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Weekly Newsletter: Sun, 13 Mar 2022
Some say President Biden's crypto executive order it isn't enough, while others see it as a turning point in the space. What do you think?
In other news, we're launching a VIP access NFT series for Permissionless. Keep your eyes peeled for minting!
Now, let's get into the week's highlights:
Number of the Week
NFT startup Immutable secured a $2.5 billion valuation this week.
The company concurrently announced a list of notable C-suite hires.
2022 Will Be the Most Consequential Year in Crypto Policy Yet — Blockworks
How Clean Energy Can Further the Mass Adoption of Crypto [Sponsored] — Blockworks
Biden Signs Crypto Executive Order Promoting “Responsible Innovation” — Blockworks
Morgan Stanley Increases GBTC Shares, SEC Weighs ETF Conversion — Blockworks
Congressional Action on Stablecoins Could Come as Soon as This Month, Source Says — Blockworks
Ethereum Scaling Startup Reportedly Triples Valuation in 4 Months — Blockworks
Coinbase Rolls Out Test of Fee-free Trading — Blockworks
DeFi Star Developer Andre Cronje Calls it Quits — Blockworks
Avalanche Foundation’s ‘Multiverse’ Incentive Program To Invest Up to $290M — Blockworks
Bain Capital Ventures Launches $560M Crypto-focused Fund as Ecosystem Booms — Blockworks
Citi Director Leaves To Start Own Crypto Company — Blockworks
Report: 50% of NFT Holders Have Lost Access to Their NFTs — Blockworks
Juno Network Stakeholders To Decide Fate of Whale’s Millions in a Crypto First — Blockworks
Immutable Notches $2.5B Valuation After Series C Funding — Blockworks
CFTC Charges 4 in Crypto Ponzi Scheme as Questions Swirl Over Jurisdiction — Blockworks
Bitcoin Mining Operators Jostling for Market Share in 2022 — Blockworks
Planned VanEck ETF Aims To Invest in Miners — Both Crypto and Gold — Blockworks
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Events of the Week
Permissionless NFTs Are Coming!
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Permissionless Twitter Spaces
We're hosting weekly chats with the biggest movers in Web3 and NFTs. This week's Space was on BAYC, KYC and the future of NFTs.
Real wealth is created during bear markets. (Continues) (Thread) — The DeFi Edge
Ignore this Terra thread at your peril. A few crazy Terra stats — Alpha Please
I think the crypto industry is going to kind of split in two over the next 12-18 months. (Continues) (Thread) — Ari Paul
Some reasons to build your startup in web3 — Chris Dixon
A list of current Web3 Social landscape: (Thread) — AquaJ0y
We are currently in the "Death" phase of the NFT Macro Life Cycle. (Continues) (Chart) (Thread) — The NFT Edge
Why are Layer 2s a superior solution vs low-fee alt-L1s? (Continues) (Thread) — Pseudo Theos
Mark Yusko joins to discuss what Biden's executive order is and isn't, and dives deep into February's inflation print.Subscribe on YouTube, Spotify or Apple.
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