NFT Marketplace Opensea Raises $100 Million — Firm Becomes a Blockchain Unicorn

NFT Marketplace Opensea Raises $100 Million — Firm Becomes a Blockchain UnicornOpensea has become the latest non-fungible token (NFT)-focused firm to raise funds this year as the company announced raising $100 million in a Series B this week. The venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz led the Opensea financing round alongside investors like Kevin Durant, Ashton Kutcher, and Tobi Lutke. NFT Marketplace Opensea Joins the Blockchain Unicorns, […]

From $100 Million to Nothing — Biographer Claims John McAfee Was Broke When He Died

From $100 Million to Nothing — Biographer Claims John McAfee Was Broke When He DiedJust before the antivirus tycoon John McAfee was found dead in Spain, he told the public from prison that U.S. federal authorities seized all of his assets and he had “nothing.” Now a biographer who is writing a McAfee-based biography has corroborated McAfee’s story. The author Mark Eglinton says that McAfee was also unable to […]

While Bitcoin Tapped New Price Highs, 78,000 Short Positions Worth Over $800 Million Got Liquidated

While Bitcoin Tapped New Price Highs, 53,000 Shorts Worth Over $500 Million Got LiquidatedWhile bitcoin has crossed a new all-time price high in 2021, traders are leery toward shorting the crypto asset. Data from Bitfinex shows the number of short contracts has been extremely low in comparison to the total number of shorts in mid-March 2020. On Saturday, January 2, 2021, when the price of bitcoin surpassed $33k, […]

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$4.6 Billion Under Management: Grayscale Purchased Over $100M Worth of Bitcoins Last Week

This week cryptocurrency proponents discussed the firm Grayscale Investments, as the firm purchased 9,702 bitcoins (over $110 million) in the past five days. The news follows Grayscale informing the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) grew over $1.6 billion in 2020. Last Friday, Grayscale Investments filed a quarterly report with […]

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Market Update: Cryptocurrency Market Cap Sheds $90B, Margin Calls Spike, Futures Slide

Market Update: Cryptocurrency Market Cap Shed $90B, Margin Calls Spike, Futures SlideDigital currency markets have been consolidating since Thursday’s massive price drop after more than $90 billion was erased from the cryptoconomy. Crypto markets saw some brief gains on Friday but prices have been meandering just above current support levels. At the moment, traders and crypto proponents face uncertainty amidst the ongoing coronavirus scare and economic […]

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