Major Crypto Companies Form DC Lobbying Group

A number of blockchain funds, exchanges and startups plan to lobby Washington, D.C. lawmakers with the new Blockchain Association. The Washington Post reported Tuesday that this new organization would focus on both education and legal changes as part of an effort to normalize relations between crypto startups and lawmakers. Coinbase, Circle, Digital Currency Group, Polychain Capital and Protocol Labs are among the association’s founding members. One of the association’s first employees is former Senate aide and Overstock.com blockchain lobbyist named Kristin Smith. She told the Post that she would “guide”…

US Crypto Industry Vets Form Blockchain Association Lobbying Group

Some of the largest United States-based players in the cryptocurrency space, together with tech industry veterans, are forming the Blockchain Association to better lobby for crypto-related policy changes in Washington D.C. Crypto Industry Powerhouses Join Forces for Greater Purpose Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong said back in June that bear markets such as the one cryptocurrencies are experiencing right now, create an “opportunity to keep making progress while everyone else gets distracted.” According to a new report from the Washington Post, the outspoken CEO and other crypto industry vets are doing…