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Mark Cuban-Backed Multichain Wallet Launches $3 Million Aptos Ecosystem Fund to Onboard New Users

Blocto, a multichain wallet has announced the launch of a $3 million Aptos Ecosystem Fund whose objective is to help onboard new users to Aptos. Besides financially supporting projects, the Aptos fund will be used to back standout projects when they get to the “user acquisition phase.” Access to Aptos’ in-House and External Investor Base […]

Universal Music Group Partners With Curio — Entertainment Giant Plans to Use NFT Platform for Labels, Recording Artists

Universal Music Group Partners With Curio — Entertainment Giant Plans to Use NFT Platform for Labels, Recording ArtistsThe multinational music corporation  Universal Music Group (UMG) announced the company has partnered with the non-fungible token (NFT) platform Curio on Thursday. UMG says Curio will be a “dedicated global outlet for future officially licensed NFT projects” for the company’s labels and recording artists worldwide. Curio Platform Will Be Universal Music Group’s Dedicated Global Outlet […]

Youtube Seeks Web3 Director With Experience Trading Crypto, According to Recent Job Listing

Youtube Seeks Web3 Director With Experience Trading Crypto, According to Recent Job ListingYoutube, the online video sharing and social media platform owned by Google, is hiring a director to work with Web3 technology, according to a job listing published on Linkedin. While Youtube requires 15 years of product management experience, the company prefers a candidate that is familiar with “buying, owning, and trading cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and tokens.” […]

Polygon Raises $450 Million From Sequoia Capital India, Softbank, Shark Tank’s Kevin O’leary

The blockchain project Polygon announced it has raised $450 million on Monday in a fundraising round led by Sequoia Capital India with participation from more than 40 venture capital firms. Polygon says that the money will allow the team to help scale Ethereum and bolster the mass adoption of Web3 applications. Sequoia Capital India and […]

Aave Launches Web3, Smart Contracts-Based Social Media Platform Built on Polygon

Aave Launches Web3, Smart Contracts-Based Social Media Platform Built on PolygonThe decentralized finance (defi) lending platform Aave has revealed the launch of a Web3 social media platform called the Lens Protocol. According to the team, Lens is a “Web3, smart contracts-based social graph” that is built using the Polygon blockchain. Defi Project Aave Drops the Lens Protocol, Platform’s Intent Is to ‘Empower Creators to Own […]

Binance Invests $200 Million Into the Business Magazine and Digital Publisher Forbes

Binance Invests $200 Million Into the Business Magazine and Digital Publisher ForbesReports indicate that the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by trade volume, Binance, has announced the crypto company has committed to investing $200 million into the American business magazine Forbes. The digital currency company Binance confirmed the $200 million stake into Forbes on the social media platform Twitter. Binance Pledges $200 Million to Forbes Binance has […]

Animoca Brands and Venture Accelerator Brinc Launch $30 Million Play-to-Earn Guild Fund

The blockchain firm Animoca Brands announced the company has partnered with the venture accelerator Brinc in order to launch a play-to-earn (P2E) Guild Accelerator Program. Both firms plan to dedicate $30 million over the next two years toward early-stage startups focused on expanding the global P2E ecosystem. Animoca Brands and Brinc Launch P2E Fund for […]