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Startup Backed by Uber Co-Founder Poaches CoinList President Andy Bromberg

CoinList co-founder Andy Bromberg is leaving the token offering platform to helm Eco, a cryptocurrency built to marry savings and spending.“I feel like the past eight years I have been searching nonstop for the thing that’s going to onboard the world to crypto,” Bromberg told CryptoX in a phone call.CoinList

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This Ethereum Startup Is Building a ‘DeFi Firewall’ for Institutional Investors

As decentralized finance (DeFi) balloons to a roughly $10 billion market, infrastructure builders are coming up with ways to reduce the associated risks.Announced Wednesday, wallet and custodial technology provider Trustology has added a “DeFi Firewall” to its suite of institutional-investment tools. The “Firewall” is basically a set of rules or

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IoT Startup Helium Floats New Hardware Device for Mining Its HNT Crypto Tokens

Helium’s plan to create a decentralized wireless network may be about to gain altitude. The company, which aims to create a token-powered wireless network for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, announced Tuesday it’s no longer the sole manufacturer of Helium hotspots, which create the Helium network by mining the project’s HNT

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Startup Behind Siacoin Storage Platform Raises $3M, Rebrands as Skynet Labs

The startup formerly known as Nebulous has raised a $3 million funding round led by Paradigm with participation from Bain Capital Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, A.Capital, Collaborative Fund, Dragonfly Capital Partners, Hack VC, INBlockchain, First Star Ventures and others.  The startup also rebranded, as Skynet Labs, to focus on promoting the

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This Crypto Startup Takes Bitcoin Advocacy to a Whole New Level

Blockstack’s former head of growth, Patrick Stanley, is launching a complementary crypto company of his own, Freehold.  Much like the former Ripple CTO Stefan Thomas who founded Coil to build services related to XRP, Stanley now runs Freehold as an independent company within the token ecosystem related to Blockstack’s namesake cryptocurrency,

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Crypto Esports Startup Unikrn to Pay $6.1M in SEC Settlement Over 2017 ICO

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) settled unregistered securities offering charges against online gaming and gambling platform Unikrn for conducting an initial coin offering (ICO) in 2017. Commissioner Hester M. Peirce, an outspoken advocate for cryptocurrencies, dissented. According to a press release Tuesday, the SEC alleged that between June and

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