Tagged: non-fungible tokens

Digital Asset Exchange Binance Launches NFT Innovator Creators Program, Accepting Applications Until May 31

Digital asset firm Binance recently announced the launch of its NFT Innovative Creators Program. According to a blog post from the crypto exchange, Binance NFT “puts creators first.” Binance noted that you may get your artworks “minted” and featured on their Binance NFT marketplace during… Read More

Blockchain Firm NEM Group Enters NFT Space, with Sporting Legend Sir Kenny Dalglish and Manchester City Star Riyad Mahrez

Earlier this week, the NEM Group announced that it had partnered with football legend Sir Kenny Dalglish and current Manchester City player and English Premier League Champion Riyad Mahrez on the “creation of one-of-a-kind digital memorabilia as NFTs.” As mentioned in a release shared with… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Kraken to Support Rarible (RARI), Aavegotchi (GHST), and Polygon (MATIC)

Digital asset firm Kraken notes in a blog post that Ethereum (ETH) remains a “driving force” behind cryptocurrency innovation. The team at Kraken points out that during the past year, Ethereum has played host to an “explosion” in digital art and “created a multi-billion dollar… Read More

Legal Analysis: NFT Lawsuit Alleges Sale of NBA Top Shot Moments by Dapper Labs Violates Securities Laws

A newly filed lawsuit alleges that the sale of NBA Top Shot “Moments” is in violation of the federal Securities Act of 1933, which is a law that aims to ensure investor protection when acquiring publicly-traded securities. Michael McCann and Jacob Feldman from Sportico note… Read More

$100M+ Blockchain, DeFi, NFT Fund Launched by Global Blockchain Firm Huobi Group

Huobi Group, a global blockchain firm, revealed on Thursday (May 13, 2021) that it has introduced Huobi Ventures, which is a “wholly-owned” subsidiary focused on expanding Huobi’s venture investment portfolio. Huobi Ventures will also be supporting “innovative” blockchain or distributed ledger tech (DLT) initiatives via… Read More

Enterprise Grade Blockchain IOST Partners Moonstake to Support Crypto Staking of IOST Coin

IOST has teamed up with Moonstake in order to support staking functionality for IOST coin on Moonstake wallets. Moonstake began offering services in the staking business in 2020 with the goal to develop the biggest staking network in Asia. Since that time, Moonstake claims it… Read More

Blockchain based Security Management Platform Equa Raises $2.5 Million, Purchases Bitcoin, Adds NFT Service

Equa has received $2.5 million in funding in a private offering. Simultaneously, Equa said it will be purchasing Bitcoin which will go into Bitcoin treasury and corporate treasury tools. According to the company, Bitcoin-backed promissory notes will be issued at two separate interest rates depending… Read More

Uniswap Version 3.0 Now Successfully Deployed on Ethereum (ETH) Mainnet

The team at Uniswap, a leading non-custodial Ethereum token exchange, revealed on May 5, 2021, that Uniswap version 3.0 has now been launched on the Ethereum (ETH) mainnet. All “relevant contract addresses” are found here. As mentioned in an update from the Uniswap developers: “Uniswap… Read More

EBay Looking into NFTs, May Accept Crypto Payments

EBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) CEO Jamie Iannone indicated his company is investigating the offering of non-fungible tokens or NFTs as it looks to support new categories. In an interview on CNBC today, Iannone had this to say about the potential for NFTs: “We are looking at it… Read More

NFTs: VeChain Foundation Announces $1 Million Grant Program for VeChain eNFT Ecosystem

The team at the VeChain Foundation, which is focused on supporting VeChain, a leading blockchain platform for supply chain management and various other use-cases, has announced a $1 million Grant Program for the VeChain eNFT Ecosystem. As mentioned in a blog post, it’s been “the… Read More

Sellers Beware: Can NFTs Be Regulated Securities?

The sudden prevalence of Non-Fungible Tokens has raised important legal considerations for issuers and purchasers alike. While intellectual property rights remain essential, securities laws should not be overlooked. Non-Fungible Tokens, or “NFTs”, are digital assets with unique identifying characteristics that distinguish one from another.  Unlike… Read More

Binance to Launch NFT Market in June

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Binance, the world’s largest crypto exchange, announced a forthcoming NFT market to launch this coming June. NFTs or non-fungible tokens have boomed in recent months. While in existence for years, the advent of the sale of a work of digital art by Beeple for over… Read More

Digital Asset Custody Is Extremely Important Problem to Solve, According to Blaine Malone, Engineer at Gemini

Blaine Malone, Senior Security Engineer at digital asset firm Kraken, notes that he joined Gemini in March 2020 when New York had closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Malone adds that luckily, he got the chance to spend a day in the office, however, he’s… Read More

Nitin Gaur, Director of IBM Digital Asset Labs, Says NFTs are Natural Progression in “Explosion” of Asset Tokenization

Nitin Gaur, Founder and Director of IBM Digital Asset Labs, recently looked into how businesses may be able to absorb “disruptive” impact and start integrating new business models (NFTs) in existing and “new streams” of business opportunity. Gaur writes in a blog post that non-fungible… Read More

RedBlock Teams Up with NFT Bazaar to Promote Development of Non-Fungible Token Space

RedBlock and NFT Bazaar have announced a strategic partnership in an “embrace” of the fast-evolving NFT industry. As noted in a blog post by RedBlock: “We are very pleased to announce that RedBlock and NFT Bazaar have officially entered into a strategic partnership, leveraging our… Read More

Are NFTs Securities? OMG!

On March 11th, Beeple became the third highest-paid living artist with a $69M sale of one of his works as an NFT, a non-fungible token on the blockchain. This sale is one of many at the front of NFTs, blockchain’s latest hype machine of digital… Read More

Sotheby’s First NFTs Sold on Nifty Supported by Seward & Kissel

Sotheby’s first NFT [non-fungible token] sale completed yesterday.  The digital artist known as Pak sold multiple NFTs for almost $17 million. Hosted on Gemini’s Nifty Gateway, the sale allowed collectors to bid on NFTs for limited-edition artworks in “The Fungible Collection” and open edition artworks… Read More

Blockchain Startup Arweave, a Permanent Storage Solution Provider, Reports Handling Over 1 Million Transactions in March 2021

Arweave, which aims to offer a “novel” data storage blockchain protocol enabling “a permanent serverless web and creating truly permanent data storage for the first time,” has released its Q1 2021 Ecosystem Update, titled, NFTs, The Guardian, a new web wallet, new gateway (& much… Read More

Time Magazine to Hold Bitcoin on Balance Sheet in Partnership with Grayscale

Time Magazine will hold Bitcoin on its balance sheet and perhaps pay some people in BTC in a new partnership with Grayscale. This is according to a tweet by Michael Sonneshein, CEO of Grayscale.   Thrilled @Grayscale is partnering w/ @TIME on a new video… Read More

The “Second Coming” of NFTs Will be “Even More Successful” According to Blockchain Dev Inal Kardanov

Inal Kardanov, Co-founder and CTO of Billy, notes in a blog post published by the Waves Protocol developers that NFTs’ “second coming” is set to be even “more successful.” Kardanov, a software engineer focused on blockchain, AI, and machine learning, writes in a blog post… Read More

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