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Xterio to Launch Gaming-Oriented Blockchain in Collaboration with AltLayer, aiming for Wider Web3 Gaming Adoption

Singapore, Singapore, April 4th, 2024, Chainwire Xterio, a leading Web3 gaming publisher and platform, and AltLayer, an open and decentralized protocol for launching native and ZK rollup stacks, have announced the launch of a game-focused restaked rollup designed specifically for Web3 games. Xterio is a Web3 gaming ecosystem & infrastructure, distinguishing itself as a gaming publisher with top-notch development skills, unparalleled distribution expertise, and over $80M raised in ecosystem funding. With five AAA games and over 45 gaming partners, Xterio has amassed a gaming community of over two million users worldwide and developed the most successful gaming NFT launchpad. Co-founded

BitVM-Based Bitlayer, a Leading Bitcoin L2, Nets $5M in Funding, Unveils $50M ‘Ready Player One’ Program

Singapore, Singapore, April 3rd, 2024, Chainwire Bitlayer Labs, the first Bitcoin Layer 2 solution based on BitVM, announced a seed round of $5M led by Framework Ventures and ABCDE Capital, participation by StarkWare, OKX Ventures, Alliance DAO, UTXO Management, Asymmetric Capital and many more. The announcement comes as Bitlayer prepares the launch of its open-incentive program Ready Player One, inviting developers worldwide to augment, enhance, and build on the protocol. Bitlayer Labs, the developer of Bitcoin Layer 2 protocol Bitlayer, announced today the close of a $5 million seed funding round at an $80 million valuation, driving a vision to

Avail Partners With dWallet Network To Introduce Native Bitcoin Rollups to Web3

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 2nd, 2024, Chainwire Following the integration, users will be able to natively manage their BTC on any rollup in the Avail ecosystem without relinquishing control over their digital assets Avail, a modular blockchain solution designed to unify Web3 and optimize data availability (DA) for highly scalable and customizable applications, has partnered with dWallet Network, a pioneering non-collusive, decentralized multi-chain layer, to bring programmable native Bitcoin to rollups in the Avail ecosystem. Leveraging the newly unveiled dWallet primitive, smart contracts using rollups built on Avail DA will be able to programmatically manage native BTC for the

BSX: The First CLOB Perp Exchange to Launch on Base Layer-2 Blockchain

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, April 1st, 2024, Chainwire Quick Take BSX, backed by Base Ecosystem Fund, is set to raise the bar as the world’s foremost premier, high-performance decentralized exchange, offering an enhanced DeFi trading experience that provides the best of both worlds by merging the benefits of centralized exchanges with the self-custody features of decentralized exchanges. BSX will begin trading on Base L2 Mainnet Alpha on April 1, 2024. Following the conclusion of its Public Testnet trading phase in Q1, BSX – the new standard in premier, high-performance decentralized exchanges (DEXs) – is set to begin trading on the

MetaWin Launches New Base and Arbitrum Layer 2-Powered Swap System, Boasting 2-Second Payment Speeds and Half a Cent Gas Fees

London, United Kingdom, March 28th, 2024, Chainwire MetaWin, the trailblazing platform for on-chain prize competitions, is delighted to announce the incorporation of the Base and Arbitrum Layer 2 (L2) blockchain networks into its on-site swap feature. This ground-breaking update represents a significant milestone in MetaWin’s quest to deliver an unmatched gaming experience, offering faster transactions and substantially reduced fees for its users. By embracing the capabilities of the Base and Arbitrum L2 chains, MetaWin not only improves its platform’s efficiency but also solidifies its position as an innovator in the blockchain gaming industry. The integration enables users to effortlessly deposit

Rockstar Co-Founder and All-star Line Up Join Advisory Board to Take Metacade into Post Beta Orbit

London, United Kingdom, March 28th, 2024, Chainwire Metacade, the revolutionary Web3 gaming platform, prepares to streak out of beta with a slew of ground-breaking initiatives that will redefine the way blockchain games are developed. CEO, Russell Bennett, forecasts a series of landmark announcements across Q2 and Q3, 2024. Commencing with the appointment of an advisory board. Jamie King, Dan Hibell, Elly Bradbury, and Anders Christiansen combine premium Web2-Web3 commercial nous to spearhead Metacade’s expansion across Talent, Product, Utility, and Engagement. As blockchain games gear up to embrace one billion players, Metacade will mobilize advancements in game development. Fostering stronger bonds between

Ethereum-Based Tokenized Real Estate Platform USP Launches On Republic

Newport Beach, CA, United States of America, March 28th, 2024, Chainwire How This Californian Startup Is Revolutionizing Real Estate Investment through Ethereum-Based Tokenization USP, an innovative tokenized real estate investment marketplace and platform, is thrilled to announce its official launch on Republic.com/uspc, a leading crowdfunding portal. This move marks a huge milestone for USP, an incredibly-early tokenized real estate project on the Ethereum network, as well as a major win for investors across the globe seeking to tap into the lucrative world of U.S. real estate investment through cutting-edge blockchain technology. USP’s platform democratizes access to real estate investing, enabling

Sui Spikes in Weekly DEX Volume, Joins Top 10 of All Blockchains

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, March 28th, 2024, Chainwire March DEX volume on Sui stands at over $2.88B – up more than 49% from February – with decentralized exchange Cetus and wholesale liquidity layer DeepBook leading. Sui, the fast ascending Layer 1 blockchain offering industry-leading performance and infinite scaling, continued to demonstrate its blistering DeFi growth by cementing its place in the top ten of all chains by weekly DeFi volume, registering over $830M of trading over the most recent seven days of data available on DeFiLlama and $224M in the latest 24 hours.    The volume growth comes as the

DED Trends on Twitter After Memecoin Snapshot Announcement

Lisbon, Portugal, March 28th, 2024, Chainwire Polkadot-backed community coin #DED, made it to the trending charts on X, demonstrating community’s engagement and interest behind the memecoin.  The project has sparked a new-found excitement in the Polkadot ecosystem, seeing over 20,000 await their airdrop in the $DED telegram channel. With the token’s snapshot debuting early last week, the team hopes $DED signifies a second coming for the Polkadot ecosystem and fresh liquidity. With partnerships and support from top projects on the network such as Talisman Wallet, Nova wallet, SubWallet and others, $DED is showingcasing how powerful and committed the Polkadot community

MyShell Raises $11 Million for its Decentralized AI Consumer Layer

Tokyo, Japan, March 27th, 2024, Chainwire Funds from the Pre-Series A round led by Dragonfly will further develop MyShell’s open-source models and agent platform for empowering AI creators MyShell, a decentralized AI consumer layer, announced today that it has raised US$11 million in a Pre-Series A round, with participation from a cohort of high-profile investors, including Dragonfly, Delphi Ventures, Bankless Ventures, Maven11 Capital, Nascent, Nomad Capital, OKX Ventures, etc.  Prominent angel investors, such as former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan, NEAR Protocol Co-Founder Illia Polosukhin, former Paradigm Investment Partner Casey K. Caruso, and ex-Parafi partner Santiago R. Santos also joined the

Zircuit Launches Build to Earn Program to Reward Ecosystem Contributors

George Town, Grand Cayman, March 27th, 2024, Chainwire Zircuit, a fully EVM-compatible ZK rollup with parallelized circuits and AI-enabled security, today launched its Build to Earn program to incentivize builders, founders, and community members who contribute to the Zircuit ecosystem. Backed by Pantera Capital, Dragonfly Capital, and Maelstrom, Zircuit currently has over $800M staked. Zircuit is a playground for new applications and open experimentation, and projects that launch on Zircuit will benefit from higher security guarantees and protection from hacks through its groundbreaking AI-enabled security features. Zircuit launched its Build to Earn program that supercharges the developer experience for new

Sui and Revolut Launch Global Partnership to Accelerate Blockchain Education and Adoption

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, March 27th, 2024, Chainwire Sui, the Layer 1 blockchain that offers industry-leading performance and infinite scaling, proudly announced a landmark collaboration with Revolut, a leading global fintech with over 40 million customers worldwide. The strategic partnership will bolster awareness and adoption of blockchain technology among Revolut’s expansive user base while opening new avenues for Sui’s growth, particularly across Europe. Revolut’s Learn program will serve as an invaluable tool for Sui to educate a relatively untapped global audience of future crypto users at scale about Sui’s underlying technology and rapidly ascending ecosystem. Through engaging educational content integrated