Top 3 Web3 Stories From This Week 2.16.2024

Brian Zwerner
2 min readFeb 16, 2024

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

Crypto payments company Ripple acquired Standard Custody and Trust Company. This gives Ripple a NY trust license and increases their capabilities to move money quickly and cheaply on a worldwide basis. Story here.

Worldcoin, co-founded by Sam Altman, aims to redefine global digital identity using blockchain. They announced their Wave0 Community Grants with 28 projects across five continents receiving a total of $2MM. Story here.

The Crypto community got excited about a new online project called Crypto: The Game. This was a Survivor-style tournament where participants bought in with $ETH, competed in group and then individual challenges, and a single winner walked away with $75K. Learn more on this podcast.

Bonus Story: Learn about Marlon Williams, the founder of Atlanta Blockchain Center, on this Business RadioX podcast. Marlon shares his vision for the center and how he is supporting web3 founders in our city.

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