• A local crypto exchange founder says traders are clamoring for USDT. Wealthy Ukrainians, at least those who have not fled the country, are looking to cryptocurrencies as a safe haven for their assets as the Russian-Ukraine conflict heats up. However, there’s a limited supply of Tether’s USDT dollar-linked stablecoins, and that limit has pushed up […]

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  • The Series A was co-led by Solana Ventures and Jump Crypto. Slope Finance, the startup behind a digital wallet for the Solana blockchain, has closed an $8 million Series A funding round co-led by Solana Ventures and Jump Crypto. Slope management told CoinDesk the funds will help expand the team in the U.S., where Slope launched its […]

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  • Relocating to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes is simpatico with crypto’s goals. Both are attempts to outrun the state and build an alternative system. Andrew Keys’ last half-hour reverse commute from Manhattan to ConsenSys’ office in Brooklyn, N.Y., was a meditative experience. The founding father of the Ethereum blockchain daydreamed ways blockchain could improve the […]

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