Tracy Wang

Tracy Wang

Tracy Wang was the deputy managing editor of CoinDesk's finance and deals team, based in New York City. She has reported on a wide range of topics in crypto, including decentralized finance, venture capital, exchanges and market-makers, DAOs and NFTs. Previously, she worked in traditional finance ("tradfi") as a hedge funds analyst at an asset management firm. She owns BTC, ETH, MINA, ENS, and some NFTs. Tracy won the 2022 George Polk award in Financial Reporting for coverage that led to the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Yale College.

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Changpeng Zhao (CoinDesk)
Binance's BNB, Bitcoin Tumble After Crypto Twitter Personality Cobie's Wild Guess
@cobie's encrypted message read: "Interpol Red Notice for CZ," Binance's CEO. After someone cracked the code, the post spooked markets, even though it was just a rumor.
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FTX CEO John J. Ray III (Nathan Howard/Getty Images)
Mysten Labs to Buy Back Equity, Token Warrants From FTX Bankruptcy Estate for $96M
FTX Ventures invested $101 million in Mysten Labs just months before Sam Bankman-Fried’s empire collapsed. Now, Mysten is buying back the stake (and sui token warrants) for $9...
FTX CEO John J. Ray III (Nathan Howard/Getty Images)
John J. Ray III, CEO of FTX Group (Nathan Howard/Getty Images)
FTX Bankruptcy Estate to Claw Back $460M From Modulo Capital
Alameda Research seeded little-known Bahamas-based hedge fund Modulo Capital with $475 million in 2022. The recovery includes $404 million in cash.
John J. Ray III, CEO of FTX Group (Nathan Howard/Getty Images)
Panelists at FIA Boca 2023 (left to right): Coinbase Senior Institutional Strategist John D'Agostino, Coinbase Associate General Council Julia Huechel, a16z Head of Policy Brian Quintenz, CoinFund President Chris Perkins (Tracy Wang/CoinDesk)
SEC Is 'Completely Out Of Control,' Says a16z Crypto's Head of Policy
At the annual Futures Industry Association conference in Boca Raton, representatives from crypto companies argued the lack of regulatory clarity would stifle US innovation.
Panelists at FIA Boca 2023 (left to right): Coinbase Senior Institutional Strategist John D'Agostino, Coinbase Associate General Council Julia Huechel, a16z Head of Policy Brian Quintenz, CoinFund President Chris Perkins (Tracy Wang/CoinDesk)
Multicoin's Kyle Samani (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Multicoin Capital’s Hedge Fund Lost 91.4% Last Year, Investor Letter Reveals
The fund’s performance was severely impacted by direct exposure to now-bankrupt crypto exchange FTX and holdings in FTT and Solana-based tokens.
Multicoin's Kyle Samani (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Bankless co-host David Hoffman speaks at an ETHDenver 2023 side event. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Hosts of Bankless Podcast Raising $35M Crypto Venture Fund: Sources
The popular crypto podcast is branching out beyond its media roots to invest in emerging Web3 startups.
Bankless co-host David Hoffman speaks at an ETHDenver 2023 side event. (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
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Crypto Wallet Startup Den Gets $2.8M in Seed Funding Led by IDEO CoLab Ventures
The Den co-founders, the duo behind the viral hit ConstitutionDAO, says solving coordination issues is the biggest challenge for on-chain organizations.
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Superchain Network Raises $4M to Build Decentralized Data Indexing Protocol
The $4 million combined seed and pre-seed round included participation from Blockchain Capital, Maven 11 and other investors.
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Former FTX Executive Nishad Singh Planning to Plead Guilty to Fraud: Bloomberg
Singh, the former engineering director for the collapsed crypto exchange, was a member of Bankman-Fried’s inner circle.
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Jump Crypto President Kanav Kariya (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)
Jump Crypto Is Unnamed Firm That Made $1.28B From Do Kwon’s Doomed Terra Ecosystem: Sources
A complaint by the SEC against Do Kwon and Terraform Labs revealed an unnamed trading firm helped Kwon restore UST’s $1 peg in 2021 in exchange for discounted LUNA tokens.
Jump Crypto President Kanav Kariya (Danny Nelson/CoinDesk)