erik voorhees

Markets

ShapeShift, DAOs and the Future of Work
The ShapeShift exchange recently became a decentralized autonomous organization, and DAOs are common in DeFi. Are they the startups of the future?
Aug 18, 2021

Markets

Voorhees Applauds Crypto's Hyper-Capitalism as ShapeShift Goes 'Gray'
Founder Erik Voorhees said on CoinDesk TV today he's converting his exchange into a DAO in part due to "regulatory friction."
Jul 15, 2021

Markets

Erik Voorhees: Within Five Years There Will Be a Major Financial Meltdown and Crypto Will Be Ready
When ShapeShift implemented KYC requirements, Erik Voorhees lost 95 percent of his users. But he remains as committed to crypto as ever.
Feb 18, 2020

Business

ShapeShift Launches Exchange Token, FOX, for Commission-Free Trading
"Basically, we're trying to get people away from custodial exchanges," said ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees.
Nov 20, 2019

Markets

ShapeShift's New Platform Aims to Make Crypto Self-Custody as Easy as Coinbase
ShapeShift’s new one-stop shop for non-custodial crypto management is launching out of private beta today.
Jul 8, 2019

Markets

Even at $30, Bitcoin Was More Exciting Than Poker
Josh Rossi describes festive nights of playing poker with a who's who of the early bitcoin scene.
Apr 7, 2019

Markets

Erik Voorhees, Salt Lending Being Investigated by SEC, Report Says
Crypto loans startup Salt and former board member Erik Voorhees are under investigation by the SEC, The Wall Street Journal says.
Nov 16, 2018

Markets

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Calls Money Laundering Claims 'Deceptive'
ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees condemned a Wall Street Journal investigation claiming the exchange laundered money as being "inaccurate."
Oct 1, 2018

Markets

WSJ Investigation Alleges $88 Million Laundered Through 46 Crypto Exchanges
The Wall Street Journal claimed Friday that 46 crypto exchanges were used to launder nearly $90 million – with $9 million going through ShapeShift.
Sep 28, 2018

Markets

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift's CEO Says Move to Collect IDs Was 'Proactive'
Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift's decision to require user ID wasn't forced upon it but was a preemptive step to reduce legal risks, its CEO said.
Sep 24, 2018