Profiles

There are a total of 35 articles associated with Profiles.

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The FTX co-founder said he was “frankly surprised” by how entangled his market maker had become with his exchange — the impetus of the blowup

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Disgraced FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is saying a lot these days, but can we believe him?

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Blockworks sat down with Paul Brody, EY’s blockchain head, to discuss the shifting regulatory and corresponding tax landscape

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Mike Cahill, director of the Pyth Data Association, sat down with Blockworks to speak about the macro environment and the possibilities of a multichain future

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BlockFi was one of the fastest growing crypto startups in history, but bear market realities struck during a week of rapid calls before Bankman-Fried’s bailout

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Controversial Tron founder Justin Sun has so far struggled to garner significant interest in his set of forked ether tokens

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Blockworks sat down with arrested crypto insider Christopher Emms to discuss his ill-fated trip to North Korea

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Shkreli, AKA “Pharma Bro,” developed a blockchain-based drug discovery software that tests the power of tokenomics

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Fireblocks’ Varun Paul says central banks feel growing pressure to offer alternative to stablecoins

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Copper’s Glenn Barber said he left traditional finance when crypto took the lead in innovation

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Bankman-Fried said, he’s “totally supportive of making sure the best-off pay their fair share, and maybe more”

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Vanessa Harris was appointed chief product officer at Permission.io after being a lead product manager for about nine years at Microsoft and 11 years at Google.

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Dexterity Capital, an algorithmic high-frequency trading firm focused on cryptocurrencies, is looking to solve some of the biggest challenges in finance.

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As the crypto space evolves, regulation for the industry is paramount, but it has to be done in a correct way, General Counsel and CCO of Bitwise Katherine Dowling said.

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New Form Capital focuses on a new form of finance with an interest in investing in the intersection of Wall Street and crypto.

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“The technical capabilities of the blockchain and what it can actually do to the financial system is definitely the thing that attracted me to it once I really started to dig into the layers of it,” said Sadie Raney, co-founder of Makara Digital.

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After nearly two decades spent working for firms from Lehman Brothers to Deutsche Bank, Ling and a colleague saw where the future of finance was headed.

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Valkyrie CEO Leah Wald speaks to Blockworks about her journey in the digital assets industry from Africa to Wall Street.

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Lukka’s head of data and analytics Dan Huscher got his start in financial data at information provider IHS Markit, where he spent 16 years after serving in the US Army.

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Solidus Labs CEO Asaf Meir told Blockworks that the digital asset industry’s ‘blank canvas’ appealed to him because he was able to create something out of nothing.

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As a fairly early entrant into the crypto market, Murphy experienced the typical skepticism from his peers and colleagues.

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“What I discovered about myself at Jane Street was that I was able to pull together the business side and the technology side,” said Harrison.

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Mognetti, an economist by training, has been with CoinShares since before it even became CoinShares.

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“I heard about cryptography from the security engineering team,” Veltman said. “And then, as I started learning about blockchain, it really resonated with me from an intellectual standpoint.”

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Orser is excited about people starting to see blockchain as a disruptive technology and not just an investable asset.

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