This Week in Crypto

Orchid Decentralized VPNs And Following The White Rabbit

Orchid CEO Steven Waterhouse talks about the vulnerabilities of today’s VPNs, the purpose of OXT, and shares his experience with being SIM swapped.


Kyber Network On-Chain Token Swaps And Decentralized Liquidity Pool

Decentralized liquidity, challenges of decentralized exchanges and thoughts on the recent bZx exploit that resulted in a loss of roughly $350k.

Rise of the DAO’s with James Duncan

In this week’s episode, we discuss the history of DAOs, DAO structures, and uses for DAOs in a regulated environment.


Projects Attending ETHDenver 2020

Gitcoin, Maker Foundation, DAOstack, OpenSea, Authereum, DAppNode, Quorum, POAP, Celer, 3Box, Chainlink, Colony, CoinFund, Multicoin Capital, Hashed, Consensys, Singularity University


Jan. 23rd: World Economic Forum Develops CBDC Framework

BitMEX launches an XRP quanto swap, the World Economic Forum develops a CBDC framework, and Amun launches an Inverse Bitcoin ETP.


Jan. 22nd: BCH Fork Will Cut Block Rewards By 12.5 Percent

Bakkt plans to launch a consumer app, bitcoin cash miners plan to roll out a soft fork, and Binance invests in open-data framework provider Numbers.


Jan. 21st: Vodafone Leaves Libra Association To Focus On M-Pesa

Vodafone drops out of the Libra Association, Square Crypto launched a Lightning Development Kit, and Huobi launched a brokerage platform for institutional investors.


Jan. 20th: Australian Regulators Approve Raiz Invest Bitcoin Fund

South Korean regulators review a crypto taxation plan, Raiz Invest was granted approval for a retail bitcoin fund, and a Bitfinex-backed startup yielded $1.4 million in revenue last quarter.


Jan. 17th: KyberSwap Leaves EU Amid 5AMLD Regulations

KyberSwap leaves the EU due to new regulations, Grayscale surpasses $1 billion in total investments, and Libra launches a technical development committee.


Jan. 16th: Gemini Launches “Nakamoto Ltd.” Captive Insurance

Gemini launches an in-house insurance company, former CFTC Chair Giancarlo forms the Digital Dollar Foundation, and Bithumb seeks to nullify a $70 million tax bill.


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