Former Binance executives launch $100 million venture fund

Multi-strategy blockchain investment fund Old Fashion Research (OFR) has completed its first close. Led by several former executives from Binance, OFR invested in over 50 blockchain projects in its first year. According to an announcement, Old Fashion Research is now coming out of stealth mode, in which it has been operating since its foundation in late 2021. Since that time, OFR put money in more than 50 companies in different markets, such as WOO Network, Genopets, Metaverse Magna, MetaDerby and ZetaChain. The fund was founded by Ling Zhang, the former…

LUNA Investor Arrested for Knocking on Do Kwon’s Door After Losing $2.4 Million in Terra Crash – Featured Bitcoin News

A crypto investor has been arrested after knocking on Do Kwon’s door following the collapse of cryptocurrency terra (LUNA) and stablecoin terrausd (UST). He lost about $2.4 million and is now under investigation by the South Korean police. “I felt like I was going to die,” he said about losing his investments. Investor Under Investigation for Going to Do Kwon’s Home The collapse of cryptocurrency terra (LUNA) and stablecoin terrausd (UST) has wiped out a large number of investors. One investor in particular sought direct answers from Kwon Do-hyung (aka…

A16z Launches $600 Million Web3 Gaming Focused Fund – Bitcoin News

A16z has launched a new fund that seeks to invest $600 million in gaming experiences including Web3 and metaverse. The fund, which seeks to build the future of the gaming industry, aims to back several startups and projects in different areas including gaming studios, the intersection of gaming and consumers, and infrastructure. This move complements the investments that the VC has made in other gaming and metaverse-involved startups. A16z Doubles Down on Gaming Executives at a16z seem to be enticed by the intersection of metaverse, Web3, and gaming…

Cardano accelerator program Genius X ISPO nets $105 million in ADA

Cardano-based accelerator program Genius X has seen more than $105 million worth of ADA delegated to its initial stake pool offering (ISPO). This comes after the firm’s decentralized automated market maker and liquidity management protocol Genius Yield completed its ISPO on May 10, with over 14,500 delegators staking 270 million Cardano (ADA) across four official stake pools, making it one of the biggest ISPOs within the Cardano ecosystem. Genius Yield is a Cardano-based decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol that features a decentralized exchange with an order book. It integrates a liquidity…

Pakistan Can Generate $90 Million Annually if It Introduces a 15% Tax on Crypto Transactions – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

Pakistan can generate tax revenues of at least $90 million each year if authorities impose a 15% tax on cryptocurrency transactions, an executive with a cryptocurrency exchange has said. 15% Crypto Tax An executive with a Pakistani cryptocurrency exchange has said Islamabad can generate at least $90 million in tax revenues if authorities decide to levy a 15% tax on cryptocurrency transactions. The executive, Zeeshan Ahmed, the country general manager at Rain Financial Inc, claimed this would be possible if Pakistan adopts what one report calls “hard and fast regulations.”…

Web3 Gaming Company Metatheory Raises $24 Million With Backing From A16z, Pantera, and FTX – Bitcoin News

Metatheory, a Web3 gaming company founded in 2021, has announced it has raised $24 million in a Series A funding round. The investment round, which was led by big VC names in the crypto space like a16z, also had the participation of Pantera Capital and FTX Ventures. Kevin Lin, CEO of the company and co-founder of Twitch, stated the company will focus on making high-quality games with blockchain elements. Metatheory Scores $24 Million in Series A Round Metatheory, a Web3 gaming company that combines entertainment experiences with blockchain…

Argo Blockchain Q1 Net Income Plunges 90% $2.1 Million

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Algoracle Announces $1․5 Million Seed Round – Press release Bitcoin News

press release PRESS RELEASE. Algoracle has recently announced the close of its seed round for $1.5 million (USD) to help accelerate the development and launch of Algorand’s native decentralized oracle network. Algoracle’s seed round was led by Borderless Capital, with major contributions from the Algorand Foundation, Valhalla Capital, and Big Brain Holdings, and rounded out by strategic investors Xpand Capital, Parea Capital, OrcaDAO, GMI Capital, and EXA Finance. Thanks to the support provided by all of these organizations, the seed round was a resounding success and generated the aforementioned amount…

Institutional Investors Flood Over $300 Million In Bitcoin Fund, BTC To Reverse Above $30k?

Last week saw one of the largest losses of value in the history of cryptocurrency. Bitcoin and the general crypto market crisis was hit by the Terra ecosystem’s collapse. Bitcoin plummeted to under $30,000. Obviously, institutional players took advantage of the circumstance. Investors Flood Bitcoin Institutions reportedly invested $300 Million into exchange-traded Bitcoin funds last week, according to reports. According to CoinShares, the previous week recorded record weekly crypto inflows for the year 2022. The net weekly inflows were $274 million in the previous week. While North American investors pumped…

Bitcoin Whale Breaks 8 Year Long Silence With $30 Million Worth Of BTC Transfer

After an eight-year dormancy, a Bitcoin (BTC) Whale unexpectedly moved $30 million worth of BTC. On November 20th, 2013, the exact address received 1,000 BTC worth $567,600 at the time, Blockchair reported.  The Bitcoin remained dormant in one wallet until it was moved as part of a much larger block that sent nearly 2,100 BTC to two other addresses. One address received 2,000 bitcoins, while the second collected above 99.99 bitcoins. Related Readings | Snoop & Gary Vee Got “Ownership” Of A Basketball Team With Ice Cube’s BIG3 NFTs Bitcoin…