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Ex-Citadel Securities employees raise $50 million for crypto market maker

Former Citadel Securities executives Leonard Lancia and Alex Casimo have raised $50 million as they launch crypto market maker Portofino…

Cowen Expands Digital Division with New Crypto Native Hires

Investment bank Cowen is adding two crypto native executives as it expands its crypto division. Cowen Digital LLC has hired…

Africa Fintech And Crypto Leaders to Connect at the Africa Money And Defi Summit This September

As the rapid growth of fintech continues and the birth of DeFi grows across Africa, leading fintechs, investors, crypto platforms,…

FTX in talks to acquire BlockFi stake, Wall Street Journal reports

FTX is considering taking a stake in crypto lender BlockFi, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal on Friday.  Sam…

A $90 Million Defi Exploit On Terra Went Unnoticed For Seven Months

In October 2021, DeFi application Mirror Protocol succumbed to a $90 million exploit on the old Terra blockchain — and…

On The Go Updates

Updated October 12, 2022 Take a daily look at On The Go Updates for the latest market movement and relevant…

Coinbase To Take DeFi-first Approach With its App and Wallet

Coinbase Pay, a streamlined fiat-to-crypto onramp, will be integrated in Coinbase Wallet and Metamask, alongside new features for Web3 identity…

Beanstalk DAO Allegedly Suffers Flash Loan DeFi Exploit Worth $75M

The DeFi industry is potentially facing a new exploit less than a month after the $625 million hack on Axie Infinity.…

Lightning Labs Plans Stablecoin Protocol on Bitcoin

The Taro protocol aims to “Bitcoinize the dollar” by bringing stablecoins to the network. Lightning Labs CEO Elizabeth Stark has…