Canada’s CI Global Files for what would be world’s first ETF. If approved, the ETF would trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker “ETHX”. It is expected to be the first ETF in the world to invest directly in Ether when launched, this will offer huge exposure to institutional investors (1:09).
Ethereum scaling startup Optimism raises $25 million Series A led by a16z. Coinbase public listing filing details 2020 revenue, major a16z stake.
As Coinbase plans to pursue a direct listing on the stock market, which would see its existing shares be traded publicly on the United States stock exchanges, the exchange has submitted an S-1 report to the Securities and Exchange Commission, which details the relevant data that would help investors conduct due diligence on the company (2:54).
Coinbase S-1 filing revealed that 62% of trading volume came from institutions in 2020, up from 31% in 2018.
Austin believes Stone Ridge filing to the SEC to add Bitcoin to its diversified alternatives fund is bullish news for holders. The company which has in excess of $13 billion in asset management will be able to start buying Bitcoin on April 26 as per the filing (4:44).
1INCH is the highest profile team to make a move to BSC so far, says Austin after the Decentralized Exchange announced expansion to Binance Smart Chain and plans to run the BSC node as they seek to become infrastructure providers for layer one blockchain (7:34).
Crypto powered web browser, Brave, has unveiled its “Roadmap 2.0” highlights the company’s desire to integrate DeFi functionality in its wallet and explore scaling solutions to the project. Brave’s new Ethereum native wallet will support “DeFi and NFT use cases” in addition to introducing mobile support and enhanced API functionality (9:28).
This episode premiered on February 26, 2021