? The largest cryptocurrency service in the Asia-Pacific region, Cobo, has raised $40 million, it was reported in the microblog of the project.
The investment was led by DST Global, A&T Capital and IMO Ventures. According to the developers, they plan to spend the funds on the expansion of their DaaS (DeFi as a service) solutions.
? U.S. President Joe Biden nominated cryptocurrency critic Saule Omarova to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). Bloomberg writes about it.
OCC performs the function of the federal bank regulator. The media noted that if Saule Omarova is appointed to head the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, amid her negative attitude toward cryptocurrencies, the market for digital assets could suffer.
? NFT startup Dapper Labs has raised $250 million in another investment round. The information appeared in a press release from the company.
The investment was led by Coatue Ventures. The project also received funds from a16z, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Version One Ventures, BOND, and the Singapore Sovereign Wealth Fund. The developers plan to use the money to scale their sports-oriented NBA Top Shot platform. On the back of the completion of the investment round, Dapper Labs’ valuation reached $7.6 billion.