Telegram Investor Documents Say BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse Helped Process $1.7B ICO

A bunch of smaller investors were approved to get in via a California-based fund managed by Elysium Ventures, the messages show. The list includes tech industry celebrities such as WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg, Foursquare co-founder Naveen Selvadurai, co-founder and CEO of Yelp Jeremy Stoppelman, True Ventures partner Om Malik, former TechCrunch co-editor-in-chief Alexia Bonatsos (who […]

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China’s Internet Firewall Has Blocked Access to Ethereum Block Explorer Etherscan.io

“This is another instance of friction between the decentralized and immutable technology of blockchain and the tightly controlled, centralized government of China,” said Matthew Graham, CEO of blockchain investment firm Sino Global Capital. “We should expect additional problems like these in the future as blockchain is integrated further into the Chinese economy and daily life.”

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The SEC Has a New Chief Crypto Cop

Joining the SEC as a staff attorney in 2010, Littman rose in the ranks to become a senior advisor to SEC Chairman Jay Clayton in the summer of 2017. In that role, she has advised Clayton on regulatory and policy relating to cryptocurrencies and digital assets, as well as international affairs, trading and markets, the […]

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