Startup Bringing Blockchain Privacy to Central Banks Wins $15 Million Funding

Blockchain startup Adhara, which boasts a stellar line-up of former banking innovators, has secured $15 million in new funding from Consensys, the ethereum...

PBoC’s Digital Currency Chief Departs to Lead Securities Clearing House

The former architect of China's central bank digital currency (CBDC) initiative has left the position to head the country's central securities clearing house. Yao...

Blockchain Refresh: Why KPMG’s New Strategy Focuses on Customs

KPMG has decided to "refresh" its distributed ledger technology (DLT) strategy, according to new U.S. blockchain lead Arun Ghosh, who took over the...

Crypto Reckoning? Industry Vets Strike Humble Tone in San Francisco

Many at San Francisco Blockchain Week 2018 are warily reflecting on the lessons of the 2017 token sale boom, the pride that came...

North Dakota Securities Regulator Issues Cease and Desists Against 3 ICOs

North Dakota's securities watchdog is again taking action against ICO projects it alleges are operating illegally in the state. On Thursday, Karen Tyler, commissioner...

Blockchain Startup Blockstack Unveils Plan to Decentralize Itself

Web 3.0 developer Blockstack has rolled out out a roadmap to decentralize its structure on Friday, announcing its plan to develop a number...

CFTC Chair Giancarlo Says Institutional Investors Will Help Crypto ‘Mature’

An influx of institutional investors to the cryptocurrency markets may help the space "mature," U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair J. Christopher Giancarlo...

Microsoft Is Pushing New Blockchain ID Products (But There’s Pushback, Too)

Microsoft is moving to turn blockchain-based decentralized identity from a lofty aspiration into a business line. In a white paper posted this week, the software...

Former Trump Advisor Gary Cohn Joins Blockchain Startup

Gary Cohn, a former chief economic advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, has just joined a blockchain startup. Spring Labs, a firm developing a...

Coinbase Confirms Shutdown of Crypto Index Fund Product

Crypto exchange Coinbase is shutting down its institutional-investor focused index fund product, a spokesperson told CoinDesk. A Coinbase spokesperson told CoinDesk that the Coinbase...

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