Doreen Wang

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Dec 28 2020

Lending Platform Vauld Raises $2M to Grow Into a Full Crypto Bank

Vauld, formerly called Bank of Hodlers, raised $2 million in a round led by Pantera Capital to expand its crypto banking platform.

Dec 23 2020

Axie Infinity Launches Public Testnet of Ronin Sidechain to ‘Scale Even Faster’

Dec 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  axie infinity business gaming nfts ubisoft

Axie Infinity has launched the public testnet of its Ronin sidechain with video game giant Ubisoft as an initial validator.

Miami Heat’s Tyler Herro Lends Voiceover Chops to Dapper Labs’ NBA Top Shot

Dec 23 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business dapper labs nba nfts sports

The Miami Heat's Tyler Herro is the first NBA player to provide a voiceover for a crypto game.

Dec 22 2020

Native NFTs Look to Boost Engagement (and Monetization) for THETA.tv Streamers

Dec 22 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business esports fan tokens nfts theta labs

The addition of NFTs to the gaming-focused network means streamers can create their own unique items to share with their fans.

Why NFT Collector ‘WhaleShark’ Spent 22 ETH on These Sneakers

Dec 22 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  auctions business fashion galaxy digital nfts

Sneaker studio RTFKT combined physical and digital collectibles in an NFT auction that drew $13,331 for a pair of shoes.

Dec 18 2020

Lil Pump Is Doing a Social Token Called PumpCoin

Dec 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business fyooz music industry nfts social tokens

Rapper Lil Pump is the latest celebrity to dip into the crypto world with the launch of his “PumpCoin” social token.

FC Barcelona Footballer Invests $4.3M in Fan Token Platform Sorare

Sorare, the platform for digital soccer collectibles, announced that FC Barcelona's Gerard Piqué is investing $4.3 million in the NFT site.

Dec 17 2020

Lil Yachty Collectible Fetches $16K in Latest String of High-Profile NFT Auctions

The lucky winner is “westcoastbill” – a user who appears to have sniped Tyler Winklevoss by $50 at the last minute.

Dec 14 2020

Bloccelerate VC Raises $12M Fund to Bet on Enterprise Blockchain Adoption

The Seattle-based firm plans to invest in 10-15 ventures in the blockchain space over the next two to three years.

Dec 11 2020

DeFi Game Aavegotchi Preps for Jan. 4 Mainnet Launch With NFT Auctions

Dec 11 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  aave aavegotchi business defi gaming

Aavegotchi – a retro, Tamagotchi-inspired game that came to life at the end of DeFi Summer – is launching in full on Jan. 4.

Dec 10 2020

Rapper Lil Yachty Sells Out Social Token in 21 Minutes

Dec 10 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business fyooz music music industry rally

The token was listed on social money platform Fyooz, where buyers, most likely fans of the rapper, bought $YACHTY for $15 each.

Dec 03 2020

Protocol Hosting Google reCAPTCHA Competitor Expands to Polkadot

Human Protocol, home of the anti-bot hCaptcha system, announced it is expanding beyond Ethereum to a future Polkadot parachain, Moonbeam.

Nov 20 2020

Y Combinator, Pantera Back $3M Investment in New Crypto Derivatives Exchange

Globe goes live Friday with the announcement of $3 million in funding from the likes of Pantera Capital, Y Combinator, Tim Draper and others.

Nov 19 2020

NFT Game Axie Infinity Raises $860K in Governance Token Sale

Nov 19 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  axie axie infinity business ethereum games

A new game mode will also be launching on the platform in early 2021, where players can own pieces of land and farm governance tokens.

Nov 18 2020

Mintbase Raises $1M Seed Round to Bring NFTs to NEAR Protocol

Nov 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business ethereum mintbase near nfts

The new funding allows Mintbase to hire developers and designers to prepare for a testnet launch on NEAR before year's end.

CryptoGenies? Digital Avatars Are Coming to Dapper’s Flow Blockchain

Nov 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business collectibles dapper labs flow nfts

“Dapper Labs was a braindead fit for us to be able to further educate our young users,” Genies founder Akash Nigam said.

Digital Asset Firm Fireblocks Raises $30M to Gird for ‘Influx in Customer Demand’

Fireblocks plans to maintain its standing as “the biggest player in crypto- native markets” but also wants to go after institutional players.

Nov 17 2020

Balaji Srinivasan, HashKey Back $2M Round in Twitter Privacy Tool Mask Network

Mask Network, the protocol that allows users to send encrypted messages and even cryptocurrencies over Twitter, announced a funding round Tuesday.

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