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WeWork to Accept Cryptocurrency as Payment

  • WeWork will begin accepting BTC, ETH, USDC, PAX, and other cryptocurrencies through BitPay.
  • Coinbase will become the first company to pay for its WeWork membership with cryptocurrencies.
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  • WeWork will begin accepting BTC, ETH, USDC, PAX, and other cryptocurrencies through BitPay.
  • Coinbase will become the first company to pay for its WeWork membership with cryptocurrencies.
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PayPal’s Venmo Launches Crypto Trading Service

  • The new "Crypto on Venmo" service will be made widely available to Venmo's 70 million customers within a "few weeks".
  • Similarly to PayPal, crypto trading on Venmo will be limited to Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and Bitcoin Cash.
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Signature Bank Becomes Circle’s Banking Partner

  • With the partnership, Signature will become one of the leading financial institutions to hold billions of USDC reserve funds.
  • By integrating with Signature's Signet payments platform, Circle is opening the door to future integrations of products and services within the bank.
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Deutsche Telekom Invests in Blockchain Network Celo

  • Deutsche Telekom will act as a validator on the Celo network through its subsidiary.
  • The company is the first telecoms provider to join the Celo Alliance.

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Societe Generale Issues Security Token on Tezos

  • The bank issued a €5 million Euro Medium-Term Note (EMNT), a type of fixed debt security that expires in 5 to 10 years.
  • The transaction is a key step in launching the bank's enterprise-focused crypto arm in 2022.
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GMO Trust Selects Zero Hash For Yen-Backed Stablecoin Settlement

  • Zero Hash's settlement network will now support GMO Trust's dollar and yen backed stablecoins, GYEN and ZUSD.
  • The partnership aims to eliminate the typical bottlenecks for cross-border JPY transfers and settlements.
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Coinbase Grants Employees 100 Shares Ahead of Public Listing

  • According to the reference price set by Nasdaq, the value of share options given to employees could reach $25,000.
  • COIN trading is set to begin on 14 April.
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ConsenSys Raises $65M From J.P. Morgan, Mastercard, Others

  • Financial services firm UBS, as well as blockchain-focused firms Protocol Labs, Maker Foundation and Alameda Research also participated in the funding round.
  • The funds will help the firm expand its enterprise blockchain solutions centered around DeFi and Web3.
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Fantom Becomes Pilot Partner of Orion Protocol’s Wallet Swap SDK

  • The Fantom network will become the latest blockchain to be integrated into Orion's protocol.
  • FTM token holders will be able to access Orion's cross-chain liquidity directly from their wallets sometime in the third quarter of 2021.
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BadgerDAO Partners With Fireblocks

  • Integrating BadgerDAO into Fireblocks will provide its institutional clients with access to the DeFi market.
  • Users will be able to earn compound interest on their staking positions automatically.
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MoneyLion Enables Crypto Access Via Strategic Investment in ZeroHash

  • The integration will enable its users to buy, sell, and earn cryptocurrencies.
  • MoneyLion is set to go public in the first half of 2021.
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Atari Creates Blockchain Division

  • The legendary video game maker has split its operations into two new divisions, Atari Gaming and Atari Blockchain.
  • The new blockchain division will focus on leveraging blockchain technology for decentralized gaming, and pushing the use of the ATRI token for in-game purchases.
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Crypto Heavyweights Launch Crypto Council For Innovation

  • Square, Fidelity, Coinbase and Paradigm have joined hands in establishing a new crypto lobbying group called the Crypto Council for Innovation.
  • The new alliance will try to educate governments and regulators on the benefits of crypto, as well as correct any misperceptions about the crypto industry.
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Fantom Blockchain Announces Formula One Sponsorship

  • Fantom partnered with AlphaTauri driver Pierre Gasly for the 2021 season.
  • The blockchain's partnership campaign includes collaborations with Sushiswap, Yearn, FTX, Solana, Serum, Curve, Graph Protocol, and Keep3r.