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The Best NFT Projects You Must Know In 2021

By Claire D. What Makes NFTs So Popular? NFTs were created way back in 2015 as people wanted to trade assets and later on collectibles different from bitcoin. But, the main wave of popularity came when cryptopunks and cryptokitties emerged in late 2017. After the introduction of cryptokitties, NFTs started making the headlines. It became immensely popular and stopped[…]

SpaceX Launches First-Ever Private Crew To Space For Three Day Mission

From Zero Hedge Update (2023ET): The Crew Dragon capsule separated from the second stage, and the Inspiration4 mission is now circling Earth with the first-ever private space crew. Inspiration4 is expected to orbit around Earth for three days at an altitude of 360 miles, or about 150 miles higher than the International Space Station. Here are some[…]

Revolut confirms a fresh $800M in funding at a $33B valuation to supercharge its financial services super app

From Tech Crunch The fintech funding continues to roll in at a rapid pace, a result of the huge shift underway in how consumers spend and manage their money. In the latest development, Revolut — the London-based financial “super app” that provides banking, investing, currency transfer and other money management services to some 16 million users globally[…]

Warning: Robinhood IPO Is One Of The Most One-Sided Casino Offerings In History

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Christopher Bloomstran compiled detailed of Robinhood in a lengthy series of Tweets that every would be Robinhood investor ought to read. Warning to Robinhood Investors I don’t follow Robinhood other than reporting the numerous problems it has had with account theft and customer service. However I know a good[…]

Robinhood Targets $35 Billion Valuation In Upcoming IPO, Offers Users Early Access

From Zero Hedge: Update (1234ET): As expected, Robinhood will offer its users allotments of its shares at the IPO price via its “IPO Access” program. It’s only fitting that the discount brokerage that drew millions of traders back into the market will rely on retail buying to juice its shares out of the gate. Who else[…]

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Oh No You DIDIn’t!! Chinese Ride-Sharing Firm Crashes Back Near IPO Price

from ZH DIDI just crashed back to within pennies of its IPO price… We appear to have where the underwriters were waiting. *  *  * Didi raised about $4.4 billion in its initial public offering Tuesday after pricing shares at $14 apiece, making it the biggest IPO haul for a Chinese company since Alibaba Group Holding[…]

Several Observations Ahead Of Didi’s Massive IPO Tonight

from ZH With the Didi Chuxing US IPO set to price tonight at the top of its $13-$14 share range (the IPO was covered multiple times early on the first day of the bookbuild last week and the investor books were closed on Monday, one day ahead of schedule), below we present two observations ahead of what[…]

Addepar Valued at $2.17 Billion as Investors Bet on Wealth-Management Tech

From wsj The company, which makes software to track investment performance, has raised $150 million from D1 Capital Partners Addepar CEO Eric Poirier said turbulent markets have helped spur the company’s growth. Wealth-management software provider Addepar Inc. more than doubled its valuation to $2.17 billion from seven months ago in its latest funding round, the[…]

Wallet provider Ledger raises $380M to welcome DeFi ecosystem

from cointelegraph Following a dramatic increase in its revenues in the first quarter, the cryptocurrency security and infrastructure company Ledger completed a new fundraising round led by 10T Holdings. Known for its Ledger Nano S and Nano X hardware wallets, Ledger announced the completion of a $380-million Series C fundraising round, which gave the company a valuation[…]

Marqeta begins a new journey as a public company

from marqeta Today represents an exciting milestone for our company and our mission to be the global standard for modern card issuing. In 2010, Marqeta’s Founder & CEO, Jason Gardner, set out to simplify the complex and change what’s possible with commercial and consumer card programs. Throughout this journey, our open API platform has empowered[…]