
Salame's lawyers had asked for 18 months.
Ryan Salame leaving a New York courthouse on Sept. 7, 2023. (Sam Kessler/CoinDesk)
Trump arrives at his NFT gala at Mar-a-Lago in May 2024 (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Trump Widens Lead Over With Biden (on Polymarket and PredictIt) After Courting Crypto Vote
Plus: how much longshot money was made betting on the SEC approving an Ethereum ETF?
Trump arrives at his NFT gala at Mar-a-Lago in May 2024 (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)