• Celo Foundation’s Alliance for Prosperity
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Celo Foundation’s Alliance for Prosperity seeks financial inclusion

    The social impact stablecoin’s 50 supporters will build mobile dApps aimed at bringing cheaper remittances, microloans, and humanitarian aid to the poorest

    Announced on March 11, the 50-member Alliance aims to support the Celo blockchain by building a variety of mobile phone-based financial tools aimed broadly at combating poverty and inequality.

  • People

    Arianna Simpson becomes Andreessen Horowitz’s new deal investor

    The Autonomous Partners founder starts work at the famed VC firm next month

    Andreessen Horowitz (also known as a16z) has a new deal investor.  Arianna Simpson, who is the founder and managing director of crypto hedge fund Autonomous Partners, announced on Twitter Friday that she will be joining the team as of March. 

  • Digital Asset Holdings Founder Eric Saraniecki, CEO of Ripple Brad Garlinghouse, Jeremy Millar, Chief of Staff of Consensys, Jeff Dorman, CIO of Arca (image via Twitter).
    Innovators

    Inside the invite-only Cumberland Global Summit

    We get the goods from crypto’s elite at the year’s most elite conference

    As the crypto business matures, a robust—some would say never-ending—series of industry conferences has arisen to provide reasons for players in the space to gather in person. Perhaps the most elite of these is the yearly Cumberland Global Summit.