Crypto Daily Digest - September 19th

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On September 19th, Coin98 Labs announces that it will launch stablecoin $CUSD. Solana-based NFT minting platform Metaplex will launch $MPLX on September 20th. Automated Metadata Refresh is live on Immutable X. South Korean prosecutors ask Interpol to issue red notice for Do Kwon. Bixin Ventures announced a strategic investment into Aptos Labs.

DeFi

  • Coin98 Labs will launch stablecoin $CUSD. Source
  • Aave V3 adds $stMATIC as collateral. Source
  • GMX Monitors Price Manipulation of AVAX/USD. Source
  • Cross-chain DEX ChainHop integrates with SushiSwap. Source
  • PeckShieldAlert: a MakerDAO vault faces liquidation at $1,284.684/$ETH, about 3.3m $DAI debt. Source
  • PeckShield launched KillSwitch, a SaaS platform designed to protect against attacks on the DeFi protocol. Source
  • $BNQ on PancakeSwap is down about 99.46%. Source
  • $SAFUU on PancakeSwap is down about 45%. Source

CeFi

  • WazirX will delist $USDC, $USDP and $TUSD on September 26th, with balances automatically converted to $BUSD. Source
  • Binance resumes deposits and withdrawals for $ETH on Optimism and Arbitrum. Source
  • Binance completes integration of $BUSD on Avalanche and Polygon networks, opens deposits and withdrawals. Source
  • Binance completes ERC-20 integration of WAX, opens deposits and withdrawals. Source
  • Trust Wallet CEO Eowyn Chen says the Web3 industry needs to address security, ease of use, and privacy. Source

Metaverse & NFTs

  • Solana-based NFT minting platform Metaplex will launch $MPLX on September 20th. Source
  • Automated Metadata Refresh is live on Immutable X. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • South Korean prosecutors ask Interpol to issue red notice for Do Kwon. Source
  • The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority published a warning to consumers about FTX. Source
  • South Korean prosecutors said that Do Kwon was 'obviously on the run'. Source
  • Ripple and the SEC have each asked for a swift judgment in the regulator’s case against the crypto firm. Source

Fundings

  • Bixin Ventures announced a strategic investment into Aptos Labs. Source
  • Open Web Collective launches venture arm OWC Ventures. Source
  • Binance Labs leads the seed round for blockchain security company Salus Security. Source
  • Web3 funding management platform Presail has closed a €3.8 million seed round led by SNÖ Ventures. Source
  • Yellow Card Financial, a pan-African crypto exchange, has closed a $40 million Series B round led by Polychain Capital. Source

DeFi

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Exchanges

Binance

Stablecoins

Terra

Do Kwon

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Security Incidents

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