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Fintech startup Coinrule which provides individual and retail cryptocurrency investors an automated crypto trading platform for their assets, has announced a $2.2m seed funding round. A range of decorated tech founders and investors participated in the round including Fitbit founder James Park, Twitch founder Kevin Lin, Kayak founder Paul English and a fund in which Naval Ravikant is an investor among others*. Coinrule has also joined the YCombinator S21 cohort.
Computecoin Network (CCN), a self-evolving computer built to serve the metaverse with $2 million in funding, will launch its testnet on September 27th. With some of the top crypto miners such as Ethereum (ETH), Filecoin (FIL), and Swarm (BZZ) miners on board, CCN continues to invite interested and qualified miners to apply from 09/27/21 to 10/11/21 ET. Computecoin will distribute a limited number of Metaverse Mining Passes (NFT) to high-quality applicants.
Franklin Resources, Inc., a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton, announced the talent acquisition of Aviva Investors’ US-based Investment Grade Credit team, including senior portfolio managers Josh Lohmeier, CFA, and Michael Cho, CFA, to join Franklin Templeton Fixed Income (FTFI). In addition, Tom Meyers, CFA, previously Aviva’s Head of Americas Client Solutions, will join FTFI in a newly created role as SVP, Senior Director of Investments and Strategy Development, Fixed Income. Meyers, Lohmeier and the full investment team are expected to join by the end of 2021. Lohmeier and Meyers will report to Sonal Desai, CIO at FTFI, and the investment team will continue to report to Lohmeier.
DeFi Connect, the African DeFi startup, is excited to announce the coming launch of its payment platform. According to a recent announcement made by its CEO at a conference, DefiPay will be rolling out in the coming weeks.
Spirit Blockchain Capital Inc., a private BC company, is pleased to announce that it will expand its educational offering as part of its Advisory & Research Services for institutional and private Investors.