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Coindesk Livestreaming Enormous Consensus 2018 New York Conference Now

You can pretend you are there alongside 8000 in-the-flesh attendees and watch live streaming talks at Consensus New York, today through Wednesday, at Coindesk’s live streaming web portal. Coindesk’s 4th annual Consensus conference early this week features more than 250 presenters from private and public… Read More

Vitalik Buterin will Boycott Consensus 2018, Slams CoinDesk

In a series of Tweets, Vitalik Buterin – the creator of Ethereum – said he was boycotting the Consensus conference this year while encouraging others to do the same. At the same time, Buterin hammered CoinDesk calling the site “recklessly complicit in enabling giveaway scams.”… Read More

CoinDesk Korea to Cover Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Sectors with South Korean Hankyoreh Partnership

CoinDesk, Inc, a digital media, events and information services company for the crypto and blockchain community, has partnered with South Korean daily newspaper The Hankyoreh to help launch the new CoinDesk Korea. With the new partnership, The Hankyoreh will translate and distribute CoinDesk’s daily news in Korean,… Read More

New York City Schedules First Ever Blockchain Week for this May

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and CoinDesk have partnered up to sponsor the inaugural Blockchain Week to be held in New York City from May 11-17.  The event is designed to showcase New York as a rising hub for the hot Blockchain sector. The mission… Read More

CoinDesk Revs Up for Blockchain Week New York City

CoinDesk, Inc, a digital media, events and information services company for the crypto and blockchain community, will partner with New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to sponsor “Blockchain Week New York City”, an event which will run from 11- 17 May, showcasing the big… Read More

CoinDesk Researcher Nolan Bauerle Comments on 2017 Q4 & State of Blockchain

  CoinDesk, a leading global digital media company focused on crypto assets and blockchain, released its Q4 State of Blockchain Report, a respected authority on blockchain trends research and analysis. The quarterly report comes on the heels of one of the busiest quarters in the… Read More

Consensus: Invest 2017 – New York City

The digital asset class has boomed into a $100 billion market. 2017 saw investors experience enormous returns. Despite hundreds of digital asset obituaries from the financial press, these assets won’t disappear anytime soon. Many smaller retail investors have taken advantage of this opportunity, but the… Read More

LeoCrowd Responds to Queries on CoinDesk Article Alleging Suspected Pyramid Scheme

Following the publishing of the announcement of, Learning Enterprises Organisation (LEO)’s crowdfunding platform, it was brought to the attention of Crowdfund Insider an article on CoinDesk concerning the company’s founders, Dan Andersson and Atif Kamran, being linked to an alleged pyramid scheme in the past.  CoinDeck’s Pete Rizzo wrote… Read More

Barry Silbert’s Digital Currency Group Acquires CoinDesk

CoinDesk, a bitcoin / cryptocurrency media platform has been acquired by Digital Currency Group.  According to a statement by CoinDesk, the editorial and business teams will merge with DCG’s recently launched events platform while forming a New York based subsidiary focuses on the curation of… Read More

Hong Kong Bitcoin Exchange MyCoin Closes Up Shop; Takes Off with $387 Million

On Monday (February 9th), CoinDesk announced that Hong Kong bitcoin exchange, MyCoin, has allegedly shut down and even took off with as much as $386 million in investor funds. The situation came to light on Friday when nearly 30 people claimed to be victims of the… Read More

USAA Enters Bitcoin Space, Invests in Coinbase’s $75M Series C Funding Round

“USAA’s recent entrance into the bitcoin space may have been driven, in part, by interest in the technology among its own membership,” reported Stan Higgens from CoinDesk.  “The Fortune 500 financial services company, based in Texas, was among a diverse group of investors that took part in… Read More

Japan Based bitFlyer Debuts Bitcoin Crowdfunding Platform fundFlyer

Recently, Japan-based bitcoin market, bitFlyer, launched a new bit coin crowdfunding platform called fundFlyer. According to Coindesk, fundFlyer is similar to other crowdfunding platform but it is taking a significant steps to mainstream bitcoin use in Japan.  One of the fundFlyer’s first projects is from… Read More