Investments

Boost VC, Adam Draper

Boost VC Just Fulfilled a Crypto Funding Pledge 4 Years in the Making

| Brady Dale

One of crypto's oldest pledges has finally been fulfilled.

CoinMarketCap Hits a New All-Time High (But Not for Price)

| Sam Ouimet

The number of cryptocurrencies listed on CoinMarketCap has never been higher, showing demand for secure representations of value is still prevalent.

Pantera Capital Backs Blockchain Security Startup’s $5.5 Million Round

| Wolfie Zhao

Smart contract security startup Synthetic Minds has raised $5.5 million from investors including Pantera Capital.

Global AML Watchdog to Release Crypto Regulations By Next June

| Daniel Palmer

Global money-laundering watchdog, the Financial Action Task Force, has said it will draw up rules for cryptocurrency regulation by next summer.

F2Pool Founder’s Crypto Wallet Startup Raises $13 Million

| Wolfie Zhao

Cobo, the crypto wallet created by F2Pool's founder, has raised $13 million from NEO and DHVC to expand its staking pool with a cold wallet launch.

coinbase, coins

How Savvy Crypto Traders Gamed Coinbase’s Latest Listing for a 35% Payday

| Sam Ouimet

It's possible to know what cryptocurrencies are going to be listed on Coinbase before it goes public.

Media Startup Civil to Issue Refunds as $8 Million Token Sale Fails

| Wolfie Zhao

New York-based blockchain media startup Civil will issue refunds to participants in its token sale, which failed to hit the $8 million minimum.

Startup Bringing Blockchain Privacy to Central Banks Wins $15 Million Funding

| Ian Allison

Blockchain startup Adhara, which aims to bring zero knowledge proofs to central bank systems, has secured $15 million in new funding from Consensys.

stocks, exchange

Not So Safe Haven? Signs Suggest Bitcoin Might Still Be a Risk Asset

| Sam Ouimet, Sebastian Sinclair and Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin and the equities markets both took a tumble this week, leaving many to wonder if BTC is more safe haven or risk asset.

Crypto Reckoning? Industry Vets Strike Humble Tone in San Francisco

| Leigh Cuen

Many at San Francisco Blockchain Week are warily reflecting on the lessons of the 2017 token boom, the pride that came before the bear-market fall.