Tech giant IBM and the venture arm of telecoms conglomerate Comcast are backing an investment fund focused on scaling early stage startups that help enterprises use blockchain technology. MState, a startup accelerator, aims to invest in blockchain startups globally and ultimately connect them with Fortune 500 customers, co-founder Rob Bailey...
An Indian lawyer has filed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to force action on the regulation of cryptocurrencies in the country. Bivas Chatterjee, a Kolkata-based advocate who also serves as the state government's nodal officer for cyber crime cases, filed the PIL at the city's high court Friday, demanding...
David Silver is the founder of Silver Miller, one of the preeminent plaintiffs' law firms in crypto litigation. Silver Miller prosecutes cases against wayward cryptocurrency exchanges and misleadingly presented crypto-investment offerings. The firm is focused on representing victims of financial fraud. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk's 2017 in Review. "You take the...
Brendan Bernstein is a founding member of Tetras Capital Partners, LLC, an investment manager focused on investing in cryptocurrencies and blockchain assets. The crypto market moves in cycles – and understanding these cycles is key to profiting, managing risk and keeping sane. Howard Marks describes two ways to profit from markets:...
There's never enough eyes out there looking for threats against internet users. Take the recently disclosed Specter and Meltdown processor vulnerabilities, which showed how threats can linger for years undetected. Though as much as such giant engineering failures get attention, each of us is more likely to be hit by...
Bradley Miles and Sid Kalla are the co-founders of Turing Group, an incubation and advisory firm focused on token protocol design and the ICO sales process. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk's 2017 in Review. If 2017 has taught us anything, it's that there's no shortage of...
Bradley Tusk is the founder and CEO of Tusk Ventures, which works with a variety of startups in regulated industries and has holdings in Coinbase and Ripple. Everyone saw this coming. The New York Times reports that both the Russian and Venezuelan governments are trying to evade U.S. sanctions...
Joshua Ashley Klayman is co-head of global law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP 's Blockchain + Smart Contracts Group and chairs the Wall Street Blockchain Alliance Legal Working Group. The following article is an exclusive contribution to CoinDesk's 2017 in Review, and represents the author's personal views, not necessarily those...
Chris Brookins is the founder of Pugilist Ventures, a blockchain and fintech focused venture capital firm. The author invests in cryptocurrencies and has a position in XRP. It's no secret the crypto space is in a speculative "frothy" frenzy currently. Under these circumstances, fundamental analysis becomes less important. Speculators are trading...
Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month.The Bank of England has decided it will not launch its own cryptocurrency due to its possible impact on the financial system, according to FT Advisor. The bank began researching cryptocurrencies in 2015 and was considering...