While startups original to the digital economy have grown into established leaders, new innovators continue to push the envelope. Stay tuned here to keep up with the newest and most exciting companies and applications as they emerge.
The Ethereum Foundation has awarded a total of $2.86 million to 20 different projects in Wave IV of its Grant Program.
The move will see the Canadian company align its existing efforts to tokenize gaming platforms with X2 Games’ expertise for game development.
Despite a flurry of media attention surrounding the project, Civil, an Ethereum-based platform aiming to save journalism, can’t seem to get enough buyers for its token.
If approved by regulators, the move could allow Circle to help match investors with fledgling companies trying to raise money via initial coin offerings.
An interview with the new COO of cryptocurrency exchange BitMEX, Angelina Kwan: “It is very exciting time for me to be joining the company.”
Chaum believes that Elixxir could eventually grow into much more than just a cryptocurrency by becoming a fixture in online security frameworks.
Former Chain CEO Adam Ludwin will become Interstellar CEO, while Jed McCaleb takes over as Interstellar CTO.
Spark is a web-based GUI wallet with built-in Electrum software designed for speed, safety and simplicity that utilizes Blockstream’s Lightning implementation c-lightning as its backend.
Origin’s latest offering is positioning itself to challenge encrypted messaging giant Telegram, which, while not decentralized, is widely used within the cryptocurrency community.
Civil wants to create an ad-free, blockchain-based, decentralized marketplace for “sustainable journalism” by directly supporting content creators while fighting “fake news.”
Allowing users to keep control of their cryptocurrency keys in a secure wallet is a crucial consideration at a time when some exchanges are proving to still be vulnerable to hacks.
On August 9, 2018, the Origin team hosted an Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Reddit to discuss their project.
Launched in 2009, the social networking app Foursquare was hailed as providing a cutting-edge approach…
King is focusing his energies as a member of GEAR’s Advisory Board, helping the small startup, still in incubation, to raise funds for the development of green mining technology.
SparkSwap is the first crypto exchange to be built on the Lightning Network. It allows users to trade both bitcoin and altcoins in seconds without depositing assets with a third party.
Adding this sort of multi-crypto trading solution has been a long-term target of ShapeShift’s internal engineering team.
Bodhi, a decentralized prediction market application, has been operating on the Qtum mainnet since April 23, 2018.
Currently for large issuers, it’s a given that you simply have to use investment banks. But assuming regulatory compliance, it doesn’t need to be this way.
Bitcoin payment startup Abra has announced the addition of Visa and Mastercard payment options for buying bitcoin on its platform.
New York realtors looking to avoid hiccups in their commission payouts can now turn to…
Of the 29 firms selected for cohort 4, about a dozen of these companies use distributed ledger technology; others offer services related to cryptocurrency assets.
TaTaTu, a blockchain start-up and entertainment platform, just raised an eye-popping $575 million in its token sale.
“In France, as everywhere in the world, blockchain projects face many uncertainties and complexities, whether financial, legal, or technical. Yet this technology will revolutionize our daily lives.”
Coinbase announced its intention to add Ethereum Classic to its trading platform and then quickly followed with the official opening of their crypto index fund.