Zack Seward is the managing editor in charge of CoinDesk's coverage of startups and venture capital. 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.
Ex-Coinbase CTO Is Behind Mysterious Nakamoto.com, Sources Say
"Nakamoto is bitcoin country. HODL or GTFO." Sources tell CoinDesk this is the new project from former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan.
VP of Engineering Tim Wagner Becomes Latest Exec to Leave Coinbase
Coinbase is losing three high-ranking engineering staffers, CoinDesk has learned, including VP of engineering Tim Wagner.
Multicoin Leads $20 Million Round for Speed-Focused Solana Blockchain
Claiming it can handle many more transactions per second than existing blockchains, Solana has raised capital to ramp up development.
Too Sick for Buffett Lunch, Justin Sun Attends Tron Influencer Party in SF
Justin Sun said he postponed the Buffett lunch due to kidney stones. But that didn't stop him from briefly mingling at a Tron party Thursday night.
ShapeShift’s New Platform Aims to Make Crypto Self-Custody as Easy as Coinbase
ShapeShift’s new one-stop shop for non-custodial crypto management is launching out of private beta today.
Rep. Waters: US Can’t Let Facebook’s Crypto ‘Compete With the Dollar’
Appearing on CNBC Thursday, the chair of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee doubled down on her calls for Facebook to halt Libra development.
Facebook Unveils Libra Cryptocurrency, Targeting 1.7 Billion Unbanked
Facebook's newly unveiled Libra blockchain is tackling remittances at first, but it could have a much broader impact.
Square Hires Ex-Google Director as First Member of New Crypto Team
Square has hired former Google director and Bitcoin Optech contributor Steve Lee as the first member of its new crypto team.
Coinbase Adds DAI as First Stablecoin in Crypto Exchange’s Earn Program
Fresh on the heels of the addition of EOS, Coinbase is adding ethereum stablecoin DAI to its Earn program.
More Details Emerge on Team Behind Facebook’s Secretive Blockchain
News outlets are beginning to identify key staffers behind Facebook's "GlobalCoin" project.