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There’s a Second Token: A Breakdown of Facebook’s Crypto Economy

| Marc Hochstein

In addition to the Libra coin, Facebook's newly unveiled crypto project also involves a "Libra investment token."

Kik vs SEC – The Lawyers Speak

| Bailey Reutzel and Evan Engel

The SEC's complaint against Kik, after it raised $100 million in an ICO, seemed pretty brutal, but not so fast, we're only hearing one side of the…

Bitcoin Startup Bitrefill Raises $2 Million Funding for Global Expansion

| Leigh Cuen

The lightning-centric bitcoin startup plans to use this funding to expand services to almost every country in the world by 2020.

‘Monopoly’-Style Blockchain Property Trading Game Raises $2 Million

| Daniel Kuhn

Uplandme, a "Monopoly"-like property game built on the EOS blockchain, has raised $2 million in seed funding.

Initial Exchange Offerings Are Providing Big Returns, But Why?

| Chris Brookins

IEOs are some of the hottest crypto investments of 2019, with many having already provided triple-digit returns. Better yet, there may be a way to…

Messaging Giant Telegram’s ICO Token Is at Last Going on (Limited) Public Sale

| Daniel Palmer

Telegram's gram token, previously sold to accredited investors in one of the biggest-ever ICOs, is to be offered to the public via a third party firm.

Budweiser Owner Invests in Blockchain Startup Working to Alleviate Poverty

| Benedict Alibasa

Budweiser's parent company, Anheuser-Busch InBev, is doubling down on its interest in using blockchain tech to assist unbanked workers.

Overstock’s Medici Ventures Leads $7 Million Round for Blockchain Voting Startup

| Daniel Palmer

Blockchain-based mobile voting platform Voatz has raised $7 million in a Series A round led by Overstock's Medici Ventures and Techstars.

$1 Billion Valuation May Elude Ethereum Co-Founder’s New Blockchain Polkadot

| Leigh Cuen and Wolfie Zhao

Polkadot’s bid for unicorn status has hit a snag, with three Chinese funds buying into the token sale at valuations below $1 billion.

How MakerDAO Works: A Video Explainer

| Bailey Reutzel, Christine Kim and Brady Dale

The most popular decentralized finance application on ethereum, MakerDAO, was built to keep a stablecoin's price stable. Under the hood, it's quite…