December 5, 2020

Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel bets on crypto start-up Block.one

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By Kate Rooney From CNBC PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel was a part of Cayman Islands start-up Block.one’s most recent funding round announced Monday. The company raised a record $4 billion this year to fund its blockchain platform EOSIO through an ICO, outdoing the world’s biggest initial public offerings on stock exchanges […]

Commonwealth Bank loses chief financial officer to Cayman Islands blockchain firm

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By Asha McLean From ZD Net Commonwealth Bank CFO Rob Jesudason will leave the country’s largest bank to lead Block.one as group president and chief operating officer. The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) will be losing its group executive of financial services and chief financial officer Rob Jesudason after he announced he’d be joining blockchain-focused […]