Smart Contracts for Bitcoin? Lightning’s Tadge Dryja Is Working on It
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Smart Contracts for Bitcoin? Lightning’s Tadge Dryja Is Working on It

In the race to build public blockchains empowered with self-executing code, at least two competing philosophies…

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Bitcoin’s Price Surge is Making Hobby Mining Profitable Again
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Bitcoin’s Price Surge is Making Hobby Mining Profitable Again

Roque Solis never imagined the bitcoin mining equipment he bought in February would have already paid…

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Ethereum Traders File Class Action Lawsuit Over Kraken Flash Crash
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Ethereum Traders File Class Action Lawsuit Over Kraken Flash Crash

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against cryptocurrency exchange startup Kraken over issues stemming from…

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ICOs, Dumb Money and Ethereum’s (Eth)ical Dilemma
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ICOs, Dumb Money and Ethereum’s (Eth)ical Dilemma

Matt Prusak is a Schwarzman Scholar at Tsinghua University in Beijing City, China; the business…

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Pot-Friendly Bitcoin Startup Raises $1.5 Million
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Pot-Friendly Bitcoin Startup Raises $1.5 Million

POSaBIT, a Seattle-based digital currency payments startup with a focus on serving legal cannabis outlets,…

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CFTC Chief Asks Congress for More Money to Oversee Blockchain
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CFTC Chief Asks Congress for More Money to Oversee Blockchain

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has cited the advance of technologies like blockchain in…

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World Economic Forum Publishes Blockchain Governance Taxonomy
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World Economic Forum Publishes Blockchain Governance Taxonomy

he World Economic Forum has published a detailed white paper arguing that blockchain stakeholders should…

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Silicon Valley Accelerator 500 Startups Isn’t Backing ICOs – Yet
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Silicon Valley Accelerator 500 Startups Isn’t Backing ICOs – Yet

Long known for backing exciting early-stage investments, the absence of 500 Startups from the nascent…

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Pantera Capital to Raise $100 Million in Investment for ICO Hedge Fund
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Pantera Capital to Raise $100 Million in Investment for ICO Hedge Fund

The $600m market for initial coin offerings may soon be set to expand. Announced today,…

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ICOs: Why There’s More Than One Way
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ICOs: Why There’s More Than One Way

Pascal Leblanc is a distributed ledger technology strategic advisor for financial services clients at global professional…

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EOS: Unpacking the Big Promises Behind a Possible Blockchain Contender
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EOS: Unpacking the Big Promises Behind a Possible Blockchain Contender

It’s no secret blockchain is a land of extraordinary claims. Complicating matters, though, is even…

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Top Secret? Bitcoin Scaling Plan Segwit2x Leaves More Questions Than Answers
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Top Secret? Bitcoin Scaling Plan Segwit2x Leaves More Questions Than Answers

After years of debate, the Segwit2x scaling proposal looks like it could play a role in –…

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Cryptocurrency: How We Hook the Masses
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Cryptocurrency: How We Hook the Masses

Rich Svinkin is the CEO of Jaywalk.me, a startup that motivates increased physical activity with…

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Blockchain in France: A Primer on an Emerging Market
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Blockchain in France: A Primer on an Emerging Market

Alexandre Stachtchenko is co-founder of Blockchain Partner and president of an association created by the merger of two…

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Banking and Blockchain: Why We Need an AML/KYC Safe Harbor
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Banking and Blockchain: Why We Need an AML/KYC Safe Harbor

Steven Hopkins is chief operating officer and general counsel of Medici Ventures, an Overstock subsidiary…

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