Crypto Daily Digest - June 22nd

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On June 22nd, Router Protocol launches Voyage 3.0 cross-chain trading competition simultaneous with Arbitrum Odyssey. Tether will launch stablecoin $GBPT pegged to the British Pound Sterling in early July. Voyager's exposure to 3AC consists of 15,250 $BTC and $350 million $USDC. Uniswap Labs has acquired Genie and will airdrop $USDC to Genie users. NFT project Doodles will launch Doodles 2.

DeFi

  • Voyager's exposure to 3AC consists of 15,250 $BTC and $350 million $USDC. Source
  • Router Protocol launches Voyage 3.0 cross-chain trading competition simultaneous with Arbitrum Odyssey. Source
  • Uniswap Labs has acquired Genie and will airdrop $USDC to Genie users. Source
  • Gnosis Safe announces first Safe Guardians and will allocate 25 million $SAFE. Source
  • Tether will launch stablecoin $GBPT pegged to the British Pound Sterling in early July. Source
  • Citigroup Teams up with Metaco to develop digital asset custody platform. Source
  • PeckShieldAlert: Alameda has transferred another 25 million $USDC to FTX. Source
  • Cardano developers delayed Vasil hard fork on testnet again. Source
  • Data: The whole network contracts liquidated about $95.38 million in 12 hours. Source
  • PeckShieldAlert: Alameda has transferred 14.3 million $USDT to FTX. Source
  • Binance will support the Komodo network upgrade and hard fork. Source
  • Solend's proposal SLND3 was approved. Source
  • Coinbase added Boba Network ($BOBA) to listing roadmap. Source
  • The $CVX locked for voting on Convex Finance will be unlocked on June 30th. Source
  • Perpetual Protocol is moving to a new vote-escrowed token (veToken) model, and staking on Ethereum mainnet will be deprecated. Source
  • Maple Finance warns of potential liquidity issues where lenders must wait for borrower repayments. Source
  • Coinbase will list $DYP, $ALEPH, $HOPR, $MATH, $PRQ and $ELA. Source
  • Ethereum's testnets Ropsten, Rinkeby and Kiln are deprecated. Source
  • Babel Finance borrowed $10M from Orthogonal USDC pool on Maple, says Maple Finance. Source
  • Harmony is dedicating its Shard 1 to blockchain games. Source
  • Cardano development team will launch a light wallet called Lace. Source
  • Binance will perform wallet maintenance for Ethereum Network on June 27th. Source
  • SK Square decides to postpone the launch of SK Coin due to the current poor market conditions. Source
  • Angle Protocol's Borrowing module has been live on Ethereum mainnet. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • U.S. Governor signs bill allowing Louisiana banks to custody Bitcoin and crypto for customers. Source
  • Former SEC lawyer Howard Fischer sees more crypto regulations after Celsius's debacle. Source
  • SEC commissioner Hester Peirce opposes crypto bailouts. Source

NFT

  • eBay acquires NFT marketplace KnownOrigin. Source
  • Animoca Brands and its subsidiary Quidd launched a feature to mint and unmint digital collectibles into NFTs. Source
  • The Sandbox partners with Japanese manga 'Captain Tsubasa'. Source
  • OpenSea has delisted BAYC fork RR/BAYC. Source
  • Meta will expand NFT testing in Instagram and Facebook. Source
  • Data: Doodles 24 hours trading volume up 215.76%. Source
  • Move to earn app Walken's level up is temporarily suspended and the team is working on a fix. Source
  • NFT project Doodles will launch Doodles 2. Source
  • Data: About 68,000 addresses interacted with Genie by April 15. Source
  • GSR announces its NFT portfolio "GSR Blue", which includes 44 NFTs including BAYC #8971 and CryptoPunk #8450. Source

Fundings

  • Crypto investment firm 1confirmation launches $100M NFT Fund. Source
  • FalconX raised $150M in Series D at $8B valuation co-led by GIC and B Capital. Source
  • Binance.US targeting $50M follow-on raise at $4.5b valuation. Source
  • Metaverse music platform Authentic Artists announced the closing of a strategic funding round with participation from Warner Music Group and others. Source
  • NFT project Doodles raised its first round of funding led by Seven Seven Six. Source

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