DeFi

Disney hiring transaction lawyer for 'aggressive' NFT and DeFi plans

Disney hiring transaction lawyer for ‘aggressive’ NFT and DeFi plans

The Walt Disney Company is looking to hire a transaction lawyer to explore emerging technology opportunities, including NFTs, working at an “accelerated and aggressive timeline,” according to a job posting on LinkedIn. The job ad added that the hire would “partner with business teams as they plan new global emerging technology projects” across additional …

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Fed research papers warn about future risks from crypto CeFi and DeFi

Fed research papers warn about future risks from crypto CeFi and DeFi

The US Federal Reserve’s research arm published a pair of papers last week exploring decentralized finance and the ramifications of digital assets for financial stability. The Fed and its leadership have pushed for more oversight of the crypto industry, particularly in the context of its links to the broader financial sector. Its paper on …

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DeFi Platform RedStone Raises Nearly $7M to Improve Connectivity Between Blockchains, Real-World Data

DeFi Platform RedStone Raises Nearly $7M to Improve Connectivity Between Blockchains, Real-World Data

According to a Monday press release, Lemniscap led the seed funding round with support from Coinbase Ventures, Blockchain Capital, Distributed Global, Lattice, Arweave, Bering Waters, Maven11 and SevenX Ventures. RedStone, which currently delivers data feeds to more than 30 blockchains, including Ethereum, Avalanche and Polygon, will use the funds to expedite the rollout of its …

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Curve Finance [CRV] climbs up double digits, but is it enough for the DeFi token?

Curve Finance [CRV] climbs up double digits, but is it enough for the DeFi token?

DeFi tokens, including  Curve DAO Token [CRV], Uniswap [UNI], and 1INCH, were part of the cryptocurrencies that surged as of 29 July. In addition, none of the tokens gained as much as CRV throughout the uptick. Like it did some days back, CRV hit as high as $1.56— a new monthly high. As of 29 …

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How Big Three ratings agency S&P aims to ‘institutionalize’ DeFi

How Big Three ratings agency S&P aims to ‘institutionalize’ DeFi

Quick Take S&P Global has launched a DeFi strategy group, led by chief DeFi officer Charles Mounts and head of DeFi strategy Charles Jensen. The Block caught up with Mounts and Jensen to learn about the specific opportunity that S&P’s sees in DeFi — and where its new DeFi team sees crypto going from here. This …

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Game developer Akatsuki announces $20 million web3 fund

Orderly bags $20 million raise in boost for DeFi protocol

advertisement Orderly Network, a decentralized exchange protocol, has announced a $20 million fundraise led by a group of DeFi heavyweights. Three Arrows Capital, Pantera Capital, Dragonfly Capital, Sequoia China, Jump Crypto, Alameda Research, GSR Ventures and MetaWeb.VC all invested in the round, alongside other unnamed strategic partners, according to a press release on Thursday. Orderly …

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