Tag Archives: Startups

13Aug/19

Coinbase Backs $4.3 Million Raise for New Crypto Derivatives Exchange

A new cryptocurrency derivatives exchange that hasn’t yet launched has already won backing from major investors including Coinbase. Called Blade, the exchange platform is planning to go live in a few weeksRead More…

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27Jul/19

Binance Exchange’s Charity Falling Short of Transparency Goals

The Takeaway: The charity arm of Binance was reportedly financed late last year by donations of at least $13 million. A company spokesperson said, “the donated amount does not include the totalRead More…

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16Jul/19

Polkadot Tokens Valued at $75 Pre-Launch in Crypto ‘Futures’ Offering

Say hello to the IFO. The cryptocurrency futures exchange CoinFLEX, backed by Polychain Capital and investor Roger Ver, will launch its first initial futures offering (IFO) this week. “This is the firstRead More…

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20Jun/19

Lightning Labs Mobile App Gets 2,000 Downloads in 24 Hours

San Francisco-based Lightning Labs, focused on a layered scaling solution for bitcoin, released its first mobile app on Wednesday. According to Lightning Labs application developer Tankred Hase, roughly 2,000 users downloaded theRead More…

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03Jun/19

Anti-Patent Troll Consortium Is Recruiting Blockchain Startups

Three blockchain technology companies have joined a multi-industry consortium dedicated to protecting members against the threat of patent assertion entities (PAEs) – more commonly known as patent trolls. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk,Read More…

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