VeeFriends
Gary Vaynerchuk’s VeeFriends has closed a $50M seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). (
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KuCoin
Became the first Centralized Exchange to launch NFT ETF to support Blue Chip NFT Investments. (
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Oasis Labs
Launches a platform to assess fairness in Meta’s products while protecting people’s privacy. (
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Babel Finance
Lost over $280M (around 8,000 BTC and 56,000 ETH) in proprietary trading with customer funds. (
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Zipmex
Filed for bankruptcy in Singapore, granting protection from the continuation or commencement of proceedings by claimants for 30 day. (
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Variant
Raised $450M across two new funds targeting Web3 and DeFi markets ($300M for the opportunity fund and $150M for nascent startup projects). (
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Arbitrum
The Arbitrum Rinkeby migration to Nitro has successfully been completed. (
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SIDUS Heroes
Announced Apartment Sale, core properties inside the SIDUS universe. (
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Nomad
Raised $22.4M in seed funding at a $225M valuation led by Polychain. (
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Kattana
Joining Tron’s hackathon to develop and test systems that make Web3 as easy as Web2. (
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Mercedes Benz
Introduced the blockchain-based data sharing platform - Acentrik, based on the pilot presented with Ocean Protocol in 2020. (
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City of Miami
To launch 5,000 Ethereum NFTs in partnership with TIME, Mastercard, and Salesforce. (
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FTX US
Launched commission-free stock trading services to all the customers in the United States. (
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GhostMarket
Released SDK, thanks to which GhostMarket platform can be used as a basis for a number of applications. (
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