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Dubai Grants Ex-Singapore Parliamentarian Calvin Cheng’s Web3 Company a Virtual Asset License

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The Crypto Realty Group to Hold Crypto x Real Estate Event at Miami Bitcoin Conference

As part of Miami's Bitcoin Week, The Crypto Realty Group will be hosting an event on April 6th from 2:00 to 5:00 PM EST at the Miami Hilton Downtown. As their second Bitcoin Miami satellite event, speakers include Piper Moretti, Founder and President of the Crypto Realty Group, Suzy Truax, CRG's Chief Growth Officer and Blockchain Expert, Ron Levy, CEO of The Crypto Company; Lene Martin, Ph.D., from Blockchain at Pepperdine; Calvin Cooper, Founder and CEO of Rhove.com; Chris Rivera, CRG's Puerto Rico partnering agent; Drew Cutkamp and Brian Bourgerie, Co-Founders of Uncommon EntrepREneurs and many more thought leaders in the crypto/real estate vertical are expected to attend.

Topics will range from NFTs and metaverse, Web3, blockchain trends, leveraging cryptocurrency for real estate investments, advancements in lending, and tax havens, with special guests from Puerto Rico to discuss its own crypto boom and tax advantages.
"Last year was a great success. We filled the room with hundreds of investors, real estate and financial professionals to chat about the exciting trends in crypto, blockchain and real estate. We're expecting a much bigger turnout this year." Said Piper Moretti. "We're thrilled to have real estate as part of the conversation and it's only going up from here."

There will also be a blockchain/RE pitchfest with prizes for the top pitches.

The Bitcoin x Real Estate Event of the Year (or How Blockchain Will Eat Traditional Real Estate 2.0)
April 6, 2022
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Miami Hilton Downtown
1601 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132

Links: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-blockchain-will-eat-traditional-real-estate-20-tickets-290002403997?aff=ebdssbdestsearch


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Singapore-Headquartered Cake DeFi Launches US$100 Million Venture Capital Arm

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SINGAPORE, Mar 11, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Cake DeFi, a Singapore-based fintech platform that makes DeFi (decentralised finance) services and applications accessible for everyone, has launched Cake DeFi Ventures (CDV), its venture capital arm with US$100 million in earmarked capital.

Cake DeFi Ventures (CDV) is looking to invest in technology startups in Web3, gaming and fintech - especially those in the metaverse, NFT, blockchain and esports industries - that will bring synergistic value to Cake DeFi's core business. Based in Singapore, CDV will look for global investment opportunities in startups around the world.

CDV is led by Cake DeFi's Co-founders Dr Julian Hosp (Chief Executive Officer) and U-Zyn Chua (Chief Technology Officer) along with newly appointed Investment Partner Nicholas Khoo:

- Dr Julian Hosp is a seasoned blockchain entrepreneur, widely regarded as a leading influencer in the crypto and blockchain space. His vision is to bring blockchain awareness and understanding to a billion people by 2025.

- U-Zyn Chua, a blockchain engineer, enthusiast and investor for over a decade, was a Smart Nation Fellow on blockchain for the Singapore government. He was also the Lead Architect for the world's first Central Bank Digital Currency (CDBC) - the Sand Dollar in the Bahamas.

- Nicholas Khoo brings over 20 years in the tech sector with diversified experience in startups and multinationals such as Visa. For more than ten years, Nicholas has invested in a number of successful and fast-growing tech startups and has also served on the investment committees of investors such as the Global Fund.

Portfolio companies of CDV will receive strong support from Cake DeFi's global and experienced leadership team, and the opportunity to access Cake DeFi's connections, resources and expertise within the global blockchain industry.

"By launching Cake DeFi Ventures, we want to bring cryptocurrency and blockchain capabilities to the world. Cake DeFi is one of Southeast Asia's fastest-growing fintech platforms. The projects that we invest in can expect to receive strong support scaling globally," said Dr. Julian Hosp, Co-founder and CEO of Cake DeFi.

Deploys First Strategic Investment into US-Based 'The Edge Of Company, Inc.'

At the time of CDV's launch, the firm was in early to late-stage discussions with a number of global startups, including those in Southeast Asia, the U.S. and Europe. For its first strategic investment, Cake DeFi has selected tech, media and events startup, The Edge Of Company, which has been building the community and ecosystem for the NFT and Web3 space.

"The entire team at The Edge Of Company is honored to have Cake DeFi Ventures as part of the Edge family. Their know-how, relationships, and strategic insights will help propel this Web3 rocketship to new heights across our platform of tech, media, and events," said Jeff Kelley, Co-Founder, The Edge Of Company, Inc.

"As an extension of our multiple blockchains support and having built up an R&D arm with cryptography deep tech capability, investing in companies that bring synergies to Cake DeFi's core business will allow us to enhance and broaden our Web3 offerings," said U-Zyn Chua, Co-founder and CTO of Cake DeFi.

To apply for funding from CDV, please email contact@cakedefi.vc with the project details. CDV will be in touch with shortlisted projects. Venture capital firms or investment funds interested in co-investment opportunities or strategic partnerships may also reach out for further discussion.


Cake DeFi is a fully transparent, highly innovative and regulated fintech platform dedicated to providing access to decentralised financial services and applications by enabling users to generate returns from their crypto and digital assets. It is operated and registered in Singapore and is fully compliant with all regulatory requirements of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).

By enabling and empowering its users to harness the potential of decentralised finance (DeFi), Cake DeFi aims to educate and inform people around the world on crypto and DeFi in a simple, easy to understand and hassle-free manner.

In 2021, Cake DeFi saw a tenfold growth in its registered customer base, with over US$1bn customer assets. In the same year, Cake DeFi's customers received over US$230 million in rewards.


A media, events, and tech venture, The Edge of Company launched in 2021 with the Edge of NFT Podcast and has since created the NFT LA conference. NFT LA hosted March 28-31, 2022 will be the largest NFT & Web3 gathering in Southern California, and at over 100 episodes the podcast continues to feature "the top 1% in NFTs today and what will stand the test of time." Believers in economic structures that value the attention of every participant, the company leverages its three founders' experiences in various domains including blockchain, fashion, real estate, music, neuroscience, foodtech and high-growth startups to catalyze co-creation in the Web3 and NFT space.

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Copyright 2022 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. www.acnnewswire.comCake DeFi, a Singapore-based fintech platform that makes DeFi (decentralised finance) services and applications accessible for everyone, has launched Cake DeFi Ventures (CDV), its venture capital arm with US$100 million in earmarked capital.

BitMEX’ Samuel Reed Pleads Guilty To Violating Bank Secrecy Act

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Third BitMEX Co-Founder Pleads Guilty to Violating Bank Secrecy Act

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A third founding member of embattled crypto exchange platform BitMEX is pleading guilty to breaking a law that requires financial institutions to help the government detect money laundering. According to a new U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) press release, BitMEX co-founder Samuel Reed is pleading guilty to violating the Bank Secrecy Act weeks after fellow […]

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Cake DeFi Ventures invests $100 in new venture arm

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