Browsing the "ShapeShift" Tag

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.

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Calls Money Laundering Claims ‘Deceptive’

| Nikhilesh De

ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees condemned a Wall Street Journal investigation claiming the exchange laundered money as being "inaccurate."

WSJ Investigation Alleges $88 Million Laundered Through 46 Crypto Exchanges

| Nikhilesh De

The Wall Street Journal claimed Friday that 46 crypto exchanges were used to launder nearly $90 million – with $9 million going through ShapeShift.

Regulators Land Punches, But There’s a Long Fight Over Crypto Ahead

| Michael J Casey

From ShapeShift's capitulation to KYC to the New York Attorney General's critical look at exchanges, officialdom is striking heavy blows. Stay tuned.

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift’s CEO Says Move to Collect IDs Was ‘Proactive’

| Marc Hochstein

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.

Crypto Exchange ShapeShift Is Moving Away From Its No-Account Model

| Nikhilesh De

Crypto exchange ShapeShift is launching a membership program for its users. While voluntary at first, it will soon become a mandatory feature.

ShapeShift Acquires Tool That Quickly Swaps Bitcoin for Other Cryptos

| Nikhilesh De

Cryptocurrency asset company ShapeShift has acquired blockchain startup Bitfract, the firms announced Wednesday.

‘BitLicense Refugees’: ShapeShift, Kraken Talk Escape from New York

| Marc Hochstein

Jesse Powell and Erik Voorhees delivered red-meat rhetoric but also made subtler points about New York's cryptocurrency regulations at Consensus 2018.

Two Big Crypto Startups Are Out to Build One Universal Wallet

| Leigh Cuen

The two startups are offering developers $50,000 to build a wallet that would support almost any token, even those that haven’t been created yet.

Video: How ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees Makes Sense of Crypto Assets

| Pete Rizzo

Think all crypto assets are cryptocurrencies? ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees breaks down how he sees the evolving taxonomy of the blockchain industry.