New South Korean leadership will press for Bitcoin ETF trading
    08 May 2024

    The Democratic Party of Korea will request that the Financial Services Commission (FSC) reconsider its interpretation of the legal status of spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs), according to a local press report. Allowing spot ETFs with underlying virtual assets was one of the party’s campaign promises. An unnamed official of the Democratic Party policy committee told…

    Starknet Foundation launches $5M grants program
    08 May 2024

    The Starknet Foundation announced a new grant program with $5 million worth of USDC for emerging projects on the network. The new $5 million Seed Grants Program aims to support at least 200 promising teams, with $25,000 in USD Coin per award recipient, offering a “final push” to help final-stage projects launch on Starknet, an Ethereum…

    Financial system ‘outdated’ but crypto is no fix either: US swing voters
    08 May 2024

    The majority of Americans in swing states say the financial system is “outdated” but agree crypto may not be the solution either, a survey reveals. The study, conducted by the Digital Currency Group and The Harris Group, surveyed 1,201 people in six “swing states” — a term given to states that could reasonably be won by either…