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DeFi security provider Sherlock aims to raise $100 million in token round

Global hires increasingly accepting pay in cryptocurrencies: Deel report

The percentage of payments to cross-border workers in cryptocurrency has more than doubled in the first half of the year compared to the previous period, according to a report by Deel, which helps companies hire remote workers. Crypto withdrawals represented about 5% of all monthly payments on Deel’s platform since January, compared to 2% …

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Disney hires Mike White to lean into metaverse efforts

Disney hires Mike White to lean into metaverse efforts

advertisement Disney has hired tech executive Mike White to fill a new role coordinating the company’s metaverse efforts, according to a memo that CEO Bob Chapek sent to employees. White has worked at Disney for around 11 years according to his LinkedIn, and will be responsible for connecting the company’s “physical and digital worlds,” Chapek …

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FTX launches $2 billion venture fund, hires Lightspeed exec to lead

FTX launches $2 billion venture fund, hires Lightspeed exec to lead

Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX has launched a new venture capital unit, adding billions of dollars in fresh capital to the already bloated private market for crypto investing.  FTX — which has long made investments alongside its sister company Alameda — said in a press release that FTX Ventures aims to “advance global blockchain and web3 adoption, …

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Key crypto hires, exits and moves: November 2021

Key crypto hires, exits and moves: November 2021

Quick Take In November, there were a number of big exits: some surprising, some controversial. Plus Brian Books returned to the crypto industry at a new firm. This feature story is available to subscribers of The Block Daily. You can continue reading this Daily feature on The Block. Source link

Fidelity Digital Assets plans big headcount boost in response to institutional interest in crypto

Bitpanda hires JPMorgan fintech executive to lead Pro product

advertisement Bitpanda, the $4.1 billion Austrian fintech firm, has announced the hire of JPMorgan executive Joshua Barraclough to lead Bitpanda Pro – a platform targeting experienced traders and institutional investors. Barraclough most recently served as co-head of digital innovation at the investment bank, responsible for creating new businesses and products. Before that, Barraclough was the …

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CoinFund hires former Citigroup exec as new president and managing partner

CoinFund hires former Citigroup exec as new president and managing partner

advertisement The digital asset investment firm CoinFund has hired Christopher Perkins, formerly an exec at Citigroup, to serve as its new president and managing partner, Bloomberg first reported. Perkins previously worked as Citigroup’s global co-head of futures, clearing, and foreign exchange prime brokerage. In his new position, Perkins is expected to scale up CoinFund’s reputation …

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