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ConsenSys Notches $7B Valuation Amid Flurry of Legal Challenges
The trailblazing Ethereum dev shop closed a fresh fundraising round amid swirling controversy.
Giveth’s Griff Green: Super-Charging Public Goods and Charity With Crypto
Griff Green is one of the co-founders of Giveth, which aims to build the future of charity using the Ethereum blockchain. It wants to become the gateway for non-profit organizations into web3, giving them the tools to grow their own communities via DAOs and crypto. The primary source of revenue for any non-profit organization is donations, but relying …
The Metaverse is So Hot Right Now: Here’s How Top Investors are Separating Opportunity from Hype
Top investors share how they’re playing the development of the metaverse as hype explodes.
Ethereum OG Raises $18M With First Reversible ICO
Reversible ICO (rICO)—the latest brainchild from Ethereum dapp developer and ERC 20 creator Fabian Vogelsteller—is a new model for ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings used to fundraise for start-ups) where investors reserve tokens instead of buying them outright. Returnable tokens This new fundraising mechanism allows investors to reserve and buy tokens over time, and “return” reserved …
NFT Platform Rarible Closes Seed Round With CoinFund
Rarible, a digital art-focused NFT platform, has raised an undisclosed amount in a pre-seed round closed by crypto investment firm CoinFund. “The investment will help Rarible develop a community-governed, blockchain-based NFT marketplace that enables a direct relationship between digital content creators and buyers,” Rarible’s announcement said. CoinFund supports its investment with the view that blockchains …