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Biconomy has raised $9M in private funding, aims to simplify crypto transactions.

Investors: Coinbase Ventures, Coinfund, True Ventures, Bain Capital, NFX, Proof Group, Ledgerprime, Huobi Innovation Labs, Primitive Ventures, Genblock and Rarestone Capital, Woodstock Fund, Eden Block, and Zee Prime Capital.

https://blockworks.co/biconomy-raises-9m-in-private-funding-aims-to-simplify-crypto-transactions/
Robinhood raised $2.1 billion via its IPO.
In total, the company has sold 55 million shares at $38 each, which is the lower end of the previously expected range between $38 and $42 per share.

During the IPO, Robinhood was valued at $31.8 billion, making it one of the most valuable American companies to go public lately.

https://decrypt.co/77128/robinhood-hits-32-billion-valuation-after-2-1-billion-ipo
Livepeer, a decentralized video streaming platform built on the Ethereum blockchain, has raised $20 million in a Series B funding round.

Digital Currency Group led the round, with Northzone, Coinbase Ventures, CoinFund, Animal Ventures, and 6th Man Ventures.

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/112920/ethereum-video-streaming-platform-livepeer-20-million-series-b
Crypto trading and lending platform Vauld has raised $25 million in a Series A funding round led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures
with participation from Pantera Capital, Coinbase Ventures, CoinShares, CMT Digital, Gumi Cryptos, and Robert Leshner’s Robot Ventures.

https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/112912/peter-theil-valar-crypto-platform-vauld-series-a
Coinbase has listed Harvest Finance.
After the news, FARM increased by 2 times.

https://blog.coinbase.com/harvest-finance-farm-is-now-available-on-coinbase-d938c7cc773
Efinity (EFI) and Swarm (BZZ) will be available for trading on CoinList Pro, CoinList.co and the CoinList mobile app starting next week.

https://blog.coinlist.co/efinity-efi-and-swarm-bzz-trading-soon-on-coinlist/
Binance plans to wind down its futures and derivatives products offerings across the European region, commencing with Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands. With immediate effect, users from these countries will not be able to open new futures or derivatives products accounts. With effect from a later date to be announced in a further notice, users from these countries will have 90 days to close their open positions.

https://www.binance.com/en/support/announcement/f72d0fff2bd24b488213fa30284dd4cd
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today announced enforcement actions against Binance for illegally operating a Digital Asset Exchange (DAX).

The SC has issued a public reprimand against Binance for continuing to operate illegally in Malaysia despite being included in the SC’s Investor Alert List in July 2020. In this regard, the public reprimand was issued against Binance Holdings Limited (Registered in the Cayman Islands), its CEO Zhao Changpeng, as well as three other Binance entities, namely Binance Digital Limited (Registered in the UK), Binance UAB (Registered in Lithuania) and Binance Asia Services Pte Ltd (Registered in Singapore).

All four Binance entities have been ordered by the SC to:
disable the Binance website and mobile applications in Malaysia;
immediately restrict Malaysian investors from accessing Binance’s Telegram group.

https://www.sc.com.my/resources/media/media-release/sc-takes-enforcement-actions-on-binance-for-illegally-operating-in-malaysia
Australian lending startup Loda attracted more than 15 investors who poured $15 million into the lender’s first of three completed institutional liquidity pools, according to a press release on Friday,

The two remaining pools, which are still live, will be completed once demand calls for it.

Participation in the first liquidity pool came from Framework Ventures, Spartan Capital, One Block, Mechanism Capital, Liquefy Labs, Apollo Capital, Maven 11, Ledger Prime, Cluster Capital, Signum Capital, X21 and others.

https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/australian-lending-startup-loda-gets-%2415m-to-further-crypto-collateralization-efforts-2021
Horizon Blockchain Games has raised another $4.5 million, bringing its total raised to a little over $13 million for its NFT trading card game "Skyweaver" and wallet.

Investors: CMT Digital, The Xchange Company, BITKRAFT Ventures, Khaled Verjee and Zyshan Kaba.

https://techcrunch.com/2021/07/29/horizon-blockchain-games-raises-4-5m-for-its-nft-trading-card-game-and-wallet/
AlchemyNFT raises $6 million for remix platform to autograph NFTs.

Investors: Crypto.com Capital, Digital Renaissance Fund, Fenbushi Capital, Framework Ventures, Free Company, Hash Global, HashKey, Huobi Ventures, LongHash Ventures, Mask Network, Mechanism Capital, OKEx Blockdream Ventures, Puzzle Ventures, SevenX Ventures, and billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban.

https://medium.com/alphawallet/alchemynft-raises-6-million-for-remix-platform-to-autograph-nfts-78c7a47228d1
Bank of America, FTX, Coinbase Ventures join Paxos's $300 million Series D funding round.

https://decrypt.co/77080/bank-of-america-ftx-and-coinbase-ventures-join-300m-investment-in-paxos
The New Jersey Bureau of Securities have postponed the effective date of its previous order, which calls for preventing the creation of all new BlockFi Interest Account (BIAS), to September 2, 2021.

https://twitter.com/BlockFi/status/1420373376582004742
Legislation to provide a “comprehensive legal framework” to regulate the digital asset market and possibly grant the federal government the ability to ban some stablecoins was introduced in the House of Representatives Wednesday.

https://www.coindesk.com/congressman-introduces-new-legislation-to-regulate-digital-assets
GoldenTree, $45b Asset Manager, Is Buying Bitcoin.

The New York-based firm has been adding Bitcoin to its balance sheet as a diversifier for the broad mix of debt-focused strategies it has run for years, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter.

https://www.thestreet.com/crypto/news/golden-tree-asset-manager-buying-bitcoin
Scalesawap has announced ScaleSCORE, a unique loyalty scoring system, for guaranteed pool participations

https://medium.com/scaleswap/the-scalescore-revolution-fairness-for-the-ido-sphere-78a27336e3ca