Startups

Coinbase-Backed ConsenSys Alum Aims to Build GitHub for Web3

| Leigh Cuen

Harrison Hines, a former ConsenSys token guru, is building a developer hub for the decentralized web via his startup Terminal.

Legacy Trust to Launch Independent Crypto Custody Business

| Christine Kim

Hong Kong-based Legacy Trust is spinning out a new business focused entirely on institutional-grade cryptocurrency custody solutions.

MakerDAO Is Helping 60 Kids in Brazil Learn the Basics of Blockchain

| Leigh Cuen

The World Bank is teaming up with MakerDAO to bring blockchain education to Brazilian favelas.

How Celsius Turned Its Crypto ICO Into a Billion-Dollar Lending Business

| Leigh Cuen

Lending startup Celsius went from a $50 million token sale to $1 billion in crypto deposits.

Leadership Shakeup at Wasabi Wallet as Bitcoin Business Surges

| Leigh Cuen

Adam Ficsor, co-founder of the firm behind the privacy-centric Wasabi Wallet, is stepping down from his role as CTO.

Wallet Giant Blockchain Raising $50 Million Crypto Fund: Report

| Daniel Palmer

Crypto wallet and data provider Blockchain is raising a VC fund to invest in industry startups and cryptocurrencies, according to a report.

Ethereum Co-Founder Anthony Di Iorio Steps Down as Decentral CEO

| Leigh Cuen

The Canadian startup behind Jaxx crypto wallet is struggling to find a reliable revenue model.

Facebook Isn’t Behind the First Incubator for Libra Crypto Developers

| Leigh Cuen

With $125,000 committed to a virtual bootcamp in November, Libracamp is incubating development on Facebook's Libra testnet.

This ICO Startup Didn’t Die During Crypto Winter. It Has DAI to Thank

| Leigh Cuen

The London-based Monolith just added DAI to its crypto debit card product. But the startup itself has long used DAI to manage its treasury.

These Bitcoin Users Want DAI and DeFi – Here’s How They Plan to Get It

| Leigh Cuen

The Cross-Chain Working Group project will (almost) enable bitcoin transactions on ethereum, opening up a new world of interacting smart contracts.