Crypto Daily Digest - September 22nd

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On September 22nd, Arbitrum is officially live on OpenSea. Helium's HIP 70 proposal regarding the migration of the crypto wireless network to Solana got passed. Coinbase NFT marketplace aggregated Ethereum NFTs on OpenSea and LooksRare. Ethereum Layer2 scaling solution Boba Network integrates with Avalanche. Animoca Brands receives a $21M investment from True Global Ventures.

DeFi

  • Github unbans Tornado Cash code repositories. Source
  • Alameda Research is launching a permissioned borrower pool on Clearpool. Source
  • DeFi lending protocol Morpho launches Age 2 rewards, and plans to distribute 10 million $MORPHO. Source
  • Uniswap Foundation splashes $1.8 million in first round of grants. Source
  • CoW Swap, the decentralized exchange on Gnosis Chain, has announced that it has completed URL migration. Source
  • ParaSwap's community governance proposal suggests introducing "social escrow system". Source
  • PeckShieldAlert: rmetamask[.]airdrops[.]claims is a phishing site. Source

CeFi

  • Coinbase issues response to Wall Street Journal. Source
  • Philippine Central Bank: Stablecoins as key to make payments more efficient. Source
  • CoinFLEX reveals restructuring proposal. Source
  • Binance partners with EazyPay to launch crypto payment service in Bahrain. Source

Infrastructure

  • Ethereum Layer2 scaling solution Boba Network integrates with Avalanche. Source
  • Opera Crypto Browser plans to integrate with Elrond. Source
  • Helium's HIP 70 proposal regarding the migration of the crypto wireless network to Solana got passed. Source
  • Wormhole deploys its generic messaging layer to Aptos devnet. Source
  • Cross-chain interoperability protocol Wormhole adds support for Moonbeam. Source

Metaverse & NFTs

  • OpenSea officially launches NFT rarity protocol OpenRarity. Source
  • Arbitrum is officially live on OpenSea. Source
  • Coinbase NFT marketplace aggregated Ethereum NFTs on OpenSea and LooksRare. Source
  • Polygon Studios has partnered with Web3 gaming platform ITSBLOC. Source
  • The proposal launched by Magic Eden in the ApeCoin DAO community has been rejected. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • The SEC is set to allow Wall Street firms to continue to make PFOF deals, sources said. Source
  • Binance establishes Global Advisory Board chaired by former U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus. Source
  • Coinbase registers as a crypto service provider in Nederland. Source
  • South Korean watchdog: $7.2 billion transferred overseas mainly through crypto exchanges. Source
  • South Korean financial authorities oppose the establishment of special regulatory support for virtual asset exchange in Busan. Source

Fundings

  • Animoca Brands receives $21M investment from True Global Ventures. Source
  • Azuki creator Chiru Labs will raise $30M in a Series A funding round. Source
  • FTX in talks to raise $1 billion in fundraising round. Source
  • MEV infrastructure provider Skip raises $6.5M in a seed round led by Bain Capital Crypto. Source
  • Bug bounty platform Immunefi raises $24M in Series A led by Framework Ventures. Source
  • Lending protocol Block Green raises $3.7M in a seed round with Coinbase Ventures involved. Source

DeFi

Ethereum

NFT

Exchanges

Lending

DEX

Solana

Binance

Stablecoins

Coinbase

Security Incidents

Layer 2

Fund Raising

Marketplace

Cross-Chain

Policy and Regulation

OpenSea

Avalanche

FTX

Animoca Brands

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