• Paradigm launches anonymous OTC trades
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Crypto trading service Paradigm launches anonymous OTC trades

    Paradigm’s multi-dealer request for quote system lets crypto customers anonymously ask for buy and sell prices, then automatically execute a trade

    By simultaneously and anonymously—if desired—requesting both the best bid and offer prices available for a particular cryptocurrency, Paradigm eliminates manual negotiations and allows its large clients to make trades without “revealing their trade direction,” the company said.

  • 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.

  • “How is Blockchain Technology Evolving?” at MIT Media Lab's The Business of Blockchain conference on May 2, 2019 (Photo by Leo Jakobson of Modern Consensus).
    Technology

    Enterprise blockchain’s biggest challenge: getting competitors to work together

    At MIT’s Business of Blockchain conference, a panel called corporate social problems the biggest barrier to permissionless blockchain adoption

    Businesses that can’t learn to play nice with each other will be left behind by the blockchain revolution. That was the message of a panel on “How is Blockchain Technology Evolving?” at MIT Media Lab's day-long look at The Business of Blockchain on May 2. The event attracted companies like small blockchain startups, major consulting firms, and multinationals at the top of the Fortune 500.