Ex-Goldman Sachs banker launches crypto app after $33M raise

The former Head of Product for “Marcus by Goldman Sachs” has launched a crypto investing app, “Domain Ventures,” raising $33 million from investors on Jan 25. Adam Dell, brother of Dell computers tycoon Michael, assembled a team of 25 former staff members from Goldman Sachs. Other staffers are leaving their roles at Bridgewater Associates, Morgan Stanley, Coinbase Global Inc. and BlockFi. Former Goldman Sachs CTO Elisha Wiesel, and Christopher Giancarlo, thformer Chairman of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission have also been tapped to join the project. The app is targeted…

Boston nurse fired for nudes on OnlyFans launches crypto porn app – Cointelegraph Magazine

Former Boston ICU nurse Allie Rae made international news in August last year after she was fired for running an extremely naughty Only Fans account on the side. The story appeared everywhere from the NY Post, to CNN, The Daily Beast — and she even made an appearance on Dr Phil. The resulting publicity saw fans subscribing in droves and the 37-year old mother of three now makes more than $200,000 a month. But the same sort of moralizing and censorship that ended her nursing career also threatens her newfound…

SundaeSwap launches on Cardano but users report failing transactions

Cardano’s first decentralized app (DApp) SundaeSwap has launched but is causing a frustration among users due to congestion, platform errors and failed transactions. Is it just a case of expected teething troubles under an influx of excited users or is there more to it? SundaeSwap is a decentralized exchange (DEX) and token staking platform. It’s mainnet launch today marks a milestone in the Cardano (ADA) ecosystem by being the first DApp of to utilize its smart contracts. The ADA price climbed 50% over the past week leading up to the…

Binance​.US officially launches trading services in Connecticut

United States cryptocurrency exchange Binance.US, which operates separately from the global Binance platform, has officially opened its trading services to residents of Connecticut.  Beginning Jan. 20, Connecticut residents can register to buy, sell and trade digital assets such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) on the Binance.US platform, the company announced on Thursday. Residents will also have access to the Binance.US mobile app on Android and Apple devices. Binance.US launched in 2019 to provide regulated crypto trading services to residents of the United States. Currently, the trading platform is approved…

Berlin’s Cherry Ventures launches fourth fund at $340M, for early-stage tech and web3 – TechCrunch

Berlin-based Cherry Ventures has launched its fourth fund, a €300 million ($340 million) early-stage tech fund. The Cherry IV fund will also feature a dedicated crypto and web3 strategy, building off Cherry’s existing portfolio in the space. Cherry’s portfolio includes unicorns Flink and SellerX, Infarm, as well as AUTO1 Group, FlixBus, flaschenpost, Forto, Xometry and Cazoo. It’s also tending to back climate-oriented startups such as TWAICE , Carbo Culture and QOA. Partners Filip Dames and Christian Meermann founded Cherry after building and scaling Zalando from startup to IPO. Author: Source…

Opera Launches First Web3 Internet Browser Built for Blockchain and Crypto By DailyCoin

Opera Launches First Web3 Internet Browser Built for Blockchain and Crypto Internet browser developer, Opera (NASDAQ:), announced Wednesday that it’s launching a brand-new browser solution that’s designed and optimized for all things blockchain including: cryptocurrency trading, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) purchases, blockchain news filters, a nifty privacy clipboard feature, and a built-in non-custodial digital wallet for storing cryptos or NFTs. Opera’s announcement stated that the blockchain-boosted web interface is called the Crypto Browser Project. It’s currently available as a pilot program on Mac and Windows desktops, and Android for mobile users…

Doomsday Entertainment launches web3 sister company DoomsdayX

Advertising, music video and film production company Doomsday Entertainment has launched DoomsdayX, a company that’s raised $1.5M in pre-seed funding led by The Chernin Group (TCG). The DoomsdayX team, led by co-founders Danielle Hinde (creative founder) and Eric Doak (CEO), steers artists from short-term cash grabs to long-term metaverse worldbuilding, with an initial focus on delivering uniquely compelling and custom NFT projects.  The first DoomsdayX drop is a Producer NFT Collection in partnership with artist and web3 pioneer Haleek Maul to fund a big budget music video and give fans…

Coinbase Cloud Launches a Forum for Web3 Developers

By Larry Kubin, Senior Developer Relations Engineer Last year, Coinbase Cloud announced the launch of our unified developer docs to make it easier and faster for developers to build Web3 applications using Coinbase APIs and services. As part of our commitment to developers and embracing the collaborative spirit of Web3, today Coinbase Cloud is launching a forum for developers to connect with Coinbase engineers, share projects, get feedback, ask questions, and learn how to build with our APIs and services — including Coinbase Wallet, Exchange/Pro, Sign in with Coinbase, Rosetta, and more. The…

Calling All Creators: Ripple Launches $250M Creator Fund

Today, we are thrilled to introduce Ripple’s Creator Fund.  Announced as part of Apex, the XRP Ledger (XRPL) Developer Summit, this fund fosters innovation in tokenization, with a focus on non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The fund will provide targeted support for creators, brands and marketplaces to explore new use cases for NFTs on the XRPL leveraging its innate advantages of speed, cost and sustainability. The Future Will Be Tokenized Since day one, we’ve viewed crypto and blockchain as powerful levelers, unlocking access and equity for everyone. The growth of NFTs is…