Andreessen Horowitz launches $4.5 billion crypto fund despite the market downturn
    26 May 2022

    Major venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has unveiled the largest-ever $4.5 billion crypto fund despite the ongoing downturn in the global financial markets. Focused on crypto and Web3, the new Crypto Fund IV is double the size of its previous fund, launched in 2021. The new fund is double the size of the last…

    Oman incorporates real estate tokenization in the Virtual assets regulatory framework
    26 May 2022

    Real estate tokenization is set to be incorporated into Oman Capital Markets Authority (OCMA)’s virtual asset regulatory framework. According to an advisor with the authority, the tokenizing of real estate will open investment opportunities for local and foreign investors. The Oman virtual asset regulation will be finalized by Q3 of 2022. Oman Capital Market Authority…

    OpenSea announces brand new NFT marketplace protocol Seaport
    26 May 2022

    The world’s most popular NFT marketplace OpenSea has unveiled a new Web3 protocol that allows anyone to set up new and decentralized NFT marketplaces. As per some members of the community, the protocol could become the “Uniswap moment” of NFTs. In its blog post, OpenSea said that the first iteration of the new protocol, titled…

    Who Will Wag Its Finger at Crypto Business?
    26 May 2022

    The prospect of creating a single global regulator for the cryptocurrency market is currently being discussed at various levels. We tried to collect all the available information and surmise: How real is such a possibility, what a structure like that could do, and how the regulatory process could work. The “stablecoin crisis” that began with…

    GameStop launches its crypto and NFT wallet, with shares jumping 3%
    25 May 2022

    Video game and electronics retailer GameStop Corp. unveiled on May 23 a digital asset wallet that will let gamers and others store, send, receive and use cryptocurrencies and NFTs on several decentralized apps without leaving their web browsers. Upon the announcement, GameStop shares jumped nearly 3% in pre-market trading on Monday. According to a company…

    Bitcoin Pizza Day: The story about a $300 million dinner
    25 May 2022

    Bitcoin Pizza Day commemorates the day in 2010 when Laszlo Hanyecz, a programmer and BTC miner from Florida, used the crypto to purchase two pizzas from Papa John’s. It occurs every year on May 22. It is the first physical item purchased with the first decentralized digital currency. Before Bitcoin’s coronation as an alternative asset…