• 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.

  • 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.

  • Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal (via Bloomberg.com)
    Media

    Bloomberg host hilariously tears into blockchain fans, gets blocked on Twitter by CEO

    Joe Weisenthal ridicules investor Naval Ravikant and other blockchain enthusiasts in a tweetstorm

    Don’t expect AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant to appear on Bloomberg’s “What’d You Miss?” any time soon. That’s because the show’s co-host, Joe Weisenthal, took to Twitter to rip into Ravikant’s lofty pronouncements about blockchain technology. Here’s how it went down: It all began in Sunday morning from a tweet by from Shane Parish, the founder of something called Farnam Street. For those unfamiliar with it (we were on that list), the site’s “About” section says: “We address such topics as mental models, decision making, learning, reading, and the art of living.” According to Parish, he has “helped millions of people master the best of what other people have already figured…

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