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Aidan Ryan


Aidan Ryan is a reporter for The Information, covering crypto. He previously was an intern for The Information and covered politics for the Boston Globe. Aidan graduated from Harvard College in 2021 with a degree in social studies and served as president of The Harvard Crimson. Originally from New Hampshire, he lives in Brooklyn and can be reached at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @aidanfitzryan.

A Bitcoin cryptocurrency exchange store in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022. Photo: Bloomberg

Ukraine Seeks Information on Russian Politicians’ Crypto Wallets

Feb. 27, 2022 · 6:18 PM PST
The efforts attempt to circumvent Russian politicians using cryptocurrencies to dodge international bank sanctions.

The Associated Press Cancels Sale of Migrant Boat NFT

Feb. 25, 2022 · 1:21 PM PST
the controversy at the AP is the latest example of an organization struggling to fit such tokens into their business.
Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, speaks during ETHDenver in Denver on Friday, Feb. 18. Photo: Bloomberg

Coinbase Warns of Slowdown After Revenue, Profit Surge

Feb. 24, 2022 · 3:07 PM PST
The crypto exchange says a drop in the price of cryptocurrencies will hurt first quarter results.
Block CEO Jack Dorsey at a bitcoin conference in Miami on June 4. Photo: Bloomberg.

Bitcoin Prices Rebound to Over $38,000 Amid Russia-Ukraine Turmoil

Feb. 22, 2022 · 6:33 PM PST
Bitcoin prices edged up to more than $38,000 Tuesday after falling for most of the past week as Russia has amped up its aggression toward Ukraine.
Photo: Bloomberg

OpenSea Investigating Phishing Attack After Hackers Stole NFTs

Feb. 20, 2022 · 3:09 PM PST
The OpenSea hack is far from the first example of hackers targeting digital assets.

Chamath Palihapitiya Steps Down as Virgin Galactic Chair

Feb. 18, 2022 · 12:57 PM PST
Virgin Galactic went public in 2019 via one of Palihapitiya’s special purpose acquisition companies.
Sequoia Capital partner Shaun Maguire. Photo: Sequoia Capital.
Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud. Photo by AP.

DoorDash Revenue Rises on Jump in Monthly Users, Non-Restaurant Sales

Feb. 16, 2022 · 2:32 PM PST
Shares in the restaurant delivery company surged 26% after hours.

Coinbase Launches Program for Mexico Crypto Holders to Cash Out Holdings

Feb. 15, 2022 · 1:51 PM PST
The new service effectively means it now enables global remittances, or the transfer of money for payments that’s dominated by Western Union and MoneyGram.

Zendesk Receives Offers as Firms Urge Investors to Reject Momentive Deal

Feb. 11, 2022 · 1:16 PM PST
The firms’ calls for investors in Zendesk, which offers customer service software, to reject the deals comes amid offers from private equity firms, according to the Wall Street Journal, which Zendesk’s board rejected.

Binance Takes $200 Million Stake in Forbes

Feb. 10, 2022 · 7:05 AM PST
Forbes, which is well known for wealth coverage and billionaire lists, said in a press release thatw the deal could help grow the media company’s digital asset coverage and provide opportunities to drive subscription and premium content sales.

Salesforce Reportedly Plans to Launch NFT Cloud Service

Feb. 9, 2022 · 3:54 PM PST
The enterprise software company envisions offering a service that would allow artists to create NFTs to then sell on a marketplace like OpenSea, CNBC reported.
Etoro is among the crypto companies planning to go public via a SPAC this year. Photo: Bloomberg
A Coinbase sign in New York at the time of its April direct listing. Photo: Bloomberg