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Syndicate raises ‘informal’ round from over 50 partners to bring DAOs to the masses

Web3 startup Syndicate‘s goal is to demystify the DAO (decentralized autonomous organization). Its “Web3 Investment Clubs” product, which TechCrunch covered in January, lets users sp

Ukraine’s president signs law to legalize crypto as digital donations roll in

A month ago, Ukraine’s parliament passed a bill to legalize cryptocurrency, preparing a framework for the regulation and management of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. Today, the coun

Binance begins to restrict US users ahead of regulatory-compliant exchange launch

The world’s largest crypto exchange is going legit. Binance, which processes more than $1 billion on a daily basis and for so long has embodied crypto’s Wild West culture, announced that i

NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M

Venture capitalists remain bullish on Bitcoin and its underlying technology despite sinking crypto prices.

As Bitcoin sinks, industry startups are forced to cut back

Bitmain, Huobi, ConsenSys and Steemit are among the cryptocurrency startups to complete layoffs in the last month.

More than half of crypto news sites are pay-for-play

In a clever bit of sleuthing by Corin Faife at Breaker, we find that over half of the most popular crypto blogs offer pay-for-play posts including “CEO interviews” that are not labelled as

As Tether flails, cryptocurrency exchanges launch rival stablecoins

The promise of Tether, the digital currency pegged 1:1 to the US dollar, was that it could provide the benefits of a cryptocurrency while providing a fiat -backed peg against price fluctuations. But t

Crypto giant Binance looks to the future with fiat trading and a decentralized exchange

Binance, the one-year-old startup that appeared from nowhere to become the world’s top crypto exchange, is making major moves as it enters the next phase of its business. That includes a plan to

Bitcoin price falls but doesn’t flatline

Those not looking at the Bitcoin markets lately will either gasp or smile. Bitcoin, down from its all time high of around $19,000, is now floating at $6,785 as of this writing. To many this means that

Why is bitcoin’s price so high?

Bitcoin’s price has risen stratospherically, a fact that leaves many minor players in the market with massive gains and many bigger players millionaires. But is this a bubble? Are the gains real

ICO funding hit a record $800 million in Q2 2017

If a ban initiated by China’s central bank this week marks an end to the first era of ICOs — the early gold rush before the regulators arrive —┬áthen Q2 2017 may turn out to be a pea

Bitcoin surges past $650 as Brexit result sends UK Pound tumbling to 30-year low

The global finance markets are slipping on Friday after the UK public voted to leave the EU, but there is one currency that is reveling in the uncertainty of the Brexit result: bitcoin.

CoinDesk Gets Acquired By Digital Currency Group

CoinDesk, one of the leading bitcoin news sites,┬áhas been acquired by Digital Currency Group according to a post on the company’s site. A source close to CoinDesk tells TechCrunch the price of

The Bitcoin Rally Is Real

Strap in, friends, bitcoin is back. After spending most of the year in something approaching the doldrums, the cryptocurrency is enjoying a strong price rally, pushing it to its highest value of 2015.

Bitcoin’s Q1: Record VC Investment, Falling Prices, And Slow Consumer Adoption

The bitcoin-watching news service CoinDesk recently released its first quarter look into the cryptocurrency’s performance during the opening months of 2015. Mostly the data is net positive, show

The Future Of Bitcoin Will Depend On Upcoming Startups, Regulatory Issues And China

Today at Disrupt Europe in Berlin, a few major Bitcoin actors in the European Bitcoin community took the stage to share their thoughts about the future of Bitcoin. Michael Jackson (Mangrove Capital Pa