Snoop Dogg, Deadmau5 Headline New Members of Outlier Ventures’ Accelerator

Others joining the incubator for Metaverse-related projects include consumer brand guru Shaun Neff, as well as the founders of Sandbox and Polygon.

Business  ·  18 November 2021

Bitcoin Miner PrimeBlock Plans to Go Public by Merging With 10X Capital: Report

The potential deal would value the combined entity at about $1.5 billion, Bloomberg reported.

Business  ·  18 November 2021

‘Tis the Season of Ransomware Indictments, Feat. Chainalysis’ Gurvais Grigg

The U.S. must keep up with crypto technology to maintain global economic influence.

Others  ·  18 November 2021

Cypher Raises $2.1M for Traditional Futures Market on Solana

The protocol wants to become an influential outpost for pre-launch price discovery.

Business  ·  18 November 2021

Bitcoin Miner Bitdeer to Go Public With SPAC Merger; Deal Values Company at Around $4B

The combined company will be renamed to Bitdeer Technologies Group and remain listed on Nasdaq.

Business  ·  18 November 2021

Institutions Snap Up Ether $5K Call, Bitcoin Risks Double Top as RBA Official Warns of FOMO Meltdown

Bitcoin appears exhausted, having failed to chart a convincing breakout beyond April highs for almost four weeks.

Markets  ·  18 November 2021

RBA Steps Up CBDC Research but Is Not Convinced There Is a Policy Case Yet: Official

The RBA official thinks it’s plausible that crypto becomes “niche” once stablecoins and CBDCs are in full force.

Others  ·  18 November 2021

Invesco Defers Launch of Blockchain ETF in India

The fund manager cited regulatory uncertainty; India’s government is discussing new crypto legislation.

Business  ·  18 November 2021

Indian Central Bank May Pilot Test CBDC in 2022: Report

A digital currency is an offshoot of a legal tender issued by the central bank with potential wide use by households and businesses.

Others  ·  18 November 2021

India’s Modi Asks Democracies to Cooperate on Crypto

The Indian Prime Minister said crypto can “spoil our youths" if "in the wrong hands."

Others  ·  18 November 2021

Crypto Exchange Gemini Trust Could Have $7B Valuation After $400M Funding Round: Report

The Winklevoss exchange is the latest crypto firm to look for funding amid a booming market.

Business  ·  18 November 2021

Investors Offer OpenSea $10B Valuation in New Round: Report

Investors are coveting a piece of the NFT marketplace after it hit record trading volumes in the summer.

Business  ·  18 November 2021

Crypto News Roundup for Nov. 17, 2021

With bitcoin stabilizing after a recent pullback and a look at some of the issues the general public has with crypto, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with the latest news roundup.

Others  ·  17 November 2021

Bitcoin Still Unsuited for Mainstream Payments, Says Deutsche Bank

Legacy payment networks still win for mainstream payment uses, the investment bank wrote this week.

Business  ·  17 November 2021