Crypto Events Recap, September 12-13
Announced the launch of Snaps mechanism — aimed at expanding its use on non-EVM compatible blockchain networks. Initially, MetaMask plans to release over 34 Snaps for various add-on features, which have undergone security audits.
Launched mainnet of Pacific, a Layer 2 blockchain for ZK-enabled apps, developed with a modified version of OP Stack by Caldera. In July, the development team behind Manta Network, p0x labs, raised $25 million in a Series A funding round led Polychain Capital.
Hot wallets associated with the crypto exchange CoinEx were drained for 4,946 ETH and 354,762 TRX (~$28M).
Applied with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to launch a spot Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).
DeXe smart-contracts have passed an audit from Certik and received an overall security score of A (85.78%).
Gets listed on Coinbase on Coinbase & Coinbase Exchange on September 13th, at 16:30 UTC if liquidity conditions are met.
Launched real-world events prediction market: SBF lawsuit, FTX's recovery from bankruptcy, and Bitcoin ETF approval.
The web3 VC firm based in Palo Alto is aiming to raise $300 million for its Electric Capital Venture Fund III.
Announced plans to integrate Bitcoin Lightning Network, second-layer solution of payment channels built on top of the Bitcoin blockchain
Rebranded to HTX in celebration of its tenth anniversary. 'H' stands for Huobi, 'T' represents its commitment to being all in TRON, and 'X' stands for the exchange.
Launching an off-ramp service enabling users in the U.S. can convert their crypto to $USD directly from their wallets.
Karl Sebastian Greenwood, Co-Founder of multibillion-dollar crypto scheme “OneCoin”, was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Announced a collaboration with Polygon Labs to launch an Ethereum Layer 2 scaling solution, Astar zkEVM.
The crypto lender has unveiled a new 8.5% APY offering for USDT savings deposits, set to go live next month.