September 2021

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  • Gitcoin Grants Round 11 Governance Brief Gitcoin’s Blog

    Dear Funders League and Community stewards,  Grants Round 11 (GR11) came to a close on September 23rd, 2021, and it is time to once again take the journey to the Quadratic Lands where we honor our sacred agreement to support public goods in the Ethereum ecosystem. We do that by ratifying the round, and then […]
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  • Fabric Ventures at Money20/20 Europe: Where Open Banking and Crypto became Mainstream and also met… Fabric Ventures – Medium

    Fabric Ventures at Money20/20 Europe: Where Open Banking and Crypto became Mainstream and also met RegulationFor those not familiar with Money20/20: As they like to promote on their website, “it’s the world’s leading, premium content, sales and connections platform for the global money ecosystem”. In reality, as a premium conference, it’s heavily concentrated with payments and established financial institutions. After two years in absence, due to Covid19, not only was it a pleasure to be back ne… … More

  • Angle Labs: $5m Seed Round for Capital Efficient Stability Fabric Ventures – Medium

    Fabric Ventures is joining Andreessen Horowitz in backing the team behind Angle Labs in a $5m seed round alongside Wintermute, Divergence Capital, Global Founders Capital, Alven, Julien Bouteloup and Frédéric Montagnon.Extreme volatility was amongst one of the fiercest criticisms leveled by the mainstream at digital assets until a few years ago. We are now swimming in solutions from which to choose: USDC, DAI, USDT, TUSD, BUSD, UST, USDP … the list goes on. Stablecoins have been the lifeblood of… … More

  • Phisher Watch: Airdrop Scams MetaMask – Medium

    As cryptocurrency has grown, its users have become an increasingly hot target for phishers. Each time we make one type of phishing harder, the phishers come up with new techniques, and so it’s in everyone’s best interest to stay aware of the latest scams, and consider how you can keep yourself (and friends and users) safe from these attacks.One approach that has been growing in popularity lately is what we’re calling “Airdrop scams”. A typical airdrop scam involves minting a new malicious token,… … More

  • A Possible BTC Future Gavin Andresen

    Take this as a little piece of science fiction; the chances the future looks like this are small, but of all the possible futures I think this has as good a chance of any of happening: Imagine: it is the year 2061. The BTC price is six million US dollars– equal to about a million 2021 dollars because of inflation. Miners are being rewarded 0.006103515625 BTC per block, plus transaction fees of about 5 BTC for 4,000 or so transactions ($7,500 per transaction). But most BTC transactions don’t … … More

  • Team Spotlight: Solenne Niedercorn-Desouches, Executive Director at Fabric Ventures Fabric Ventures – Medium

    At Fabric Ventures we want to go the distance for potential founders, and perhaps the best person to exemplify this is Solenne Niedercorn-Desouches, our Executive Director, based in Luxembourg. A podcast host, experienced trail runner and with an impressive proven track record in private banking and start-ups, Solenne is the go-to for learning more about regulation, compliance and critical processes in the Fabric Ventures team.With degrees from Paris Dauphine and La Sorbonne in Management, Finan… … More

  • Immutable — $82M Series B to bring Ethereum L2 NFTs to the world Fabric Ventures – Medium

    Immutable — $82M Series B to bring Ethereum L2 NFTs to the worldAt the market level, NFTs are emerging as a new asset class and mainstream intrigue has well and truly arrived. Currently, interest is predominantly concentrated in Collectibles (~$300bn) and Art (~$50-$100bn), but the future of NFTs will be much more than just collectibles — verticals with inherent utility, demand and liquidity, with trillion dollar potential, such as in games (~$100bn). There were $98B of in-game items sold in 202… … More

  • This Rare Cryptopunk Was Given Away For Free ConsenSys Media – Medium

    A rare Cryptopunk NFT was given away for free with support from Felt Zine and the decentralized NFT community. Explore this blog by Dev Moore of Felt Zine and read more about non-fungible tokens (NFTs) here.What’s better than buying a Cryptopunk? The opportunity to share it with your friends. Curators of culture are quickly becoming a key component to the reorganization and value of digital culture in the era of Web 3.0.FELT Zine, an experimental internet art collective (creators of the world’s … … More