Finance Archive

Blockchain Firm Animoca Brands Raises $358 Million to Enhance Web3 and the Metaverse

Animoca Brands has announced the blockchain and cryptocurrency-focused firm has raised $358.8 million to

Blossom Capital’s Newly Launched $432 Million Fund to Focus on Crypto Startups

Blossom Capital, the London-based venture capital firm founded by Candice Lo, Imran Ghory, Mike

Crypto Job Postings Increased 400% in 2021 According to Linkedin

According to new data from Linkedin, a professional work-based social network, the number of

FTX Launches $2 Billion Venture Capital Fund Focused on Bolstering Blockchain, Web3 Adoption

The cryptocurrency firm FTX has announced the launch of a $2 billion venture capital

Swiss National Bank Trials CBDC in Transactions With Five Banks

The Swiss National Bank has successfully employed a wholesale CBDC to settle transactions with

Russia’s Tinkoff Bank Enters Crypto Space Through Swiss Company Acquisition

The Russian neobank Tinkoff is joining the world of cryptocurrencies with the purchase of

Bitcoin ETF Launch Hype Fades as Funds Slip in Value, BTC Futures Open Interest Down 38% in 2 Months

Following the charged-up debut of the Proshares bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), Valkyrie’s bitcoin futures

Russia’s National Finance Association Calls for Legalization of Crypto Investments

The main finance industry association of Russia has urged authorities to reconsider a position

Argentina-Based Mobile Wallet App Belo Adds Lightning Network Support via Opennode

On Monday, January 10, the Argentina-based mobile wallet company Belo announced that the platform

Bividend: Nasdaq-Listed Company to Pay Dividends in Bitcoin at the Option of Shareholders

A Nasdaq-listed company has announced that shareholders can receive dividends in bitcoin. The company

NFT Analytics Platform Cryptoslam Raises $9M From Animoca Brands, Mark Cuban, Sound Ventures

On Wednesday, the non-fungible token (NFT) data and analytics platform Cryptoslam raised $9 million

Moneygram Invests in Crypto ATM Operator — CEO Bullish on Opportunities Crypto Offers

Moneygram has completed an investment in cryptocurrency ATM operator Coinme. “At Moneygram, we continue

Leading NFT Marketplace Opensea Raises $300 Million, Firm’s Post-Money Valuation Taps $13.3 Billion

Leading non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace Opensea announced the firm has raised $300 million in

Sberbank Launches First Blockchain ETF in Russia

Russian banking giant Sberbank has presented the country’s first exchange-traded fund (ETF) giving investors

Defi Portfolio Tracking Startup Debank Raises $25M From Sequoia China, Crypto.com, Circle

The decentralized finance (defi) portfolio tracking startup Debank raised $25 million from investors according

Bank of Russia to Collect Data on Crypto-Related Transactions Between Individuals

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) plans to obtain information from commercial banks pertaining

Bank of Russia Wants to Restrict Crypto Investments by Blocking Card Payments, Report Reveals

The Central Bank of Russia is currently reviewing various ways to prevent Russians from

SWIFT Aims to Test Tokenization in 2022, Clearstream, Northern Trust, SETL to Participate

SWIFT, the Belgian-based cooperative that serves as an intermediary and settlement executor of financial

Defi Marketplace and NFT Platform Arcade Raises $15 Million in Series A Funding Round

The decentralized finance (defi) marketplace, non-fungible token (NFT) financialization platform, and lending application Arcade

Bank of Russia Sees No Place for Crypto in Financial Market, Finalizes Digital Ruble Prototype

In advance of presenting its comprehensive view on crypto regulations, the Central Bank of

Mandates Ban Unvaccinated From Visiting Banks in Multiple Countries, Australian Premier Says ‘There’s Going to Be a Vaccinated Economy’

Over the last few weeks, furious debates over Covid-19 and vaccine mandates have divided

Visa Partners With 60 Crypto Platforms to Let Consumers Spend Digital Currency at 80 Million Merchants

Visa’s head of crypto has revealed that the payments giant has partnered with about

Mutual Bank in New Jersey to Give Customers the Ability to Buy, Sell and Hold Cryptocurrency

Manasquan Bank, a mutual community bank in New Jersey serving residents since 1874, has

Kraken Ventures Raises $65 Million to Invest in Web3, Defi, Blockchain Startups and Protocols

The independent investment fund led by Kraken alumni that’s focused on early-stage companies and

Lending Platform Ledn Launching Bitcoin-Backed Mortgage Product, Raises $70 Million

Global digital asset savings and credit platform Ledn has announced the upcoming launch of

Russia to Allow Foreign Residents to Own and Use Digital Ruble

The central bank of Russia intends to ensure that the digital ruble is convertible

Central Banks of France, Switzerland and BIS Complete Cross-Border CBDC Trial

Bank of France, the Swiss National Bank (SNB), and the Bank for International Settlements