A Venture Capitalist Who Invests in DeFi

As initial coin offerings and their derivatives continue to fade, venture investment in the space has steadily picked up pace. Cointelegraph sat down with Michael Anderson, co-founder of Framework Ventures, to learn more about his investment philosophy and outlook on the ecosystem. Anderson’s most notable investments are Chainlink (LINK) and Synthetix, both of which grew …

Sandbox Game from Ethereum Sells $206,000 Worth of LAND

A large part of the economy will always remain dependent on gamers. Whether it was parents throwing down $200 for a Nintendo Entertainment System back in the 1980s or millions enticed by freemium models, people around the world are drawn in by addictively fun games. Blockchain-based games like The Sandbox (TSB) are fulfilling these needs …

Under the Justin Sun: A Closer Look at the Tron Empire

Born in China’s Qinghai Province, 29-year-old Justin Sun is the founder and CEO of Tron, one of the largest blockchain networks in the world.  Sun, who holds a master’s degree in East Asian studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor of arts in history from Peking University, launched the Tron Foundation in Singapore …

Coronavirus Spreads and Crypto Rallies, but Not Everything Is Related

Surging crypto rallies and the coronavirus scare — the two phenomena seem to be closely related, according to many. But this particular correlation is not necessarily translating to causation, at least according to some experts. Mati Greenspan, the founder of Quantum Economics, offered his insights regarding the apparent connections between the two events. “So far, …

IOHK Donates $500,000 to University of Wyoming’s Blockchain Lab

IOHK, the software company behind Cardano, announced on Feb. 14 a donation of $500,000 in Cardano (ADA) to support and develop the University of Wyoming’s (UW) Blockchain Research and Development Lab. Professor James Caldwell, Assistant Professor Mike Borowczak and Philip Schlump will co-direct the Advanced Blockchain Research and Development Lab. Professor Borowczak told Cointelegprah that …

Bitcoin Tweets Reach 2-Year High as $10K Fuels Google Interest Surge

Bitcoin (BTC) hitting $10,000 catapulted it back into mainstream consciousness — but internet consumers were paying attention before, data shows. Statistics from monitoring resource Bitinfocharts reveal that in early February, mentions of Bitcoin on Twitter alone spiked to two-year highs. 75,000 Bitcoin tweets per day At the time, BTC/USD traded at around $9,400, having reached …