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Crypto startups keep raising capital despite tight liquidity and adverse macroeconomic conditions.

VC Roundup: Investors eyes blockchain analytics, gaming and crypto privacy

Bubblemaps, CoinScan, Hinkal Protocol, and Mythic Protocol are among the latest crypto and blockchain funding deals. Crypto startups keep raising capital despite tight liquidity and...
More than $70 million in crypto shorts were suddenly liquidated after a surprise jump in the price of Bitcoin BTC tickers down $28,057 , Ethereum ETH tickers down $1,727 and other cryptocurrencies on Oct. 1.

Is Uptober here? Bitcoin, Ethereum suddenly pumps, wiping $70M in shorts

The price of Bitcoin and Ethereum surged nearly 4% in just a 15-minute window, sparking bullish predictions for the remainder of October. More than $70...
From voice assistants to algorithms predicting global market trends, artificial intelligence (AI) is seeing explosive growth.

AI tech boom: Is the artificial intelligence market already saturated?

The AI sector has seen rapid investment over the last two years, but does that mean the market is overheated? From voice assistants to algorithms...
Global asset manager VanEck will donate 10% of all profits from its upcoming Ether futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) to Ethereum core developers for ten years, the company announced on X (formerly Twitter) on Sept. 29.

VanEck to donate 10% profits from Ether ETF to core developers

The Protocol Guild, a team of over 150 Ethereum core developers, will be the beneficiary. VanEck argues that asset managers should give back some...
Europe remains fertile ground for the cryptocurrency ecosystem to flourish compared with harsher regulatory environments, according to prominent speakers at Blockchain Expo Europe 2023 in Amsterdam.

Europe drives institutional crypto adoption: Blockchain Expo Amsterdam

Conversations with key speakers at the Blockchain Expo Europe in Amsterdam suggest that cryptocurrency exchanges and companies see the continent as a key region...
In this week’s newsletter, check out Glassnode data that shows nonfungible token (NFT) protocol Bitcoin Ordinals may not be clogging the network.

UK politicians enter the metaverse, mainstream media says NFTs are worthless

British politicians went to the metaverse to discuss the benefits and potential challenges that Web3 technology brings. In this week’s newsletter, check out Glassnode data...
Stablecoin issuer Circle has launched a Stellar-based version of its euro-backed stablecoin, EURC, according to a Sept. 26 announcement.

Circle launches native euro stablecoin on Stellar

The EURC stablecoin (formerly EUROC) is now available on Stellar in addition to Ethereum and Avalanche. Stablecoin issuer Circle has launched a Stellar-based version of...