Issuance of tether (USDT), the controversial stablecoin, has had no meaningful impact on the price of bitcoin, a newly published academic study found. Investors are looking forward to Decred’s new approach to blockchain governance – in part, because its devs are opening up $20 million in tokens. Eidoo, the multicurrency crypto wallet and decentralized exchange, has announced a new token that’s redeemable for actual gold. Caspian, a project aimed at giving crypto traders better tools, has attracted $16 million in funding from top industry investors. Amid regulatory uncertainty, the ICO industry has all but cut off retail investors. But will a new model open it up again? Civil is testing it.