Startups

Crypto is for Activists: Why We Need More Cypherpunks, Not Cypherposers

| Zach Harvey

Bitcoin is activism, not a get rich quick scheme or a startup platform, says Lamassu's Zach Harvey.

Sephora Shoppers Are Getting Their First Bitcoin Using Crypto Startup Lolli

| Leigh Cuen

Sephora has joined the list of retailers at which shoppers can earn bitcoin rewards via the Lolli app.

SeedCX Exchange Is Barring Employees from Crypto Trading

| Leigh Cuen

Seed CX has one of the crypto industry’s strictest policies on employee trading. In a word: Don’t.

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Violent Delights Lead to Violent Ends: Rebuilding After the Crypto Crash

| Dovey Wan

While emerging assets are always turbulent, 2018 has been an especially violent year for the crypto markets. Lessons need to be learned.

Binance Is Expanding Its Crypto Incubator to 5 New Cities

| Leigh Cuen

One goal of the incubator is to foster projects that could get their tokens listed on Binance's exchange.

Blockstack Won’t Need to Sell Bitcoin or Ether to Survive Crypto Winter

| Leigh Cuen

Blockstack limited its access to funds raised last year, so it couldn't spend faster than it gained traction. Now that's paying off.

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The Future of ICOs: In the Hands of Regulators or Innovators?

| William Mougayar

What is the future of initial coin offerings? One of the movements early leaders suggests the market might be at a tipping point.

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.

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.