Monthly Archives: November 2021

Ethereum layer two TVL reaches all-time high

Layer 2 TVL has more than doubled over the past couple of months, hitting a new all-time high of $5.64 billion. The total value locked (TVL) on Ethereum layer two (L2) networks has surged to a new peak as gas fees continue to steadily rise.  Layer 2 analytics platform L2beat currently reports that the total amount of ETH locked across various L2 protocols and networks has reached an all-time high of $5.64 billion. L2 scaling solutions provide much higher transaction throughput and lower transaction fees, and they […]

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RPG adventure game Illuvium boosted by $2M gaming guild fundraise

Polemos plans to expand into the burgeoning P2E gaming landscape with a strategic funding round dedicated to the launch of its Illuvium RPG game. Polemos, a play-to-earn (P2E) gaming guild specialized in NFT games, has raised $2 million in a strategic funding round to focus on its open-world role-playing game. Soon-to-be-launched as an open beta in Q1 2022, Illuvium is an open-world RPG adventure game built on the Ethereum blockchain. Players collect creatures called Illuvials that are represented as tradeable NFTs. The digital characters can be used […]

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Finiko Founder Doronin Offers to Testify Against 44 Accomplices at Crypto Pyramid

Kirill Doronin, mastermind of the Russian crypto Ponzi scheme Finiko, has proposed to testify against dozens of his former associates he claims violated his order to accept only cryptocurrency from investors. The founder of Russia’s largest financial pyramid in modern times has already provided detailed testimonies against a long list of accomplices, a media report revealed. Kirill Doronin Ready to Expose His Closest Finiko Associates The man behind the cryptocurrency pyramid Finiko has offered to cooperate with Russian authorities in a likely attempt to limit the repercussions […]

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Animoca Brands raises $5M for NFT marketplace, Quidd

The big funding came via private sale, pre-sale, and the token’s IDO, which sold out in under an hour. Quidd, a marketplace for digital collectibles and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, has raised a total of $5 million in private pre-sales and an initial DEX offering (IDO). The token sale took place on Polkadot project incubator Polkastarter on Nov. 18. The allotment of 2 million QUIDD tokens at a price of US$0.25 per token sold out in under an hour, raising $500,000. Earlier this month, the private […]

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How Profit And Loss Supply Metrics Can Predict Bitcoin Price Rallies

As the most recent bitcoin price rally demonstrates, assessing on-chain data like bitcoin supply profit/loss metrics can be helpful for traders. On November 10, 2021, bitcoin hit its all-time high price of $69,000, per the Bitstamp exchange rate. It is truly an incredible event that BTC was able to climb so high, increasing the asset’s total market capitalization to $3 trillion, according to CoinGecko. But not so long ago, in June and July of this year, the situation didn’t look so rosy. BTC was relatively weak, at […]

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Fund Managers Increasingly Prefer Bitcoin Over Gold — Say It’s a Better Store of Value

A growing number of fund managers and institutional investors now prefer bitcoin over gold. They see the cryptocurrency as a better store of value and a better inflation hedge. “I think it’s probably going to be ten times better than gold over a long period of time,” said the founder of one asset management firm. Bitcoin vs Gold: Bitcoin Is a Better Store of Value Fund managers and institutional investors are increasingly opting to invest in bitcoin rather than gold, seeing the cryptocurrency as a better store […]

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Australian Senator says DeFi is ‘not going away any time soon’

The Liberal Party Senator commented that DeFi “presents huge opportunities” for Australia to cement its place as a “front-runner for innovation.” Senator Jane Hume has stated that decentralized finance (DeFi) “presents huge opportunities” for Australia to cement its place as a “front-runner for innovation and economic progress.” Senator Hume spoke at the Australian Financial Review Super & Wealth Summit in Sydney on Monday, Nov. 22. She is the Minister for Women’s Economic Security of Australia, representing the Liberal Party and the state of Victoria.  The conference was […]

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Why Bitcoin Is Generational Wealth

Bitcoin truly enables people to plan for the future well beyond their own life, a luxury and necessity many throughout history did not have. The short film “Bitcoin Is Generational Wealth” by Matt Hornick and Tomer Strolight premiered on November 1, 2021, to shed light on the true value proposition of Bitcoin. While many projects in the world today seek to enrich their founding members and provide palpable profits in U.S. dollars for anyone who joins, the world’s most secure and robust monetary network aims to propel […]

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IRS Expects to Seize Billions of Dollars in Cryptocurrency Next Year — More Than $3.5 Billion in Crypto Seized This Year

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has revealed that $3.5 billion in crypto was seized during the fiscal year 2021. This represents 93% of all funds seized by its criminal investigation unit during the same time period. The agency expects to seize billions of dollars more in cryptocurrency next year. IRS Says It Could Seize Even More Than $3.5 Billion in Cryptocurrency Next Year The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation (CI) unit, the tas authority’s law enforcement branch, released the 2021 Criminal Investigation Annual Report Thursday. IRS Commissioner […]

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