• CBInsights funding crypto blockchain fell 30%
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Funding for crypto and blockchain projects fell 30% last year, report finds

    It isn’t all bad news, according to CBInsights. Projects haven’t dried up entirely, it’s just that each of them is receiving less financing on average

    The CBInsights’ Blockchain Report 2020 reveals that, despite the substantial decline in funding dollars, the number of deals backed by venture capital firms was relatively steady—falling just 2% year on year. To cut a long story short, projects haven’t dried up entirely… it’s just that each of them is receiving less financing on average.

  • 2020 100 Most influential People in Crypto v5
    Crypto Power Lists,  People

    The Modern Consensus 100 Most Influential People in Crypto 2020

    The individuals moving, shaking, and shaping cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology right now

    Coming up with a list of the 100 most influential people in crypto and blockchain is hard in any year. But doing it in 2020 is particularly rough. That’s because the industry didn’t just advance last year, it went mainstream. And that makes “influence” a lot harder to define.

  • Bison Trails' Aaron Henshaw and Joe Lallouz (Photo: Bison Trails).
    People,  Technology

    Libra-member Bison Trails scores $25 million from Silicon Valley heavy hitters

    Blockchain Capital leads Series A round, explains in exclusive interview why they’re banking on Aaron Henshaw and Joe Lallouz

    Libra Association founding member Bison Trails has raised $25.5 million to expand its business of providing the digital infrastructure on which blockchains rely.

  • Tether

    NYAG ridicules Bitfinex, Tether court cost claims

    The companies already spent $500,000 fending off New York Attorney General Letitia James’ accusations of fraud and securities law violations

    New York State Attorney General Letitia James’s office called shenanigans yesterday on Bitfinex and Tether’s argument that it could spend $5 million defending itself from accusations of fraud.