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Pledge Finance Holds Stanford DeFi and NFT Summit 2021

Since the market boom of decentralized finance (DeFi) and non-fungible tokens (NFT) in 2021, there have been a number of conferences and summits designed to grow the industry further and promote mainstream adoption. One of such summits is the Stanford DeFi & NFT Summit 2021. The event was conducted by Pledge Finance, a blockchain-powered, decentralized lending protocol with headquarters in Palo Alto, CaliforniaUnited States. Details of the Stanford DeFi and NFT Summit The DeFi & NFT Summit 2021 was conducted by Pledge Finance on September 24 at the Stanford Faculty

Buy Virtual Lands in El Salvador Now

El Salvador is a small Central American country of just over 6 million people. It has a rich, indigenous cultural heritage and its capital, San Salvador, is one of the most iconic cities in the world. Indeed, it’s known as the landfall of Christopher Columbus in 1492. Besides its rich history, El Salvador is also known for being the first crypto-friendly country in the world. In fact, El Salvador was one of the first countries in the region to declare its intent to become a crypto nation. They’ve recently adopted

American Collectibles Giant Topps Launches Series 2 MLB NFT Collection

The American company that produces Bazooka chewing gum, candy, and collectibles, Topps Company, Inc., announced the launch of the second series 2021 Topps Baseball NFT collection. The latest non-fungible token products from Topps follow the company’s MLB Inception NFT collection release. The collectibles company Topps says that it’s the firm’s largest MLB NFT launch ever. Topps Launches Series 2 MLB NFT Collection At the end of August, the collectibles firm Topps launched the first series of its 2021 NFT Major League Baseball (MLB) NFT collection called “Inception.” A month later

China Can’t Regulate Virtual Worlds – The Pros of Decentralized Metaverses

China’s crackdown on cryptocurrencies has reached a new level of intensity in recent weeks. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has previously decided to prohibit financial institutions from dealing in virtual currencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum. More recently, the PBOC has attempted to shut down cryptocurrency transactions and mining entirely. This news has sent shockwaves throughout the industry and caused many traditional financial firms to rethink their involvement with cryptoassets. In particular, it’s been a major blow for Chinese bitcoin miners who are now scrambling to find ways of preserving

Tiktok Rides NFT Wave, to Release First Creator-led NFT Collection

Share some Bitpinas love:By Shiela BertilloTiktok, a fast growing social media video platform, announced today that it’ll be releasing its own line of non fungible tokens (NFT) under Immutable X, in partnership with selected creators, celebrities, and online entities like Lil Nas X, Bella Poarch, and Grimes. The collection Tiktok Top Moments, which will roll out through October on Ethereum, will feature six TikTok videos as one-of-a-kind NFTs and a series of limited-edition NFTs inspired by “cultural moments” from the short-form video platform. “TikTok Top Moments features a selection of six culturally-significant

‘First-ever’ Catholic NFT to be Released as Mosaic of Pope Francis

Share some Bitpinas love:By Nathaniel CajudayBangkok, THAILAND – The very first non-fungible token (NFT) minted officially by the Catholic Church was set to be released to the public this week, The Roman Catholic Mission of Bangkok announced, in the form of a photo mosaic of Pope Francis’ image.“Youths today use technology, not only for practical purposes, but to also express their faith and identity,” said Francis X. Cardinal Kriengsak Kovithavanij, Archbishop of Bangkok.The NFT to be released is a 149-megapixels photo mosaic of an image of Pope Francis during the

Axie Infinity Raises $152M from a16z to Accelerate Play-to-Earn

Share some Bitpinas love:Sky Mavis, the developers of breakout game Axie Infinity, announces that it has successfully raised $152 million that will be used to build its global team, scale its infrastructure and build a distribution platform that game developers can use to create and distribute their blockchain games. The series B round is led by Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and participated by Accel and Paradigm. A16z previously invested in play-to-earn gaming group Yield Guild Games, which has more than 3,000 scholars playing Axie Infinity.While the play-to-earn (P2E) model, which means

Binance and APENFT Are to Cohost the ApeAvatar Charity Mystery Box Event on September 6

Binance and APENFT are cohosting the "ApeAvatar" charity mystery box event on September 6. Centered around charity, the 60-day event incorporates NFT celebrity avatars and mystery boxes of designer toys to unleash greater potential for the NFT ecosystem. This marks another collaboration between the two after the "Genesis" NFT auction in June. It is understood that the "ApeAvatar" event comprises two major sections - charity avatar claiming and the sale of select mystery boxes. APENFT will create well-designed cyberpunk-style NFT avatars of 50 global influential people including Justin Sun (founder