Metaverse Crypto Sector Bounces Hard, Outperforms DeFi

Metaverse crypto projects are enjoying a healthy surge this year, easily outstripping the decentralized finance (DeFi) segment. Tokens tied to metaverse and gaming projects Enjincoin, Axie Infinity, Decentraland, The Sandbox, STEPN and Apecoin have all soared over a 30-day and year-to-date basis. Overall, crypto’s metaverse sector is up 105% year-to-date as of 8pm, ET and

Introduction to Tokenization, the Benefits it Brings, and How it Works

Like traditional securities, a security token is a financial instrument that represents ownership interest in an asset– only it’s been created digitally, or tokenized, to unlock the power of the blockchain. Put simply: security tokens are digital representations of securities on a blockchain. As with traditional securities, security tokens are subject to regulation and need

Blockworks Linkedin Update

How DeFi will provide the financial infrastructure for all emerging technologies by HashKey Capital The technologies below are evolving and converging together. This convergence can amplify their potential, and this convergence has DeFi at its center. DeFi touches a number of industries that include not only the fast-growing blockchain industry but also other fast-growing industries

What is Tokenomics? The Investor’s Guide

To an outsider, the word “tokenomics” can evoke images of a wholesome gear box in an arcade token machine. But for the crypto native, it is an emergent science for studying a new asset class that often fits somewhere between a currency and a security. It blends monetary policy with company valuation models and can

Samsung, Google and Qualcomm are Making a Mixed-Reality Platform

Samsung, Google and Qualcomm are joining hands to make a mixed-reality platform. Executives from the companies, namely Samsung’s TM Roh, Qualcomm’s Cristiano Amon, and Google’s Hiroshi Lockheimer came onstage at the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event to make this announcement. Click here to read more:

After AWS Deal With Ava Labs, Web3 at ‘Inflection Point’

A developing and deepening partnership between Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Ava Labs is set to assist developers trying to “redefine the internet,” according to AWS’ global head of Web3. Jeff Hasselman, who has led AWS’ Web3’s efforts since 2017, said during a Wednesday webinar that he has had conversations over the past two years

4 Tips For Women Forging A Career In The Gaming Industry

In 2021, consumers spent $44 billion on gaming software and services. While it is true that gamers typically skew male, women and girls are increasingly joining in on the digital form of entertainment. Approximately half of the U.S. population call themselves gamers today, and almost one-quarter of these people identify as female. Furthermore, with an average employment growth

Implications of the FTX Collapse

Last Friday, after we published our most recent market thoughts, FTX and dozens of its affiliated companies including the troubled prop trading firm Alameda Research filed for bankruptcy protection. The filing concluded one of the swiftest and sharpest downfalls in corporate history. In 7 days since the initial CoinDesk article by Ian Allison, $40B of equity

How Brands and the Metaverse Blend in Today’s Internet Age

Despite the recent voltality in the technology sector, the metaverse remains an intriguing concept. The metaverse holds out the promise of elevating the current digital landscape by merging real-life scenarios and the digital space, and by integrating more technology-centric forms of commerce, such as digital tokens and cryptocurrencies. The interaction between brands and the metaverse has been one of

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