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Blockchain

Breaking Down OpenSea’s $23 Million Raise in NFT Boom

As one of the first NFT-centered open marketplaces on the web, OpenSea has enjoyed a surge in popularity as collectors and speculators alike latch onto the red-hot trading of non-fungible tokens. From a startup that launched nearly 4 years ago at the advent of early-NFTs (i.e. Ethereum-based CryptoKitties), the company has now grown to sell […]Read More

Bitcoin

Raise $1bn to Buy Bitcoin, Jim Cramer Tells GameStock (GME)

Just as the GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) shares exploded higher in the final hours of trading on Wednesday, Jim Cramer advised the videogame retailer’s board to buy Bitcoin to increase its stock prices further. “One last time GME,” tweeted the CNBC’s Mad Money host. “Issue one billion dollars in stock, buy one billion in bitcoin, […]Read More

Market

Blockchain Mortgage Platform Figure Launches SPAC to Raise $250M

Michael Cagney, the founder of blockchain lending startup Figure Technologies, wants to set up a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), it announced in a regulatory filing Thursday. The blank-check firm seeks to raise $250 million, according to the prospectus filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and will be called Figure Acquisition Corp. […]Read More

Blockchain

NFT Marketplace Rarible Closes $1.75M Seed Raise From 1kx, Coinbase

Non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace Rarible is building a “Uniswap for NFTs” and has fresh dough to get it done. The token startup has raised $1.75 million from early-stage fund 1kx to broaden its decentralized market venue to include a new governance structure, co-founders Alex Salnikov and Alexei Falin told CoinDesk in a phone interview. Rarible’s […]Read More