Startups

Aion Token Project Estimates 18-Month Runway After Bitcoin and Ether Sales

| Leigh Cuen

The Aion Foundation has sold off half of the bitcoin and ether raised in an October 2017 token sale, says its CEO.

Coinbase’s Former Fraud Lead Has Left to Join Tech Firm Twilio

| Anna Baydakova

One of Coinbase's longest-servicing employees, risk operations manager Rees Atlas, has left the Silicon Valley cryptocurrency exchange for Twilio.

Coinbase, DCG Join $4.5 Million Seed Round for Crypto Evaluation Startup

| Leigh Cuen

Coinbase Ventures, DCG and others have provided $4.5 million in funding for an analytics startup that wants investors to think beyond market cap.

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Employees Say Startup Civil Hyped Crypto Returns, But Failed to Pay

| Leigh Cuen

Civil was supposed to create a more transparent and democratic model for journalism, but so far, journalists working on its platform have yet to…

SpankChain Has Paid Camgirls $70,000 Worth of Crypto in 6 Months

| Leigh Cuen

Since raising $6 million in a 2017 ICO, porn startup SpankChain has differentiated itself by actually delivering a crypto-powered platform with users.

Ripple Is Making It Easier for Customers to Integrate XRP. So Far, They Aren’t

| David Floyd

Ripple's new version of xCurrent offers easier integration with xRapid, the product that leverages XRP. But so far, clients aren't taking the plunge.

Amber Baldet: Don’t Force Public Blockchains ‘Down Enterprises’ Throats’

| Ian Allison

Until there are well-designed privacy features for enterprise applications on public chains, it's premature for firms to use them, says Amber Baldet.

7 Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google Staffers That Went Full Crypto

| Brady Dale

“Follow the talent.” It’s a maxim investor Chris Burniske tweeted recently to underscore another tweet from AngelList…

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Coinbase-Backed ‘Gods Unchained’ Releases Gameplay Trailer

| David Floyd

The makers of the ethereum-based fantasy card game released a new video, giving players a feel for what to expect.

Crypto Custodian BitGo Adds New Stablecoins in Bid to Woo Institutions

| Leigh Cuen

BitGo now supports over 100 assets, including new stablecoin offerings, as it works to offer a wide spectrum of services for institutional investors.