Spain to become 3rd-largest crypto ATM hub. Seba Bank launches NFT custody. Blockchain.com partners with Visa
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Stani Kulechov, Founder, AAVE
Matus Steis, Token Design Lead, Outlier Ventures
Oliver Linch, CEO, Bittrex Global
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Recap of the Week
Spain overtakes El Salvador to become 3rd-largest crypto ATM hub
Japan is losing its place as the world's gaming capital
Kazakhstan among top 3 Bitcoin mining destinations after US and China
Jack Dorsey's new Social app is looking for users for its beta testing
Santander bank trials blockchain platform for used cars in Brazil
Reddit NFT trading volume hits all-time high as wallet holders near 3 million
Apple will take 30% of all in-app NFT sales
Filecoin launches Web3 data-storage solution for carbon offsets
Binance will support Elon Musk's bid to take over Twitter with a $500M investment
Swiss Seba Bank launches NFT custody despite market decline
Gavin Woods is stepping down from his role as CEO
Norwegian agency opens metaverse office in collaboration with EY
Blockchain.com partners with Visa to offer crypto debit card
Equifax, known for huge data breach, is building a Web3 KYC solution
Latest Funding Rounds in Crypto
🌱 AWSt raises $1.7M in Seed Round · Founded in 2020 · Singapore
AWSt helps brands launch NFTs on any blockchain protocol.
The firm plans to build more tools connecting various organizations with NFT projects.
The joint effort is set to propel NFTs to mainstream adoption by binding functions and utility such as subscriptions, tickets and extended experiences through technology.
Round led by East Ventures.
🌱 Paragraph raises $1.7M in Pre-Seed Round · Founded in 2021 · US
Paragraph is a platform that allows creators to publish content-developed blogs and web3-native newsletters for communities.
The funds will be used to accelerate the firm’s product development, user acquisition and recruitment pipeline, with a particular emphasis on scaling the company's engineering and growth teams.
Round led by Lemniscap, Binance labs, FTX ventures and others.
🌱 Precog Finance raises $3.5M in Seed Round · Founded in 2021 · Central America
Precog Finance is a DeFi ecosystem that automates transactions between live crypto pairings and futures.
The funds will be utilized to seek introductions to additional listing opportunities and other investors while overseeing joint marketing efforts.
Round led by DWF Labs.
Bit2Me acquires Dekalabs
Terms were undisclosed
Bit2Me offers blockchain services to exchange, sell and buy crypto.
Dekalabs is a system integrator company that works with blockchain, machine learning, and mobile technologies.
This acquisition will enhance Bit2Me's position in helping companies and institutions build tools on cryptocurrency and blockchain protocols such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.
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