NBA's Sacramento Kings partner with ConsenSys to launch sports gear auctions on Ethereum

NBA’s Sacramento Kings has partnered with blockchain software development studio ConsenSys to release a sports gear auction platform built on the Ethereum blockchain. Launched on Jan. 15, the new system utilizes the Consensys-backed supply chain platform, Treum, to authenticate every auctioned item and establish a transparent audit trail recording the gear’s entire transaction history as […]
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Jan 15, 2020, 8:00PM UTC

DAO network Panvala set to fund more ETH2.0 projects with newly secured sponsorships

DAO network Panvala has secured corporate sponsorships from Helium, MythX, and Unstoppable Domains as it looks to announce its fifth round of grants by the end of January. Founded in 2018, Panvala issues grants in its native token, Pan, to award projects strengthening Ethereum’s infrastructure. Every three months, the foundation’s advisory group makes grant suggestions […]
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Jan 9, 2020, 9:05PM UTC

ConsenSys grants $175K to seven blockchain projects

Ethereum development and venture studio ConsenSys has granted $175,000 to seven blockchain projects working on the ethereum network. These include – Lighthouse, an ethereum software client; Tellor, a decentralized oracle network for open finance; and Alice, a decentralized app maker, among other open-source software projects, CoinDesk reported Thursday. Yadira Blocker, head of experiential marketing at […]
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Oct 10, 2019, 8:15AM UTC

ConsenSys acquires Ethereum infrastructure service provider Infura

ConsenSys, the Ethereum development studio, has acquired Ethereum infrastructure service provider Infura.  Infura’s flagship product is an API enabling developers and applications to connect to remote Ethereum nodes. The startup was founded in 2016 and was a ConsenSys “spoke” working within ConsenSys’ startup incubator. According to its website, Infura is used by thousands of developers […]
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Oct 4, 2019, 4:24PM UTC

Blockchain Gaming Part IV: The road ahead

This is Part IV, the last in a multi-part comprehensive series on blockchain-based gaming by Zane Huffman: Twitter @jeffthedunker The series is a culmination of historical accounts and interviews with a number of blockchain and crypto based game projects, sprinkled in with opinions on the current state and opportunities within gaming. Part III can be […]
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Aug 22, 2019, 11:59PM UTC

ConsenSys' Joe Lubin was brought to court by former employee for $13 million

ConsenSys founder Joseph Lubin was sued by his former employee for allegedly committing fraud, breach of contract, unpaid profits, among other things, according to several documents filed to the New York County Supreme Court.  The plaintiff, Harrison Hines, previously worked with Lubin at his ethereum-focus studio as the head of Token Foundry. In the documents […]
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Jul 21, 2019, 5:51PM UTC

ConsenSys-owned Ethereum Infra solution provider Infura launches 3 new services

Infura, a ConsenSys-owned provider of ethereum infrastructure for building decentralized applications (dapps), has launched three new services with “enhanced” features. The firm announced the news on Thursday, saying that its “Infura+” package includes three subscription-based services – Developer, Team and Growth – for blockchain developers to build dapps of “all sizes” on the ethereum network. […]
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Jul 18, 2019, 8:25AM UTC

Lex Sokolin joins ConsenSys as Global Head of FinTech, expanding London team and hinting at payments focus

Lex Sokolin, a former Partner at Autonomous Research, has joined ConsenSys as Global Fintech Co-head, The Block has learned. Sokolin recently left Autonomous after three years following the acquisition by AllianceBernstein. While there, he founded the Fintech practice (Autonomous NEXT), scrutinising the role of crypto assets and blockchain on behalf of a client base made […]
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Jun 11, 2019, 10:07AM UTC

Former ConsenSys Capital head leaves for a fund that plans to squeeze more alpha out of Web3 protocols

Andrew Keys, an original ConsenSys executive and Co-founder of ConsenSys Capital, has announced in a blog post that he’s left the company to join DARMA Capital as a Managing Partner. Keys intends to remain on the advisory board at Consensys, where he’ll look to act in a business development role where appropriate. Launched earlier this […]
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Jun 6, 2019, 8:43PM UTC

Popular Ethereum developer framework Truffle has spun-out of ConsenSys, receiving $3 million in funding to take on corporate clients

Truffle Suite, a popular ethereum development framework with over 1 million downloads, has recently been spun-out of ConsenSys; receiving $3 million in funding as it plans to expand into solutions dedicated to enterprise clients, Forbes writes. The funding it received comes from ConsenSys, with its founder Joe Lubin joining Truffle as a board member. Truffle […]
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Apr 29, 2019, 4:20PM UTC

ConsenSys looks to raise $200M; generated $21M in revenue in 2018

ConsenSys, the Ethereum development studio, is looking to raise $200 million from outside investors, The Information reports. According to the report, ConsenSys generated $21 million in revenue in 2018, a majority of which came from its enterprise consulting arm, which provides consulting services to firms like Accenture and IBM.  ConsenSys has pitched investors in Hong […]
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Apr 15, 2019, 8:45PM UTC