Ethereum

 Get It While It’s Smokin’ Hot! Eaze Releases NFT Featuring NBA Champion Matt Barnes to Fund National Expungement Week And Celebrate 4/20’s 50th Anniversary

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 8:51pm

Today, Eaze launches its first non-fungible token (NFT) to put its signature moonman image in the hands of the - ahem - highest bidder in celebration of 4/20\xe2\x80\x99s golden anniversary.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Eaze launches its first non-fungible token (NFT) to put its signature moonman image in the hands of the - ahem - highest bidder in celebration of 4/20\xe2\x80\x99s golden anniversary.
  • The NFT, which features NBA champion and nationally-recognized cannabis advocate Matt Barnes, is for sale on OpenSea .
  • All proceeds from the sale will go to National Expungement Week (N.E.W.
  • ), a POC-powered organization that provides access to relief, equity, and opportunity in communities affected by the War on Drugs.\nThis press release features multimedia.

Seward & Kissel Advises Sotheby’s on First NFT Sale, in Collaboration with Pioneering Digital Artist Pak

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'Seward & Kissel LLP announced today that it advised Sotheby\xe2\x80\x99s on the historic auction house\xe2\x80\x99s first-ever sale of non-fungible tokens, which occurred this week through Sotheby\xe2\x80\x99s collaboration with the renowned digital artist known as Pak.

Key Points: 
  • b'Seward & Kissel LLP announced today that it advised Sotheby\xe2\x80\x99s on the historic auction house\xe2\x80\x99s first-ever sale of non-fungible tokens, which occurred this week through Sotheby\xe2\x80\x99s collaboration with the renowned digital artist known as Pak.
  • Known only by their pseudonym, Pak has been creating digital art for more than 25 years and, in late 2020, became the first artist to sell an NFT for $1 million.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cWe are grateful that Sotheby\xe2\x80\x99s chose us to advise them on their first foray into the world of NFTs.
  • The firm has offices in New York City and Washington, D.C.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005614/en/\n'

BOSAGORA Unveils Micropayment Protocol ‘Flash Layer’

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:00pm

The company is expanding its ecosystem by solidifying a foothold for completing an advanced and decentralized blockchain platform, including the DAO roadmap it recently announced.\nFlash Layer is a layer 2 payment protocol that operates on BOSAGORA\xe2\x80\x99s network.

Key Points: 
  • The company is expanding its ecosystem by solidifying a foothold for completing an advanced and decentralized blockchain platform, including the DAO roadmap it recently announced.\nFlash Layer is a layer 2 payment protocol that operates on BOSAGORA\xe2\x80\x99s network.
  • Compared to Lightning Network of Bitcoin or zk-Rollups of Ethereum, Flash Layer is far faster in a transaction with much lower charges.\nThe Flash Layer delivers a number of advantages, including strong security based on encoded updates in real-time and nearly no bugs by going through vast tests.
  • It is expected to be valuably used in diverse Dapps linked with real-world life as it allows for large-scale and frequent transactions with low charges safely and rapidly.\nAlong with the unveiling Flash Layer through YouTube live streaming, BOSAGORA had chances of communicating with global users.\n\xe2\x80\x9cThe release of the Flash Layer marks a milestone that visibly demonstrates the development capability of BOSAGORA,\xe2\x80\x9d said Kim In-hwan, President of BOSAGORA.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cIn the months to come, we will introduce a variety of Dapps linked with real-world life by using the Flash Layer in the platform.\xe2\x80\x9d\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005433/en/\n'

Social Yield Farming Platform Don-Key Locks $2 Million From Crypto’s Top Players

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 4:00pm

b'Don-Key has completed a private funding round to bootstrap it\xe2\x80\x99s Defi social yield farming platform.

Key Points: 
  • b'Don-Key has completed a private funding round to bootstrap it\xe2\x80\x99s Defi social yield farming platform.
  • The $2.2 million was raised in the company\xe2\x80\x99s first round from leading blockchain funds, including, Black Edge Capital, AU21.
  • finance platform, where gamified social trading strategies will incentivize participants to work together and reap the spoils.
  • Don-Key addresses this with customizable strategies and \'copy farming\' make the decision making simpler for the common user.

ConsenSys Raises $65 Million to Accelerate Convergence Of Traditional And Decentralized Finance

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'Today, ConsenSys announced the final close of its $65M formation round to accelerate the convergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) and Web3 applications on Ethereum with enterprise blockchain infrastructure.

Key Points: 
  • b'Today, ConsenSys announced the final close of its $65M formation round to accelerate the convergence of decentralized finance (DeFi) and Web3 applications on Ethereum with enterprise blockchain infrastructure.
  • Several funds invested with Ethereum-based stablecoins, DAI and USDC, as consideration.\nThe past year has been a period of strategic evolution and growth.
  • The leading Ethereum company restructured to form ConsenSys , the core software business, and ConsenSys Mesh , the investment arm, incubator, and portfolio.
  • ConsenSys also acquired Quorum from J.P. Morgan to deepen its commitment to and competitive position in the enterprise protocol ecosystem.

Leading Dutch crypto exchange LiteBit partners with RIDDLE&CODE to pave the way towards regulatory compliance and launch the next generation of crypto services

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 9:15am

\xe2\x80\x9cThese requirements have turned out to be quite burdensome and have forced several crypto-related businesses to close or leave the Netherlands.\xe2\x80\x9d\n\xe2\x80\x9cCrypto exchanges across the industry are prioritising compliance with regulatory obligations.

Key Points: 
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThese requirements have turned out to be quite burdensome and have forced several crypto-related businesses to close or leave the Netherlands.\xe2\x80\x9d\n\xe2\x80\x9cCrypto exchanges across the industry are prioritising compliance with regulatory obligations.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cThe partnership with RIDDLE&CODE and the use of the cutting-edge TMP enables us to be compliant with both current and future regulations.
  • The cloud-based platform manages all aspects of key generation, custody, AML, regulatory compliance and token management.
  • LiteBit supports investors in buying, selling and managing crypto, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and more than 50 other types of coins.\n'

Consensys Project Virtue Poker Completes Strategic Investment Round of $5m

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'Virtue Poker , a multi-chain, Ethereum-based decentralized poker platform has now completed a strategic investment round of $5 million.

Key Points: 
  • b'Virtue Poker , a multi-chain, Ethereum-based decentralized poker platform has now completed a strategic investment round of $5 million.
  • Virtue Poker was part of Coinlist\xe2\x80\x99s Seed Winter 2021 Batch and is funded by notable investors, including Pantera Capital, Consensys, DFG Group, Jez San from FunFair.
  • Consensys founder Joe Lubin identified online gambling as an industry that was ripe for blockchain disruption, prompting him to take Virtue Poker into his Ethereum-centered family of projects.\n"I\'m excited to see the Virtue Poker team realize its mission in bringing transparency and trust to the online poker industry\xe2\x80\x9d said Joe Lubin, Founder of Consensys.
  • Backed by Consensys and stakeholder Phil Ivey, Virtue Poker is on a mission to make blockchain-based betting mainstream.\n'

Polkadex IDO Launches on Polkastarter on the 16th of April

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'One of the most anticipated projects of 2021, Polkadex, announced its Initial DEX Offering in partnership with Polkastarter launchpad.\nLONDON, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One of the most anticipated projects of 2021, Polkadex, announced its Initial DEX Offering in partnership with Polkastarter launchpad.\nA non-custodial high-frequency trading decentralised exchange Polkadex is getting ready for its upcoming IDO on Polkastarter.\nPolkadex is creating a superior decentralised exchange that will disrupt the current status quo of cryptocurrency trading both for professional and retail traders.

Key Points: 
  • b'One of the most anticipated projects of 2021, Polkadex, announced its Initial DEX Offering in partnership with Polkastarter launchpad.\nLONDON, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One of the most anticipated projects of 2021, Polkadex, announced its Initial DEX Offering in partnership with Polkastarter launchpad.\nA non-custodial high-frequency trading decentralised exchange Polkadex is getting ready for its upcoming IDO on Polkastarter.\nPolkadex is creating a superior decentralised exchange that will disrupt the current status quo of cryptocurrency trading both for professional and retail traders.
  • Polkadex is the perfect blend of the best of both worlds the convenience and speed of a centralized exchange mixed with the security of a decentralized exchange.
  • Polkadex\'s mission is to bring DeFi to the masses by creating a technological and efficient but user-friendly product.\nPolkadex exchange solves such issues of traditional DEXes, as high transaction fees and frontrunning.
  • Polkadex users will benefit from feeless transactions with verifiability, opportunities for high-frequency trading, trading bots and other unique features.

Polkadex IDO Launches on Polkastarter on the 16th of April

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:00pm

b'One of the most anticipated projects of 2021, Polkadex, announced its Initial DEX Offering in partnership with Polkastarter launchpad.\nLONDON, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One of the most anticipated projects of 2021, Polkadex, announced its Initial DEX Offering in partnership with Polkastarter launchpad.\nA non-custodial high-frequency trading decentralised exchange Polkadex is getting ready for its upcoming IDO on Polkastarter.\nPolkadex is creating a superior decentralised exchange that will disrupt the current status quo of cryptocurrency trading both for professional and retail traders.

Key Points: 
  • b'One of the most anticipated projects of 2021, Polkadex, announced its Initial DEX Offering in partnership with Polkastarter launchpad.\nLONDON, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --One of the most anticipated projects of 2021, Polkadex, announced its Initial DEX Offering in partnership with Polkastarter launchpad.\nA non-custodial high-frequency trading decentralised exchange Polkadex is getting ready for its upcoming IDO on Polkastarter.\nPolkadex is creating a superior decentralised exchange that will disrupt the current status quo of cryptocurrency trading both for professional and retail traders.
  • Polkadex is the perfect blend of the best of both worlds the convenience and speed of a centralized exchange mixed with the security of a decentralized exchange.
  • Polkadex\'s mission is to bring DeFi to the masses by creating a technological and efficient but user-friendly product.\nPolkadex exchange solves such issues of traditional DEXes, as high transaction fees and frontrunning.
  • Polkadex users will benefit from feeless transactions with verifiability, opportunities for high-frequency trading, trading bots and other unique features.

BIT Mining Limited Announces First Closing of BTC.com Businesses Acquisition

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:04pm

b'SHENZHEN, China, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BIT Mining Limited (NYSE: WBAI) ("BIT Mining Limited" or the "Company"), a leading cryptocurrency mining enterprise, today announced the first closing of its previously announced transactions (the "Transactions") contemplated by the share exchange agreement, as amended (the "Share Exchange Agreement"), dated February 16, 2021, with Blockchain Alliance Technologies Holding Company ("Blockchain Alliance"), a Cayman Islands company and a "Non-U.S.

Key Points: 
  • b'SHENZHEN, China, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BIT Mining Limited (NYSE: WBAI) ("BIT Mining Limited" or the "Company"), a leading cryptocurrency mining enterprise, today announced the first closing of its previously announced transactions (the "Transactions") contemplated by the share exchange agreement, as amended (the "Share Exchange Agreement"), dated February 16, 2021, with Blockchain Alliance Technologies Holding Company ("Blockchain Alliance"), a Cayman Islands company and a "Non-U.S.
  • Person" as defined in Regulation S of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
  • The Company has also entered into a definitive agreement with Bee Computing (HK) Limited, a 7-nanometer cryptocurrency mining machine manufacturer, in order to help sustain the Company\'s continued growth.
  • The Company does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under law.\n'