Craig Russo

Craig Russo
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Ex-UBS Bankers to Launch Swiss Crypto Bank With $104 Million in Funding

Several former UBS bankers have come together to raise more than $100 million to create Seba, a new cryptocurrency bank that is pursuing a banking lic...

Pornhub: Less Than 1% of Subscribers Pay in Crypto

Pornhub, the largest porn site on the internet, made headlines last April for announcing that it would begin accepting select altcoins as a form of pa...

Coinbase and a16z-Backed Compound Launches Platform for Shorting Cryptocurrencies

San Francisco-based startup Compound announced this week that its platform, which allows individuals and institutions to earn interest on their crypto...

Barclays’ Lead Crypto Banker Departs, Leaving the Trading Desk Project in Question

The ongoing traditional financial institution talent exodus continues, as the managing director of the cryptocurrency project at Barclays (BCS), the B...
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Blok.Party Raises $10 Million, Plans Ethereum Blockchain Version of ‘Settlers of Catan’

Blok.Party, the company behind the upcoming PlayTable game console, has reportedly closed a $10 million venture round led by crypto fund JRR Capital a...

Leading Crypto Hedge Fund to Focus on Asia Following SEC Confusion

Arrington XRP Capital, an XRP-denominated crypto hedge fund led by prominent tech figure Michael Arrington, will now focus its attention on investment...

Tech in Asia Consolidates Operations After Cancelling Its ICO

Tech in Asia, a Singapore-based tech media and event startup founded in 2011, has reportedly fired one-third of its staff after failing to raise capit...

Tom Lee Sees Capitulation in Ethereum (ETH), Strong Rally to Follow

In what is now seemingly a weekly occurrence, Tom Lee, the co-founder of market strategy firm Fundstrat Global and serial CNBC guest, has made another...

Kraken Lists Cardano (ADA) and Qtum (QTUM)

San Francisco-based crypto exchange Kraken will list both Cardano (ADA), a leading blockchain platform for building decentralized applications, and Qu...

Bloomberg: RIG Trend Lines Indicate Bitcoin May See a Multi-Week Bull Run

Leading financial news outlet Bloomberg, which is well-regarded for both its fundamental and technical analysis across markets, believes that one tech...