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Crypto-friendly remote hiring company Deel valued at $5.5 billion after Series D

Crypto-friendly remote hiring company Deel valued at $5.5 billion after Series D

San Francisco-based remote hiring company Deel is now valued at $5.5 billion, following a fresh Series D funding round of $425 million.  Coatue, which has invested in technology companies including DoorDash, Instacart and Spotify, led the round. Firms including Altimeter Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, the YC Continuity Fund, Spark Capital, Greenbay Ventures, and Neo also participated […]

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New York joins crackdown on crypto lending, seemingly targeting Nexo and Celsius

New York joins crackdown on crypto lending, seemingly targeting Nexo and Celsius

On October 18, the New York Attorney General Letitia James announced cease and desist letters to two cryptocurrency lending firms. Another three firms received requests for information on corporate ownership and handling of user deposits. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) redacted the names of the firms under scrutiny. However, the cease-and-desist retained the […]

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Coinbase Publishes Proposal for Crypto Regulation Pushing 4 Core Recommendations

Coinbase Publishes Proposal for Crypto Regulation Pushing 4 Core Recommendations

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has published its proposal for crypto regulation after “more than 75 meetings with stakeholders in government, industry, and academia,” CEO Brian Armstrong revealed. In its Digital Asset Policy Proposal, the company recommends “four core pillars to inform future U.S. regulation.” Coinbase’s Proposal for Crypto Regulation The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase published its […]

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Digital Asset Firm Bakkt to Go Public After Completing Merger — BKKT Shares Set to Trade on NYSE Monday

Digital Asset Firm Bakkt to Go Public After Completing Merger — BKKT Shares Set to Trade on NYSE Monday

The digital asset company Bakkt Holdings has completed a merger with a firm called VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings and the combined business will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on October 18. Bakkt revealed it was aiming to go public last January, and the Bakkt listing on Monday will leverage the ticker […]

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Coinbase unveils lobbying push for a brand new US regulator focused on digital assets

Coinbase unveils lobbying push for a brand new US regulator focused on digital assets

Coinbase has put out a sweeping proposal for a new regulatory regime over digital assets in the United States.  Released on October 14, Coinbase’s plan at its core proposes a drastic reconfiguration of U.S. financial regulation. Most notably, that includes establishing a brand new regulator with control over marketplaces for digital assets, which the firm […]

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More than 900,000 people signed up for Coinbase’s NFT platform waitlist — and it’s only day one

More than 900,000 people signed up for Coinbase’s NFT platform waitlist — and it’s only day one

So many people tried to sign onto the waiting list for Coinbase’s new NFT platform that the traffic broke the site.  “We are getting a LOT of signups — so grateful for all your interest,” wrote Coinbase’s Vice President of Product Sanchen Saxena on Twitter. “We are seeing insane loads on our servers and our […]

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Coinbase Joins the NFT Craze: Plans to Launch Its Own Marketplace

The leading American cryptocurrency platform – Coinbase – said it will launch a peer-to-peer non-fungible token marketplace called Coinbase NFT. Users can join a waitlist for early access and regular updates. Coinbase Expanding into The NFT Universe In a recent blog post, one of the largest digital asset exchanges revealed it will enable its customers […]

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Coinbase Launching NFT Marketplace With Social Features to Grow Creator Community ‘Exponentially’

Coinbase Launching NFT Marketplace With Social Features to Grow Creator Community ‘Exponentially’

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is launching a peer-to-peer marketplace for non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The Nasdaq-listed company says that “Coinbase NFT” will make “minting, purchasing, showcasing, and discovering NFTs easier than ever.” In addition, Coinbase says, “We’re going to grow the creator community exponentially, a win for artists and for fans.” Coinbase NFT to Help Grow Creator […]

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Coinbase Joins the Bandwagon, Floats its NFT Marketplace

Nasdaq-listed digital currency trading platform, Coinbase Global Inc has unveiled its Non-Fungible Token (NFT) marketplace for digital artists and creators, joining its competing marketplaces including Binance and FTX Derivatives exchange in floating a similar platform. The exchange said the platform will facilitate the buying and selling of digital artworks that are resident on the blockchain […]

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