Category: Sam Bankman-Fried

E-Commerce Giant Ebay Acquires NFT Marketplace Knownorigin

The e-commerce and online auction giant Ebay has announced the company has acquired the non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace Knownorigin. Ebay declared that the acquisition is an “important step in Ebay’s tech-led reimagination.” Ebay Purchases NFT Marketplace in Order to Make E-Commerce......

Report: Crypto Hedge Fund Three Arrows Capital Pitched a GBTC Arbitrage Trade Before Rumored Collapse

Last week there was a lot of focus on the crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital (3AC) as the firm allegedly had a great deal of leveraged positions liquidated and there’s been speculation about insolvency. According to a recent report, 3AC’s......

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried Thinks Bitcoin Has No Future as a Payments Network

Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX, has given his take regarding the future of Bitcoin’s usage. Bankman-Fried stated he doesn’t believe that Bitcoin will work as a payments network, due to its limited capability for scaling to fulfill......

FTX US Raises $400 Million in Series A, Trading Platform’s Valuation Now $8 Billion

On January 26, the crypto asset exchange FTX US revealed it raised $400 million in a Series A financing round stemming from investors like Softbank, Paradigm, and Multicoin Capital. The Series A investment in FTX US brings the U.S.-based trading platform’s......

The Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Inks Long Term Deal With Crypto Exchange FTX

Following a number of partnerships this year, FTX Trading Limited announced on Thursday that the company has partnered with the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team. According to FTX, the relationship will “span multiple race seasons” and the FTX logo will be......