Vinteum To Fund Bitcoin Developers In Brazil – Bitcoin Magazine

Vinteum is a non-profit dedicated to decentralizing the open-source development of Bitcoin in Brazil. The non-profit intends to expand into the whole of Latin America, and eventually fund development worldwide. Bruno Garcia will be the first Bitcoin Core developer to be funded through Vinteum. Vinteum, a non-profit organization dedicated to Bitcoin research and development, will … Read more

OpenNode, Launch Cart Launch Bitcoin Payments For Ecommerce – Bitcoin Magazine

OpenNode partnered with Launch Cart to enable eCommerce businesses to accept bitcoin as payment. Launch Cart is a SaaS provider dedicated to lowering barriers of entry into eCommerce. Launch Cart will also be launching a wholesale dropshipping platform for its users. OpenNode, a Bitcoin infrastructure provider, has partnered with eCommerce platform Launch Cart to enable … Read more

Mercado Libre to Continue Crypto Trading Expansion in Brazil

Argentine-listed retail giant Mercado Libre has announced that it will continue to expand its cryptocurrency trading operations to Brazil through a digital wallet called Mercado Pago. After Mercado Libre became a partner through global cryptocurrency leader Paxos in December, the company said that cryptocurrency investors in Brazil could buy and sell bitcoin, ether, and the … Read more

RISC Zero Raises $12m in Seed Round Led by Bain Capital Crypto

RISC Zero, a startup that creates scalable blockchains with zero-knowledge (zk) technology, announced that it had raised a $12 million seed round led by Bain Capital Crypto. According to RISC Zero, participating in the financing include Geometry, D1 Ventures and Cota Capital and angel investor Optimism’s Jing Wang, Coinshares’ Meltem Demirrors, Synthetix’s Kain Warwick, Uniswap … Read more

Tropic Square Launches Open-Source Chip Prototype For Bitcoin Hardware – Bitcoin Magazine

Tropic Square is launching a prototype for an open-source security chip which are used in bitcoin hardware. Being open-source will allow the company to make improvements based on community and expert feedback. The first customer will be Trezor Company, a hardware wallet company. Tropic Square, a startup backed by Satoshi Labs dedicated to the open-source … Read more

NFT platform Pinata Announces Completion of $21.5m Series A Funding

Nebraska-based NFT platform Pinata announced the closing of a $21.5 million funding round. Pinata co-founder and CEO Kyle Tautenhan said the total amount comes from a recently closed $18 million Series A co-led by Greylock and Pantera and a $3.5 million 2021 seed round co-led by Greylock and Offline Ventures financing. Other investors include Volt … Read more

Nvidia ups its metaverse bet with new developer tools

Hardware maker Nvidia is ramping up its efforts to make a stand in the Metaverse. On Tuesday, the company revealed a new set of developer tools focused on metaverse environments, including new AI capabilities, simulations, and other creative assets.  Creators utilizing the Omniverse Kit, along with apps such as Nucleus, Audio2Face and Machinima, will be able to … Read more