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A Protocol for Issuing Tokens Launches on Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

| Leigh Cuen

The first protocol for issuing tokens via bitcoin’s lightning network is aimed to rival ethereum's ERC-20. But that's a tall order.

NEO Releases Detailed Financials Ahead of Cryptocurrency Relaunch

| Leigh Cuen

Many of the companies associated with NEO have proven to be a lucrative boon for token cofounders Erik Zhang and Da Hongfei.

How MakerDAO Works: A Video Explainer

| Bailey Reutzel, Christine Kim and Brady Dale

The most popular decentralized finance application on ethereum, MakerDAO, was built to keep a stablecoin's price stable. Under the hood, it's quite…

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Bahamas Securities Regulator Proposes Rules for Token Sales

| Anna Baydakova

The Securities Commission of the Bahamas is pushing for a new token framework to draw blockchain businesses to the island nation.

Nym Technologies Raises $2.5 Million to Anonymize Crypto Apps

| Leigh Cuen

This startup is betting tokens can help incentivize privacy infrastructure across the internet.

Buffet Calls Bitcoin a ‘Gambling Device’

| John Biggs

Warren Buffet told reporters at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska that he still couldn't support bitcoin.

Foam Turns to Token Grants to Build Out Decentralized Mapping Platform

| Leigh Cuen

Following a $16.5 million token sale, geolocation startup Foam may have found a token-curated registry model that works.

SIX Stock Exchange May Issue Its Own Token, Says Exec

| Yogita Khatri

Swiss stock exchange SIX could issue a token on its planned digital assets exchange in 2020, according to its head of securities and exchanges.

‘Not a White Paper’: Marketing Document Details $1 Billion Bitfinex Token Sale

| Pete Rizzo

New details are emerging about a planned $1 billion token sale to be held by iFinex, the parent company of Bitfinex and Tether, two cryptocurrency…

A Visual Guide to the Hot, New Crypto Fundraising Mechanism – the IEO

| Evan Engel and Leigh Cuen

The ICO market might have cooled, but there's still fundraising going on in the blockchain space – it's now being done through the IEO, or initial…