New ConsenSys Mesh NFT marketplace pays royalties to creators and collectors
TreeTrunk hopes to be a new token standard that provides more options for its end-users.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Sequoia Capital launches crypto fund worth up to $600M
Venture capital firms have identified crypto and blockchain as the next megatrend.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
DCG leads $205M growth fund for The Graph
The Graph wants to attract new developers to its ecosystem as it turns its attention to Web3 infrastructure development.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
NFT project blankets Texas capital city in pro-crypto billboards
Sam Feldman, founder of the 'Crypto is Real' campaign, said he had deployed more than 100 billboards around the Austin area since July, each sharing a different message on Bitcoin, nonfungible tokens, and other aspects of the crypto space.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Web3 developer growth hits an all-time high as ecosystem matures
The Web3 ecosystem is growing, as a new report from shows Web3 developer growth hit an all-time high last year.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
North America to lead growth in blockchain market, new report says
The presence of major industry players such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, AWS, Digital Asset Holdings and others in the North American market is expected to have a significant impact during the forecast period.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Solana price 'bear flag' paints $50 target as Wormhole hack exposes security hole
The bearish continuation setup could see Solana price dropping to nearly $50 in the sessions ahead.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
a16z-backed TrueFi launches DeFi lending market for asset managers
TrueFi is essentially an “app store for lending,” but instead of developers launching applications, the protocol allows asset managers to launch new financial portfolios on-chain.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Fossils vs. Renewables, PoW vs. PoS: Key policy issues around crypto mining in the U.S.
A recent meetup on the Capitol Hill highlighted several key debates that will define the mining industry’s development in the years to come.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Stablecoin Issuance Surged Last Year — UST Saw the Largest 12-Month Increase – Altcoins Bitcoin News
Statistics indicate that Terra's UST stablecoin issuance grew the most last year, jumping a whopping 5,431% in 2021.
Bitcoin News (contrib. Fatstack).
Solana's Phantom Raises $109 Million in a Series B Fundraise Obtaining Unicorn Status – Finance Bitcoin News
On Monday, the team behind the Solana Web3 wallet platform Phantom announced it had raised $109 million in a Series B fundraise.
Bitcoin News (contrib. Fatstack).
How To Start A Crypto Business In Two Simple Steps With Binance Code | Binance Blog
Interested in crypto-related business opportunities? Start your own crypto business in two simple steps with Binance Codes.
Binance Blog (contrib. Fatstack).
US bobsledder feels the Bitcoin rhythm and orange pills his fans
Quinn suggested avoiding crypto YouTuber and influencer "moon-boys.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Alphabet exploring blockchain technology for flagship services
When asked how the firm views Web3, Pichai said there are several "areas of interest" for Alphabet.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
All the world’s Bitcoin can only pay 2.43% of $30T US national debt
Bitcoin pales in comparison to U.S. national debt this year, with all available BTC worth less than 3% of the debt total.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Russian region struggles to keep up with Bitcoin mining energy demands
Seven Boeing 737 aircrafts “fully loaded with mining devices from China” arrived in Irkutsk during the first two weeks of January, a local energy executive said.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Major crypto exchanges eye Asian market amid growing regulatory clarity
The Asia-Pacific region is currently the hub for the majority of crypto growth.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Bored Ape NFT Holders in Limbo After Steep OpenSea Losses - Blockworks
There have been at least 14 counts of Ape NFTs being resold, according to a compilation shared with Blockworks by a group of affected users.
Blockworks (contrib. Fatstack).
A DAO May Close Up Shop and Liquidate 81 Bored Ape NFTs - Blockworks
ApeDAO, the third-largest holder of Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs, could announce its dissolution this week.
Blockworks (contrib. Fatstack).
Hong Kong Restricts Trading of Crypto ETFs to 'Professional Investors' Only - Blockworks
Financial regulators in Hong Kong argue crypto spot ETFs pose considerable risks and have justified their move as protecting investors.
Blockworks (contrib. Fatstack).
Bitcoin, Ether ETF That Aims to Cushion Volatility Set to Launch in Canada - Blockworks
The new ETF product seeks to offer the upside of both bitcoin and ether, while aiming to reduce volatility.
Blockworks (contrib. Fatstack).
Meta joins patent alliance, pledges free crypto patents for all
Meta, formerly Facebook, has joined the COPA, a group that advocates for public patents on crypto and blockchain-related technologies.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Central Bank of Jordan reveals CBDC plans
Jordan's Central Bank governor expects cryptocurrency trading to be eventually permitted in Jordan once the appropriate legislation is in place.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Russia houses $200B worth of crypto, Kremlin estimates
According to data from a state-backed news agency, Russians owned nearly 5 trillion rubles worth of cryptocurrencies by December 2021.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Solana Pay launches to expand crypto e-commerce market
Solana Pay perceive the “most prevalent use-case to be with digital dollar currencies” such as Circle’s USDC stablecoin, but also are enabling the option of Solana-related assets such as Solana’s native SOL, FTX’s FTT, and Serum’s SRM, among others.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
MicroStrategy buys the dip by purchasing 660 Bitcoin for $25M
MicroStrategy bought 660 Bitcoin in January versus around 3,300 BTC in December and 7,000 BTC in October and November.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Litecoin is finally launching its major Mimblewimble upgrade
The Litecoin Foundation believes LTC could achieve wider adoption through Mimblewimble upgrades.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
TVL, network outages, or derivatives: What's behind Solana's (SOL) 60%+ drop?
SOL price is more than 60% away from its all-time high and data shows that it's not the network outages but the loss of territory to competing chains driving the correction.
Cointelegraph (contrib. Fatstack).
Crypto Exchange FTX Now Valued at $32B After Third Fundraise in Last Six Months - Blockworks
The exchange raised $400 million in a Series C round.
Blockworks (contrib. Fatstack).
Flexible Workers Are Driving A Shift Towards Crypto Payroll Providers - Decrypt
Request Finance is meeting the needs of flexible, decentralized and nomadic workers with its seamless platform for crypto payroll.
Decrypt (contrib. Fatstack).