Zack Seward

Zack Seward is the managing editor in charge of CoinDesk's startup coverage. He was previously the editor-in-chief of Technical.ly, a network focused on local tech communities on the U.S. East Coast. Prior to that, Seward worked as a reporter covering business and technology for a pair of NPR member stations, WHYY in Philadelphia and WXXI in Rochester, New York. Seward originally hails from San Francisco and went to college at the University of Chicago. He worked at the PBS NewsHour in Washington, D.C., before attending Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism.

C-Suite Departure: Coinbase’s Chief Product Officer Has Left the Startup

| Zack Seward and Pete Rizzo

Coinbase's chief product officer, Jeremy Henrickson, left the crypto exchange in early November after more than two years of scaling the company's…

ConsenSys ‘Town Hall’ Shows Staff Shaken at Ethereum’s Largest Startup

| Zack Seward and Brady Dale

Chat logs obtained from a ConsenSys town hall last week reveal a mix of shock and support following the company's announced layoffs.

ConsenSys Confirms Layoffs, Projecting 13% of Staff at Startups to Be Cut

| Zack Seward

In a statement shared Thursday, ConsenSys announced that it is letting go 13 percent of its staff.

Coinbase Wants to Own ‘BUIDL’ Trademark, Filing Reveals

| Zack Seward

A filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office reveals that crypto exchange Coinbase wants to own the term "BUIDL."

ConsenSys HQ

Lubin Won’t Rule Out Layoffs Amid ‘Refocusing’ at ConsenSys

| Zack Seward

A strategic shift is in the works at ConsenSys, the sprawling venture studio dedicated to building ethereum-based businesses and products.

6 Big Takeaways from SEC Chair Clayton’s Crypto Remarks

| Zack Seward and Brady Dale

Following SEC Chairman Jay Clayton's fireside chat at Consensus: Invest, we invited three crypto law experts to unpack what was said.

WATCH: SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s Full Consensus: Invest Interview

| Zack Seward

Clayton spoke Tuesday at the CoinDesk-organized event. Here's the full video of his fireside chat.

Cash, bitcoin

Hash Power Favors Craig Wright Camp in Looming Bitcoin Cash Fork

| Zack Seward

Early data suggests that the Bitcoin SV implementation of the bitcoin cash fork may enjoy more hash power than Bitcoin ABC.

IBM Says Blockchain Can Power ‘Open Scientific Research’ in New Patent Filing

| Zack Seward

A patent application from Big Blue hints at a blockchain solution for scientific research.

Colorado Regulators Crack Down on Four More ICOs

| Zack Seward

The state's "ICO Task Force" has now issued 12 cease-and-desist orders since May of this year.