Browsing the "Startups" Tag

Dharma Labs Raises $7 Million From Green Visor, Coinbase and Polychain

| Brady Dale

Offering a trustless lending product that "simply 'can't be evil,'" Dharma Labs just raised $7 million from some big-name investors.

Facebook Beefs Up Its Blockchain Efforts With Startup Hires

| Zack Seward

Facebook appears to be doubling down on its blockchain efforts with the hiring staffers from smart-contract startup Chainspace.

Token Issuers Must Stop Paying for Market Making

| Eric Gravengaard

It's time for the crypto world to adopt the best practices of the traditional public securities exchanges, including rules on ethics and fair dealing.

Pantera, Coinbase Join $4.5 Million Round for Staking-as-a-Service Startup

| Brady Dale

Pantera Capital and Coinbase Ventures have joined a $4.5 million round for Staked, a firm that helps investors back proof-of-stake cryptos.

Crypto Firms Merge to Build Software for Institutional Investors

| Zack Seward

In a bid to provide services for institutional investors, investor tools provider Picks & Shovels is merging with crypto accounting startup…

More Staff Cuts Are Coming at Ethereum Studio ConsenSys

| Zack Seward and Brady Dale

ConsenSys 'spokes' are being offered the option to seek outside funding or accept severance packages, sources tell CoinDesk.

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The Herd and the HODLers: Recovering from Crypto’s Two-Year False Start

| David Nage

Cryptocurrency industry observer David Nage thinks we're in the Friendster/Myspace error of blockchain, but that Facebook isn't too far away.

CoinList Launches Hackathon Series to Spur Crypto Product Launches

| Brady Dale

Under its new "CoinList Build" brand, CoinList will be co-organizing hackathons with protocols that are looking to court developers.

Basis Stablecoin Confirms Shutdown, Blaming ‘Regulatory Constraints’

| Brady Dale

Basis, the most well-funded stablecoin startup, says it couldn't overcome regulatory hurdles and is returning money to its investors.

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The Future of ICOs: In the Hands of Regulators or Innovators?

| William Mougayar

What is the future of initial coin offerings? One of the movements early leaders suggests the market might be at a tipping point.