3LAU Raises $16M to Tokenize Music Royalties for Artists and Fans

Paradigm and Founders Fund each invested $7 million, the crypto-savvy DJ told CoinDesk, with Paradigm’s Fred Ehrsam joining the board.

Business  ·  26 August 2021

Fox Leads Investment in Blockchain Tech Firm Eluvio

The deal values the Berkeley, Calif-based startup at $100 million.

News  ·  25 August 2021

NFT Aggregator Platform HODL Assets Acquires Crypto-Commerce Firm CoinLinked

HODL Assets is moving forward in its efforts to secure a Series A funding round to fuel expansion of its operations.

News  ·  25 August 2021
Dapper Labs

WNBA ‘Moments’ Are Coming to Dapper Labs’ NBA Top Shot

The league is making its first foray into NFTs as it looks to capitalize on a surge of new fans.

Business  ·  25 August 2021

Facebook Is Considering NFT Support in Novi Digital Wallet

Facebook is in a good position to explore supporting NFTs through its new digital wallet, according to David Marcus.

News  ·  25 August 2021

Philippines Looks to Tax Hit Blockchain Game Axie Infinity: Report

The game's creator and its players have to pay taxes in the Philippines, authorities say.

News  ·  25 August 2021

Budweiser Buys Beer.eth Domain Name for 30 ETH, Rocket NFT for 8 ETH

Budweiser has changed its Twitter profile picture to that of a rocket designed by NFT platform Rocket Factory.

News  ·  25 August 2021

Are NFTs Securities?

Some of them are trying to be.

Opinion  ·  24 August 2021

Christie’s Exec’s NFT Platform TR Lab Plans Artwork Drop by Cai Guo-Qiang

TR Lab’s second NFT sale will take place in September.

News  ·  24 August 2021

CryptoPunk NFTs Break Sales Record as Visa Sparks Buying Frenzy

Monday set a new single-day sales record for CryptoPunks, and August sales have already set a monthly record, with prices for the NFTs averaging nearly $200,000.

Markets  ·  23 August 2021

Why Did Visa Buy a $150K NFT? Why Does Anyone?

There are some very good reasons, it turns out, rooted in our deep, totally irrational animal brains.

Opinion  ·  23 August 2021

Visa Takes First Step Into NFTs With CryptoPunk Purchase for Almost $150K

Visa bought CryptoPunk 7610, one of 3,840 "female" punks.

News  ·  23 August 2021

Alchemy Expands Free Tier in Bid to Attract More Blockchain Developers to Platform

The blockchain infrastructure startup says easy access to developer services helps projects "unfold at a higher velocity."

Tech  ·  20 August 2021

‘Like-to-Earn’ NFT Platform RARA Looks to Monetize the Future of Online Engagement

RARA offers a token-powered curation system for separating the wheat from the chaff in the NFT market.

Tech  ·  18 August 2021
Music Industry

Steve Aoki Has Secured Funding to Pilot His NFT TV Show

The crypto-forward DJ is creating a “proper pilot” episode of his experimental NFT TV show, “Dominion X.”

Business  ·  17 August 2021