NEAR Foundation
Launched a $100M Venture Capital Fund and Venture Lab for Web3. (
source)

Starbucks
To begin a non-fungible token (NFT)-based loyalty program with the blockchain technology provided by Polygon. (
source)

Franklin Templeton
Launched a metaverse exchange-traded fund (ETF) for European investors. (
source)

MetaWeb Ventures
Raised $30M for its first fund from NEAR Foundation, Sequoia and others. (
source)

Huobi
Delisting privacy coins including DASH, DCR, FIRO, XMR, XVG, ZEC, and ZEN on September 19. (
source)

Tether
Launched Tether tokens pegged to the U.S. dollar (“USD₮”) on the NEAR Network. (
source)

Revolving Games
Raised $25M in a funding round led by Pantera Capital with the participation of Animoca, Polygon, Dapper Labs, and others. (
source)

MicroStrategy
Plans to sell up to $500 million of stock to fund more purchases of the cryptocurrency. (
source)

Blockchain.сom
Won provisional approval to operate in Dubai, becoming the latest in a series of digital asset companies. (source)

Bloktopia
BullPerks has launched the metaverse office in the Bloktopia Metaverse. (
source)