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POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 27)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 27)

24-Hour Crypto Prices: BTC - $60,813.15 -3.6% ๐Ÿ“‰ ETH - $4,167.32 -1.8% ๐Ÿ“‰ BNB - $481.57 -0.7% ๐Ÿ“‰ LINK - $32.83 +2.0% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Nigeria became the first African nation to launch a digital currency, eNaira. Ranked sixth in the 2021 Global Crypto Adoption Index, Nigeria is one of the most eager African countries to adopt digital currencies. Cryptocurrency use has grown quickly despite a Central Bank ban in February on banks and financial institutions dealing in or facilitating transactions in them. The Dubai …
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 26)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 26)

24-Hour Crypto Prices: BTC - $63,053.90 +1.7% ๐Ÿ“ˆ ETH - $4,235.17 +2.3% ๐Ÿ“ˆ BNB - $487.30 +1.1% ๐Ÿ“ˆ LINK - $32.17 +6.8% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Mastercard partners with Bakkt to allow merchants and banks to offer cryptocurrency services into their offerings. Customers will also be able to collect and spend loyalty rewards in cryptocurrency. Bakkt shares surged 230% after announcing the partnership.  Terraform Labs and co-founder Do Kwon are suing the SEC after he was issued a subpoena while attending Messari's Mainnet…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 25)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 25)

24-Hour Crypto Prices: BTC - $62,012.02 +0.8% ๐Ÿ“ˆ ETH - $4,135.02 -0.3% ๐Ÿ“‰ BNB - $481.47 -1.1% ๐Ÿ“‰ LINK - $30.19 -1.5% ๐Ÿ“‰ Fantom surged over 90% in the last 30 days, outperforming the likes of Solana, Avalanche and Polkadot.  A few reasons for all the excitement on Fantom is the upcoming NFT bridge from AnySwap and the consistent support of Yearn Finance founder, Andre Cronje. Cronje's first project deployment off Ethereum was to Fantom.    Worldcoin aims to onboard more people int…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 22)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 22)

24-Hour Crypto Prices: BTC - $62,899.81 -3.1% ๐Ÿ“‰ ETH - $4,124.86 -2.0% ๐Ÿ“‰ BNB - $477.86 -4.5% ๐Ÿ“‰ LINK - $29.53 +7.4% ๐Ÿ“ˆ As Bitcoin and Ethereum reached all-time highs this week, the crypto market cap has pushed to a new record of $2.7T.  The total crypto market cap has more than tripled since the beginning of 2021.   Polygon has paid out a record $2 million bounty to a white hat hacker after he discovered a critical vulnerability in the protocol. Polygon dodges a potential $850M hack,…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 21)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 21)

24-Hour Crypto Prices: BTC - $64,644.60 +1.0% ๐Ÿ“ˆ  ETH - $4,163.70 +7.8% ๐Ÿ“ˆ BNB - $495.74 +2.2% ๐Ÿ“ˆ LINK - $27.34 +4.7% ๐Ÿ“ˆ As many in the industry predicted, Bitcoin has reached a new ATH ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿš€ following the ProShares ETF launch. Will this market stay bullish for the remainder of 2021? DeFi Pulse index breaks past $100B for the first time. This means there is now more than $100B worth of crypto assets staking and earning yield in DeFi projects.  The Russian oil industry is requesting authorizat…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 20)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 20)

24-Hour Crypto Prices: BTC - $63,841.23 +3.2% ๐Ÿ“ˆ  ETH - $3,853.89 +1.6% ๐Ÿ“ˆ LINK - $26.02 +0.2% ๐Ÿ“ˆ BNB - $484.37 -1.5% ๐Ÿ“‰ BITO, the first U.S. Bitcoin ETF reached $1 Billion trading volume on the first day.  Based on first-day trading volume, this would rank the ETF as one of the highest ever. On the same day as the launch of the first U.S. Bitcoin ETF, Grayscale starts the process for a physical Bitcoin ETF with the NYSE. Polkadot founder Gavin Wood announced a $777 million development fun…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 8)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 8)

Bitcoin is softer -3% to $53.8k, ETH is flat at $3600. Movers are FTM +26%, CHZ +19%, INJ +16%, MTH +13%, rest are quiet. Bloomberg's Businessweek released a hit piece on Tether, making the front cover very meme-esque - the reaction from the community is usually in support of bashing Tether's lack of transparency, but this time around it leaned toward bashing Businessweek for rehashing many of the same points, and completely ignoring the fact those same points could be made for the magical $1T p…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 7)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 7)

Bitcoin has returned to $1T in market cap, blasts through $50k and sits at $55k now, a +7.2% gain in 24h. ETH is +2.1% to $3580. Movers are NKN +18%, FTM +16%, AST -12%, EVX BAND -9%. The US Department of Justice boomers proudly announced it is forming a โ€œNational Cryptocurrency Enforcement Teamโ€, focused on cybercrime and money laundering with the goal of protecting consumers. The US FDIC is said to be studying deposit insurance for stablecoins, as it might qualify for the $250k insurance if a …
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 6)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 6)

Uptober continues with Bitcoin +4.1% to $51.5k, ETH is +3.7% to $3500. Movers are LINA +15%, DENT +13%, RSR +11%, ANKR STMX CHZ HOT +9%, ADX -11%, EVX POLY -10%. Axie Infinity creators Sky Mavis closed their series-B round with $152M at a $3B valuation, led by a16z, and other investors including Accel and Paradigm. USDC issuer Circle has shared they are being investigated by the SEC and received an โ€œinvestigative subpoenaโ€ back in July. A leading Republican on the House Financial Services Commit…
POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 5)

POKKET: Crypto Market Update (Oct 5)

Uptober continues with Bitcoin anxious to crawl back to $50k, now at $49.4k +2.6%, and ETH flat at $3390. Movers are EVX +20%, OGN LINA +10%, POLY +8%, ADX -18%, APPC -10%, BRD AST -8%. Dapper Labs has acquired influencer platform Brud to launch a new business called โ€˜Dapper Collectiveโ€™ which focuses on helping DAOs. Warsaw-based crypto startup Ramp, which calls itself the โ€˜PayPal for cryptoโ€™, reached a $300M valuation in a series-A funding round closing with $30M led by Balderton Capital. The H…