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The Treasury Department wants stronger crypto oversight powers, writes Blockworks’ Casey Wagner

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Plus, Web3 gaming saw a slew of investments and an AI agent platform announced a round

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Plus, derivatives are growing in popularity, and a16z Crypto has a new way for LPs to invest

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The funding round was led by a16z crypto, and will be used by the team to continue product development and team scaling

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Affiliated super PACs Fairshake, Protect Progress and Defend American Jobs had raked in a collective $84.8 million by the end of 2023, filings show

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The Series B round is double what the firm raised a year ago

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Plus, crypto gets its own Shark Tank, and Dwight Howard’s NFT project seemingly flops

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Plus, a Swiss city makes a Web3 incubator and one startup cashes in for a Meta-developed programming language

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Plus, bitcoin cashback service nets $8 million and a16z leads a round

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2023 saw a decline in a16z crypto funding, but the behemoth VC firm teased what it’s excited for next year

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The tech VC participated in rounds for two infrastructure projects that went through a16z’s crypto startup school this summer

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New a16z crypto investing vehicles could be introduced in 2025

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IYK uses NFC chips in merchandise for easy authenticity verification, offering NFT rewards and brand exclusives to customers

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The crypto VC’s general counsel penned a pair of essays Wednesday advocating a Machiavellian system of DAO governance that emphasizes checks on power

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A report from a16z crypto may give a boost to future zk-based blockchains

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The new office will be led by A16z general partner Sriram Krishnan to boost the UK and European crypto and startup scene

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The change to the custody rule would allow the SEC to oversee all assets — not just funds and securities — under adviser supervision

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Binance, a16z, Polygon and Circle all issued a response to the UK’s February consultation on the “future financial services regulatory regime for cryptoassets”

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A16z Crypto hopes the UK will adopt crypto policy that avoids a US-style “one-size-fits-all” approach based on the Howey Test

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Venture capital firm uses 14 metrics to build new index seeking to track the crypto industry’s health

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The exec, who helped build out the sports betting giant’s NFT marketplace, has jumped aboard at a digital horse racing startup

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Saudi Arabian wealth fund Sanabil now discloses its investments across the venture capital space, and many of them are into crypto

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Privacy, security, and decentralized communications continue to attract investment dollars

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A16z founding partner admits that several of his crypto investments haven’t taken off, but he expects them to, eventually

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