📈 30 Second Cryptocurrency Price Summary
Current Bitcoin Price: $46,944
Bitcoin price has ranged between $45,000 and $47,000 over the last 24 hours, solidifying its position around recent highs.
Top-20 altcoins have had mixed performance over the last 24 hours, with Ethereum remaining unchanged, Cardano falling 2% and Terra gaining 20%.
Top Stories for August 17, 2021 🔥
Austria-based crypto exchange Bitpanda has closed a $263 million Series C funding round, valuing the company at a massive $4.1 billion.
The funding round was led by Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, with Bitpanda planning to use the proceeds to improve their technology, global expansion and growth.
Bitpanda became Austria’s very first tech “unicorn” in March, after its $170 million Series B raise.
Blockchain-based music streaming platform Audius has become TikTok’s first music streaming partner, which will allow users to share tracks directly from the platform to TikTok via a new feature.
Audius’ AUDIO token has surged on the news, gaining as much as 143% over the last day of trading.
Twitter has hired a crypto developer lead for its decentralized social media project, Bluesky. Former Zcash and Skuchain developer Jay Graber will lead the platform’s development.
The Bluesky platform was first announced in 2019. It aims to rebuild the social media experience and put the control of such platforms back into the hands of its users.