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Unique Network, an NFT Chain for Polkadot and Kusama, Acquires $11.3M in the Second Round of its Pre-Sale

Unique Network, a next-gen NFT chain for Polkadot and Kusama, announced that it has secured $11.3 million in the second round of its pre-sale, bringing its total raised to $16 million. The investment round has been led by Web3 investment pioneers Outlier Ventures, who were… Read More

DeFi and Digital Assets Platform Kava Announces that Version 9 Is Coming: IBC and More Features

The Kava 9 mainnet upgrade is coming, and it’s bringing several key changes aimed at further expanding the Kava Ecosystem by adding more ways for users and projects to bring their assets to Kava. As mentioned in a blog post by the team at Kava… Read More

Sergey Gorbunov: Co-Founder at Axelar, a Decentralized Interoperability Network, Explains how Platform Connects Blockchains, Apps, Users

We recently connected with Sergey Gorbunov, Co-founder and CEO of Axelar, the decentralized interoperability network that connects blockchain ecosystems, applications and users. In August, Axelar had entered into a strategic partnership with Keplr, the largest Cosmos interchain wallet. The partnership had aimed to integrate the… Read More

London based Fintech VALK Surges to $4B in Deals via Platform During Past Year

Over 70 financial institutions have reportedly worked with Valk‘s digital transaction and tokenization platform this year. Private market digital platform VALK says that it is “building for expansion after achieving over $4 billion in assets and deals managed on its platform in a year” as… Read More

Al Ansari Exchange Leverages RippleNet Cloud to Streamline Cross-Border Remittance Payments to Malaysia with MoneyMatch

The team at Fintech firm Ripple is pleased to confirm that UAE-headquartered foreign exchange and worldwide money transfer firm, Al Ansari Exchange has joined RippleNet. Via RippleNet Cloud, which is Ripple’s international Cloud-powered financial network tech, Al Ansari Exchange will be connecting with major money… Read More

Polygon-powered Multi-Region Fantasy Game Gaia EverWorld Secures $3.7M via Seed Round

Gaia EverWorld, an immersive, multi-region fantasy world where players create their own kingdoms, has acquired $3.7 million in capital from well-known blockchain industry investors through a private sale. Inspired by classic games like Pokeman, Clash of Clans, and Age of Empires, Gaia EverWorld aims to… Read More

Lukka Acquires Blox Finance, a Cryptocurrency Accounting and Digital Infrastructure Provider

Lukka, an enterprise crypto-asset data and software solution provider, has acquired Blox Finance, the digital currency accounting, tracking and management software subsidiary of Blox, an ETH staking and decentralized infrastructure provider. According to a release, Lukka has purchased Blox blockchain node infrastructure and intellectual property…. Read More

Zilliqa, the High-Performance Blockchain Platform, Announces Appointment of Dr. Ben Livshits as CEO

Zilliqa, the high-performance, high-security blockchain platform, has announced the appointment of software tech industry executive Dr. Ben Livshits as CEO, effective 11 October 2021. Dr. Livshits has spent over 20 years at pioneering tech firms that have shaped the internet as we know it today… Read More

Tim Glover: Co-Founder at Chronicle Discusses How Businesses Can Leverage NFTs

We recently caught up with Tim Glover, Co-founder of Chronicle, an NFT marketplace, and studio that is committed to delivering eco-friendly NFTs of popular brands’ collectibles to their fans. In this conversation, Tim explored the problems that Chronicle is aiming to solve in the nascent… Read More

Chainalysis Adds Bitcoin (BTC) to Its Balance Sheet with Assistance from NYDIG

Chainalysis, the blockchain data platform, announced that it is expanding its partnership with NYDIG, a Bitcoin tech and financial services company, in order to carry out a purchase of BTC for the firm’s balance sheet. NYDIG played a key role in supporting Chainalysis to acquire… Read More

CAIS Teams Up with Digital Asset to Address Inefficiencies in Wealth Management, Alternative Investments

CAIS, the alternative investment platform, and Digital Asset, the creators of the Daml multi-party application platform, have confirmed  a working collaboration to “explore specific use cases for blockchain, distributed ledgers, and smart contracts at the intersection of wealth management and alternative investments.” The two firms… Read More

Ethereum Scaling Solution Polygon Teams Up with DraftKings to Support NFTs, Secondary Markets

Polygon, an Ethereum-powered scaling platform on-boarding consumers to Web 3.0, has announced a blockchain collaboration with DraftKings Marketplace, a digital collectibles ecosystem built by DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) for “mainstream accessibility to support custom NFT drops along with secondary-market transactions.” This deal offers DraftKings Marketplace with… Read More

Internet Computer Project: DFINITY Dev Grant Program Provides 102 Grants Valued at $2M+

In just 5 months since their Genesis launch, the Internet Computer blockchain has seen steady growth of its developer community, whose decentralized applications (dApps) and services have managed to attract around 250,000 users. On May 25, 2021, the DFINITY Foundation confirmed that the DFINITY Developer… Read More

Rachid Ajaja: CEO and Founder at AllianceBlock Explains Why Blockchain Interoperability Is Becoming Key Requirement

We recently connected with Rachid Ajaja, CEO and Founder of AllianceBlock, the first “globally compliant” decentralized capital market. Ajaja explained what his organization is doing to support the nascent DeFi space. He also commented on the rise of crypto-assets and how to create a sustainable… Read More

Financial Services Platform Evrynet Welcomes Three New Advisors Following $7M Private Round

Evrynet, a financial service platform, is pleased to confirm several additions to its list of project advisors. The team at Evrynet attracts talent from within the blockchain and crypto space and MIT to further expand its reach in the financial industry. More collaborations are “expected… Read More

Nervos Introduces Cross-Chain “Force Bridge” on Mainnet

China’s public blockchain Nervos has announced that the “Force Bridge” is currently live on the mainnet. As noted in an update shared with CI, the Force Bridge is currently connected to Ethereum (ETH) via a cross-chain bridge and will be “connected to Cardano and other… Read More

Taipei based Fintech XREX Teams Up with TRM Labs to Enhance Platform Security

XREX Inc, the Taipei-based neo Fintech, announced that it has implemented a full suite of risk management tools created by TRM Labs, a blockchain intelligence provider, in order to enhance the platform’s ability to “detect and defend against fraud, scammers and suspicious activities.” XREX is… Read More

400 Emerging Technologies or EmTech Scholarships to be Offered by Santander and MIT Professional Education

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) (via Santander Universities) and MIT Professional Education are providing 400 “Santander Tech | Emerging Technologies Program by MIT Professional Education” scholarships “geared at courses related to in-demand technologies such as blockchain, AI, and cybersecurity in a job market dominated by digitalization… Read More

Stefany Rojas: Head of Business Development at Kahuna Explains Benefits of Using their Blockchain based Social Media Network

We recently connected with Stefany Rojas, Head of Business Development at Kahuna, a blockchain-based social media network that will aim to engage celebrities with their fans in a democratized manner. It’s worth noting that most blockchain-enabled social media projects such as Voice and Steemit have… Read More

Holochain based Energy Saving Initiative, Internet of Energy Network (IOEN), to List on Gate.io

Holochain based energy-saving initiative, Internet of Energy Network (IOEN – pronounced ‘ion’) has confirmed its listing on digital asset exchange, Gate.io. The listing will take place “post the dual IDO on TrustSwap and TrustPad on 8th October and 11th October respectively.” Leveraging Holochain tech, IOEN… Read More

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