Category: Funds

Twitter User Accuses Nexo of Embezzlement Through Charity, Crypto Lender Denies Allegations

Twitter User Accuses Nexo of Embezzlement Through Charity, Crypto Lender Denies Allegations

A Twitter account has accused the Bulgarian co-founders of the Swiss-based cryptocurrency lender Nexo of misappropriating funds from a charity platform. The company has rejected the allegations in the anonymous attack, which comes after Nexo offered a buyout deal to troubled rival Celsius. Anonymous Allegations Against Co-Founders Circulated on Social Media A Twitter user going […]

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Ukraine Raises Over $100,000 From Cryptopunk NFT Sale

Ukraine Raises Over $100,000 From Cryptopunk NFT Sale

The government of Ukraine has sold a Cryptopunk NFT donated in support of the war-torn country a few months ago. The token has been purchased by an unidentified buyer who spent more than $100,000 in ethereum for the collectible, the country’s digital transformation ministry said. Ukraine Government Sells Donated Cryptopunk Token for 90 ETH Ukrainian […]

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Georgians Sell Russian Regions as NFTs to Raise Money for Ukraine

Georgians Sell Russian Regions as NFTs to Raise Money for Ukraine

A tech innovations firm based in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi is now “selling Russia piece by piece” in the form of NFTs. The money from the collectibles, representing almost 2,500 Russian regions, will be used to help rebuild Ukraine, which was invaded by the Russian army two months ago. Georgian Project Auctions NFTs of Russian Land, […]

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Presidential Candidate in South Korea to Raise Funds in Cryptocurrency, Issue NFTs  

Presidential Candidate in South Korea to Raise Funds in Cryptocurrency, Issue NFTs  

Lee Jae-myung, nominated by the ruling party in South Korea for the upcoming presidential elections this spring, is preparing to raise funds in cryptocurrencies and issue non-fungible tokens for supporters. His campaign hopes that the initiative will woo young and tech-savvy Korean voters whose interest in digital assets is growing. Ruling Party of South Korea […]

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Bank of Russia Wants to Ban Mutual Funds From Investing in Cryptocurrency

Bank of Russia Wants to Ban Mutual Funds From Investing in Cryptocurrency

Russia’s central bank intends to prohibit mutual funds from acquiring crypto assets or related financial instruments. The proposal, which is in line with its hard line stance on decentralized digital money, comes after the regulator urged stock exchanges to avoid trading securities tied to cryptocurrencies. Central Bank of Russia Issues Draft Directive Banning Crypto Investments […]

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Vulcan Forged Platform Suffers Security Breach, 96 Wallets Compromised

Vulcan Forged Platform Suffers Security Breach, 96 Wallets Compromised

Vulcan Forged, a gaming and NFT platform, suffered a security breach that allowed attackers to gain control of some cryptocurrency wallets of the service. The hackers got hold of 96 user wallets and managed to steal more than 4.5 million PYR, the native token of the project, among other assets. Vulcan is now dealing with […]

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Report Shows Ethereum, Litecoin, Solana ETPs Outperformed Bitcoin Investment Products in November

Report Shows Ethereum, Litecoin, Solana ETPs Outperformed Bitcoin Investment Products in November

Cryptocompare, the firm that provides institutional and retail investors with real-time and historical cryptocurrency data, has published the firm’s November 2021 Digital Asset Management Review. The report covers crypto exchange-traded products (ETPs), and recent findings show alternative crypto asset investment products are outperforming Bitcoin ETPs. Ethereum-Based Investment Product Trade Volumes Increase Every month Cryptocompare publishes […]

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Crypto asset manager plans to raise hundreds of millions to actively invest in NFTs

Crypto asset manager plans to raise hundreds of millions to actively invest in NFTs

Osprey Funds — a crypto investment firm that offers institutions exposure to several crypto assets —announced Thursday it is breaking into the market for non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Osprey will launch a new fund that might set the foundation for the firm investing hundreds of millions in the nascent market.  According to a press release, the […]

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Russia Fails to Act on Request to Help Freeze Millions in Crypto Withdrawn From Wex Wallet

Russia Fails to Act on Request to Help Freeze Millions in Crypto Withdrawn From Wex Wallet

The Russian Ministry of Interior has rejected a request filed by clients of Wex to do its part in the blocking of crypto funds removed from a wallet controlled by the now-defunct crypto exchange. Over 10,000 ETH have been recently withdrawn from the wallet and transferred to other platforms. Wex Victims Try to Freeze $46 […]

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