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NFT Marketplace 4K Announces $3M Raise

NFT collectibles and luxury goods marketplace 4K has announced a seed raise of $3 million led by Electric Capital, Crosscut Ventures, Collab+Currency, ConsenSys, and IDEO CoLab. The funding will go to improving the StockX marketplace. Customers send their collectible to 4K, which authenticates, insures and… Read More

NFT Auction Marketplace OpenSea is Valued at $1.5 Billion After Fresh Funding

NFT auction marketplace OpenSea is now a Unicorn. The platform that witnessed massive traction earlier this year raised $100 million in a Series B round led by Andreessen Horowitz at $1.5 billion, as per a TechCrunch report. The startup, which raised $23 million in Series… Read More

Crypto Wallet Phantom Bags $9 Million in Funding From Andreessen Horowitz and Others

Phantom, a multi-chain crypto wallet, has raised $9 million in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz  (A16z).  Variant Fund, Jump Capital, DeFi Alliance, and Solana Foundation also participated in the round along with Garry Tan, an early Coinbase investor and other angel investors from Compound, dYdX, Audius, Lolli, and Ethereum Foundation. Phantom plans to use… Read More

Graph Blockchain Completes New World Acquisition

Graph Blockchain has completed its acquisition of art-focused NFT company New World. The $6 million tab was met through the issuance of 46.2 million units in Graph Blockchain capital at 13 cents per. Each unit consists of one common share and one common purchase warrant…. Read More

IOHK’s Cardano Now on Orion Platform, Brings Access to Multiple Exchanges

A new partnership between innovative blockchain engineering firm IOHK and decentralized platform Orion promises to bring added utility to cryptocurrency trading. The two companies are joining to integrate IOHK’s Cardano blockchain into Orion’s trading terminal, a move that will allow access to major exchanges from… Read More

NFT Marketplace Mintable Raises $13 Million Series A

Mintable, an NFT marketplace and platform for creating NFTs, says it has closed on an over-subscribed Series A funding round raising $13 million. The funding saw the participation of Ripple, Animoca Brands, Metapurse, Doug Band, a former advisor to Bill Clinton, and Jon Oringer, founder… Read More

Wazuzu, tZERO to Develop NFTs, Security Tokens

Blockchain technology provider tZERO has partnered with Wazuzu to provide its regulated ATS  to Wazuzu’s platform. Wazuzu is an end-to-end blockchain-based asset digitization platform that offers a full suite of compliant tools and services. They will implement tZERO’s regulated ATS operated by its FINRA member broker-dealer… Read More

Gibraltar Government Sponsors NFT Hackathon

Gibraltar Finance, the business development arm of HM Government of Gibraltar, is partnering with NFT Vision Hack, to encourage creative solutions to the NFT [non-fungible token] sector.  The global hackathon takes place from July 3 to August 30, 2021. Gibraltar has long sought to position… Read More

HUP.LIFE, ETHO.Black to host NFTs on Upcoming Market

HUP.LIFE and ETHO.Black are joining forces to HUP.LIFE to host NFTs on HUP.MARKET, which is scheduled to debut this December. ETHO.Black’s Etho Protocol is a file system enabling content to be pinned around the world on a blockchain. HUP.LIFE created a marketplace for trading copyright-enabled… Read More

NFT Marketplace Rarible Raises $14.2 Million Series A

marketplace Rarible has raised $14.2 million in Series A funding led by led by Venrock and CoinFund, with participation from 01 Advisors. The funding will be used to add to its team while building a “community-owned” NFT marketplace. Rarible said the platform will be built… Read More

Metahero Launches Personalized Metascanning Technology to Tap $50B Market

Metahero’s new 3D scanning solution for personalized avatars and virtual items provides an entry into a market currently worth $50 billion and growing That technology is blended with NFT smart contracts to create unique, ultra-HD avatars and meta-objects which can exist forever on the blockchain…. Read More

WOM Protocol Launches NFT Marketplace for Musicians, TikTok Artists

Social commerce platform WOM Protocol today launched YAAAS, an NFT marketplace connecting social influencers and music artists with each other and their communities, through the sale of experiences, collaborations, and in-person greetings. Today’s phased rollout will allow the community to test features and provide feedback,… Read More

NFT Platform Chronicle Raises $3.2 Million in Seed Funding

Chronicle, a “next-generation” NFT platform, has raised $3.2 million in seed funding for a “fan-focused digital collectible’s platform” expected to launch at some point this summer. Chronicle is co-founded by a former Jurassic park team member, Tim Glover, who was the creator of fan experiences… Read More

Wirex Teams Up with Terra Virtual For New Exclusive “Non-Fungible Token” Giveaway

Digital payments platform Wirex announced on Monday it has teamed up with digital collectible platform Terra Virtua for exclusive non-fungible tokens (NFTs) giveaway. Wirex reported it will give away 500 exclusive Terra Virtua vFlect NFTs, as well as up to $500,000 worth of cryptocurrency in promotions throughout… Read More

Blockchain Developer ChainSafe Receives Development Grant to Perform Native Integration of Chainlink into Cosmos SDK

ChainSafe has reportedly received a development grant to natively integrate Chainlink (LINK) into the Cosmos software development kit (SDK). As previously reported, the Chainlink Community Grant Program offers financial resources to the development teams and researchers creating a “more functional, accessible, and socially impactful” Chainlink… Read More

Enterprise Grade Blockchain IOST Partners Moonstake to Support Crypto Staking of IOST Coin

IOST has teamed up with Moonstake in order to support staking functionality for IOST coin on Moonstake wallets. Moonstake began offering services in the staking business in 2020 with the goal to develop the biggest staking network in Asia. Since that time, Moonstake claims it… Read More

Blockchain based Security Management Platform Equa Raises $2.5 Million, Purchases Bitcoin, Adds NFT Service

Equa has received $2.5 million in funding in a private offering. Simultaneously, Equa said it will be purchasing Bitcoin which will go into Bitcoin treasury and corporate treasury tools. According to the company, Bitcoin-backed promissory notes will be issued at two separate interest rates depending… Read More

Uniswap Version 3.0 Now Successfully Deployed on Ethereum (ETH) Mainnet

The team at Uniswap, a leading non-custodial Ethereum token exchange, revealed on May 5, 2021, that Uniswap version 3.0 has now been launched on the Ethereum (ETH) mainnet. All “relevant contract addresses” are found here. As mentioned in an update from the Uniswap developers: “Uniswap… Read More

Sellers Beware: Can NFTs Be Regulated Securities?

The sudden prevalence of Non-Fungible Tokens has raised important legal considerations for issuers and purchasers alike. While intellectual property rights remain essential, securities laws should not be overlooked. Non-Fungible Tokens, or “NFTs”, are digital assets with unique identifying characteristics that distinguish one from another.  Unlike… Read More

Sotheby’s First NFTs Sold on Nifty Supported by Seward & Kissel

Sotheby’s first NFT [non-fungible token] sale completed yesterday.  The digital artist known as Pak sold multiple NFTs for almost $17 million. Hosted on Gemini’s Nifty Gateway, the sale allowed collectors to bid on NFTs for limited-edition artworks in “The Fungible Collection” and open edition artworks… Read More

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