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The unrelenting crypto winter has continued to hit all corners of the industry, forcing some of the biggest companies in the sector to curb their growth ambitions.

As these crypto firms try to stay afloat, CoinDesk has compiled a list of industry players that have cut back on staff. By our count, an estimated 29,354 crypto jobs have been lost as of Jan. 25, based on media reports and press releases. Here’s where we stand:

Read more: Crypto Jobs: Who’s Cutting and Hiring?

CORRECTION (Dec. 13 17:00 UTC): Corrects the CoinDesk estimate of the 15% of people laid off by Unchained Capital to 16.

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