NBA Superstar Stephen Curry Joins FTX as Shareholder & Ambassador

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NBA Superstar Stephen Curry joins crypto derivatives exchange FTX as shareholder and global ambassador. Stephen Curry will receive an equity stake in FTX Trading Limited and serve as an ambassador for FTX. NFL star quarterbacks Tom Brady and Trevor Lawrence also signed similar deals. “I’m excited to partner with a company that demystifies the crypto […]

Hottest NFT Trend: Loot, Ethereum NFT Role-Playing Game

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Riding on the NFT mania, Loot (for Adventurers) is a new Ethereum-based NFT project that launched for free last week. The viral Loot NFTs, which are simple lists of fantasy game gear in text, recorded millions of dollars in trading volume. Even Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin is a fan. So, what is Loot? In the […]

Fractional NFT: $DOG Tokens from Doge Meme NFT Hit $300M Valuation

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Riding on the NFT frenzy, the original Doge meme image has become one of the highest valued NFTs. The image of the Shiba Inu dog is the mascot of the Dogecoin. With its latest auctions, the entire meme NFT is now worth $302 million. The original Doge meme image was turned into an NFT and […]

CZ: Crypto Exchange Binance US to Complete New Funding in 2 Months

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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will have its U.S. arm go public in three years, says founder Changpeng Zhao (CZ). “Binance.US is just going to do what Coinbase did,” says CZ to The Information. Binance.US targets an initial public offering (IPO) in the next three years. The world’s largest crypto exchange generated $800 million to $1 billion […]

Solana X Ethereum? SBF Invests in ETH Scaling Solution Arbitrum

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Ethereum’s scaling solution Arbitrum raises $120 million and rolls out to the public. Interestingly, FTX’s founder Sam Bankman-Fried invests in Arbitrum via its quantitative crypto trading firm Alameda Research. And, Bankman-Fried is one of the most prominent supporters of ‘Ethereum killer’ Solana blockchain. Offchain Labs, Arbitrum’s developer, announces a $120 million funding round led by […]

Celo, Aave, Curve, Sushi Launch $100M DeFi Fund

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Mobile-first crypto payment platform Celo launches $100 million in funding to make DeFi accessible. Major Ethereum DeFi protocols: Aave, Curve, Sushi, Chainlink, The Graph and PoolTogether are participating in the initiative. The founding members of the initiative are Aave, Curve, Sushi, 0x, UMA, Valora, Ubeswap, Moola Market and PoolTogether. Additionally, Chainlink, The Graph, among others, […]

Meitu Founder, HK Star Actors In NFT: CryptoPunks Sales Hits $1B

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NFT collectible project CryptoPunks hits $1 billion in total sales volume, with Chinese photo editing app Meitu’s founder joining. Also, rumours say Alibaba co-founder Joseph Tsai, Dragonfly Capital Partners’ head, and Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue, own CryptoPunk NFTs. CryptoPunks is a 10,000 collection of Ethereum-based NFTs, which reached a milestone to hit $1 billion […]

Philippines’ Merchants Accepting Axie Infinity SLP Coin as Payment

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Axie Infinity is conquering Southeast Asia, with merchants in the Philippines accepting Axie’s Smooth Love Potion (SLP) token as payments. Filipinos are using the in-game reward token in payments for goods and services—the same coin they earn their income from. A growing number of Filipino merchants are accepting SLP, the in-game reward token in the […]

Facebook Works on NFTs with Digital Currency Diem, Novi Wallet

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Facebook is considering working on NFTs, says David Marcus, head of Facebook Financial and the Novi blockchain wallet. Facebook developers are building NFT-related features, allowing the Novi wallet to hold NFTs. “When you have a good crypto wallet, like Novi will be, you also have to think about how to help consumers support NFTs. It’s […]

Genesis Block Wins 2020 IFTA FinTech Achievement Awards – Gold Award

Genesis Block HK, Asia’s leading over-the-counter (OTC) trading centre for digital assets, has won a prestigious award at the 2020 IFTA Financial Technology Achievement Awards organized by The Institute of Financial Technologists of Asia (IFTA). Genesis Block HK has been honored with a Gold Award in the Blockchain, Currency and CEP (Cryptoasset Exchange Providers) category. […]