Month: January 2022

Sheila Warren, Former World Economic Forum Exec, Tapped as Crypto Council for Innovation’s New CEO

Sheila Warren, a former executive at the World Economic Forum, has been tapped to join the Crypto Council for Innovation as its CEO. The crypto lobby group hopes to shape crypto policy in the United States. Warren Set to Lead Council The blockchain and Web3 space has faced growing attention from lawmakers in the U.S.

Crypto Market Closes in on Worst January Performance Since 2015

The crypto market has shed $500 million of its value this month. Crypto Market Heads for January Close It looks like the crypto bull market could be over—at least for fungible assets. Source: TradingView It’s been a rough few weeks for Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other digital assets after the market has shed over $1 trillion

Meta Joins Crypto Open Patent Alliance

Meta has become a member of the Crypto Open Patent Alliance. This group consists of several prominent companies in the cryptocurrency space that have pledged not to enforce certain crypto patents. “Growth and Innovation” Meta has joined the Crypto Open Patent Alliance, a non-profit organization dedicated to cryptocurrency innovation led by Block, Jack Dorsey’s payments

Popular Singapore Startup Affyn Raised Over $20 Million to Build a Play-to-Earn Metaverse for the Digital Future

Singapore-based startup Affyn raised over US$20 million through several fundraising rounds, including the recent round led by several launchpads. This comes directly after a successful presale round that raised $10.4 million. This back-to-back successful fundraising round indicates a high level of anticipation for its Play-to-Earn Metaverse. Affyn Incorporates the Fun Element of Gaming with Blockchain

PlayMining Metaverse To Launch First Land NFTs For Creator Nations

Singapore-based blockchain and multimedia digital entertainment group, Digital Entertainment Asset Pte. Ltd (DEA) will be launching the first NFT, known as the Land NFT, for its PlayMining Verse metaverse project. The Land NFT designed by renowned Manga artist Fujiwara Kamui is part of the artist’s metaverse, the Fujiwara Kamui Nation, which is a member of

Shiba Inu Games Is “Just the Beginning” of PlaySide Collaboration

PlaySide Studios, Australia’s largest independent video game developer, has tweeted that its collaboration with Shiba Inu developers won’t be limited to releasing a play-to-earn game. At PlaySide we are privileged to work with some pretty amazing partners. The @Shibtoken team has got to be one of the most amazing teams we’ve ever worked with. We

India's Crypto Bill Won't Be Introduced in Budget Session

The government of India won’t introduce the much-anticipated cryptocurrency bill during the budget session, the Hindu Business Line reported Monday. The agenda of the first part of the session will include 20 bills. Earlier this month, the Economic Times reported that the government was yet to reach a consensus on the context of the bill.

FTX Raises $400M at $32B Valuation

FTX has achieved a valuation of $32 billion alongside its latest capital raise of $400 million, per an announcement Monday. FTX Valuation Swells to $32 Billion Cryptocurrency exchange FTX has closed a Series C funding round. The exchange has raised $400 million in Series C funding round from investors including Temasek, Paradigm, Lightspeed Venture Partners,

Binance Has a $1B War Chest for Hack Protection

Binance shared the wallet addresses for the fund in a bid to improve its transparency. Binance Secure Asset Fund Hits $1B Binance is taking big steps to protect itself against a potential hack. The leading crypto exchange has announced that its Secure Asset Fund, otherwise known as SAFU, has hit $1 billion. SAFU launched in First to List Alephium (ALPH)

Alephium, an innovative Layer 1 blockchain announces today its first official listing on the top 10 exchange First to List ALPH Token Cheng Wang, founder and core developer of Alephium commented: “We are very happy to have partnered with for our first listing, this is a strong vote of confidence in our

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