Daily | Sep 22, 2021

Blockdaemon Raises $155M at $1.3B Valuation

Blockdaemon Nabs $1.3B Valuation in $155M Funding Round

Bitcoin mining firm Genesis Digital Assets raises $431M led by Paradigm

Crypto Compared to Financial Crisis-Era CDS By OCC's Michael Hsu

Galaxy Digital, Invesco File Joint Physical Bitcoin ETF Proposal

Leaked Slides Show How Chainalysis Flags Crypto Suspects for Cops

Crypto Fund Manager One River Digital Raises $41M From Goldman, Coinbase

Ex-ConsenSys Ventures Head Kavita Gupta Raising $50M+ for New Fund

Banks say draft capital rules make cryptoassets too costly to trade

Blockchain Monitoring Dashboard Metrika Raises $14M

Coinbase Joins $8.5M Raise in Crypto Project Bringing DeFi to Bitcoin

Kava Launches $185M Phase-1 Ecosystem Fund

Bitcoin Crashed to $5,402 in Error on Pyth Network

PayPal launches its ‘super app’ combining payments, savings, bill pay, crypto


Food for thought

Tokens are a new digital primitive, analogous to the website (Chris Dixon)

The Rise of NFTs: A Data-Driven Overview of Non-Fungible Tokens

The Path Forward: Crypto with Gary Gensler (Washington Post Interview)

Crypto Risks Existential Threat as US Crackdown Gathers Steam

Raoul Pal on Gary Gensler