The Crypto Council for Innovation Launched With Coinbase, Fidelity and Square

Soon-to-be public crypto exchange operator Coinbase, fund giant Fidelity, and fintech stalwart Square are among the companies behind the new Crypto Council for Innovation – an organization aimed at giving companies with cryptocurrency exposure a say in how the asset class is regulated. The Crypto Council for Innovation (CCI) was created by San Francisco-based investment…

Blockchain Forensics Startup Chainalysis Raises $100 Million At $2 Billion Valuation

New York-based Chainalysis, a startup that allows companies and government agencies to analyse and investigate blockchain transactions, said on Friday it had raised $100 million from investors at a valuation of more than $2 billion. The round was led by investment firm Paradigm, with participation from existing backers Addition, Ribbit and TIME Ventures, Chainalysis said….