Andreessen Horowitz Launches Crypto Startup School

Andreessen Horowitz is once again expanding its involvement in the crypto scene. The Silicon Valley VC firm is launching a free startup school for cryptocurrency and blockchain entrepreneurs. Silicon Valley Firm Expands Crypto Involvement The company announced the launch of…

Cryptocurrency Startup Has Just Released a Zero-Fee Crypto to Debit Card

One of the biggest consumer adoption hurdles for crypto has been the inability for users to easily use crypto, whether as a means of payment or as currency. Paying in crypto largely depends on the merchant being able to accept…

How a Crypto Startup Escaped With a Comical Fine After Illegal $4 Billion ICO

Block.one – the company behind cryptocurrency EOS – was slapped with a $24 million fine this week, pertaining to its initial coin offering (ICO) back in 2017. That might sound harsh, but it’s a tiny penalty. A drop in the…

Binance IEO Coins S*!t The Bed, Market Cap Isn’t Startup Success

The peanut gallery went wild, taking every opportunity to eat projects alive as their market caps slid into the red throughout 2018. This consistent downtrend in sentiment led to even greater bleeding. Now IEOs from Binance Launchpad…

Mark Cuban Pours a Cool $1M into AI Startup Protecting Syrian Civilians

Published: 24/06/2019 20:15 ET. Journalist: Billionaire Mark Cuban is often the guy on “Shark Tank” who graciously declines to make an investment into one of the hopeful entrepreneurs pitching to him and a panel of investors. He’s also backed some…

William Shatner’s Crypto Startup Helps You Digitize Precious Items

By CCN Markets: William Shatner has been dealing in virtual currency since 1966 when he began starring as Captain Kirk on Star Trek. Now he’s heading his own start-up, Third Millenia, which will help people use the Mattereum protocol. Mattereum…

Brad Pitt in Elon Musk-Like Move Backs Nuclear Power Startup

By CCN Markets: Hollywood movie star Brad Pitt has reportedly invested in a “cold fusion” startup dubbed Industrial Heat, The Financial Times reports. Joining him for the capital venture into futuristic clean energy are Laurene Powell Jobs and English fund…

‘Most Ambitious’ Blockchain Startup Since Ethereum Raises $15 Million

By CCN Markets: A blockchain project called Helium has raised $15 million in a round led by enthusiastic technology investors like Multicoin Capital and Google (via venture fund GV). Multicoin wrote a passionate blog post, praising the project as one…

‘Most Ambitious’ Blockchain Startup Since Ethereum Raises $15 Million

By CCN Markets: A blockchain project called Helium has raised $15 million in a round led by enthusiastic technology investors like Multicoin Capital and Google (via venture fund GV). Multicoin wrote a passionate blog post, praising the project as one…

This Crypto Startup Hacks Its Own Users’ Wallets to Rescue $13 Million

By CCN: Better the thief you know than the one you don’t. Cryptocurrency platform Komodo has had to hack its users after discovering a serious security flaw in one of its wallets. According to a press statement by the blockchain…