Danny

Nelson

Danny Nelson

Danny is CoinDesk's deputy business editor. He formerly ran investigations for the Tufts Daily. At CoinDesk, his beats include (but are not limited to): federal policy, regulation, securities law, exchanges, the Solana ecosystem, smart money doing dumb things, dumb money doing smart things and tungsten cubes. He owns BTC, ETH, and SOL, as well as the LinksDAO NFT.

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The DeFi Developer Who Weaponized Pseudonymity
“Opinionated” host Danny Nelson explains how he uncovered the coder who weaponized pseudonymity to prop up a DeFi ecosystem.
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Corn Farmers Hedge Their Crops With Futures. This Solana DEX Wants Vaildators to Follow Suit
Cypher, which launched a new service Wednesday, thinks the futures markets can help validators hedge their risks.
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Coinbase Exchange Faces SEC Probe Over Crypto Yield, Staking Products
The company told investors it has received "investigative subpoenas" from the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Crypto Options Trading on Solana Has Mostly Fizzled. A New DEX Has a Plan to Change That
OptiFi went live Monday, bringing portfolio margining to the Solana options trading ecosystem.
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Crypto Lender Voyager Digital to Reopen Cash Withdrawals Next Week
The company, which is undergoing bankruptcy proceedings, received court approval for the $270 million plan on Thursday.
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Master of Anons: How a Crypto Developer Faked a DeFi Ecosystem
The Macalinao brothers used a web of bogus identities to create the illusion of a dev community, juicing value on the Saber protocol and Solana blockchain. Now they're moving to Aptos.
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Is Elon Musk's Influence on Crypto Waning?
David Z. Morris joins “Opinionated” hosts to debate the outsized influence of Elon Musk on crypto markets.
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Chainalysis Courts US Government With New 'Solutions' Subsidiary
The largest crypto-tracing firm is spinning up “Government Solutions” for agencies.
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SEC Probing Coinbase for Allegedly Listing Securities: Report
The investigation predates last week’s insider trading lawsuit, according to the report.
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