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Former exec of ABN AMRO Spain, Kurt Looyens, named CEO of Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange

Gibraltar Blockchain Exchange (GBX), an institutional-grade, regulated and insured token sale platform and digital asset exchange, today has announced that Kurt Looyens, former Country Executive for ABN AMRO Bank Spain, has been appointed as CEO. He takes over from Nick Cowan, who will…

Hedera Hashgraph welcomes Ari Paul, CIO and co-founder of BlockTower Capital, as advisor

Hedera Hashgraph, an enterprise-grade public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, today announced the appointment of Ari Paul, CIO and Managing Partner of BlockTower Capital, as an dvisor to Hedera. Before co-founding BlockTower Capital, Paul…

Fidelity Digital Assets names Christine Sandler as Head of Sales and Marketing

Fidelity Digital Assets, an institutional provider of custody and trade execution services for digital assets from Fidelity Investments Company, today announced the appointment of Christine Sandler as head of Sales and Marketing. In this new role, Sandler will direct the efforts to expand…

Stellar Development Foundation appoints Denelle Dixon, previously Mozilla COO, as CEO

The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF), a non-profit organization founded in 2014 to support the development and growth of the open-source Stellar network, today announced that it has named Denelle Dixon as its Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. Denelle will start on May…

Bo Shen of Fenbushi Capital joins Hedera Hashgraph as strategic advisor

Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, has appointed Bo Shen, General Partner of Fenbushi Capital, as a strategic advisor. Founded in 2015 by Shen, Fenbushi is the first China-based venture…

Diginex boosts global coverage with new US team, led by Will McDonough

Diginex, a digital asset financial services and advisory company, has hired a nine-person team to expand its Americas business and meet client demands and opportunities in the region, led by Mr. Will McDonough. This comes as US regulations around the adoption of digital…

Ex-Paypal Security Advisor, Brett McDowell joins Hedera Hashgraph

Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation public ledger designed to have highly diversified governance and the most distributed consensus at scale, today announced it has named Brett McDowell as the Founding Executive Director and Vice Chair of the Hedera Hashgraph Governing Council. McDowell brings over…

Blockchain education company B9lab launches ‘Tezos Blockstars Program’

B9lab, a provider of blockchain education and training with a global community of more than 14,000 students in over 160 countries, has announced a new training program for Tezos, the first liquid proof-of-stake (PoS) blockchain protocol. Tezos Blockstars, an end-to-end program supported by…

Techstars and Alchemist introduce inaugural class of blockchain startup accelerator

Techstars, a worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and blockchain advisory firm Alchemist, have announced the inaugural class of their 13-week Alchemist Blockchain Techstars Accelerator, which will be hosted in New York. With a successful track record of grooming blockchain entrepreneurs and helping…

Hedera Hashgraph accelerates APAC expansion with new leadership appointments

Hedera Hashgraph, a next-generation distributed public ledger organization, has continued the expansion of its APAC operations by announcing the appointments of Edgar Seah, who will oversee Hedera’s regional activities from Singapore; and Sami Mian, who will assume the role of Head of Japan and…

Crypto Fund AG boosts senior management team appointing Christoph Steiger as Head of Sales

Crypto Fund AG, the first regulated asset manager for crypto assets authorized by FINMA under the Swiss Collective Investment Schemes Act, today announced the appointment of Christoph Steiger as Head of Sales. Christoph has previous experience in trading, sales, and fund distribution for…

Crypto Fund AG, the first regulated crypto asset manager announces 2 appointments

Crypto Fund AG, a subsidiary of Crypto Finance AG, announces the appointment of Philipp Cottier, Ph.D., as Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Bernadette Leuzinger as Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committee. Philipp succeeds Tobias Reichmuth, Ph.D., who remains…

Livio Weng promoted to CEO for Huobi Global

Huobi Group has announced Livio Weng as the CEO of Huobi Global, the blockchain giant’s flagship cryptocurrency exchange business. Weng, who was born in 1987 and who has been with the company since August, and will continue his existing duties overseeing marketing, public…

Draper Athena Director Jay Ryu joins Huobi’s US bitcoin exchange

HBUS, the exclusive U.S. strategic partner of Huobi. a leading blockchain asset solutions provider, today announced Jay Ryu as Vice President of Corporate Development. Ryu previously served as the Venture Capital Director at Draper Athena, where he led technology investments across Silicon Valley,…

BitPay welcomes Rolf Haag as new Head of Business Solutions

BitPay, the bitcoin and blockchain payments provider, today announced the appointment of Rolf Haag to the position of Head of Business Solutions. In this position, Mr. Haag is responsible for managing BitPay’s Business-to-Business (B2B) and Mass Payments businesses. “BitPay’s B2B payments solution is…