BNB Chain
Announced the launch of its zero-knowledge proof scaling technology, zkBNB. It will enhance user experience and improve scalability metrics such as transactions per second. (
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FTX Ventures
To take a 30% stake in SkyBridge Capital. SkyBridge will invest some of the funds into crypto assets for its balance sheet. (
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Ronin Network
Investigators Recover $30M in Stolen Crypto From Axie Infinity Hack. Google Cloud has agreed to run a validator node on the Ronin network. (
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Mysten Labs
Raised $300M in a Series B funding round led by FTX Ventures. Other investors include a16z Crypto, Jump Crypto, Apollo, Binance Labs, and others. (
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The Sandbox
Partnered with Singapore-based DBS Bank. The bank will purchase a plot of land (3×3) to build a metaverse exclusive property, named DBS BetterWorld. (
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Bessemer Venture Partners
Has unveiled a new investment fund worth $3.85 billion for early-stage investments. (
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Coinbase
Listed Convex (CVX) and Ocean Protocol (OCEAN) on September 8th. (
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Puma
Launched the Metaverse Black Station to show off its new sneaker NFT collection. (
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Sorare
Partnered with NBA League to build a Licensed NFT Game. This will allow Sorare to use team names and player likenesses from the league. (
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Virtua
Received investment from Kenji Sasaki, an early-stage investor and a founder of the Cardano. (
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Ford
Entered the metaverse with the launch of virtual automobiles and NFTs. (
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WidiLand
Announced the launch of the Genesis Collection on Solana with 1200 Characters and 400 Lands. (
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Ruby Protocol
Partnered with Vinci Protocol for a private data management framework that proposes and implements a privacy layer. (
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Hubble Protocol
Raised $5M in funding led by Multicoin Capital with the participation of DeFiance Capital, Delphi Digital, Digital Currency Group, and others. (
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