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Jack Dorsey says bitcoin will be a big part of Twitter’s future

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed to investors that bitcoin will be a “big part” of the company’s future, as he sees opportunities to integrate the cryptocurrency into existing Twitt

What we learned from selling a blockchain service to African governments

Africa is a smaller addressable market. If you’re looking to pitch a product or service to governments, it’s helpful to keep in mind that your first customer might be from a smaller country.

Cryptocurrency company Circle to go public in SPAC deal

Circle has announced that it plans to become a public company. The cryptocurrency company will merge with Concord Acquisition Corp, a SPAC. Circle is better known as one of the founding members of the

Nansen raises $12M from a16z to help investors make sense of crypto markets

While the ambitions of crypto investors have swelled even faster than the market has in recent months, institutional players have had a mountain of blockchain data to try to make sense of without part

Mercuryo raises $7.5M for crypto-focused, cross-border payments after crossing $50M in ARR

Mercuryo, a startup that has built a cross-border payments network, has raised $7.5 million in a Series A round of funding. The London-based company describes itself as “a crypto infrastructure comp

Internxt gets $1M to be ‘the Coinbase of decentralized storage’

Valencia-based startup Internxt has been quietly working on an ambitious plan to make decentralized cloud storage massively accessible to anyone with an internet connection. It’s just bagged $1

Mythical Games raises $75M to build an NFT game engine

Even as NFT sales dip below their most speculative highs, startups aiming to tap into their potential are still scoring big funding rounds from investors who believe there’s much more to crypto

Frst and Fabric Ventures announce fellowship program for crypto entrepreneurs

VC funds Frst and Fabric Ventures are teaming up to create Le Crypto Fellowship. With this program, the two firms want to find the next 10 crypto entrepreneurs in France. And they think they might fos

This crypto monitoring startup — ‘We’re bomb-sniffing dogs’ — just raised Series A funding

Solidus Labs, a company that says its surveillance and risk-monitoring software can detect manipulation across cryptocurrency trading platforms, is today announcing $20 million in Series A funding. It

Holoride deploys Elrond blockchain and NFTs in prep for 2022 market launch

Holoride, the Audi spinoff that’s creating an in-vehicle XR passenger entertainment experience, is deploying blockchain technology and NFTs as the next stage in its preparation for a 2022 market lau

White Star Capital launches new $50M crypto/blockchain fund backed by Bpifrance, Ubisoft

White Star Capital, better known as a VC firm which, in its time, has backed the likes of Digg, LaunchRock, Meero, Summly, and Tier, among others, is moving into the hot world of crypto and blockchain

Solana, a blockchain platform followed by top crypto investors, says it’s far faster than Ethereum

Solana isn’t widely known yet outside of the crypto community. But insiders think the blockchain platform is interesting for a wide variety of reasons, beginning with its amiable founder, Anatol

BRD’s Blockset unveils its white-label cryptocurrency wallet for banks and other enterprise clients

Blockset, the blockchain infrastructure platform for enterprises by BRD, announced early access to its wallet-as-a-service today. The white-label solution gives clients, like financial institutions, t

eBay embraces NFTs

eBay is joining the NFT frenzy, telling Reuters today that going forward it will allow the sales of NFTs on its platform, a mainstream embrace that follows billions of dollars in NFT purchases over th

Why TransUnion led blockchain fintech Spring Labs’ $30M Series B

Consumer credit reporting agency TransUnion recently announced it had invested an undisclosed sum in Spring Labs, which is building out a blockchain-based data-sharing platform. Now, TechCrunch has ex

Signaling that privacy is coming to DeFi, Sienna Network raises $11.2M for its platform

Last week we saw some major backing of the Secret Network blockchain, as significant blockchain players Arrington Capital and Blocktower Capital invested in the privacy-first smart contract platform.

Multicoin Capital debuts new $100M fund to bet on crypto startups and tokens

Crypto startups couldn’t be hotter as currencies push past all-time highs and investor appetite reaches mania for new projects. Crypto investment firms that have been investing in blockchain sta

In the race toward Web 3 financial privacy, Secret Network attracts backing from key players

In the real world — the world on which the global economy runs — we don’t expose every aspect of our financial activity in public. We want to be able to select which parties can access our finan

Paxos raises $300 million to build a cryptocurrency infrastructure giant

Paxos has raised a $300 million Series D funding round led by Oak HC/FT. With today’s funding, the company is now valued at $2.4 billion. The company has been building infrastructure and white-label

EU-based digital assets platform Finoa inks $22M Series A funding led by Balderton Capital

Institutions need to keep their crypto assets somewhere. And they aren’t going to keep it on some random or consumer-grade crypto operation. This requires more sophisticated technology. Furthermore,
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