Michael del Castillo

ARTICLES

6 days ago

Despite Crypto Depression, M&A Deals Set New Record

A record $559 million worth of cryptocurrency-related mergers and acquisitions deals took place in the United States in 2018, according to data provided to Forbes.
1 week ago

Navigating Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP: How Google Is Quietly Making Blockchains Searchable

When it comes to cloud computing, Google is far behind Amazon and Microsoft. But the tech giant is planning to catch up. 
2 weeks ago

Nasdaq Is Now Working With 7 Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Cryptocurrency exchanges that want to use Nasdaq’s proprietary surveillance technology need to have more than money.
1 month ago

Blockchain’s Moveable Feast: How The Tech Is Changing The Way We Eat

The abstract world of blockchain gets a whole lot more accessible as soon as you start talking about food.  Forbes decided to put blockchain to a tangible taste test.
2 months ago

Crypto's Top Funded Startup Shutters Operations Following SEC Concerns

For a startup that captured widespread attention for its promise to launch a new cryptocurrency designed from the ground up to serve anyone around the world with unreliable central banks, the...
6 months ago

BNY Mellon Boss Moves To Coinbase To Lead Push Into Cryptocurrency Custody

Coinbase’s new chief compliance officer, Jeff Horowitz, just finished his first day on the job. The former managing director and chief compliance officer of BNY Mellon subsidiary Pershing, LLC.,...
7 months ago

Moving To Marrakesh: Why The Blockchain Summit At Richard Branson's Private Island Moved To Africa

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the leaders behind the Blockchain Summit normally hosted at Richard Branson's own personal, Necker Island, saw an opportunity. The category five storm that last...
8 months ago

Novogratz Invests $15M To Mass Produce Crypto Exchanges For Illiquid Assets

Famed hedge fund trader and bitcoin evangelist Mike Novogratz announced today that his Galaxy Digital Ventures is investing $15 million in blockchain startup AlphaPoint, a New York-based company that...