Blockchain 

First-Ever SEC-Qualified Token Offering in US Raises $23 Million

Blockstack PBC, a decentralized computing network, announced that it managed to raise more than $23 million in the first-ever U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)-approved token offering. Participation from U.S. retail investors Muneeb Ali, co-founder and CEO of Blockstack PBC wrote in a blog post on Sept. 10 that the blockchain-based startup Blockstack has raised more than $23 million in token offerings, which include its SEC-qualified token offering and its offering to investors outside the United States. Retail investors in the U.S. were able to partake for the first time…

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Bitcoin 

CoinMarketCap Makes First-Ever Acquisition | Cointelegraph

CoinMarketCap, a major source of prices and volumetric data on crypto markets, has revealed plans for its first-ever acquisition in a press release shared with Cointelegaph on June 26 The United States-based company is acquiring electronic crypto trading fund Hashtag Capital in order to expand its efforts within its Data Accountability & Transparency Alliance (DATA), an initiative launched in May 2019 to provide greater transparency in crypto space. Following the acquisition, the Hashtag Capital team will be joining CoinMarketCap to work on pricing algorithms for over 2,000 digital coins listed…

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