71% of the world’s wealthiest individuals have invested in crypto, a survey says
    16 Jun 2022

    A new survey from Capgemini revealed that 71% of high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) around the world have invested in cryptocurrencies and other digital assets. The survey also has advised wealth management firms to prioritize providing education and advice. On June 14, technology consulting company Capgemini released its 2022 World Wealth Report. It polled 2,973 global HNWIs,…

    Solv Protocol: The Middle East Is a Remarkable Place to Build DeFi platforms
    16 Jun 2022

    With the emergence of decentralized finance (DeFi), NFTs that broadly represent financial ownership and rights, often dubbed “financial NFTs,” are showcasing exciting use cases of NFTs the space has never seen. Solv Protocol, a DeFi startup, is a platform for creating, managing, and trading financial NFTs, or Vouchers. “The most pressing problem in the emerging…

    Kraken and Binance accelerate hiring drive amid crypto industry’s job cuts
    16 Jun 2022

    Crypto exchanges Binance and Kraken, reportedly along with layer-2 sidechain Polygon, are looking to add staff amid crashing crypto markets. While Coinbase, BlockFi, and Crypto.com are among the crypto-related companies announcing layoffs this week. The US-based crypto exchange Kraken revealed on June 15 that it has not altered its recruiting strategy and does not expect…

    Bitcoin surges following the US Fed raise rates at the highest level since 1994
    16 Jun 2022

    Bitcoin’s price fluctuated after the Federal Reserve announced further monetary tightening on June 15, falling to as low as $20,270 after the Fed’s statement. But an hour after the announcement, the cryptocurrency was traded at $21,444. As a long-awaited step, the Fed announced that it will raise the fed-funds rate, the interest rate at which…