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Terra Backers Buy $200M in AVAX Tokens, Bolstering Crypto Reserves Beyond BTC
The Luna Foundation Guard bought $100 million in AVAX with UST stablecoins. Terraform Labs swapped an additional $100 million in LUNA for the same value in AVAX.
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First Mover Asia: India Continues Its Restrictive Approach to Crypto; Bitcoin, Ether Run in Place
The Indian tax authority's recent revision of what was seized in taxes and penalties from crypto exchanges reflects the government's harsh stance toward digital assets; Solana has a banner day.
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Avalanche founder Emin Gün Sirer speaks in Barcelona. (Tracy Wang/CoinDesk)
Can Avalanche Win Over Wall Street and 'Degens' Alike?
At the inaugural Avalanche Summit in Barcelona, Spain, the speedy Ethereum alternative looked to court users onto its subnets.
Avalanche founder Emin Gün Sirer speaks in Barcelona. (Tracy Wang/CoinDesk)

Hackathon entrance at the Avalanche Summit in Barecelona (Lyllah Ledesma/CoinDesk)
Women-Led DAO Tackles (Lack of) Gender Diversity in Crypto
H.E.R. DAO organized a "Hacker House" at the Avalanche Summit in Barcelona last week, funding 25 women developers to attend.
Hackathon entrance at the Avalanche Summit in Barecelona (Lyllah Ledesma/CoinDesk)

Grimes presenting remotely at the Avalanche Summit in Barcelona. (Kaitlin Starcher/Ava Labs)
Grimes Announces ‘Children’s Metaverse Book’ as Part of $100M Avalanche Initiative
The Avalanche Foundation is making a major push to bring art and entertainment to the home of AVAX.
Grimes presenting remotely at the Avalanche Summit in Barcelona. (Kaitlin Starcher/Ava Labs)

Jump Crypto President Kanav Kariya speaks at the 2022 Avalanche Summit in Barcelona. (Tracy Wang/CoinDesk)
Jump Crypto Wants You to Know Its Name
A secretive trading giant with an army of developers is taking an increasingly active role in building key crypto infrastructure.
Jump Crypto President Kanav Kariya speaks at the 2022 Avalanche Summit in Barcelona. (Tracy Wang/CoinDesk)

The line to get into Avalanche's conference in Barcelona on Tuesday. (Lyllah Ledesma/CoinDesk)
Avalanche Crypto Event Woos 3.5K to Barcelona With Late Parties, Late Starts, Long Lines
There's plenty of tapas with the video art exhibits, and the official events don't even start until noon. Nobody seems too bothered about this year's decline in the AVAX token.
The line to get into Avalanche's conference in Barcelona on Tuesday. (Lyllah Ledesma/CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Avalanche (Jim Smithson/Getty Images)
What Is Avalanche? A Look at the Popular ‘Ethereum-Killer’ Blockchain
The rival to the Ethereum blockchain supports a thriving DeFi ecosystem and other smart contract-driven applications.
CDCROP: Avalanche (Jim Smithson/Getty Images)

AVA Labs Head of Product Nick Mussallem speaks at the Avalanche Summit in Barcelona. (Tracy Wang/CoinDesk)
Avalanche Announces New ‘Core’ Wallet, Bitcoin Bridge at AVAX Summit
The pair of product upgrades are meant to boost Avalanche’s DeFi ecosystem.
AVA Labs Head of Product Nick Mussallem speaks at the Avalanche Summit in Barcelona. (Tracy Wang/CoinDesk)

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Lemonade Is Working With Avalanche, Chainlink on Weather Insurance for Farmers
A newly formed DAO backed by the Lemonade Foundation will roll out permissionless weather insurance to African farmers later this year.
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