This week: Blockchain startup CyberConnect raised $15 million in series-A financing to restore data ownership, Web3-focused branding firm Gusto Collective closed an $11 million seed round, and more.
This week: Tencent's gaming phone brand acquisition falls through as Beijing ramps up metaverse scrutiny, Animoca Brands to make foray into education, crypto sell-off trending on Chinese social media despite crypto ban, and more.
This week: China's Communist Youth League launches NFTs, crypto mining rig maker Canaan added to SEC list of scrutinized Chinese companies, Regal Hotels to launch virtual conference center in the metaverse, and more.
This week: Chinese startup Nreal to launch AR glasses in the UK this spring, "Voices of April" NFTs highlight Shanghai residents' struggles with harsh lockdown rules, and more.
This week: Rail operator MTR Corporations enters Web3 era by partnering with The Sandbox, Tsinghua University establishes China's first metaverse lab, and more.
This week: Chinese computer giant Lenovo makes its foray into the metaverse field, game engine Cocos raises $50 million in series-B funding round, and more.
This week: Chinese metaverse infrastructure startup Xmov receives $130 million in funding, Shandong Television pursues NFT and metaverse projects, and more.
This week: Tencent's WeChat suspends NFT accounts, Chinese AR glasses maker Nreal raises $60 million in series C+ funding round, Taiwanese pop star Jay Chou claims someone stole his Bored Ape NFT, and more.
This week: Chinese tech giants tighten platform rules on digital collectibles as regulation remains uncertain, China strengthens control of capital outflow following US Fed's interest rate hike, and more.
This week: HSBC joins metaverse race through partnership with The Sandbox, Beijing to launch China's first metaverse-themed fund of funds, Binance leads seed round for social metaverse developer Ultiverse, and more.
This week: Baidu airdrops NFTs ahead of digital collectible marketplace launch, Chinese socialverse Oasis closes Series-B financing round, and more.
This week: ByteDance-owned VR startup Pico strengthens ties with U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm, China to expand testing of e-CNY, Tencent delves deeper into metaverse despite government warnings, and more.
This week: Huobi plans for return to the U.S. months after shuttering its China business, China's Supreme Court adds digital currency to list of illegal fundraising methods, and more.
This week: Animoca Brands subsidiary nWay develops official NFTs for Beijing Winter Olympics mascot Bing Dwen Dwen, Tencent-led project becomes first UN-approved standards initiative on NFTs, and more.
This week: IOC launches Beijing Olympics-themed NFT mobile game, Binance Labs makes strategic investment in Animoca Brands subsidiary GAMEE, Hong Kong to launch CNY pilot soon after spring festival, and more.