Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies

CBDC

France and Luxembourg conclude CBDC project

The central banks of France and Luxembourg have finished an experimental CBDC project to settle a €100m digital native bond, claims Finextra.
EMURGO Ventures boosts Web3 portfolio portfolio with 2 deals

EMURGO Ventures boosts Web3 portfolio portfolio with 2 deals

EMURGO Ventures has made two new investments, as it bolsters its Web3 portfolio.
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Digital asset platform Matrixport eyes $100m raise

Matrixport, a digital assets financial services platform, is reportedly planning to raise $100m.
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t3rn nets $6.5m for its multichain technology

t3rn, a next-generation fail-safe multichain protocol, has raised $6.5m in a strategic funding round.
Matter Labs

Matter Labs secures $200m in Series C

Matter Labs, a German developer of a solution that reduces the cost of Ethereum transactions, has bagged $200m in a Series C round. 
Foresight

Foresight Ventures unveils $10m incubator for Web3 startups

Foresight Ventures, a Singapore-based crypto fund, has introduced a $10m incubator program focused on supporting Web3 startups.
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What is the Travel Rule for crypto?

Cryptocurrency is becoming increasingly popular, but so is its use for money laundering. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recently revealed the Travel Rule for crypto, but what does this mean?
Nucleo

Crypto infrastructure firm Nucleo secures $4m seed

Nucleo, a private, non-custodial, auditable multi-sig on Ethereum that provides the privacy infrastructure for crypto firms, has raised $4m in a seed round.
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Vezgo bags funding to help FinTechs bridge the gap into Web3

Vezgo, company on a mission to help Web 2 FinTechs bridge the gap into Web3, has raised $750,000 in an oversubscribed pre-seed funding round.
Veax

Swiss FinTech Veax lands $1.2m pre-seed

Veax, a Swiss-based firm that offers a traditional finance-empowered decentralised exchange, has scored $1.2m in pre-seed investment.

News Stories

What financial institutions need to know about GTOs

What financial institutions need to know about GTOs

Geographic Targeting Orders (GTOs) were recently reissued by FinCEN and could pose regulatory requirements to banks. But what do they need to know?
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FinTech deal activity in Pakistan expected to drop 16% in 2022

• Pakistani FinTech deal activity reached 24 deals from Q1-Q3 2022 and is on track to decrease 16% based on activity in the first...
What is regulatory mapping and why is it important

What is regulatory mapping and why is it important

As the regulatory landscape continues to grow and get more complex, firms need to ensure they are on top of everything. One of the best ways to do this is through regulatory mapping, but what exactly is this?
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Teampay secures $47m to bolster payment solutions

Teampay, an all-in-one purchasing platform, has raised $47m in Series B funding to bolster its accounts payable solutions and expand cross-border payment capabilities.
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AssuredPartners in Alpine take-over

AssuredPartners, a full-service insurance broker providing commercial insurance, risk management and employee benefits, has acquired Alpine Insurance Associates (Alpine).

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