Crypto payments startup MoonPay raises $555 million, reaching a $3.4 billion valuation
    27 Nov 2021
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    MoonPay, a payment infrastructure provider for crypto companies, said Monday it has raised $555 million in an all-equity Series A round led by Coatue and Tiger Global that values the firm at $3.4 billion. The funds will be used to hire people, expand geographic coverage and add more payment methods such as letting users buy…

    A16z leads a $150 million funding round for NFT game platform Mythical Games
    11 Nov 2021
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    Mythical Games, a blockchain-based gaming company, has raised $150 million in a Series C round led by Andreessen Horowitz (A16z) at a $1.25 billion valuation. The firm will use the funds to expand its team, scale operations, and bring new game developers to its non-fungible token (NFT) platform. The American venture firm Andressen Horowitz led…

    Worldcoin: Eye-scanning cryptocurrency launches with $1 billion valuation

    OpenAI CEO and former Y Combinator President Sam Altman has announced Worldcoin, a project designed to equitably distribute free cryptocurrency to as many people as possible. Obtaining that crypto, however, involves a discomforting concession – an iris scan, which has raised privacy concerns amongst critics. According to Global Findex, over 31% of the global population…

    Future Blockchain Summit: Aqarchain.io launches first decentralized real estate NFT marketplace
    25 Oct 2021
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    Aqarchain showcases the first global blockchain platform offering fractionalized NFTs. Its flagship product is a real estate crowdfunding investment platform. Aqarchain.io, a leader in Prop-tech, FinTech real estate, and hybrid real estate investment, has showcased the first global blockchain-powered real estate crowdfunding marketplace, where investing in real estate is as easy as investing in shares…

    World Blockchain Summit 2021: We invest across Asia – David Gan, Op Crypto founder
    19 Oct 2021
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    The Trescon World Blockchain Summit concluded in Dubai to discuss blockchain and cryptocurrency. Among prominent speakers from the crypto sector, David Gan, the founder and General Partner of Op Crypto, revealed some plans about their projects and how his company helps startups. In Dubai, David Gan represents Op Crypto, a newly-established VC fund based in…

    Crypto in the desert: The founders of a VC fund explain why Dubai is the next global hub
    16 Oct 2021
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    – CV VC invests in blockchain start-ups across Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. – It recently launched a Dubai incubation program, offering firms up to $125,000. – Its CIO and Dubai managing partner spoke to Insider about the fund’s expansion plans. For some industry insiders, a second ‘crypto valley’ – the major blockchain hub…