FTX wins auction to acquire Voyager Digital’s assets

    Crypto exchange FTX US has won the bid for the assets of embattled crypto brokerage firm Voyager Digital, which to be approved by the UA Bankruptcy Court, with a bid valued at approximately $1.4 billion. Voyager hinted that its customers would eventually transition to the FTX platform after it finishes its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings….

    The Ethereum Merge just happened: What does that mean for investors?

    Investors should take note of some of Ethereum’s core traits that just changed — Christopher Robbins describes them on CoinDesk. Ethereum has been getting ready to “merge,” creating temporary disruptions in some crypto trading and potentially new opportunities for investors. Now the Merge has finally happened. But what does it really mean? In simple but…

    Crypto Investments Weekly – Sept. 10–16

    Top investment deals across the crypto sector over the last week (Sept. 10–16, 2022): VC firm Bloccelerate is raising $100 million for its second crypto-focused fund Venture capital firm Bloccelerate is looking to raise $100 million for its second fund, according to a filing with the US SEC on Sept. 9. The Bloccelerate VC Fund…

    State Street sees institutional investors don’t worry about the crypto-winter

    Investment management giant State Street says institutional clients are not deterred from investing in crypto assets despite price declines. “There is a belief that the asset class is here to stay,” the firm’s executive noted. State Street had expanded its crypto service earlier, citing soaring demand from traditional funds. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that…

    MicroStrategy plans to sell up to $500 million of stock to but more Bitcoin

    MicroStrategy, a software development firm that has become a corporate Bitcoin vault, plans to sell up to $500 million of stock to fund more purchases of BTC. The deal is a sign firm’s exec Michael Saylor isn’t abandoning his bold plan to turn his software developer into a Bitcoin proxy. A filing on Sept. 9…

    Franklin Templeton launches metaverse ETF based on Solactive innovation index

    Franklin Templeton joined the metaverse with a new thematic ETF. The global investment firm has launched The Franklin Metaverse UCITS ETF that tracks the Solactive Global Metaverse Innovation Net Total Return Index. The new ETF will list on the Deutsche Börse Xetra (XETRA) on Sept. 7, and the Borsa Italiana and London Stock Exchange (LSE)…