This Week in Crypto


Things You Should Know About 2020 Crypto Tax Filing

IRS letter 6173, the new virtual currency question on IRS 1040, and things you should know about crypto taxes for the 2019 tax year.


Mar. 6th: SXSW Cancelled And Bitcoin 2020 Postponed Due To Coronavirus

SXSW is cancelled and Bitcoin 2020 is postponed due to coronavirus, and Minnesota lawmakers are seeking to outlaw campaign contributions in the form of cryptocurrency.


Mar. 5th: Crypto Fund Hack Results In Massive Data Leak

South Korean lawmakers amend the Financial Information Act, a crypto fund hack results in a massive data leak, and Square Crypto awards grants to bitcoin developers.


Mar. 4th: India Lifts Ban On Cryptocurrency Trading

The Supreme Court of India lifts a cryptocurrency ban, ConsenSys and EY launch enterprise-targeted Baseline Protocol, and HTC announces a new 5G blockchain router.


Celer Network Off-Chain Layer-2 Scaling

Celer Network is a leading layer-2 scaling platform that enables fast, easy and secure off-chain transactions for not only payment transactions, but also generalized off-chain smart contracts.


Scaling Smart Contract Blockchains with SKALE

SKALE acts as a middle-ware layer which provides high-speed consensus and empowers dApps to run smart contracts at the rate of millions per second on platforms such as Ethereum, EOS, and other Smart Contract Blockchain platforms.


RADAR NodeOps, P2P Trading, and Atomic Swaps

RADAR is building products for access to financial infrastructure. Its REDSHIFT product bridges payments between the Bitcoin Lightning Network and Ethereum.


3Box Shared Backend Platform For Web3 Applications

3Box is an open-source data storage solution for web3 that allows end-users to manage their public and private information on the decentralized web.


Aave Flash Loans And Lending Protocol

Aave is an Open Source and Non-Custodial protocol to earn interest on deposits and borrow assets with a variable or stable interest rate. Aave Founder Stani Kulechov joins us to discuss the Aave lending protocol, risk assessment framework, and flash loans.


Gasless Ethereum Transactions With Biconomy Relayer Network

Biconomy is a relayer infrastructure network and transaction platform that enables developers to build applications easily and reduce friction between applications built on the blockchain and end-users.


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