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Ethereum Giant ConsenSys Tightens Belt, Will Axe Underperforming Projects

Advertisement Ethereum development studio ConsenSys, the New York-based blockchain startup, is restructuring as part of a move to streamline its business amid the crypto bear market. ConsenSys CEO Joseph Lubin, the co-founder of Ethereum, made the announcement in a company letter. “We must retain, and in some cases regain, the lean and gritty startup mindset that […]

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Ethereum’s Buterin Awared Honorary Doctorate from the University of Basel

Vitalik Buterin has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Basel due to his “outstanding achievements in the fields of cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and the design of institutions.” The Faculty of Business and Economics awarded the doctorate to the 24-year-old. The announcement of Dr Buterin was made on the university’s Twitter page earlier today. It […]

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ConsenSys Leads $2.1 Million Funding Round into Ethereum Hosted Protocol AZTEC

ConsenSys Labs, an Ethereum incubator owned by ConsenSys has led a $ 2.1 million seed investment into AZTEC, a London-based protocol developer, according to its press release sent to CoinJournal. AZTEC is an Ethereum mainnet-hosted protocol that helps to facilitate private transactions on the public blockchain. Founded by Dr. Zachary Williamson and Tom Pocock, AZTEC […]

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ConsenSys Backs $2.1 Million Funding Round for Ethereum Privacy Startup

ConsenSys Labs has led a $ 2.1 million seed round for AZTEC, a startup that’s working to make ethereum transactions private so financial institutions can comfortably use the second-largest blockchain. Announced Thursday, other investors in the round include Entrepreneur First, Samos Investments, Jeffrey Tarrant (Mov37) and Charlie Songhurst. AZTEC, created by the mathematician Tom Pocock […]

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Meet The Man Who’s Building a Commission-Free ‘BitMEX’ [Interview]

Bitcoinist spoke with Adam Todd, CEO of Digitex Futures, a trading platform that aims to become a commission-free, non-custodial ‘BitMEX’ for cryptocurrencies built on Ethereum.  Bitcoinist: What is Digitex Futures? What are you doing that’s different/new? Can you give us your elevator pitch? Adam Todd: Digitex Futures is a commission-free, non-custodial futures exchange. Traders can speculate […]

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Ethereum Futures? Bakkt Hints It’s Open To Altcoins

Intercontinental Exchange’s delayed cryptocurrency “regulated ecosystem” Bakkt is already mulling the future addition of altcoins, the company hinted November 23. Bakkt: We’ll ‘Consider’ Non-Bitcoin Contracts In a tweet, executives said they would take into account “customer feedback” as a major motivating force when deciding which cryptocurrencies to support in addition to Bitcoin. Bakkt had eyed […]