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Founder of Ethereum and ConsenSys Joe Lubin Joins Board of Directors of Crypto Startup ErisX

Founder of blockchain tech company ConsenSys Joseph Lubin has been appointed to the board of directors of cryptocurrency startup ErisX. The news was revealed in an official press release published Jan. 17.Cryptocurrency exchange ErisX is a reboot of a futures market Eris Exchange, originally established in 2010. In December 2018,

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Crypto Exchange Coinbase Acquires San Francisco-Based Tech Startup Blockspring

Major cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider Coinbase has acquired Andreessen Horowitz-backed tech startup Blockspring. The purchase was revealed in a blog post published Jan. 14.San Francisco-based Blockspring produces tools that enable developers to automatically gather and process information from application programming interfaces (APIs).In 2015, the company raised $3.4 million in

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Major Blockchain Investors Arrington XRP, NEO Global Back DEX-Focused Startup

Decentralized exchange (DEX) aggregator Totle has closed a fresh funding round led by major blockchain investors, according to a blog post from the firm Jan. 14.Arrington XRP, a crypto-focused hedge fund created by TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, alongside top blockchain investment funds NEO Global Capital (NGC) and Goren Holm Ventures,

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Google Reportedly Blacklists ‘Ethereum’ as a Google Ad Keyword, Startup Claims

Google (Alphabet Inc.) has reportedly blacklisted keywords mentioning Ethereum (ETH) on its advertising platform Google Ads, smart contract auditing startup Decenter tweeted on Jan. 10.The official Google Ads account replied to the tweet stating that cryptocurrency exchanges targeting the United States and Japan can be advertised on the platform, and

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ConsenSys Backs Icelandic Startup Co-Founded by Ex-Chair of Country’s Central Bank

Ethereum (ETH) blockchain startup and incubator ConsenSys has participated in a $2 million seed funding round for Iceland-based blockchain startup Monerium, according to a press release from the firm, published Jan. 11. The startup counts the former chairman of Iceland’s central bank among its four founders.The funding round was reportedly

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After Cancelling ICO, Crypto Startup Zwoop Filed for Administration: Report

The board of directors of cryptocurrency and e-commerce startup Zwoop reportedly filed for administration at the end of November last year. The news was revealed in an exclusive article by major United Kingdom-based newspaper The Telegraph, Jan. 11.According to anonymous sources cited in a report by tech news outlet The

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Crypto Startup Ripple Breaches 200 Client Milestone Amid Market Plunge

It goes without saying that the cryptocurrency market downturn of 2018/2019 irked many of this industry’s startups, even those which have established an unquestioned hegemony. An Ethereum Classic development group folded entirely, while Bitmain, ConsenSys, Steemit, Huobi, and ShapeShift most recently were mandated to purge staffers to maintain a sufficient financial

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Crypto Startup CEO: “Gut Feeling” Is That Bitcoin (BTC) Will Fall Under $3,000

Bitcoin Price “Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better” Vinny Lingham, CEO of Civic, a blockchain startup focused on facilitating a so-called “Secure Identity Ecosystem,” recently sat down with CoinTelegraph for the outlet’s “Hodler’s Digest” weekly report. Lingham, a long-time entrepreneur in the nascent crypto industry and a “shark” on South

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