Hardware Wallet Company Ledger Raises $380M For DeFi Expansion – June 10

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Bitcoin price has rocketed back above the $38,000 mark today, continuing a bullish move sparked by the Salvadoran news yesterday.

Top-20 altcoins are beginning to show some strength, with Ethereum gaining 4%, XRP rising 3% and Polkadot leading with a 14% charge.

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👉 Hardware Wallet Company Ledger Raises $380M For DeFi Expansion

Ledger, the well-known cryptocurrency hardware wallet company, has raised $380 million in Series C funding for expansion into decentralized finance (DeFi).

The funding round included contributions from Cathay Innovation, Draper Associates and others, now placing Ledger at a $1.5 billion valuation.

Ledger plans to use the funds to develop new products and add DeFi solutions to its “Ledger Live” software.

👉 Elizabeth Warren Grills Cryptocurrency At Senate Hearing

Subcommittee Chairwoman Elizabeth Warren has blasted cryptocurrencies over ransomware attacks and energy usage claims, in a Senate hearing yesterday.

Senator Warren’s comments support previous remarks from the Biden Administration, indicating that cryptocurrencies are gaining importance on the list of national security priorities.

👉 Curve Decentralized Exchange Releases v2 Whitepaper

Stablecoin-focused decentralized exchange Curve has released the whitepaper for Version 2 of its protocol, competing closely with Uniswap.

The new version of the Curve protocol appears to offer comparable liquidity depth for Uniswap’s recent upgrade, but without the requirement of active management.