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Consensus Attendance Drop-Off Creates Hurdles for CoinDesk

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Jon Victor
 |  May 8, 2019 12:01 PM PDT
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As the crypto industry’s movers and shakers head to New York for the annual Consensus conference next week, I sat down with Kevin Worth, CEO of CoinDesk, the crypto news and data provider that organizes Consensus, to talk about how the weaker crypto market is weighing on the conference and on CoinDesk’s overall business.

While down from their all-time highs, crypto prices have gained ground this year: Below, we also discuss one crypto hedge fund, Pantera, that is seeing green after a year of heavy losses. In the last week alone, bitcoin gained almost 10%, even after Binance disclosed Tuesday that it had lost $40 million in a hack.

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