Top 3 Stories From Web3 This Week 11.17.2023

Brian Zwerner
2 min readNov 17, 2023

Here are three web3 stories you need to know from this week.

🚀 Blockchain.com, a leading Crypto exchange, raised a $110MM Series E round. The valuation for this funding was down half from its $14B peak in March 2022.

Disney unveils its NFT platform in collaboration with Dapper Labs, called Disney Pinnacle, featuring iconic brands like Star Wars and Pixar. The new offering will focus on mobile spanning everyday fans to high-end collectors.

💰London-based blockchain payments firm Fnality secures $95M in funding through a round led by finance strategics Goldman Sachs and BNP Paribas. The company creates tokenized versions of fiat currency backed by cash held at central banks.

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Brian Zwerner

Writing about Crypto and web3 for business executives