Joel Flynn is a broadcast journalist with 12 years of experience presenting and producing video news content across Europe and Asia. He is well versed in startup products and legacy media, and had previously worked for Reuters, Sky News, TRT World and others. The past five years in Hong Kong have included reporting from the streets during the 2019 protests, COVID and China economy coverage, including interviews with leading figures in regional business and politics. Joel is an avid golfer, gamer, father of two, and currently depressed Manchester United supporter.
Be careful what you wish for? Regulators pick up pace in the crypto industry crackdown
Last year was memorable in the emerging world of digital assets for the sheer number of corporate failures. The industry itself has been asking for clearer legal guidelines to help development. Is that what’s happening now?
FTX failure a ‘wake-up call’ for security, says former Mt Gox CEO Mark Karpeles
Before the FTX implosion there was Mt. Gox, an exchange that oversaw 80% of all Bitcoin trades before it collapsed in 2014. In this exclusive interview with Forkast, former Mt. Gox Chief Executive Officer Mark Karpeles says what he sees in store for the industry in 2023 in the wake of the FTX bankruptcy.
CeFi must adopt DeFi’s transparency following FTX collapse, Justin Sun says
Justin Sun says CeFi must adopt DeFi’s transparency to regain public trust as 1inch Network cofounder Sergej Kunz sees crypto’s struggles as an opportunity for DeFi.
Industry reacts: FTX bankruptcy fears rise after Binance scraps rescue
There are not many white knight investors that are large enough to bail out the embattled crypto exchange, industry insiders say.
What a difference a day makes: Options for FTX after Binance ditches buyout?
Binance cites due diligence on FTX books for pulling out of a deal to buy FTX.com, sending markets into a tailspin and leaving Bankman-Fried in need of another buyer… fast.
Binance targets expansion in Philippines, Turkey, executive says
The world’s largest crypto exchange’s regional head of Asia says the Philippines’ GameFi community and rampant inflation in Turkey present opportunities for Binance.
Has ‘Crypto Winter’ arrived with Bitcoin, Ether prices falling?
After what seems like a dead cat bounce, cryptocurrencies are falling again in Asian trade as markets head into the Federal Reserve’s announcement of its decision on interest rates on June 15.