Dozens of young women in South Korea were allegedly forced into sexual slavery on an encrypted messaging app

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(CNN)One girl wrote the word slave above her genitals. Another was made to bark like a dog while naked. On March 20, the authorities announced that Cho had been arrested on charges including producing and distributing child pornography, sexual abuse, … Continued

Felix Capital closes $300M fund to double down on DTC, break into fintech and make late-stage deals

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To kick off 2020$35 billion and $36 billion in 2019Felix CapitalAlthough it wasn’t something especially articulated in startup land at the time of Felix’s launch, what the firm was homing in on was a rising category of direct-to-consumer startups, essentially … Continued

How Bitcoin transactions were used to track down the 23-year-old South Korean operating a global child exploitation site from his bedroom

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(CNN)For almost three years, “Welcome To Video” was a covert den for people who traded in clips of children being sexually assaulted. But the case is much bigger than just one man. Over the almost three years that the site … Continued

Elliptic banks $23M to shrink crypto risk, eyeing growth in Asia

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Crypto means risk. To UK company Elliptic it also means business. The startup has just closed a $23M Series B to step up growth for a crypto risk-management play that involves selling tech and services to help others navigate the … Continued

What will save crypto?

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Sulaiman al-Fahim New York Times article, bitcoin enthusiasts in the U.S. wrongly predicted the involvement of Wall Street institutions and investors in cryptocurrency, which would have given it legitimacy. Instead, the opposite effect has taken place: big investors have avoided … Continued

These startups are locating in SF and Africa to win in global fintech

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To become a global fintech player, locate your company in San Francisco and Africa. That’s the approach of payments company Flutterwave, digital lending startup Mines, and mobile-money venture Chipper Cash—Africa-founded ventures that maintain headquarters in San Francisco and operations in … Continued