FTX Now Valued at $18B After Largest Funding Round in Crypto History and China's Digital Inequality
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Sam Bankman-Fried's crypto exchange FTX has raised a record-breaking $900 million in a Series B round, bringing its total valuation to $18 billion. "The Hash" panel discusses the "expansion potential" of FTX's ever-growing empire. "Investors clearly think there's another Coinbase in the making," host Zack Seward said. "There's room for another big centralized exchange to serve the market, and Coinbase is not going to be the only one to do it." #crypto
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Non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace OpenSea is the latest crypto unicorn with a total valuation of $1.5 billion after a $100 million Series B round that closed Tuesday, led by Silicon Valley’s best-known VC, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). "The Hash" panel discusses how OpenSea could help activate a mainstream audience in the evolving world of digital collectibles and art platforms. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance #bitcoin #crypto Subscribe to C
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A new report reveals at least one underreported goal of China's ongoing crackdown on big tech firms is “to reduce inequality and promote what the party calls ‘collective prosperity," but this is a paradox because China is far from adopting decentralized blockchain-based structures, which could solve the problem. "I don't think this is about equality at all," host Naomi Brockwell said. "[China is] specifically targeting people that are getting threaten
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Crypto asset manager Bitwise raised $70 million in its latest funding round from hedge fund giants, including Stanley Druckenmiller and Daniel Loeb. “I’ve been blown away by how quickly and deeply [investors] understand the space," Bitwise CEO Hunter Horsley said. He also weighs in on the broader conversation around cybersecurity and crypto.
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Tether fires back at Bloomberg's reporting on the stablecoin issuer's backing. New Zealand’s Easy Crypto closes Series A funding round. Music NFTs are getting easier for those not crypto savvy. We’ll have more on those stories – and other news shaping the cryptocurrency and blockchain world – in this episode of "The Daily Forkast." #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance #bitcoin #crypto Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/
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Open marketplace Rarible has raised over $14 million in a Series A funding round led by Venrock and CoinFund. Funding will go towards building a community-owned blockchain-based non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace on the Flow blockchain. Rarible Co-founder and CEO Alexei Falin discusses the upcoming launch, also commenting on the state of the NFT markets.
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Axie Infinity, an online multiplayer game hosted on the Ethereum blockchain, has tens of thousands of monthly active users, and they're all interacting with the blockchain and NFTs. Sky Mavis' co-founder Jeffrey Zirlin joins "First Mover" to discuss the success of Axie Infinity, its recent $7.5M funding round, and how games can provide a more approachable entry point for newcomers to blockchain technology.
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Following a $900 million mega-round earlier this year, Sam Bankman-Fried’s crypto exchange FTX has raised $420,690,000 in a Series B-1 funding round, valuing the firm at $25 billion. Sixty-nine investors, including BlackRock and Tiger Global, joined the fast-growing crypto conglomerate. "The Hash" panel discusses FTX's latest meme strategy as its influence over the cryptosphere grows by the day. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance #bitcoin #crypt
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Names like Sequoia, Third Point and Softbank have invested in FTX. Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX founder and CEO, joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss what sets FTX apart from the other crypto exchanges and the U.S. regulatory environment. To see the full interview with Bankman-Fried sign up for a free trial to CNBC Pro: https://cnb.cx/3iwKhGR » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC » Subscri
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We bring you inside the final day of Bitcoin Miami 2021. Explore the massive venue, get up close and personal with Tony Hawk, watch exclusive Cointelegraph interviews, and hear from the attendees themselves. This is Bitcoin. We are Cointelegraph. The future of money is upon us. Check out Day 1 here: https://youtu.be/gYGfQA6vSUE Subscribe to Cointelegraph Markets Pro: https://pro.cointelegraph.com #Cointelegraph #Bitcoin #CryptoMarkets Subscribe to Coi
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Alchemy, considered to become the "Amazon Web Services (AWS) of blockchain," just closed an $80 million funding round, bringing its total valuation to $505 million. “The Hash” panel discusses the potential impact of large blockchain infrastructure bets on the future of innovation in the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
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The company behind NBA Top Shot and the Flow blockchain, Dapper Labs, has closed a $250 million funding round to an estimated $7.6 billion valuation. Coatue led the raise, including Andreessen Horowitz, Google's GV (formerly Google Ventures), and Version One Ventures. This comes on the heels of NFT-based fantasy soccer platform Sorare raising $680 million. "The Hash" hosts discuss the latest development in the booming sports NFT market. #cryptocurrenc