Crypto Daily Digest - September 29th

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On September 29th, $USN V3.0 will be launched in the fall of 2022. Circle will launch a cross-chain transfer protocol for $USDC, and plans to launch $USDC on Arbitrum, Cosmos, NEAR, Optimism and Polkadot. Coinbase Cloud launches NFT floor pricing feeds in collaboration with Chainlink. Generative art NFT project QQL Mint Passes are sold out for $16.8M. Dragonfly makes a strategic investment in Aptos.

DeFi

  • $USN V3.0 will be launched in the fall of 2022. Source
  • Financial NFT platform Revest will launch yield futures protocol Resonate on Arbitrum. Source
  • Cross-chain DEX ChainHop integrates with PancakeSwap. Source
  • The community referendum for Stage 2 of resuming Acala operations has passed and been executed. Source

CeFi

  • Circle will launch a cross-chain transfer protocol for $USDC. Source
  • Circle plans to launch $USDC on Arbitrum, Cosmos, NEAR, Optimism and Polkadot. Source
  • FTX will list Synapse ($SYN) spot market. Source
  • Celsius Creditor Committee plans to oppose equity holder motion. Source

Infrastructure

  • Kava 11 testnet is now live. Source
  • Ethereum Layer2 protocol Loopring launches L2 DeFi Port. Source
  • Push Protocol launches on Polygon. Source

Metaverse & NFTs

  • Coinbase Cloud launches NFT floor pricing feeds in collaboration with Chainlink. Source
  • Generative art NFT project QQL Mint Pass are sold out for $16.8M. Source
  • Meta supports users to cross-post digital collectibles on Instagram and Facebook. Source
  • Origin Protocol partners with online real estate investment platform Roofstock to launch a real estate NFT marketplace. Source
  • UAE Ministry of Economy opens up new headquarters in the Metaverse. Source
  • CertiK Alert: NFT project Hangry Hippo Discord hacked. Source
  • ApeCoinDAO community's proposal AIP-88 regarding integrating $APE with NiftyKit got passed. Source

Policy & Regulation

  • Ooki DAO members are now discussing the appropriate response to the CFTC’s lawsuit. Source
  • SEC charges crypto firm Hydrogen Technology with market manipulation. Source
  • South Korean prosecutors overreach in issuing an arrest warrant for Do Kwon, Terraform Labs says. Source
  • Brazil’s securities regulator probes crypto exchange Mercado Bitcoin on token issuance. Source
  • Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers sees reasonable regulation as beneficial for the digital asset industry. Source 

Fundings

  • Cardano's founding entity Emurgo to invest over $200 million to boost ecosystem. Source
  • Dragonfly makes a strategic investment in Aptos. Source
  • NFT marketplace Minteo closed a $4.3 million seed round with participation from OpenSea Ventures and others. Source

DeFi

NFT

DEX

Exchanges

Derivatives

Stablecoins

Circle

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FTX

Do Kwon

Policy and Regulation

Fund Raising

Coinbase

Dragonfly

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