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Sunny Lu, CEO at VeChain: Industry Professional Reveals How DLT Platform Contributes to Web3 Ecosystem Development

Sunny Lu, CEO at VeChain, recently shared key insights exclusively with Crowdfund Insider. Recently, Vechain hosted its first Hackathon at Harvard University on the 7th and 8th of October. Following a selection from over 10,000 applicants, the 36-hour coding and collaboration event brought together 200… Read More

Web3 Adoption: Binance Academy, Blockchain Center Aim to Educate Over a Million Students Globally by 2026

Binance Academy, the “open-access” blockchain and Web3 learning hub, has joined forces with Blockchain Center, an independent non-profit research laboratory that fosters blockchain talent development through education, research, and development worldwide, to expand their joint blockchain education program globally. Now branded as the Global University… Read More

Blockchain Firm Ava Labs to Expand Operations in India with Key Senior Appointments

Ava Labs is accelerating its push in India with key strategic hires: Devika Mittal and Kamakshi Arjun, who will focus on the firm’s growth in the Indian market. Before joining Ava Labs, Devika was “the Head of Token Listings for Okcoin (in the OKX umbrella),… Read More

Coinbase Ventures to Support University of Arkansas’ Bounds Accelerator

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) is working to update the financial system that was built over 100 years ago by using crypto to provide people with more economic freedom and opportunity. To advance this purpose, Coinbase is building what it claims it the most “trusted” crypto products and… Read More

Blockchain Adoption: The Reserve Protocol Deploys on Base, an Ethereum (ETH) L2 Environment

The Reserve Protocol is now live on Base, marking its first expansion beyond the Ethereum mainnet. This update matters because it aims to empower accessible innovation. As noted in a blog post by the Reserve Protocol team, the “low-cost,” and developer-friendly Ethereum L2 environment launched by… Read More

Blockchain Firm Neo, Web3Labs to Drive DLT Innovation in Hong Kong via Accelerator Program

Neo contributes almost $8M HKD to nurture start-up projects and foster the development of Hong Kong’s Web3 industry. Winners from Neo’s APAC Hackathon will join “an accelerator program alongside candidates from Hong Kong’s leading Web3 developer base.” Neo, the open-source, community-driven blockchain platform where developers… Read More

ZorroSign, a Data Security Solutions Provider, Integrates with Provenance Blockchain

ZorroSign, Inc., a global firm focused on data security solutions built on blockchain, today announced its advanced integration with Provenance Blockchain, the decentralized blockchain purpose-built for financial services “with over $8 billion in real-world financial asset total value locked (TVL).” This crucial integration allows ZorroSign… Read More

​Quant Introduces Central Bank-grade Key Management Solution for Blockchain Transactions

A new solution has been launched in order to make blockchain-based transactions more secure for banks and other institutions. ​Financial institutions have “implemented mature key management solutions to secure data, business applications, and transactions.” With the introduction of blockchain and digital assets, existing key management… Read More

Circle Ventures Invests in Burnt, a Web3 Initiative

Burnt, a Web3 foundry, announces the public launch of its testnet for XION, the layer-1 blockchain built for consumer adoption. The company also announces “a prior strategic investment from Circle Ventures, the venture capital arm of Circle, a global financial technology firm and issuer of… Read More

DLT Adoption: IOTA 2.0 to Enable “Democratic” and Autonomous Digital Ecosystems

Following IOTA’s ShimmerEVM update last week, the developers have are introducing IOTA 2.0. After a period of research and prototyping, the IOTA Foundation “presents IOTA 2.0, a protocol that encapsulates its vision of digital autonomy for everyone.” The entire architecture of IOTA has reportedly “been… Read More

UK Suffers “Record” Number of Ransomware Attacks, Elliptic Report Claims

Organizations in the United Kingdom reportedly suffered a record number of ransomware attacks last year, according to analysis of a dataset published by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). In its data security incident trends – which “are reported to the data protection regulator – the… Read More

Ethereum Adoption: Green Light for ETH Futures a Key Breakthrough, According to Blockchain Industry Professional

Akash Mahendra, Director of Haven1 Foundation, has commented on what the green light for Ethereum (ETH) futures from Valkyrie Funds means for the nascent crypto and blockchain industry. Akash notes that while it’s a cause for celebration, it’s “a different picture for those still waiting… Read More

Circle Introduces Research Initiative to Support Open Source Development Across Crypto, Blockchain, Web3

Circle Research has been launched with a charter “to accelerate and amplify technical innovation within crypto, blockchain, and Web3 through open-source research.” Circle Research’s inaugural open-source contribution, Perimeter Protocol, “offers a new standard for building on-chain credit markets.” Open Source R&D At Circle, they claim… Read More

Bitcoin and Crypto Mining Stocks Rebounded in 2023 Alongside BTC Price, But Other Long-Term Challenges Remain – Report

Parker Merritt and Kyle Waters from Coin Metrics have provided a close examination of the current Bitcoin mining landscape through the lens of their extensive data. Despite a flat BTC market in the back half of Q3 as spot ETF chatter quieted, hashrate continued “to… Read More

Digital Asset Custody Firm Copper Enhances Stellar Network Integration

Copper.co, one of the industry’s leading digital asset custodians, is pleased to announce an enhancement to its existing integration with Stellar, a decentralized, open-source blockchain network designed to connect the financial systems and democratize economic participation. This enhancement allows institutional clients to trade an even… Read More

Web3 Adoption: Consensys, Protocol Labs to Enable Innovators via Scale Startup Program

Consensys announced a partnership with Protocol Labs aimed to support leading blockchain ventures and startups through Consensys Scale (formerly Consensys Startup Program). Builders in the Scale program now have access to Protocol Labs’ experience in “supporting hundreds of founders in their entrepreneurial journey.” Protocol Labs… Read More

Blockchain Protection Firm Coincover Appoints Ridhima Durham to Key Executive Role

Coincover, the blockchain protection company, announces the appointment of its new Chief Commercial Officer, Ridhima Durham, who joins at a critical time following its recent successful funding round in January and rebrand in July. Ridhima joins Coincover from Salary Finance where she “spent four years… Read More

Galaxy Digital to Scale UK, European Operations with New CEO Appointment

Galaxy Digital Holdings Ltd (TSX: GLXY), a financial services and investment management innovator in the digital asset and blockchain technology sectors, announced that Leon Marshall has been named Chief Executive Officer of Europe. In this newly formed role, Mr. Marshall will be “responsible for overseeing… Read More

Digital Assets: Solana (SOL) Staking Made Accessible via WalletConnect Support from Blockdaemon

Blockdaemon has added WalletConnect support for Solana, a blockchain known for its speed and cost-effectiveness. WalletConnect is described as being “a secure protocol that simplifies blockchain interactions by eliminating the need for private keys or passwords, enhancing both security and user experience.” Users are now… Read More

DLT Adoption: CarbonEnfo to Leverage Energy Web’s Web3 Infrastructure Solutions to Provide Blockchain-enabled Data Services

CarbonEnfo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Empower Energy Technology, will leverage Energy Web’s ecosystem and Web 3 infrastructure solutions in order “to develop and launch a range of blockchain-enabled energy data services.” CarbonEnfo, a division of Empower Energy Technology, a key player focused on… Read More

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