Ethereum must innovate beyond just DApps for DeFi degens: Vitalik Buterin

As second layer scaling matures for Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin urges the community to grow beyond the confines of DeFi. During his keynote at the EthCC conference in Paris, Ethereum co-founder and lead developer Vitalik Buterin implored the Ethereum community to innovate beyond the confines of decentralized finance. Describing non-financial utilities Continue Reading

Nigerian Pop Artist Shills Meme Coin and Price Briefly Doubles — Followers Question Artist’s Motives

The Nigerian pop artist and celebrity, Davido, recently posted several tweets endorsing ‘rapdoge,’ the so-called “first deflationary meme token fully supported by celebrities & rappers.” In one of the tweets, Davido tells his 9.5 million followers to “buy $20, $100 or $1000 worth of rap doge tokens and be ready Continue Reading

NFT Marketplace Opensea Raises $100 Million — Firm Becomes a Blockchain Unicorn

Opensea has become the latest non-fungible token (NFT)-focused firm to raise funds this year as the company announced raising $100 million in a Series B this week. The venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz led the Opensea financing round alongside investors like Kevin Durant, Ashton Kutcher, and Tobi Lutke. NFT Marketplace Continue Reading