An attempt to use blockchain technologies for advanced recordkeeping, Factom has attracted attention and scrutiny for its laudable goals.
The New York Observer has published an article examining the turbulent history of decentralized payment startups Ripple Labs and Stellar.
Pioneering crypto 2.0 project BitShares is rebranding its website in a bid to encourage merchants and consumers to use its decentralized exchange.
Colored coins startup Colu has raised $2.5m from former Twitter and Tumblr investor Spark Capital, VC firm Aleph and more.
Pioneering crypto 2.0 project Mastercoin has officially rebranded as Omni in a bid to solidify its messaging in the face of criticism and competition.
Ripple Labs has named former National Economic Council director Gene Sperling to its board of directors.
IBM has debuted ADEPT, the distributed, blockchain-powered Internet of Things proof of concept designed in partnership with Samsung.
In this roundup, CoinDesk examines the community's efforts to reshape crypto 2.0's public policy and to inspire new colored coins development.
CoinDesk takes a look at some of the major projects that could influence the crypto 2.0 space in the year ahead.