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Sei Partners With Graviton Concentrating Focus on the Burgeoning Indian Blockchain Market

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Friday, November 25, 2022

In these turbulent times, Sei is doubling down on growth markets to bolster the developer ecosystem.

Key Points: 
  • In these turbulent times, Sei is doubling down on growth markets to bolster the developer ecosystem.
  • Sei co-founder Jayendra Jog said, India has consistently proven to be an essential market in DeFi in terms of developer talent and DeFi usage.
  • Our focus on the Indian market is part of an overall effort to attract developers and users in Asia to the growing Sei Ecosystem.
  • Graviton Accelerator is a cohort-based web 3 accelerator program providing a platform for Indian founders and builders to fast-track their growth.

Veax, a decentralized derivative trading protocol on NEAR, raises $1.2M pre-seed amidst global centralized finance breakdown

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

The launch of Veax seamlessly bridges traditional finance features with efficient liquidity deployment and flexibility provided by decentralized infrastructure, allowing a transition for the centralized exchange and traditional finance users to test it out in DeFi.

Key Points: 
  • The launch of Veax seamlessly bridges traditional finance features with efficient liquidity deployment and flexibility provided by decentralized infrastructure, allowing a transition for the centralized exchange and traditional finance users to test it out in DeFi.
  • The architecture of Veax is based on a research paper by Roger Wattenhofer, advisor of Veax and Computer Science professor at ETH Zurich.
  • James Davies, Chief Product Officer of Veax, said Veax is set out to be built differently than other existing DEXs.
  • Started in 2021, the groups portfolio is comprised of seven Web3 companies across multiple sectors with a combined valuation of $63M+.

Temasek's Vertex Leads $4M Investment in CARV to Build Gaming Credential and Data Infrastructure

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Many investors bring infrastructure and gaming ecosystem synergies to CARV, especially across the US, Europe, LATAM, and Southeast Asia markets.

Key Points: 
  • Many investors bring infrastructure and gaming ecosystem synergies to CARV, especially across the US, Europe, LATAM, and Southeast Asia markets.
  • "By creating the infrastructure to piece these breadcrumbs together, we are unlocking tremendous opportunities in how gamers interact in the gaming universe."
  • With the new funding, CARV will onboard additional talents and continue to build the interoperable credential infrastructure alongside ecosystem partners.
  • CARV is building an interoperable credential infrastructure focused on gaming, enabling gamers with an all-in-one achievement display, semantic friend and game recommendations, and access to credential-gated gaming premiums.

FIRST FAN-OWNED TEAM LAUNCHES FOR SAILGP

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Bernoulli | Locke, a member-based community creating new immersive partnerships and experiences using innovative Web3 structures, today announced they are launching a SailGP fan-owned racing team across Bermuda and the Caribbean. Using a DAO structure and built on the NEAR Protocol, this team is expected to open new opportunities in sports ownership and fan engagement.

Key Points: 
  • The team's territory combines the Caribbean and Bermuda, an internationally recognized sailing and business destination, providing the team with a diverse, culturally vibrant and historic sailing region with sufficient sailing talent and resources to mount a competitive SailGP team.
  • This new team hopes to be the tenth team in the league and participate in Season 4.
  • SailGP CEO Russell Coutts said: "Last month we shared that we had updated our SailGP Participation Agreement to allow a DAO owned team to join the league, and now we are very excited to see David Palmer and his team of founders at Bernoulli | Locke forming a team under these amended rules.
  • We look at the fan-owned team as the ultimate implementation of a loyalty program, and this new Caribbean & Bermuda team will redefine the fan experience and team ownership model.

Freename x Calimero partnership: The potential of Web3 Naming & Private shards

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Monday, November 7, 2022

Lets introduce you to these two Web3 revolutionaries:

Key Points: 
  • Lets introduce you to these two Web3 revolutionaries:
    Freename is the leading Web3 TLDs and Domains platform where users can register and mint their own customized Web3 TLDs.
  • Furthermore, on Freename, users can trademark their Web3 TLDs and Domains to protect their own Web3 Identity worldwide.
  • Freename and Calimero are joining forces by allowing customers to get directly on the Freename.io platform their NFT Domains registered on .calimero'' TLD.
  • And with an up and coming privacy-preserving project such as Calimero, the potential of owning a .calimero SLD is essentially limitless.

WalletConnect Raises $12.5 Million Ecosystem Round to Build Out a Web3 Communications Network

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Thursday, November 3, 2022

(Graphic: Business Wire)

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  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The ecosystem round lays the groundwork for WalletConnects future development, forging the strategic partnerships that will contribute to the creation of the WalletConnect Network, a decentralized communications network anchored in the WalletConnect protocol.
  • WalletConnect began as a neutral protocol to enable interoperability within the fragmented web3 space, says Pedro Gomes , co-founder and CEO of WalletConnect.
  • This ecosystem round engages partners from across web2 and web3 to participate in the creation of the future WalletConnect Network, which will be decentralized and open to anyone who seeks to participate.
  • The WalletConnect Network represents a major step forward, not just for WalletConnect but web3 as a whole, and were thrilled to be a part of this endeavor.

Opera premieres deep NFT analytics tool DegenKnows, releases NEAR, Elrond, and Fantom support in the Opera Crypto Browser

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Thursday, November 3, 2022

"Our aim with the Opera Crypto Browser is to provide a portal into Web3 at its fullest.

Key Points: 
  • "Our aim with the Opera Crypto Browser is to provide a portal into Web3 at its fullest.
  • From browsing dApps to using their funds, our users can explore Web3 from the safe environment of a user-friendly browser by a trusted brand.
  • In 2018, Opera introduced the first browser with a built-in crypto wallet and web3 support.
  • The browser provides seamless access to Web3, support for cryptocurrency and NFT exchanges, decentralized apps (dApps), and features a built-in non-custodial crypto wallet.

University of Washington Students Unlock New Historical Connections on King Tut's Tomb Using Gale Digital Scholar Lab

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Wednesday, November 2, 2022

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. and SEATTLE, Nov. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in nearly 100 years, scholars and the curious public can see one of the most significant archaeological discoveries of the 20th century in a new light. The Tutankhamun Centenary: 1922–2022 is a website showcasing University of Washington students' groundbreaking digital humanities (DH) research to mark a century since the discovery of King Tutankhamun's (King Tut's) tomb. For the Tut Talks project, masters and undergraduate students used tools like Gale Digital Scholar Lab (The Lab) from Gale, part of Cengage Group, to create a publicly available resource from previously inaccessible collections. It includes selected private papers of Howard Carter, the British archeologist who discovered the tomb, and articles from The Times of London, the primary disseminator of information about the discovery and excavation. Read Gale's blog for more insight on the project.

Key Points: 
  • The Tutankhamun Centenary: 19222022 is a website showcasing University of Washington students' groundbreaking digital humanities (DH) research to mark a century since the discovery of King Tutankhamun's (King Tut's) tomb.
  • For the Tut Talks project, masters and undergraduate students used tools like Gale Digital Scholar Lab (The Lab) from Gale , part of Cengage Group,to create a publicly available resource from previously inaccessible collections.
  • It is a compilation of the work of University of Washington Master's of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Capstone students and students in the NEAR E 485 course.
  • "The Tutankhamun Centenary project shows how digital humanities is breaking barriers in digital scholarship," said Seth Cayley, Vice President, Global Academic, Gale.

Orderly Network receives strategic investment from Laser Digital

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

NASSAU, Bahamas, Nov. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Orderly Network, a permissionless, decentralized trading infrastructure built on the NEAR blockchain, has completed fundraising from Laser Digital, a crypto subsidiary of global financial services group, Nomura.

Key Points: 
  • "Laser Digital Ventures is investing in the most innovative businesses in the digital asset ecosystem.
  • "We are thrilled to have a reputable financial services group with the expertise of Laser Digital as an investor in Orderly.
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is rapidly evolving and Orderly Network strives to fulfilthe needs of institutional clients by providing infallible access to digital assets.
  • The seed fund is a vote of confidence that we can fulfilthose requirements,"said Ran Yi, Co-Founderat Orderly Network.

Orderly Network receives strategic investment from Laser Digital

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

NASSAU, Bahamas, Nov. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Orderly Network, a permissionless, decentralized trading infrastructure built on the NEAR blockchain, has completed fundraising from Laser Digital, a crypto subsidiary of global financial services group, Nomura.

Key Points: 
  • "Laser Digital Ventures is investing in the most innovative businesses in the digital asset ecosystem.
  • "We are thrilled to have a reputable financial services group with the expertise of Laser Digital as an investor in Orderly.
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is rapidly evolving and Orderly Network strives to fulfilthe needs of institutional clients by providing infallible access to digital assets.
  • The seed fund is a vote of confidence that we can fulfilthose requirements,"said Ran Yi, Co-Founderat Orderly Network.