21 Apr: Crypto Collaboration Coming


“The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”
-Confucius

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JUST IN

  • The World’s First Regulated Crypto Bank Braces For Flood Of Institutional Money (Forbes)
  • Goldman Sachs reportedly eyes FTX alliance with regulatory and public listing assistance (Cointelegraph | TB | Coindesk | UToday)
  • Morgan Stanley Says Crypto Could Become More Widely Used as Currency (Coindesk | Bitcoinist)
  • Ethereum Accepted in First Crypto-Car Sale by Jeff Wyler Automotive Family (UToday)
  • Calling Out the Sexism in Bitcoin, Crypto (Coindesk)

CHECK THIS OUT

  • A Use Case You Can Eat: California Crabs Tracked by Helium Network (Coindesk)
  • Bitcoiners Have Low Financial Literacy: Research (UToday | Bitcoinist | Finbold | Cointelegraph)
  • From beer to Bitcoin as legal tender: a BTC education in Roatán (Cointelegraph)
  • Crypto investors made $163 billion in gains in 2021: Chainalysis (TB | Finbold | Cointelegraph)
  • Ethereum Earned Global Investors $76.3B in Realized Gains in 2021 Thanks to DeFi: Report (Decrypt)
  • The €1M Bitcoin retirement plan reaches 200K: 'It's not too late to invest' (Cointelegraph)
  • Accelerate CEO Made 270,000% Annual Return After Minting BAYC NFT a Year Ago (CryptoPotato)

MARKET WATCH

  • Market Wrap: Bitcoin Rise Loses Steam After Fed Comments (Coindesk)
  • Gold, Stocks, and Bitcoin (BTC): Weekly Overview — April 21 (BIC)
  • BTC Touched $42K, ETH Recorded 10-Day High (CryptoPotato)
  • Crypto Declines Outpaced by Plummeting Digital Asset Stocks (Blockworks)

BITCOIN

  • Bitcoin Momentum Strengthens Despite Short-Term Pause (Coindesk)
  • Bitcoin Nearly Hits $43K, Trades at 10-Day High (Coindesk)
  • ‘HODL’ mode on as Bitcoin spot exchanges reserve hits a 4-year low (Finbold | Bitcoinist)
  • Bitcoin (BTC) Rebounds Above Short-Term Support At $41,000 (BIC)
  • Bitcoin Price At A ‘Critical Juncture’, Says Huobi Research — 3 Factors To Watch In BTC (ZyCrypto)
  • 7,831 BTC Moved from Coinbase to Cold Wallets as BTC Targets $46,000 (UToday)
  • Bitcoin (BTC) on-Chain Analysis: Realized Profits Spike Considerably in March (BIC)
  • Bitcoin heads for 2-week highs as Terra promises BTC price will soon 'get spicy' (Cointelegraph)

ALTCOINS

  • Ethereum Whales Are Accumulating Bitcoin and Two Altcoin Projects While Unloading Dogecoin Rival Shiba Inu: On-Chain Data (TDH)
  • TA: Ethereum Could Stage Strong Rally If It Clears This Key Resistance (NewsBTC)
  • Cardano Set To Parabolically Roll Higher From Here Based On Robust Wallet Growth (ZyCrypto)
  • Solana (SOL) Trading Volume Soars by $189 Billion in Quarterly High (BIC)
  • Shiba Inu (SHIB) Approaches End Of 73-Day Consolidation Pattern – Multi Coin Analysis (BIC)
  • Nearly 60% of Dogecoin ($DOGE) Holders Are ‘In the Money’ at Current Prices, Data Shows (Cryptoglobe)
  • Monero Rallies 22% in a Week Amid Hard Fork Announcement and 'Monerun' (Decrypt | TDH | NewsBTC)
  • 0x Token Soars 53% Following Coinbase NFT Partnership (Decrypt | Coindesk | Cointelegraph |.UToday | TDH)
  • Avalanche (AVAX) Finds Support After Rejection From $97 Resistance (BIC)
  • Upcoming airdrop and boosted staking rewards send Origin Protocol (OGN) price higher (Cointelegraph)
  • The Sandbox (SAND) Reaches Convergence Point of Long-Term Consolidation & Resistance (BIC)

ANALYST'S CORNER

  • Jason Pizzino: Here’s How Bitcoin (BTC) Can Explode by 25x From Current Price, According to Crypto Analyst Jason Pizzino (TDH)
  • Michael van de Poppe: Widely-Followed Crypto Trader Says Bitcoin (BTC) Could Retest $46,000 Soon, Explains STEPN (GMT) Valuation (TDH)
  • Su Zhu: Three Arrows Capital’s Su Zhu Reveals Bullish Stance On Polkadot, Solana, and Avalanche (ZyCrypto)
  • Santiment: Is Cardano About To Break Out? Analytics Firm Says Traders Feel Confident About ADA (TDH)
  • InvestAnswers: Analyst Predicts Big Move for Ethereum Rival Terra (LUNA), Highlights ‘Very Bullish’ Metric for Bitcoin (TDH)
  • Katie Stockton: Bitcoin Eyes 200-Day Average After Three-Day Price Rally, Analyst Says (Coindesk)
  • Inmortal: Crypto Analyst Predicts 800% Solana ($SOL) Price Rally, Builds Up Long-Term Position (Cryptoglobe)
  • Kaleo: Top Trader Warns Extended Bitcoin Bear Market Coming Before Reversal – Here’s His Timeline (TDH)
  • CryptoCompare: Geopolitical Tailwinds Have ‘Strengthened Long-Term Value Proposition’ of Crypto (Cryptoglobe)

NOTABLE VOICES

  • Michael Saylor: MicroStrategy Is the Closest to Investing in Bitcoin Spot ETF (CryptoPotato)
  • Marieke Flament: More institutions are looking to invest in crypto, says NEAR Foundation CEO (Cointelegraph)
  • Elvira Nabiullina: Russian central bank needs to ease up digital asset projects, governor says (Cointelegraph)
  • Stepan Uherik: Noncustodial Bitcoin wallets unbannable, says exec behind Trezor wallets (Cointelegraph)
  • SBF: Calls the New BNB Burn Formula “Interesting” (CryptoPotato)
  • Alex Zinder: Ledger Enterprise's Alex Zinder is all about blockchain, crypto and the future of finance (Cointelegraph)
  • Charles Hoskinson: Cardano Founder on ‘Side Effects’ of SingularityNET’s AGIX ERC-20 Converter Bridge (Cryptoglobe)
  • Arthur Breitman: Tezos co-founder discusses the untapped potential of DeFi (Cointelegraph)
  • Alex Mashinsky: Bitcoin ($BTC) and Ethereum ($ETH) Will Hit New Highs This Year, Says Celsius’ CEO (Cryptoglobe)

PEOPLE ON THE MOVE

  • XREX taps former Federal Reserve official as director of risk management (TB)
  • Binance Taps Former Regulators to Strengthen Global Surveillance Team (Coindesk)

CBDC/STABLECOINS

  • Russia's central bank to run real-world pilot of digital ruble in 2023: report (TB)
  • Justin Sun to launch algorithmic stablecoin USDD on Tron, will use $10 billion of crypto as collateral (TB | EWN | Decrypt | CryptoPotato | BIC)
  • The Risks Behind LUNA-UST Stablecoin, According to a Bearish Academic (Coindesk)

ETFs

  • Fidelity Launches Metaverse Experience in Tandem With New ETFs (Blockworks)
  • GBTC premium nears 2022 high as SEC faces call to approve Bitcoin ETF (Cointelegraph)
  • Valkyrie Launches its First Multi-Coin Trust (Blockworks | Coindesk
  • Australia Green Lights Bitcoin EFTs With Launch Set for Next Week (BIC)

WEB 3

  • Here’s Why Floyd Mayweather is Selling Tickets as NFTs (NewsBTC)
  • NBA Botches Ethereum NFT Drop as 'The Association' Suffers Exploit (Decrypt)
  • Solana-Based Climate Change Project Employs ‘NFTrees’ to Save Rainforests (Coindesk)
  • Goldman Says Apple, Meta Lead in Developing Metaverse Technology (Coindesk)
  • British Department Store Harvey Nichols Opens NFT Space in Hong Kong (Decrypt)
  • As labor struggle takes center stage, can DAOs democratize work? (Cointelegraph)
  • Wildlife conservation efforts turn to NFT-funded initiatives (Cointelegraph)
  • UFC Fighter Nate Diaz Hopes No One Buys His 'Bullshit' NFT (Decrypt)
  • These ‘Utility NFTs’ Look to Gamify Rainforest Protection (Coindesk)

DEFI/CEFI

  • DeFi Giant Uniswap Sweeps 50% Market Share on Polygon (CryptoPotato)
  • Bitcoin Suisse adopts decentralized Liquity as lending product (Cointelegraph)
  • Ethereum DeFi Project MetaLend Using NFT-Backed Loans to Grow Play-to-Earn Sector (Decrypt)
  • Tesseract unveils yield platform to help mid-size crypto firms compete with Binance and Coinbase (TB
  • Near-Based DeFi Protocol Bastion to Launch BSTN Token at a $180M Valuation (Coindesk)

ACQUISITION/PARTNERSHIP

BLOCKCHAIN

  • Compound governance rejects proposal wanting to end large token rewards (TB)
  • Halfway there: 744 days left till Bitcoin halving – why is this important? (Finbold | NewsBTC)
  • IOHK Shares Technical Briefing on Cardano's Vasil Hard Fork: Details (UToday)
  • EOS Launches EVM Support in Attempt to Revitalize Platform (CryptoPotato)
  • SHIB Gains Traction Among ETH Whales, Becoming Most Used Smart Contract for Them (UToday)
  • Smart Offsets: Algorand Ups Sustainability Pledge With Self-Executing Code (Coindesk)

EXCHANGE/WALLET/ATM

  • A dozen Bitcoin ATMs installed at the largest EU electronics retailer (Cointelegraph)
  • DEX aims to take on Uniswap with its concentrated liquidity bet (Cointelegraph)
  • Shiba Inu Trifecta Now Available on This Singapore Based Exchange: Details (UToday)
  • Derivatives exchange dYdX to become '100% decentralized by EOY' (Cointelegraph)
  • Be[In]Crypto Video News Show: Custodial vs. Non-Custodial Crypto Wallets (BIC)

REGULATION

MINING

  • RIOT is the fastest growing crypto mining stock – can it sustain the momentum? (Finbold)
  • BitRiver Calls OFAC Sanctions ‘Unfair’ Anti-Competitive Move to Benefit US Miners (Coindesk)

FOLLOW DAT MONEY

  • DeFi Data Shop Nansen Makes First VC Investment ($1.27M) in Gaming Analytics Firm ZeroDrop (Coindesk)
  • Goons of Balatroon (GOB) Raises $2.46M To Craft A Unique Free-to-Play-to-Earn (F2P2E) Card Game Metaverse (NewsBTC)
  • Blockchain Gaming Startup Raises Round on Heels of Surging Play-to-earn Demand (Blockworks)
  • Paris Hilton Invests in Afterparty’s $4 Million Raise for Polygon NFT Ticketing (Decrypt)
  • Bird, Ring Veterans Raise $5M for GameFi Lending Protocol (Coindesk)
  • Aurora-based DeFi protocol Bastion raises $9 million in funding led by Three Arrows Capital (TB | Coindesk
  • LimeWire raises $10 million in private token sale to grow music-linked NFT platform (TB)
  • Ethereum scaling project Scroll raises $30 million from Bain Capital and others (TB)
  • Frax, Terra-Backed 4pool Goes Live on Fantom Network, Attracts $31M (Coindesk)
  • Tower 26 Venture Fund Raises $50M for VR Games, Metaverse: Report (Coindesk)
  • Next Earth Launches ‘Metaverse as a Service,’ Plans $60M Venture Fund (Coindesk)
  • Public blockchain Kadena launches $100M Web3 grant program (Cointelegraph | TB | Coindesk)
  • NFT Cricket Platform Rario Raises $120M Round Led by Dream Capital (CoindeskTB | CryptoPotato)
  • Flared-Gas Bitcoin Miner Crusoe Energy Raises $350M Series C (Coindesk)
  • Bitcoin Miner Bit Digital Files to Raise Up to $500M in Equity (Coindesk)
  • UK Crypto Firms Show Sharp Decline in Venture Capital Investments (BIC)

HACKS/ATTACKS/SCAMS

  • New York Man Arrested for Alleged $1.8M Crypto Mining Scam (Coindesk)
  • Hacker fails to take $1 million loot after exploiting DeFi protocol (TB | Cointelegraph)
  • Bit Jungle confirms BXH Exchange suffered hacker theft pieces, important theft clues have been found (Bitcoinist)
  • Users of Terra (LUNA) Network Lose $4.31M in Phishing Attack Through Fake Google Ads (EWN)
  • Binance Asks to Be Removed From Crypto Romance Scam Lawsuit (Coindesk)

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