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Can You Really Build a ‘Crypto Empire’ in the Empire State?

Mayor Eric Adams wants to make New York City the biggest crypto hub in America, but there are a host of obstacles in his way.

Mayor Eric Adams wants to make New York City the biggest crypto hub in America, but there are a host of obstacles in his way.


Xapo Gives Up Its NYDFS BitLicense

The New York Department of Financial Services said Xapo surrendered its virtual currency license on Jan. 11.

The New York Department of Financial Services said Xapo surrendered its virtual currency license on Jan. 11.


Kill the BitLicense

The state’s regulatory regime has been bad for New York and bad for crypto.

The state’s regulatory regime has been bad for New York and bad for crypto.


BitGo Hires Former NY BitLicense Deputy as Chief Operating Officer

Cassie Lentchner, the crypto custodian’s new COO, joins as BitGo merges with Galaxy Digital.

Cassie Lentchner, the crypto custodian’s new COO, joins as BitGo merges with Galaxy Digital.


Bitcoin Company Bakkt Awarded BitLicense in New York

The bitcoin-focused subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange was awarded both virtual currency and money transmitter licenses.

The bitcoin-focused subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange was awarded both virtual currency and money transmitter licenses.


Meet the $10B Asset Manager With a 10,000 BTC Treasury, feat. NYDIG’s Robby Gutmann

One of the (quietly) largest players in the institutional bitcoin space discusses the changing investor landscape in his first-ever podcast interview.

One of the (quietly) largest players in the institutional bitcoin space discusses the changing investor landscape in his first-ever podcast interview.


Former BitLicense Chief to Manage Andreessen Horowitz's Cryptocurrency Efforts

Anthony Albanese will become chief regulatory officer for the tech ventures giant in November.

Anthony Albanese will become chief regulatory officer for the tech ventures giant in November.


PayPal Embraces Crypto, Igniting Market as Mainstream Adoption Inches Closer

PayPal officially confirmed Wednesday it is entering the cryptocurrency market. The payments giant, with 346 million active accounts around the world, pledged to make crypto “a funding source for purchases at its 26 million merchants worldwide.”

PayPal officially confirmed Wednesday it is entering the cryptocurrency market. The payments giant, with 346 million active accounts around the world, pledged to make crypto “a funding source for purchases at its 26 million merchants worldwide.”


Stone Ridge Calls Its $114M in Bitcoin 'Primary Treasury Reserve Asset'; NYDIG Unit Raises $50M

NYDIG raised the $50 million from FinTech Collective, Bessemer Ventures and Ribbit Capital.

NYDIG raised the $50 million from FinTech Collective, Bessemer Ventures and Ribbit Capital.


NYDFS Chief Calls Industry Reaction to BitLicense Changes 'Beyond Positive

NYDFS Superintendent Linda Lacewell said she decided to review the regulator's landmark virtual currency license in light of its impending 5-year anniversary.

NYDFS Superintendent Linda Lacewell said she decided to review the regulator's landmark virtual currency license in light of its impending 5-year anniversary.