Category: tokenization

Fireblocks Custody Company Raises $310 Million, Reaches $2 Billion Valuation

Fireblocks Custody Company Raises $310 Million, Reaches $2 Billion Valuation

Fireblocks, a blockchain infrastructure firm, raised $310 million in its most recent funding round, reaching a valuation of $2 billion. The company, which specializes in the custody of digital assets, is interested in bringing traditional assets to the blockchain realm. Fireblocks expects this trend of digitalization to keep growing in the recent future. Fireblocks Raises […]

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Steve Job’s Physical Job Application and Mirror Copy in NFT Form to Faceoff on the Auction Block

Steve Job’s Physical Job Application and Mirror Copy in NFT Form to Faceoff on the Auction Block

In another world-first for the non-fungible token (NFT) space, Steve Job’s handwritten job application letter in its physical form and an accompanying digital NFT of the same item will go head to head in respective auctions. Auction to Expose How Collectors Value Different Formats As NFTs continue to push the boundaries of possibilities, whether introducing […]

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NBA Star Spencer Dinwiddie’s Crypto-Fueled Social Media App Raises $7.5 Million

NBA Star Spencer Dinwiddie’s Crypto-Fueled Social Media App Raises $7.5 Million

According to an announcement revealed on Thursday, Spencer Dinwiddie’s token application called Calaxy has raised $7.5 million in funding. The American professional basketball player for the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets has been a fan of blockchain technology for quite some time, as the point guard raised $1.3 million tokenizing his contract on the Ethereum blockchain. Hedera […]

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Financial Giant State Street Launches Digital Finance Division – Unit’s Focus Aimed at Crypto and Defi

Financial Giant State Street Launches Digital Finance Division – Unit’s Focus Aimed at Crypto and Defi

On Thursday, the Boston-based financial services and bank holding company State Street Corporation announced the launch of a division dedicated to cryptocurrencies, the digital economy, and decentralized finance (defi). State Street Invokes New Division Dedicated to Crypto, Blockchain, and Defi The financial services company State Street (NYSE: STT) offers a wide array of products like […]

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Selling Social Media Posts for $1.5 Million? Blockchain-Certified Tweet Sales Spark NFT Controversy

The cryptocurrency community is in a tizzy this weekend after the founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, tweeted about a new application that allows people to purchase tweets with ethereum. The application is called Valuables and it allows individuals to purchase a digital certificate of the tweet, which is signed and verified by the tweet’s creator. […]

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Token-Driven Karaoke Platform Gets a Boost in South Korea as Pandemic Hits Over 2,100 Singing Rooms

Coronavirus-driven lockdowns and social distancing limits affect people’s way of entertaining themselves, such as going to karaoke. In South Korea, that activity is too popular, and despite the COVID-19 outbreak, the crypto industry is trying to capitalize on it. Somesing: A Blockchain-Based Karaoke App Per Fn News, Somesing, a blockchain-based karaoke app, already hit the […]

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Blockchain Firm Labs Group Taps Enjin to Tokenize Real Estate Assets

Blockchain Firm Labs Group Taps Enjin to Tokenize Real Estate Assets

The year has started with a batch of announcements regarding tokenization in various sectors. On this occasion, a blockchain gaming platform announced its collaboration with Labs Group to issue non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of real estate assets. Global Real Estate Market Is Valued at $228 Trillion According to the announcement, the blockchain real estate company will […]

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Swiss Companies Issue First Tokenized Asset for Trading Under New National Blockchain Rules

Swiss Companies Issue First Tokenized Asset for Trading Under New National Blockchain Rules

New legal provisions on distributed ledger technology (DLT) went into effect on Feb. 1 in Switzerland. After the implementation, two local companies announced that they had issued the first tokenized asset under the brand-new law. ‘Fine Wine’ Token Is Available for Sygnum Bank’s Clients Per the announcement, Swiss digital asset bank Sygnum and Fine Wine […]

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Blockchain Platform to Set up a Tokenization Solution for Argentinean Farmers as Peso Keeps Plummeting

Blockchain Platform to Set up a Tokenization Solution for Argentinean Farmers as Peso Keeps Plummeting

With Argentineans facing rising inflation to near 40%, solutions appear to contain the impact on national farmers. A business blockchain platform is partnering with a peer-to-peer (P2P) marketplace to launch a program to tokenize Argentina’s agriculture. More Than 40% of the World’s Soybean Oil and Soy-Meal Production Comes From Argentina According to an announcement shared […]

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Major Producer Nornickel Issues Its First Metal Contract-Backed Digital Coins

Major Producer Nornickel Issues Its First Metal Contract-Backed Digital Coins

One of the world’s biggest palladium producers, based in Russia, announced that it’s starting the first stage of issuing blockchain-powered tokens to its industrial partners Traxys and Umicore. Palladium Producer Giant Issues Its First Blockchain-Powered Tokens According to the announcement, Norilsk Nickel (known as Nornickel) said the issuance of the digital coins involves metal contracts, […]

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