President of Iran Called For New Crypto Regulations
    14 Jun 2021

    Iranian President has urged for a new standard in digital currency regulation following recent steps of the government in pursue to control the crypto sector. President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran required a legal framework for digital currency and related activities, which would protect the national interest while crypto mining remains illegal in the country….

    Sotheby’s sold a Cryptopunk NFT for $11.8 million
    13 Jun 2021

    Recently, a Cryptopunk NFT was sold for almost $12 million among works of other artists during a Sotheby’s auction organized virtually. Sotheby’s looking forward to strong demand for this new type of digital good in the future, even as NFT’s craze stepped down last weeks. A leading Sotheby’s auction house announced on Thursday the sale…

    DeFi startup raised $10 million funding backed by Andre Cronje from Yearn.Finance
    13 Jun 2021

    India-based DeFi startup Instadapp reported on Friday the completion of a funding round in $10 million. It was led by Standard Crypto, including Andre Cronje, the founder of crypto investing platform Yearn.Finance. The startup plans to use funds to further developing of a “middleware” layer for the DeFi ecosystem. Instadapp plays an important role in…

    1,100 suspected of using crypto for money laundering arrested in China
    13 Jun 2021

    As the China Ministry of Public Security said, the police have arrested more than 1,100 suspects of using cryptocurrencies for illegal activities, like laundering money and telecom frauds. The Chinese authorities stated they have crackdown more than 170 gangs responsible for using crypto for criminal purposes. The arrests follow China has stepped up efforts to…

    Paris Hilton to support Origin as advisor and investor
    12 Jun 2021

    The world-renowned influencer Paris Hilton joins Origin as an investor and advisor to make its products and Origin Tokens (OGN) even more successful. Paris Hilton is the original entertainment and business icon that pushes the creator economy forward. Aside from her influence on mainstream culture through music and TV shows since the early 2000s, Paris…

    Goldman Sachs shows interest in Blockdaemon’s DeFi expansion
    12 Jun 2021

    Skeptical before about cryptocurrency, Goldman Sachs continues to fund crypto companies. Investment giant recently funded around $28 million to Blockdaemon’s expansion. The more evidence that the New York City-based firm changing its mind to cryptocurrency. The investment banking giant has joined in on a significant funding round to aid Blockdaemon, a large blockchain firm, to…