• Avanti unveils advisors
    Cryptocurrencies,  People

    ‘A new type of bank’: Avanti Financial Group moves forward

    With a trio of influential advisors and an oversubscribed angel funding round, the Wyoming-based financial group is vowing ‘to serve the digital asset industry by offering solutions that can only be provided in the U.S. by a regulated bank’

    Wall Street veteran turned Wyoming Blockchain Coalition co-founder Caitlin Long’s fledgling digital asset-focused bank has enlisted a veteran cryptographer, and experienced regulator and Fidelity Digital Assets’ lead blockchain architect.

  • Craig Wright Dave Kleiman death
    Bitcoin,  People

    EXCLUSIVE: Cocaine, benzos, booze and a bullet hole—the mysterious, tragic death of the man Craig Wright says helped him create Bitcoin

    With a $10 billion lawsuit looming, we asked a medical professional to look at Dave Kleiman’s autopsy in order to shed light on moves by Wright’s legal team to paint his friend and partner as too ill and drugged up to code the first cryptocurrency

    Kleiman’s death is at the heart of the $10 billion bitcoin lawsuit that will likely prove once and for all if nChain chief scientist and Bitcoin SV creator Craig Wright is also Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, as he claims. The vast majority of the cryptocurrency industry considers Wright a liar.

  • Crypto donation platform launch
    Education,  People

    Crypto donation platform seeks to help charities regain trust, boost funds, attract young donors

    GiveSafely.io aims to entice younger consumers to start donating—spurred on by research suggesting they’re more open to being approached by good causes

    A big challenge that’s often associated with charitable giving lies in how well-intentioned consumers can end up being bombarded with calls and emails afterward. GiveSafely.io aims to change this by ensuring their data is secured on the Ardor blockchain—and confidential information is only passed on with the donor’s consent.

  • Craig Wright commit suicide
    Bitcoin,  People

    Did Craig Wright try to commit suicide with a Japanese katana?

    A witness in the ongoing lawsuit over the $10 billion in bitcoin Wright says he mined as Satoshi Nakamoto testified that a failed attempt to prove that claim led to a suicide attempt

    Shortly after the failed BBC demonstration that if successful would have proved Craig Wright is Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, software developer Gavin Andreson received an email. “All Stop. Craig has just tried to injure himself and is bleeding badly in the washroom,” it read.