Thursday, August 18, 2022

DAOs choose Deel as preferred global hiring and payroll platform

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Decentralised autonomous organizations - DAOs - can onboard and pay their members around the world, at scale, using Deel. Deel is a leading global compliance and payroll solution that helps businesses hire anyone, anywhere. Its customers can hire independent contractors and full-time employees in over 150 countries, compliantly with just a few clicks in minutes. 

YouGov survey finds 1 in 4 Aussie investors plug tax returns into crypto

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A recent survey by YouGov has found that of the 12% of respondents that indicated they’ll be investing their tax return, a quarter of them plan to invest in cryptocurrency.

Streetbeat raises a $10m round and exceeds 35k clients in one month

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Streetbeat, a free investing and trading app for stock and cryptocurrencies with a proprietary marketplace of professional investment strategies has closed $10m in seed funding led by TTV Capital with additional backing from investors like Seraph Group and AAF Management Ltd. Streetbeat's client base is expanding 18% weekly, thus creating a marketplace of trading strategies to give users a personalized list of options based on their interests and risk profiles.

Animoca Brands buys Be Media to spearhead NFT & metaverse projects

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Animoca Brands, a firm advancing digital property rights for gaming and the metaverse, announced it has completed the acquisition of Australian digital marketing agency Be Media to focus on key opportunities in Australia centered around NFTs and blockchain development. Be Media was founded in 2013 and has established itself as a premium player in the Web 2.0 space focusing on digital strategy, search, and social advertising. The firm has offices in Perth, Sydney, and Melbourne, and high-profile clients including Audi, Harley Davidson, and Finbar.

Catheon Gaming appoints curated industry expert Mark Aubrey as CEO

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Catheon Gaming, a fast-growing integrated blockchain gaming and entertainment company, announced that Mark Aubrey will be appointed as the company’s new co-Chief Executive Officer, effective July 11, 2022. Aubrey will work alongside William Wu, Founder and CEO, to scale the company in the rapidly growing blockchain gaming industry.

Here are 4 pressure points we need to watch in Bitcoin’s next chapter

Bitcoin, a roughly 10-year old pioneer and top crypto-currency by market valuation had its first chapter dominated by a long-term steady price rise

Vital tips on how to build the best cryptocurrency trading strategy

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Cryptocurrencies are here to stay. Adoption has surpassed retail and is now at the institutional level, with publicly-traded companies and even governments bringing it into the fold too.

Mercari Exchange Australia reveals completion of Series A fundraise

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Mercari, which operates a Tier 1 wholesale Australian financial exchange for the trading of derivatives, announced today the closing of a fundraising round to enable it to further expand its current activities and, additionally, to develop new institutional product solutions, including crypto-assets. Investors in the round include Digital Currency Group, an established leader and investor in the crypto and blockchain asset class; MCR Unlimited, a private investment group with expertise in innovative financial platforms, products and services; Jeff Yew, the founder and CEO of Monochrome Asset Management and former CEO of Binance Australia; DCA Global Derivatives management; and Dragon Tree Capital Australia.

Luno gets in-principle approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore

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Luno Singapore has been granted in-principle approval (IPA) from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), under the Payment Services Act (PSA), to provide Digital Payment Token (DPT) services in Singapore. This milestone marks Luno as the first global retail-focused cryptocurrency platform in Singapore to obtain in-principle approval from the MAS.

Women aren’t indulging in leadership of digital currencies and platforms

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However. only around 15% of investment in digital currencies are held by women. Tracey Plowman knows the benefits of investment in digital currencies; as an early adopter, investor and now a part of the Bamboo team.