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blocks, build

The Secret for a $1 Trillion Crypto Market? Keep Building

| Jim Radecki

Sure, the crypto market boom of 2017 exposed the industry's lack of infrastructure. That just means the solution is clear – we must build it and…

Peter Thiel Backs $2.1 Million Round for Crypto Investment Startup Layer1

| Yogita Khatri

PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel has backed a $2.1 million seed round for crypto investment startup Layer1.

Coinbase Ventures Backs $3 Million Round for Trading Data Startup Nomics

| Nikhilesh De

Nomics has raised $3 million from Coinbase Ventures and other investors for its plan to index 95% of all crypto trading data points.

Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Backs $4 million Raise for Crypto-Lender BlockFi

| Yogita Khatri

BlockFi, a startup that offers U.S. dollar loans against crypto collateral, has raised $4 million from Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital and others.

Crypto Winter Is Here and We Only Have Ourselves to Blame

| Michael J Casey

Last year's mania perpetuated a narrative that making speculative gains was bitcoin’s core value proposition, writes Michael J. Casey.

ConsenSys HQ

ConsenSys Backs $2.1 Million Funding Round for Ethereum Privacy Startup

| Anna Baydakova

ConsenSys Labs has led a $2.1 million seed round for AZTEC, a startup working to make ethereum transactions private.

Coinbase Backs Security Token Startup’s $12.7 Million Funding Round

| Nikhilesh De

Security token startup Securitize has raised $12.75 million in Series A funding backed by Coinbase Ventures and Ripple's Xpring, among others.

fork, knife

What Fork? Asian Traders Are Buying Bitcoin Cash

| Wolfie Zhao

While bitcoin cash is seeing an internal war ahead of Thursday's hard fork, traders in Asia are betting that the upgrade will result in "free money."

Crypto Mining Tech Firm Bitfury Closes $80 Million Funding Round

| Daniel Palmer

Bitfury Group has just closed an $80 million funding round led by venture capital firm Korelya Capital.

The Incoming Wave of ICO Regulation (Yes, It’s Coming)

| Alex Sunnarborg

The SEC has not forgotten or overlooked the ICO space, and a wave of regulatory action is coming, believes Alex Sunnarborg.