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Michael del Castillo
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As of today it is my privilege to call CoinDesk home: http://bit.ly/1QYbBK9
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Whoa! Blackstone and Goldman Sachs subsidiary launches unnamed blockchain venture: 
Blackstone and Goldman Sachs subsidiary Ipreo has partnered with blockchain company Symbiont to launch a smart syndicated loans platform.
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Federal government’s bitcoin adviser calls blockchain startups ‘misguided’ 
Paul Chou says blockchain startups are "misguided" in their effort to separate blockchain from crytpocurrency.
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A warning that bank control of a closed blockchain could stifle fintech innovation: 
Not everyone agrees banks should be responsible to build the new financial order made possible by blockchain technology. As a consortium of global banks has grown from a no-name last year to 42 of the most powerful banks in the world, doubters have emerged.
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Morgan Stanely held accountable to the tune of $3.2B for its role in the "Great Recession" 
New Yorkers who suffered from the side-effects of the "Great Recession" could get help, now that Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay a $3.2 billion settlement for its role in helping create the financial crisis.
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Think twice if you think race doesn't impact the likelihood of raising capital. From 60,000 startups, 88 were led by black women: 
"The Real Unicorns of Tech: Black Women Founders," is a new report that shows a startlingly small percentage of startups launched by African American women.
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What it’s like to study at a Mark Zuckerberg-backed elementary school: 
As AltSchool announces its third N.Y.C. outpost, take a look inside the education startup's first school in Brooklyn. With $133 million in venture capital from some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley, AltSchool is unlike most elementary schools.
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IBM is making a serious effort to rebrand artificial intelligence, and they've partnered with one of the largest marketing firms in the world to do so: 
Artificial intelligence and humanity got started off on the wrong foot, and IBM Watson has partnered with Ogilvy & Mather to rebrand the technology.
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After 'Flash Boys': What stands in the way of a new American stock exchange: 
Michael Lewis's "Flash Boys" was just the beginning for Brad Katsuyama's IEX. As it waits for the SEC to decide if it can be a full-fledged stock exchange, the company is navigating complicated territory.
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The Lady Tech Guild is breaking the mold of what it means to be a manufacturer: 
The Lady Tech Guild based in New York City has stumbled onto a potential business model that could help redefine what it means to be a manufacturer in an industry traditional dominated by men.
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Why N.Y.C. is a launching point for Wells Fargo's venture capital bankers: 
Wells Fargo's new New York City venture-backed support system may face tough competition from fintech innovators abroad, according to one of the company's vice presidents.
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A big week for bitcoin venture capital shows the original blockchain isn’t going anywhere: 
Bitcoin's blockchain is here to stay as two fundraising rounds this week designed to make the technology more attractive to business makes clear.
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  • Columbia University
    Journalism, 2010 - 2011
  • Mercer University
    English Literature, 2001 - 2005
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  • American City Business Journals
    Writer, 9 - present
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