For 2022, it plans to launch its corporate trading desk, Ripio OTC, aimed at institutional investors and high-net-worth traders, Ripio Brazil's country manager, Enrique Teixeira said. In parallel, the company is working on "various payment products" with Visa Brazil, including a crypto card and several projects with local fintech companies. Source link … [Read more...] about Why Brazil Is the Big Latin American Bet for Global Crypto Exchanges
Livepeer, an Ethereum-based network that helps startups add live and on-demand video to their products, has raised $20 million in a Series B extension funding round with backing from new investors Alan Howard and Tiger Global, as well as participation from existing investors. Source link … [Read more...] about Billionaire Alan Howard Joins Latest $20M Bet on Decentralized Video Network Livepeer
Not surprisingly, YGG, GuildFi and Merit Circle – some of this year’s more successful crypto guilds – all have their own tokens. But even the most valued among them, YGG, has a market capitalization of $461 million, according to CoinGecko, far from the value of gaming-sector darlings AXS ($6.6 billion) or MANA ($4.4 billion). Source link … [Read more...] about Crypto VCs Are Making a Big Bet on Gaming Guilds. Why?
As NFTs continue their invasion of the art world, one startup wants to help collectors display their collections in the meatspace.Danvas said Tuesday it raised a $7 million seed round with investors including Greycroft, Lerer Hippeau, Waverley Capital, Gary Vaynerchuk’s VaynerFund, UTA Ventures, BDMI and angel investors Rich Greenfield and Jason Nazar.The raise is just the … [Read more...] about Vaynerchuk Backs $7M Bet on You Wanting to Show Off Your NFTs IRL
The startup’s current projects split into partnering with existing networks to integrate Mysten technology and the creation of open protocols based on Mysten-designed components. The scalability-focused protocol Narwhal, for example, is in development to deploy on Celo and Sommelier. Mysten is also launching a next-generation NFT platform Source link … [Read more...] about A16z Leads $36M Bet on Web 3 Startup From Facebook Crypto Vets