Browsing the "Layoffs" Tag

Smart Contract Auditor Lets Go 80% of Staff in Crypto Winter Cutbacks

| Brady Dale

After an initial boom, smart contract auditing firm Hosho went from from 37 employees to seven after business slowed in 2018.

‘Decentralized Airbnb’ Starts Charging Fees as ICO Model Falters

| Brady Dale

Airbnb competitor Bee Token, founded by alums of Uber, are pivoting in an effort to boost revenue after conducting an ICO last February.

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50 Cut as $60 Million Blockchain Project Nebulas Lays Off 60% of Staff

| Brady Dale

Once a top-100 cryptocurrency, Nebulas has laid off more than 60 percent of its staff since July 2018, CoinDesk has learned.

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How BlockEx Went from $24 Million ICO to Layoffs in Less Than a Year

| Brady Dale

BlockEx, a London-based platform for launching and exchanging tokens, was beset by a series of setbacks that led to downsizing.

Chinese Mining Giant Bitmain Is Closing Another Overseas Office

| Wolfie Zhao

China-based crypto mining giant Bitmain has confirmed the closure of its Amsterdam office as part of ongoing business adjustments.

ShapeShift Lays Off 37 in Latest Crypto Industry Cutback

| Brady Dale and Zack Seward

Crypto exchange ShapeShift has announced a round of layoffs, cutting its staff by a third.

Ethereum Chat Startup Status Lays Off 25% of Staff

| Nikhilesh De

Citing the crypto bear market, Status.IM has laid off 25 staffers and asked remaining employees to take a pay cut.

ConsenSys ‘Town Hall’ Shows Staff Shaken at Ethereum’s Largest Startup

| Zack Seward and Brady Dale

Chat logs obtained from a ConsenSys town hall last week reveal a mix of shock and support following the company's announced layoffs.

ConsenSys Confirms Layoffs, Projecting 13% of Staff at Startups to Be Cut

| Zack Seward

In a statement shared Thursday, ConsenSys announced that it is letting go 13 percent of its staff.