The Finimize Crypto Community January Newsletter

The Finimize Crypto Community January Newsletter
Jonathan Hobbs

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The crypto market is finally showing signs of fresh life again, so we’re taking bigger steps to grow our Finimize crypto community this year. They’re already an active bunch: this is a short summary of interesting news events that went down in January – all as they were published in our crypto community Discord channel (which you can join here). This content comes courtesy of our crypto community resource lead, Viktor Kyosev.

  • Amazon is getting in on the NFT game and looking to give customers the chance to play crypto games and snag free NFTs in the spring.
  • Nike is kicking off the new year by inviting sneakerheads to design their own digital wearables, and potentially win $5,000 and the chance to work with Nike designers to create their own one-of-one digital sneakers through the #YourForce1 contest on SWOOSH.
  • Coinbase’s chief product officer will leave the firm, with a $105 million payday.
  • BlockFi's bankruptcy filing is the real deal, but they're not gonna let a little thing like going bankrupt stop them from handing out bonuses like they're a tech startup that just got acquired by Google... but with only a fraction of the cash.
  • It looks like the US is going nuclear on bitcoin mining, as the first ever nuclear-powered data center offering bitcoin mining services is set to go live in the first quarter of this year.
  • Bitcoin is the best performing asset in the world this year, according to the latest data by Goldman Sachs.
  • Super Mario just got more super by adding a dash of bitcoin, making it a play-to-earn crypto game, where players can win bitcoin with every token collected in the game.
  • It looks like NFT collection Doodles is taking the animation world by storm with their acquisition of Golden Wolf, an award-winning studio.
  • An NFT Whale had $2 million worth of tokens stolen in a phishing attack, proving that no one is safe in the digital world.
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