$75M worth of FTX’s political donations at risk of being recalled due to bankruptcy: Report

Following the collapse of FTX and its Nov. 11 bankruptcy filing, $73 million worth of its political donations is currently at risk of being recalled to repay the failed exchange’s creditors, according to a report by Bloomberg. Speculators online allege that the former FTX CEO and his executives sought to influence industry regulations with their generous multimillion-dollar donations to politicians and super PACs. Sam Bankman-Fried and executives Ryan Salame and Nishad Singh are believed to have been high-paying donors to both the Republican and Democratic United States political parties. Many politicians who…

ZoidPay to Revolutionize the Web3 Landscape With $75M Investment Commitment From GEM Digital – Press release Bitcoin News

press release A $75M financial commitment is set to establish ZoidPay as the go-to open architecture for building the next generation of Web 3.0 financial services. PRESS RELEASE. November 3, 2022, Bucharest, Romania — ZoidPay, the leading Web 3.0 architecture provider, has secured an investment commitment of $75M from digital asset investment firm GEM Digital Limited (“GEM”). The funding is aimed at developing the go-to open architecture for building the next generation of financial services, scaling the first on-demand Metaverse, facilitating the first-ever bank acquisition by a blockchain firm, and…

PwC Crypto Head Departs to Set Up $75M Digital Asset Fund in Dubai: Report

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Blockchain Gaming Publisher Animoca Brands Secures $75M — Firm’s Pre-Money Valuation Rises to $5.9B – Bitcoin News

The non-fungible token and blockchain gaming company Animoca Brands has announced the firm has raised $75 million from investors such as Kingsway Capital, Liberty City Ventures, and others. The capital injection of $75 million brings Animoca’s overall pre-money valuation to $5.9 billion. Animoca Brands Secures $75 Million to Bolster Digital Property Rights The Hong Kong-based crypto gaming, NFT, and venture capital company Animoca Brands has raised $75.32 million, according to an announcement published on July 12. The newly raised capital stems from investors like Cosmic Summit Investments, Liberty City Ventures,…

Animoca Brands raises $75M to advance ‘open metaverse’ concept

Blockchain gaming and venture studio Animoca Brands has closed another strategic funding round, giving the company additional resources to expand its acquisition targets in the metaverse sector.  The company announced Tuesday that it has closed a $75.32 million funding round at a pre-money valuation of $5.9 billion backed by Liberty City Ventures, Kingsway Capital, Alpha Wave Ventures, 19T, SG Spring Limited Partnership Fund and others. The raise represents the “second tranche” of funding following a $358.8 million raise in January that was supported by venture giants Sequoia China, Winklevoss Capital,…

ICO fines facial recognition database company Clearview AI Inc more than £7.5m and orders UK data to be deleted

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Clearview AI Inc £7,552,800 for using images of people in the UK, and elsewhere, that were collected from the web and social media to create a global online database that could be used for facial recognition. The ICO has also issued an enforcement notice, ordering the company to stop obtaining and using the personal data of UK residents that is publicly available on the internet, and to delete the data of UK residents from its systems. The ICO enforcement action comes after a…