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Blockchain venture firm CoinFund has launched a new investment fund devoted to Web3 and other crypto-focused startups. 

CoinFund Ventures will invest $300 million into early-stage Web3, Crypto and blockchain companies. Coinfund had previously invested in the NFT marketplace Rarible and Solana Labs’s private token sale. 

In today's news, Fractional rebrands and raises $20M, FDIC is stonewalling banks and study claims insider trading in Coinbase 

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Since its inception, NFTs have taken the crypto world by storm! Today we see various industries, notably fashion houses like Gucci and Louis Vuitton dipping their toes in the scene.

Could these entrants pave the way for fashion NFTs to be the new trend?


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Stride is one of the few liquid staking derivatives providers launching their own IBC app chain on Cosmos in two weeks. Users receive stTokens - a liquid representation of staked assets by staking ATOMJUNO or OSMO. stTokens can be used for various DeFi strategies.

A Stride Builder suggested that there likely will be an Stride Airdrop for Osmosis liquidity provider.

There will be 4 pools at launch namely Stride - $OSMO, $stATOM - $ATOM, $stJUNO - $JUNO, $stOSMO - $OSMO.

Feel free to follow their Twitter or join their Discord for future updates.

Disclaimer: The information presented is not financial advice from CoinGecko. The information shown here may carry risks of smart contract failure and impermanent loss. Always DYOR and only invest what you are willing to lose.


NFT platform Fractional announced its rebranding to Tessera alongside raising a $20 million Series A round. 

The round was led by Paradigm alongside Uniswap Lab Ventures, Focus Labs and more than 50 individual angel investors. 

The previous name never quite stuck in the minds of NFT owners and would be confused as Fractal.arts (its domain name) or Fractal, a Solana based NFT platform. 


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Senator Pat Toomey claimed the FDIC may be improperly taking action to deter banks from doing business with lawful crypto related companies. 

Whistleblower communications to Toomey’s office claim the FDIC  asked member banks "refrain from expanding relationships with crypto-related companies" and to avoid extending credit to crypto clients. 


Coinsider Trading 

Finance researchers at the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia claimed that insider trading is “systemic” in cryptocurrency. 

They estimate that insider trading occurred anywhere from 10 to 25% of crypto listings on Coinbase in the past 4 years in their not-yet-peer-reviewed paper. 


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Here's what you should know about memes, dog coins, and Elon Musk

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