Another exciting week in the crypto space is drawing to a close. The most important events related to Bitcoin and Co. at a glance.
PayPal is expanding its crypto offering
The payment service provider does not only want to expand its services for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Co. At the World Economic Forum, Vice President Richard Nash announced that the central bank digital currency (CBDC) could also be of interest to PayPal.
More information here: PayPal expands crypto service, soon also CBDC?
eBay sells NFT hockey
eBay reports a drop in NFTs. Strictly limited editions of hockey player Wayne Gretzky are selling like hotcakes. The online market has the exclusive collectibles along with the NFT platform One of thrown out.
You can read everything here: You can now buy this ice hockey legend as an NFT on eBay
Berlin start-up Nuri lays off part of staff
The head of the start-up nuri announced in an open letter that they would have to lay off some of their employees. According to media reports, one in five positions will be eliminated. The move can be attributed to the current difficult market situation.
More details here: Berlin crypto bank Nuri is laying off a large part of the workforce
Coinbase becomes the first cryptocurrency company in the Fortune 500
The renowned list of the largest American companies includes the Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange. Despite rather disappointing quarterly figures for 2022, the exchange enters the Fortune 500 at number 437.
More information can be found here: Coinbase Becomes First Fortune 500 Cryptocurrency Company
Christine Lagarde’s son invests in Bitcoin and Co.
As President of the ECB, Christine Lagarde is highly critical of cryptocurrencies. In stark contrast to her son: opposite Bloomberg the 66-year-old explained that he had invested in cryptocurrencies, against his advice.
You can read more details here: Son of the President of the ECB is an investor in cryptocurrencies
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