PRESS RELEASE. LBank Labs, a leading blockchain investment fund of $100M AUM announced today its participation in a strategic funding round for FortyTwo, a revolutionary UX frontend for decentralized finance (DeFi) across the interchain ecosystem. The investment round also saw participation from a distinguished list of funds and angel investors.Continue Reading

Startale Labs disclosed this week that it has garnered an additional $3.5 million in funding from UOB Venture Management. This latest seed funding round elevates the startup’s total investment to $7 million, which is earmarked for enhancing the firm’s Web3 offerings. Startale Labs Bags $3.5M Capital Injection From UOB StartaleContinue Reading

The delisting of monero by Binance marked a significant turning point for privacy coins, showcasing the growing impact of regulatory demands on privacy-focused projects, while also spotlighting emerging projects like Zano that aim to navigate these challenges. Regulatory Pressures Set to Reshape Privacy Coin Landscape The privacy coin landscape isContinue Reading

Sources report that Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), the erstwhile crypto magnate and former head of FTX, intends to utilize his newly appointed legal team, despite these attorneys also serving Alex Mashinsky, the former chief of Celsius. On Wednesday, in a courtroom declaration, SBF confirmed his complete understanding that his legal representativesContinue Reading

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse believes that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will approve spot exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on crypto tokens other than bitcoin. “I think it’s inevitable that there’ll be multiple ETFs around different tokens,” he stressed, noting that Ripple would welcome an XRP ETF. “In myContinue Reading

Fundstrat’s head of research, Tom Lee, has doubled down on his $150,000 bitcoin price prediction, stating that the crypto could reach that price level this year. He cited three key reasons driving his bullish price forecast. Describing bitcoin as “sound money,” he emphasized that the cryptocurrency is incredibly secure andContinue Reading

Some Nigeria-based users of Binance’s peer-to-peer platform have blasted the crypto exchange’s decision to block or remove traders quoting USDT to naira exchange rates exceeding NGN1,802. Binance says it has the right to remove “users behaving in a malicious or manipulative way.” The Nigerian Currency’s Woes Some Nigerian users ofContinue Reading

On Wednesday, the blockchain interoperability platform Wormhole revealed it is collaborating with the American multinational semiconductor company AMD (Advanced Micro Devices). Wormhole plans to utilize AMD’s Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology in order to bolster cross-chain communication and multi-chain scalability. AMD’s FPGA Tech to Power Wormhole’s Interoperability Ambitions Wormhole,Continue Reading

In a landmark decision, the High Court in Podgorica has ruled that the former Terraform Labs CEO, Do Kwon, will be extradited to the United States, sidelining South Korea’s request for his extradition. The court’s ruling comes after extensive deliberations on the legal and political implications of the extradition. ReportContinue Reading

According to a recent report, a super political action committee (PAC) focused on the cryptocurrency industry has secured $4.9 million in contributions from Cameron Winklevoss and Tyler Winklevoss. Additionally, the super PAC named Fairshake amassed $6.3 million in funds last month, as per records from the federal elections. Crypto LeadersContinue Reading