18 Jan 202313:08
Project update
Crypto Events Recap, January 17-18

Crypto Events Recap, January 17-18

EthereumThe number of validators has hit 500,000, ahead of March’s scheduled Shanghai upgrade. (source)

South KoreaBrought Seoul to the metaverse, launching a virtual replica of the capital city. (source)

HashKey CapitalClosed its HashKey Fintech Investment III fund by raising $500M. (source)

Obol LabsRaised $12.5M in a Series A funding co-led by Pantera Capital and Archetype. (source)

CirclePartners with Deloitte for audits on its proof of reserves. (source)

TwitterExpanded its new crypto price search feature with 30 more cryptocurrencies added to the service. (source)

SYKYRaised $9.5M in the Series A investment round led by Seven Seven Six. (source)

HarmonyHackers of Harmony’s $ONE Horizon bridge moved 41,000 ETH (~$63.5M) over the weekend. (source)

CoinbaseTo halt operations in Japan. Customers can withdraw their assets until February 16th. (source)

Digital Currency GroupInformed its shareholders that the firm is suspending dividends until further notice. (source)