NFT Marketplace OpenSea Valued at $1.5B in $100M Funding Round Led by A16z
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Just three months after a $16 million seed round, Royal, the music tokenization platform launched by crypto-friendly DJ and entrepreneur Justin "3LAU" Blau, closed a $55 million Series A raise led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). "The Hash" team discusses the implications for tokenized royalties and the wider role of blockchain in the traditional music industry. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance #bitcoin #crypto Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube:
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NYDIG, which offers bitcoin trading and custody, has raised $1 billion that will value the firm at over $7 billion. "The Hash" hosts discuss what could be the largest funding round in crypto history as NYDIG moves to expand bitcoin's reach into every industry potentially. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance #bitcoin #crypto Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CoinDesk?sub_confirmation=1 Site: https://www.coindesk.com Tw
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"The Hash" hosts discuss today's top stories impacting crypto space, highlighting the SEC commissioners' pushback on Chair Gary Gensler's regulatory agenda, NYDIG's latest $1 billion funding round, and the surge of Dogecoin. Site: https://www.coindesk.com Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/coindesk LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/3104779/admin Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coindesk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CoinDesk Newsletter
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"The Hash" hosts discuss today's hot topics: what crypto exchange FTX is planning to do with its latest $900 million funding round, could BlockFi face more regulatory scrutiny after New Jersey's acting attorney general (AG) halts its Interest Account (BIA) operations? China's digital inequality dilemma: open-source innovation vs. control, and bitcoin miners now have a new tool to verify their machines' hashrate. Plus, Tom Brady has new partners for hi
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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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Institutional investment in bitcoin is showing no signs of stopping. NYDIG raised another $100M in funding in the latest round led by insurance giants. Last month, NYDIG raised $200M from Morgan Stanley and George Soros, but what is NYDIG and where is it going? "The Hash" panel discusses.
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Binance.US, the American arm of the world’s largest crypto exchange, has raised over $200 million in its first external funding round, valuing the company at $4.5 billion. “The Hash” group discusses Binance’s plans for an IPO during the next two to three years and the platform’s global presence. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance #bitcoin #crypto Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CoinDesk?sub_confirmation=1 Site: htt
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Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is leading a $4.8 million seed round into play-to-earn gaming startup Battlebound. “The Hash” group discusses the impact blockchain gaming has had for people seeking an additional source of income and the challenges companies like Battlebound might face as they compete with the likes of Playstation for mainstream audiences. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance #bitcoin #crypto Subscribe to CoinDesk o
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NFT marketplace OpenSea is valued at $13.3 billion after raising $300 million in the latest funding round led by Paradigm and Coatue. "The Hash" hosts examine what this big number says about the broader NFT market and where NFTs go from here. #cryptocurrency #digitalfinance #finance #bitcoin #crypto Subscribe to CoinDesk on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/CoinDesk?sub_confirmation=1 Site: https://www.coindesk.com Twitter: https://www.twitter.com
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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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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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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