Goldman Sachs is recommending Galaxy Digital’s ETH fund to its users

Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs has partnered with capital markets firm Galaxy Digital to give the former’s clients greater access to the crypto industry through the latter’s excellence in the field. Goldman Sachs partners with Galaxy Digital According to the new deposits with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Goldman Sachs sells Ethereum (ETH)…

Scaling solution Optimism raises $150 million at $1.65B valuation

Scaling solution Optimism raises $150 million at $1.65B valuation

A layer 2 scaling solution, Optimism announced that it raised $150M at a valuation of $1.65B. Paradigm and a16z supported Optimism The funding round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and Paradigm. Layer 2 startups said in a blog post that they plan to use the new funding to hire a significant amount of additional talent…

BitMEX founder Arthur Hayes praises Ethereum: Predicts ETH at $10K

BitMEX founder Arthur Hayes praises Ethereum: Predicts ETH at $10K

Arthur Hayes, the co-founder of BitMEX, a crypto exchange that recently confirmed the acquisition of Bankhaus von der Heydta German bank, wrote a blog titled “Five dodge figurespraising Ethereum and how ETH 2.0 will set the world’s second-largest crypto network apart from competitors dubbed “Ethereum killers.” Ethereum versus L1 In his Medium blog, Arthur Hayes…

Goldman Sachs will begin trading OTC Ether options

Goldman Sachs will begin trading OTC Ether options

According to a Bloomberg report, Goldman Sachs plans to offer over-the-counter trading of Ether options and has seen increased client interest. Goldman Sachs will iaunty OTC Ether Choice During a client webinar, Goldman announced plans to introduce cash-settled Ether options as client interest in Ether increases. The bank executive also noted that the upcoming merger…

Ethereum merge edging closer as it launches first “shadow fork”

The developers have launched the mainnet’s first “shadow fork” as Ethereum nears its long-awaited move to proof-of-stake. Its purpose is to test existing assumptions about test nests and the mainnet. Ethereum launches first mainnet shadow fork The first shadow fork of the Ethereum mainnet went live. The shadow fork has already processed 3,295,934 transactions with…