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CDCROP: Lending money handing over paying cash (Shutterstock)
Porter Finance Team Returns for Second Shot at DeFi Bonds Project
Months after Porter Finance was shuttered due to lack of demand, three of the four team members say they still feel the potential for on-chain bond issuances is massive.
CDCROP: Lending money handing over paying cash (Shutterstock)

CDCROP: Notebook Labs co-founders Nathaniel Masfen-Yan, Dhruv Mangtani and Solal Afota (Notebook Labs)
Bain Capital Crypto Leads $3.3M Round for Privacy-Focused Identity Protocol
Notebook Labs aims to accelerate DeFi adoption with its crypto identity protocol.
CDCROP: Notebook Labs co-founders Nathaniel Masfen-Yan, Dhruv Mangtani and Solal Afota (Notebook Labs)

CDCROP: A cofounder of Susquehanna International Group, Jeff Yass (SIG/Getty Images, Modified by CoinDesk)
Billionaire Quant Trader Donated a Record $1.9M of Bitcoin to a Super PAC
Jeffrey Yass, co-founder of Susquehanna International Group, gave 100 bitcoin to a crypto-supporting super PAC.
CDCROP: A cofounder of Susquehanna International Group, Jeff Yass (SIG/Getty Images, Modified by CoinDesk)

CDCROP: Lighthouse ocean lightning strikes (Historic England Archive/Heritage Images via Getty Images)
Kollider Raises $2.4M to Build ‘Lightning-Native’ Financial Products
The bitcoin derivatives exchange already has bitcoin-backed synthetic stablecoins and a Lightning-enabled bitcoin wallet in the pipeline.
CDCROP: Lighthouse ocean lightning strikes (Historic England Archive/Heritage Images via Getty Images)

CDCROP: Origami team members Johnny Chin, Matt Voska, Ben Huh and Stephen Caudill (Origami)
Bloomberg Beta Leads $6.2M Funding for DAO Framework Origami
Origami and backer Orange DAO also announced a $20,000 funding program for pre-launch decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs)
CDCROP: Origami team members Johnny Chin, Matt Voska, Ben Huh and Stephen Caudill (Origami)

Synota team at an active bitcoin mining site (Synota)
Bitcoin Technology Startup Synota Raises $3M in Seed Round
The new capital will be used toward the commercialization of Synota’s software, including plans for a bitcoin mining-related service.
Synota team at an active bitcoin mining site (Synota)

CDCROP: Core Scientific's Marble facility in North Carolina. (Core Scientific)
Core Scientific Again Raises Bitcoin Mining Hosting Rates
The firm expects power costs to decline in the future, which will be reflected in its hosting rates.
CDCROP: Core Scientific's Marble facility in North Carolina. (Core Scientific)

CDCROP: Money Cash Currency Bills (Pixabay)
Pension Fund-Backed Parataxis Digital Yield Fund Targets $500M in Assets in 2023
The fund received investments from two Fairfax County, Virginia, pension funds earlier this year.
CDCROP: Money Cash Currency Bills (Pixabay)

CDCROP: Money Cash Currency Bills (Pixabay)
Stealthy Crypto Hedge Fund Edge Capital Raises $66.8M for DeFi Bets
Founded in 2020, the firm uses market-neutral, macro-style strategies.
CDCROP: Money Cash Currency Bills (Pixabay)