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Bi-Weekly News Recap

News From Our Partners

Genopets:

As the world’s first move-to-earn game, Genopets was nominated for the “Most Anticipated Blockchain Game 2022” award on PlayToEarn, a renowned news aggregation platform for blockchain games. The project was also submitted as a finalist for Metaplex’s Community Impact Awards.

DeFi Land:

Anyone with a $DFL balance over 10k can now access the agricultural simulation game’s private testing, without any restrictions. DeFi Land also secured a partnership with Audius (a leading decentralized music platform) for players to listen to an array of stations while inside the game. Finally, the project was also nominated for PlayToEarn’s 2022 award.

Bit.Country:

Bit.Country, the Minecraft-inspired metaverse world crafting platform, has now raised $36M from the community’s early adopters to propel its development ambitions further. With an ambitious roadmap ahead, many technical positions are also currently open; click here for more information.

ParaState:

Pre-whitelisting is now closed for ParaState’s IDO. The Ethereum-compatible Polkadot-based smart contracts platform is now getting ready for its public sale and mainnet, which are both planned to occur early 2022. Its 2-month hackathon also ended on December 15th, and the winner announcement is expected to be soon.

Notable Investment News

DeFi Warrior:

DeFi Warrior announced the launch of their Champion League, in which DWERS will be able to battle each other with their NFT Warriors. There will be 3 tournaments per week and 16 participating teams per tournament. Rewards in $FIWA, the in-game currency. Later this month, the project’s Initial Warrior Offering (IWO) platform will be launched. It will allow DWERS to own NFTs from new blockchain projects.

XP.network:

Less than 2 months after XP.Network launched $XPNET staking on its native platform, it is now possible to stake your tokens using Trust Wallet. Their newest tool, NFT Index (allowing users to list their existing NFTs), is now available for Binance Smart Chain, Ethereum and Tron. Support for more Layer-1 chains is expected to continue in Q1 2022 and beyond.

WWVentures Announcements

We are happy to announce our partnership with SIDUS HEROES, a futuristic play-to-earn NFT MMORPG built around customization and gameplay unpredictability. The official partnership announcement can be accessed here. SIDUS’s IDO was conducted on December 15th, and is now available to trade on Gate.io and Uniswap.

We also partnered with Blockasset, an NFT marketplace and platform for professional athletes to reconnect with fans. Our AMA with its co-founders and NFT experts took place on December 5th. After an IDO on December 9th, $BLOCK is now available on Gate.io.

Finally, we partnered with UNQ Club, a platform to make full-time NFT collecting more accessible. Our Twitter Spaces AMA with them was on December 12th. The $UNQ IDO occurred on December 16th, and the token generation even (TGE) is scheduled for December 22nd.

Major Headlines in Crypto

Golden State Warriors Announce Deal with FTX

https://www.nba.com/warriors/warriors-ftx-partnership-20211214

Report: Metaverse represents a trillion-dollar opportunity annually

https://grayscale.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Grayscale_Metaverse_Report_Nov2021.pdf

Jack Dorsey’s Square Changes Name to Block

https://squareup.com/ca/en/press/square-changes-name-to-block

Report: 2022 Should See Spotify Disrupted by NFT Music Platforms

https://www.home.saxo/content/articles/outrageous-predictions/spotify-disrupted-due-to-nft-based-digital-rights-platform-02122021

WhatsApp Starts Testing Currency Payments

https://cointelegraph.com/news/whatsapp-starts-testing-currency-payments-with-meta-s-novi-wallet

Why the World’s Largest Museum is Embracing NFT Technology

https://cointelegraph.com/news/why-the-world-s-largest-museum-is-embracing-nft-technology

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