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Crypto.com expands venture arm to $500 million to back early-stage web3 startups

Following similar moves by rivals, including FTX, the venture arm of a popular exchange has extended its fund size to $500 million. Less than a year
Business

A new fund will track NFTs and blockchain companies as metaverse ETF takes off

NFT. There is a picture of a person There is a picture of a person A fund that will give investors exposure to the booming world of non-fungible
Business

‘Everything has gone haywire.’ Is Washington state's long-term care fund a viable model for the nation?

NextAvenue.org has permission to reproduce this article. Washington is about to launch a program that could become a national model for long-term
How Bezos’ latest plan to protect forests could backfire
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How Bezos’ latest plan to protect forests could backfire

The $2 billion plan by Jeff Bezos to plant trees and restore land across Africa and the US, which he announced last week, has raised concerns among
Golf legend Greg Norman set to run competing tour that hopes to begin play in 2022
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Golf legend Greg Norman set to run competing tour that hopes to begin play in 2022

Greg Norman, the golf icon, will leave his lucrative business to become the commissioner for a long-rumored league of golf that hopes to start play
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Marcy Venture Partners, cofounded by Jay-Z, just closed its second fund with $325 million – TechCrunch

Marcy Venture Partners, a venture firm founded in 2018 by Shawn Carter, Jay-Z, former CEO of Roc Nation, and former Walden VC general partners Larry
Business

Bitcoin hit 2 milestones this week. 2 experts break down why investing in a futures-based crypto ETF isn't smarter than directly buying bitcoin.

Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images After the debut of the first US futures-based crypto ETF, Bitcoin reached a new record high. Two experts say
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Should you buy a bitcoin-futures ETF versus actual bitcoin or crypto stocks? Experts weigh in on the advantages of each.

Bitcoin has reached an all-time high of $66,000. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images This week saw the debut of Bitcoin futures
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Ventures Platform, Hustle Fund back Nigerian fintech Brass in $1.7M round – TechCrunch

More than 95% are small and medium-sized enterprises in Nigeria. Despite their importance and size, many of these businesses are not served by
Business

First bitcoin futures ETF rises 3% in trading debut on the NYSE

The shares of the first U.S.-based bitcoin-linked exchange-traded funds rose slightly on Tuesday. Last up about 3% was the ProShares Bitcoin