Ethereum
Developers confirmed the date for The Merge on September 19. (source)

Ankr Network
Introduced its Ankr Network 2.0 upgrade aimed at transitioning blockchains into more resilient node networks. (source)

Celsius
Filed for Bankruptcy to enable a restructuring plan. Previously, it suspended withdrawals, cut jobs, and hired restructuring experts. (source)

Lightyear
Raised $25M in its funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. (
source)

StarkNet     
Announced that its token will go live on Ethereum in September, with an initial supply of 10B tokens. (source)

Polylastic
Partnered with Revolt 2 Earn to whitelist RVLT token on Polylastic's DeFi Index. (
source)

Mastercard
Partnered with Indonesian crypto gateway provider Fasset to expand financial inclusion. (
source)

Polygon
Invited to Disney’s Accelerator program, focused on AR, NFTs, and AI. (
source)

Hang
Raised $16M in a Series A funding round led by Paradigm. (
source)

Nakamoto Games
Introduced the NAKA Punk NFT Collection with a total of 10,000 ‘Punks’ minted at a price of $200 each. (
source)

Prom
Revealed the details of its NFT Marketplace. (
source)

ShopNEXT
Introduced the first-ever Web3 Loyalty Platform with shopping, payment, NFT, and gamification happening in a single place. (
source)

Rangers Protocol
The first game, DeHeroGame, launched technical testing on Rangers Protocol Mainnet. (
source)

Circle
Disclosed $55.7B in cash and treasury securities as USDC reserves. (
source)

Ghostmarket
Established a token pool on Uniswap with a GM/ETH pair and launched Trading Incentives Program. (
source)