OpenSea acquires Dharma Labs and a new CTO

[ad_1] OpenSea announced Tuesday the acquisition of Dharma Labs, a cryptocurrency lending platform and digital wallet, for an undisclosed amount. According to the statement, Dharma Labs would effectively shut down and its co-founders, Nadav Hollander and Brendan Forster, will become OpenSea’s new chief technology officer and its head of strategy, respectively. OpenSea claimed this acquisition will help accomplish its mission to scale product development, grow its team, expand its safety and reliability efforts and invest in the nonfungible token (NFT) and Web3 ecosystem. I’m happy to finally share that we’ve…

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Peter McCormack acquires local sports club Bedford FC with Premier League ambitions

[ad_1] Peter McCormack, a well-regarded Bitcoin investor and advocate, has announced the purchase of local Englishfootball club Bedford FC, divulging ambitions in a fourteen-tweet thread to fuel the club’s prosperous aspirations through the leading cryptocurrency asset, Bitcoin. McCormack said he intends to architecture the club with “Bitcoin at its heart”, introducing everything from merchandise and sponsorship endorsements, an education training program for fans and community members, as well as facilitating open-source development opportunities. By pledging to utilize his social audience, which currently totals over 430,000 on Twitter, as well as…

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Coinbase acquires crypto wallet provider BRD’s team as utility token price surges 500%

[ad_1] Crypto wallet provider BRD said “nothing will change” for users following an acquisition from major U.S. crypto exchange Coinbase. In a Wednesday letter to BRD users, CEO Adam Traidman and co-founder Aaron Voisine said some of the company’s team members would be moving to Coinbase to continue working on crypto wallets. Coinbase Wallet said on Twitter that the addition of the BRD team would “help accelerate web3 adoption” as well as provide “deep expertise in self-custody.” “Nothing will change in the BRD wallet app and as always, your funds…

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NYDIG Acquires Bitcoin Lightning Payments App Bottlepay

[ad_1] NYDIG has acquired Lightning Network payments app Bottlepay to integrate the Bitcoin second-layer to its platform. “We believe that the next chapter of Bitcoin will be about Bitcoin – big B – the network,” NYDIG said. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Bitcoin-focused financial services firm NYDIG announced the acquisition of payments app Bottlepay, which leverages the Bitcoin Lightning Network to make small and frequent payments feasible for businesses and consumers in Europe. The deal’s financial terms were not disclosed. “We believe that the next chapter…

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Morgan Stanley acquires more GBTC, Alibaba to halt crypto mining gear sales, and a possible scenario for $6 million BTC: Hodler’s Digest, Sept. 26

[ad_1] Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week DOGE co-founder sets sights on Ethereum bridge and NFTs for mass adoption Billy Markus, the co-founder of the beloved Dogecoin (DOGE), emphasized the importance of completing an Ethereum-to-Dogecoin bridge on Thursday, citing that the asset could be integrated for payments on Ethereum-based NFT marketplaces.…

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