Roundup: NFT Factory, N26 Crypto Trading, Aptos Launch…

Canal+ integrated NFT and metaverse; Aptos throw his blockchain; of NFT factory opens in Paris; N26, Plaid adopt crypto AND MasterCard prepare banks… Back totidings of week.

of cryptocurrencies, a fortune like no other? Offers of commercial have been widely democratized. Reserved for a while for specialized platforms or some neobanks such as revolution in, have since developed significantly. This is particularly noticeable among fintechs.

As of fall 2021, Lydia thus offers trade in partnership with Bitpanda. Digital assets are an investment product, just like stocks are more traditional products. also with Bitpanda, N26 positions itself in a row. A few years ago, online banking was planning to take over the crypto brokerBitpanda confirmed to us via email this week.

Banks and fintechs: the same crypto war

of crypto it is gradually becoming part of the standard offering of fintechs, all over the world. In Latin America, Nubanka popular mobile bank that already offers crypto-trading now plans to launch its own token on Polygon, Nucoin. Ironically, the company counts among its main investors Berkshire Hathawaythe billionaire company Warren Buffett, historically anti-bitcoin.

In another segment of financial services, Plaid introduced its first crypto tool this week. baptized Wallet on board, makes it easy to connect hundreds of wallets like Metamask to decentralized applications. of traditional banks will have to accelerate to avoid being outflanked by more nimble fintechs. MasterCard also offers to help them in the retail market through an association with Paxos.

NFT Factory: French NFT showcase

In the presence of a minister, NFT factory it opened on October 18 to the press, a few days before opening to the public (October 22). Announced earlier this yearThe NFT factory is a place, located opposite the Pompidou Center, and the beginnings of a real ecosystem in France.

NFT Factory is at the crossroads of entrepreneurship, technology, business and art. Will offer every week free workshop for visitors as well paid training corrected for it Web3, both individuals and businesses. The challenge: developing a new economy in France.

ABOUT Jean-Noel BarrotFrance has what it takes to become a European and even global hub NFT. In the media, some companies are placing their pledges, such as Webedia on the weband to Canal+ in audiovisual.

Millions, L1 blockchain and token… for a mixed start

Aptos it already looks like a giant, at least financially. During the first half of 2022, its founders, alumni of Metaraised $350 million in two rounds. They promised a launch of their blockchain within the year. It is done.

The project aims to provide a scalable and high-performance blockchain environment focused on gaming, social networking, media and finance. Its core network is based on the AptosBFT consensus and is compatible with Move, a new programming language. But as far as tokenomicssome voices are already being heard.

In networks, blockchain is qualified as “VC blockchain” due to part of APT signs allocated to investors. The startup specifies that their tokens, as well as those of top contributors, will be locked for 4 years.

Gold on the blockchain… and it’s not Bitcoin

And if in the future bear AND Bitcoin, often pitted against each other in the crypto-indicator story, share the same property? This point of convergence can be blockchain. And why not ? with tokenization and security arguments, traditional finance giants are gearing up traditional financial asset management in public blockchain.

historical property, bear can also benefit from embracing these technologies. This is the position advocated by a London-based juvenile lobby anyway. London is an important market for gold trading. With 247 gold, World Gold Council that’s how you want it reforms in the gold market. But to succeed in this revolution, he must convince the big ones banksreluctant to risk their dominance.

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