Craig Russo

Craig Russo
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Menlo Ventures Leads $40 Million Series B Investment in Bitpay, a Coinbase Competitor

Global bitcoin payment service provider, Bitpay, has announced the closing of a $40 million Series B investment, led by Silicon Valley investment jugg...

Request Network: A Secure Decentralized Payment Platform

Blockchain technology has the potential to disrupt a number of industries, but few as pervasive the as the payment industry. Mobile peer-to-peer (P2P)...

Bancor: An Autonomous Liquidity Mechanism for ERC20 Tokens

In many respects, the value of a cryptocurrency is drawn from its ability to effectively interact in the global ecosystem. Built into that is the coin...

Crypto Week in Review 3/30/2018: Markets Dive Despite Bullish Announcements

It's been a tough week for cryptocurrency investors, as the price of bitcoin and Ethereum fell below $7,000 and $400, respectively. This sell-off has ...

SALT: Leverage Your Blockchain Assets to Secure Cash Loans

Lending is a hot area in fintech right now, with many different startups hoping to disrupt traditional financial institution lending programs through ...

Basic Attention Token: Blockchain-Based Digital Advertising

There's no question that digital advertising is broken. Advertisers and publishers both agree that the current models, which are largely dominated by ...

Blind Survey: 31% of Tech Workers Delete Facebook Accounts Following Data Scandal

The recent Facebook data scandal, where 50 million users potentially had their private data passed along to Cambridge Analytica and used for political...

Ark: An Ecosystem of Linked Blockchains

Cryptocurrency projects are known to tout a lot of 'potential' applications of their technologies, with relatively little to show for all the talk. Si...

Ripple Donates $29 Million of XRP to Public Schools

High profile cryptocurrency project Ripple has announced a $29 million donation of its own digital currency XRP to support public schools across the U...

Decred: A Hybrid PoS/PoW Cryptocurrency Reinventing Governance

Governance is a complex area for many cryptocurrency projects, and the overarching idea has been the subject of much debate, especially among the Bitc...