PayPal crypto partner Paxos raises $300M

Paxos, a major cryptocurrency company and PayPal’s crypto collaborator, has completed a massive fundraising round shortly after receiving preliminary approval to form a national trust bank. On Thursday, the firm announced a new $300-million Series D funding round bringing Paxos’ valuation to $2.4 billion. The new...

Fantom surges 52% following network upgrade

The token of smart contract platform Fantom, FTM, was subject to a 52% price increase leading into Thursday morning following the successful implementation of a new network upgrade. Dubbed “Go-Opera,” the latest upgrade to Fantom introduces a range of technical changes that, according to a...

SEC pushes decision on VanEck Bitcoin ETF until June

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission has extended the original 45-day window to approve a Bitcoin (BTC) exchange-traded fund, or ETF, from asset manager VanEck. According to a filing from SEC on Wednesday, the regulatory body will push the deadline for approving or disapproving VanEck’s...