Crypto Daily Digest - September 27th

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On September 27th, Axelar Network releases $AXL. FTX US won the auction of Voyager's assets with a bid of about $1.422 billion. Cosmos releases a new whitepaper. NEAR ecosystem EVM scaling network Aurora resumes Rainbow Bridge. Apple will allow NFT marketplace to sell NFT via Apple Pay gateway.

DeFi

  • Cosmos releases a new whitepaper. Source
  • A community referendum for Stage 2 of resuming Acala's operations is up for vote. Source
  • DeFi protocol Phuture launches earn product for $USDC. Source
  • Injective will launch new project Project X. Source
  • Solana-based continuous settlement protocol Zebec will expand to BNB Chain. Source
  • DEX aggregator Firebird Finance is live on Arbitrum. Source

CeFi

  • Nexo had acquired a Stake in Hulett Bancorp. Source
  • FTX US wins the auction of Voyager's assets with about $1.422 billion bid. Source
  • Hakuhodo Japan will establish a Web3 joint venture with Stake Technologies to help customers build Web3 businesses. Source
  • Gemini will launch Ethereum Staking on September 29th. Source

Infrastructure

  • Axelar Network releases $AXL. Source
  • NEAR ecosystem EVM scaling network Aurora resumes Rainbow Bridge. Source
  • Floki Inu launches cross-chain bridge between Ethereum and BNB Chain. Source
  • Trust Wallet integrates with SPACE ID to support .bnb domains. Source

Metaverse & NFTs

  • Apple will allow NFT marketplace to sell NFT via Apple Pay gateway. Source
  • CertiK Alert: Astrobot Society Discord hacked. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • U.S. Federal Reserve Chair: Regulation of DeFi needs to be done carefully and thoughtfully. Source
  • Do Kwon says he's 'making zero effort to hide'. Source
  • California's Department of Financial Protection and Innovation issued a cease and desist against Nexo over its crypto interest-bearing accounts. Source

Fundings

  • Web3 community yWhales closed $5 million seed round at an $80 million valuation. Source
  • Fasanara Capital launches $350 million fintech and crypto VC fund. Source
  • Solar-powered Bitcoin miner Aspen Creek raises $8M in Series A co-led by Polychain Capital and Galaxy Digital. Source
  • On-chain firewall provider Harpie raises $4.5M in a seed round led by Dragonfly Capital. Source
  • Blockchain data company Bitquery raises $8.5M in a seed round co-led by Binance Labs and dao5. Source

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