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"Web3.0 is Much, Much Better for Creators Than Web2", a16z Suggests
Renowned Venture Capital (VC) firm, Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) has shared data that shows creators have a lot of benefits when they pitch their tents with Web3.0 rather than Web2.0.

Binance Joins Elon Musk in His Twitter Bid with $500m Equity Funding
Binance cryptocurrency exchange has joined Elon Musk’s takeover bid with a $500 million equity contribution to Twitter.

a16Z to Establish Crypto Research Lab
Wallet Street Venture Capital firm, Andreessen Horowitz (a16Z) established its own crypto research lab to conduct blockchain-related academic research.

Fintech Firm Cross River Raises $620M Funding, Led by Eldridge & a16z
CRB Group, Inc., the parent company of fintech company Cross River Bank, announced a $620 million investment led by Eldridge and Andreessen Horowitz.

Former a16z Partner Katie Haun's Crypto VC Fund Raises $1.5 Billion
Former federal prosecutor Katie Haun’s crypto venture capital fund has raised $1.5 billion to invest in crypto-related startups.

Andreessen Horowitz Appoints FinCEN Exec Michele Korver as Head of Regulatory
Michele Korver brings a wealth of digital currency expertise, and will therefore help coordinate efforts to maximize a16z’s contribution to the crypto and web3 projects.

Andreessen Horowitz to Raise $4.5B for Two New Crypto Funds
Wallet Street Venture Capital firm Andreessen Horowitz is rallying investors for a $4.5 billion dual fund targeted at making strategic investments in the cryptocurrency ecosystem.

Andreessen Horowitz Hires Former CFTC Commissioner Brian Quintenz To Bolster Regulatory Expansion
The appointment of Brian Quintenz shows a sign of growing importance of compliance and regulation at Andreessen Horowitz.

Helium Network Raises $111M through Token HNT Sale, Hitting a Three-month High
The Helium network, supported by Andreessen Horowitz, raised $111 million through the sale of its native token (HNT). HNT rose by 25.78% within 24 hours, and the price hit a three-month high.

NFT Trading Platform Giant OpenSea Raises $100 M in Series B Funding, Becoming Next Crypto Unicorn
The well-known NFT trading platform giant OpenSea announced the completion of a US$100 million Series B financing, joining the track of crypto unicorn officially.

Bitcoin Bull Market Sentiment Is Sparking New Blockchain Startup Deals
The evolving and promising blockchain applications are emerging in parallel to technological advancements, enhancing customer experience and utilizing digital assets.

Reddit Now Worth $6 Billion after $250 Million Funding Round Amid WSB Mania
Reddit doubles its valuation to $6 Billion after raising another $250 million in a Series E fundraising round just weeks after its subreddit r/WallStreetBets took on Wall Street.

Uniswap: Everything You Need to Know
Learn about: What Uniswap is, what the core concepts of UniSwap are. In this guide, we explain what's new in Uniswap V2, and the process of swapping tokens.

Andreessen Horowitz Names New York Stock Exchange’s Top Regulator to Head Its Cryptocurrency Unit
Andreessen Horowitz venture capital firm hires the current head of the New York Stock exchange (NYSE)’s regulatory unit.

Coinbase Appoints Marc Andreessen in Management Reshuffle Ahead of Potential IPO
Coinbase has made a board reshuffle that sees the additions of Silicon Valley mogul Gokul Rajaram and ventures capitalist Marc Andreessen. The reshuffle comes amid rumor of a potential Coinbase IPO.

Crypto-Spring in Bloom as Institutions and Billionaire "OG" Investors Mature Towards Bitcoin
The Bitcoin price hit its peak of around $20,000 at the end of 2017, but over the last two years it has been trading at around half that value. Along with Bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies that take their cue from the success of the pioneer crypto, have also not achieved anything close to their values at the end of the 2017 ICO rush. But times are changing and according to Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and early investor in Coinbase believes the crypto winter is thawing and asserts that we are on the cusp of a ‘crypto spring’.

Crypto & the FATF Travel Rule: FinCEN Suggests Challenges in Governance, Not Technology
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Travel Rule has been in the center of attention lately, which concerns crypto transactions above a certain amount must be accompanied by identifying information.The rule is an update to the existing FATF Recommendation 16, regarding cross-border and domestic wire transfers, and is intended to address the anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorist financing (CFT) challenges as crypto adoption increases. The FATF Travel Rule could mean implications for virtual asset service providers (VASPs), including cryptocurrency exchanges, wallet providers, and custodians.

Ethereum 2.0 Rival Raises $21.6M Round Led by Andreessen Horowitz for Web-Scale Decentralized Application Platform
Decentralized applications startup Near Inc announced $21.6 million tokens raised led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). Joined by other investment firms, including Libertus, Animal Ventures, Notation Capital, Blockchange, Pantera Capital, and Distribution Global, the token sale is the network’s second funding, following a $12.1 million round last July.

Libra Faces Competition as Celo Foundation Hands Out First Grants Expanding the Use of its Platform
Libra has been facing some competition as the Celo Foundation has awarded its first grants of $700,000 in total to 13 projects that expand the use of its platform.

Libra Forms Governing Board Despite Shrinking Membership
The Libra Association has reaffirmed its commitment in creating a payments-oriented stablecoin, holding its inaugural meeting yesterday in Geneva, Switzerland.

Fintech Startup Stripe Reaches $35 Billion Valuation
According to CNBC, San Francisco-based payments startup Stripe has just raised another $250 million in funding, bringing its valuation from $22.5 billion to $35 billion

$11 Million Raised by the Makers of CryptoKitties to Build a New Blockchain
The firm behind CryptoKitties, Dapper Labs has been able to raise a sum of $11.2 million from investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, Digital Currency Group, and Warner Music Group.