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In the Blind Spot (Intraday funding — Beyond growth — FRONTEX)

This week’s Blind Spot newsletter was compiled by me, Izabella Kaminska, with the help of my own human version of ChatGPT, Dario Garcia Giner. I had the pleasure this week of taking part in a Cyber Salon event organised by entrepreneur Eva Pascoe at the House of Commons under the auspices of former shadow chancellor […]

Regulators threaten to rain on Tether’s parade (POLITICO)

By Bjarke Smith-Meyer, Ben Munster · May 19, 2023 BRUSSELS — Few expected Tether, the world’s most prominent stablecoin, to survive the crypto market meltdown. Instead, the issuer of dollar-pegged digital tokens revealed it was thriving by this month posting a first-quarter profit of $1.5 billion that left most of its rivals in its wake. […]