20 stories about Cryptocurrency
Blockaid founders

Israeli startup helped save Coinbase users over $75 million from being stolen in five months

The integration of Blockaid’s solution stopped nearly 800,000 wallet connections to malicious dApps - all by scanning and analyzing 114 million transactions and dApp connections

First ever Israeli shekel-backed stablecoin approved for pilot launch

Israeli crypto financial services company Bits of Gold, operating under the Israeli Capital Market, Insurance and Savings Authority, announced it has received the regulator’s approval to launch its Shekel-backed 'stablecoin' pilot named BILS
Utila founders

Utila nets $11.5 million Seed funding for institutional crypto operations platform

The Israeli startup’s platform allows institutions and developers to manage their digital assets with its non-custodial, secure, and chain-agnostic wallet
מטבעות קריפטו

Crypto mobile payment app Oobit raises $25 million Series A

The Israeli-founded startup allows crypto holders to tap and pay at more than 100 million retailers globally where Visa and Mastercard are accepted, while merchants receive fiat currency
איסוף תרומות ו ציוד ל תושבי עוטף עזה ב תל אביב

Crypto Aid Israel raises over $185,000 to support Israel amid Gaza War

The cryptocurrency collected was converted into shekels through a financial route established in collaboration with local banks
הקפאת חשבונות חמאס בחול ויקי אוסלנדר וידאו

Digital Frontline: How Hamas leveraged cryptocurrencies for fundraising

12.10.23|Viki Auslender
An exploration of Hamas' transition to cryptocurrencies in response to financial sanctions
מטבעות קריפטו

Israel Police freezes Hamas crypto accounts on Binance

10.10.23|Omer Kabir, Viki Auslender
The accounts had been utilized by the terrorist organization to solicit donations through social media. The freezing operation was conducted with the assistance of cryptocurrency exchange Binance
Shlomo Kraus

Crypto fund Collider wins $1 million grant for discovering critical security breach

The research arm of the Israeli venture capital fund, which focuses on investments in digital assets, claimed the award for finding a critical security breach in crypto exchange GMX
סם אלטמן מנכ"ל OpenAI

Worldcoin's Orwellian agenda: Iris identification and the erosion of personal freedom

30.07.23|Viki Auslender
Brave new world or dystopian nightmare? A closer look at Worldcoin's invasive tactics
משה חוגג יושב ראש ו בעלים של ביתר ירושלים

Moshe Hogeg returns to crypto business with Tomi while he awaits decision on fraud charges

11.06.23|Amir Kurz and Viki Auslender
Hogeg, who was arrested about a year and a half ago, among other things, on suspicion of defrauding crypto investors of hundreds of millions of dollars, revealed last week at a conference in Marrakech that he is part of the team behind cryptocurrency Tomi
Eliran Ouzan

CryptoHub raises $6 million led by Tectona at $30 million valuation

The Israeli startup's first project is, a platform for displaying trading information in real time and providing resources for traders to perform analysis and research
בלוקצ'יין קריפטו מטבעות דיגיטליים 2

Mapping the rising Israeli blockchain and crypto startups

In a little over three months, five different Israeli startups in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sectors have raised significant funding
Chain Reaction co-founders

Chain Reaction raises another $70 million for blockchain and privacy chip

23.02.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup, which took its total funding to date to $115 million, aims to drive high-performance hardware for blockchain and privacy in data centers and clouds
עומר גולדברג מנכ"ל Chaos Labs

Crypto security startup Chaos Labs raises $20 million in Seed funding led by Galaxy and PayPal

21.02.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup provides protocols with custom and automated economic security tooling that verifies a protocol's durability and stability in any market condition
Joe Lubin

“Blockchain is still an incredibly hot technology. We excised some cancers from the body and feel a lot better”

14.02.23|Allon Sinai
Joe Lubin, co-founder of Ethereum and founder of ConsenSys, isn’t letting last year’s collapse or any of the naysayers dampen his enthusiasm for the future of blockchain and cryptocurrencies