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A dive into Matter Labs

A dive into Matter Labs

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SEC can collect unpaid ICO promotion fines from Steven Seagal, says judge

How the SEC’s reported Uniswap Labs investigation could signal a new era of enforcement

The U.S. securities watchdog is reportedly investigating the development firm behind the biggest decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX).  The Wall Street Journal first reported on Friday that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are conducting a civil investigation into Uniswap Labs. According to WSJ, “people familiar with the matter” say enforcement attorneys are seeking information on …

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Larva Labs signs up with talent agency for major media representation

Larva Labs signs up with talent agency for major media representation

advertisement Larva Labs, the development team behind NFT projects like CryptoPunks, has signed on with United Talent Agency (UTA) for media representation, The Hollywood Reporter first reported.  UTA is an international entertainment firm that includes the likes of Johnny Depp, Susan Sarandon and Wes Anderson among its Hollywood clients. In addition to actors and filmmakers, …

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Uniswap’s monthly trade volume exceeded Coinbase’s in September

Uniswap Labs cuts off access to certain tokens through its interface

Uniswap Labs, the development firm behind decentralized crypto exchange Uniswap, announced on Friday that it would cut off access to certain tokens on the protocol it supports through its interface.  Uniswap Labs cited “the evolving regulatory landscape” in its explanation of cuts. Uniswap Labs is the best-known entity that offers access to the protocol, but it …

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Solana Labs raises $314 million in new funding round

Solana Labs raises $314 million in new funding round

Solana Labs, the developer of the Solana blockchain, has raised $314.15 million in a private token sale round led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and Polychain Capital. Other participants in the round included Alameda Research, CMS Holdings, CoinShares, Jump Trading, Multicoin Capital, Sino Global Capital, and many others. The news comes a few days after some …

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Creator of hit NFT project NBA Top Shot poised to net $250 million in round led by $25 billion firm

NFT platform development startup Dapper Labs valued at $7.5 billion

Dapper Labs, the NFT development platform behind NBA Top Shot, is raising money at a $7.5 billion valuation in a round led by Coatue Management, according to the tech news publication The Information.  The three-year-old Dapper Labs had just completed a $305 million funding round on March 30, which valued Dapper at $2.6 billion. That …

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Creator of hit NFT project NBA Top Shot poised to net $250 million in round led by $25 billion firm

Dapper Labs, startup behind NFT platform NBA Top Shot, nabs $305 million in funding

The maker of the popular NFT platform NBA Top Shot has raised $305 million in a new funding round. Reports emerged Tuesday morning of the round, led by Coatue Management. The Block reported last month that Dapper Labs was raising a significant funding round led by Coatue, a billion-dollar investment firm with stakes in companies …

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ETC labs announces partnership with Chainalysis

ETC labs announces partnership with Chainalysis

Ethereum Classic Labs (ETC) announced a partnership with the blockchain analysis company, Chainalysis to offer Chainalysis KYT (Know Your Transaction) that would help cryptocurrency businesses comply with local and global regulations.   With regard to this partnership, Chainalysis said it would also offer the ETC Labs startups, projects, and grantees access to Chainalysis subject matter experts …

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Bitcoin Core developer Pieter Wuille departs Blockstream to join Chaincode Labs

Bitcoin Core developer Pieter Wuille departs Blockstream to join Chaincode Labs

Pieter Wuille, a long-time developer for Bitcoin Core and a co-founder of Blockstream, announced Monday that he has joined Chaincode Labs, a cryptocurrency-focused research and development firm. “Very excited to announce I’m joining Chaincode Labs today, where I plan to keep working on protocol improvements to Bitcoin!” Wuille wrote in a post on Twitter. “I’m …

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