This week, we dive into the world of Blockchain to explore the latest trends and developments. From the newest regulations to cutting-edge projects, get ready to
stay up to date.


Visa, Mastercard pause crypto push in wake of industry meltdown – sources

India’s money laundering rules to apply to crypto trade – gov’t notification

Crypto Layoffs and Bankruptcies in 2023: Here’s the List to Watch

Next stop Shanghai — Ethereum’s latest milestone approaches

5 countries leading the blockchain adoption

BNB Chain hackathon winner accuses Binance of stealing AI-powered NFTs idea

Reshaping the Health Industry with the Power of NFTs


Circle says $3.3 bln USDC reserves to be fully available on Monday

Major cryptocurrencies stabilise after U.S. intervenes on SVB

Crypto stocks slide after Silvergate decides to shut down

JPMorgan ending banking relationship with crypto exchange Gemini – source

Fed’s Michael Barr Calls for Stablecoin Regulation in Crypto Oversight

Circle’s USDC Stablecoin Breaks Peg With $3.3 Billion Stuck at Silicon Valley Bank

Crypto Bank Silvergate to Shut Down, Repay Deposits

Why is Ethereum (ETH) price down today?


Hermes asks court to block ‘MetaBirkin’ NFT sales after jury win

German regulator BaFin suggests a ‘case-by-case’ approach for NFTs

Bitcoin NFT auction nets $16.5M in 24 hours: Nifty Newsletter, March 1–7

An Adventurers Guide to the Bitcoin-Based Ordinals NFT

Amazon Backed NFT Platform Set to Go Live in April

Vitalik Buterin Associated NFT Collection Rakes in Millions

NFTs Make an Unexpected Entrance on the Pi Network

Cyber Crimes

FBI Warns of Crypto-Stealing Play-to-Earn Games

Investment Fraud is Now Biggest Cybercrime Earner

OpenSea patches vulnerability that potentially exposed users’ identities

Hadoken Security Group Upgrades Xenomorph Mobile Malware

White House Allocates $3.1bn to Cybersecurity in New Budget


The metaverse is getting a greenhouse and garden full of NFT flowers

OneLand Metaverse Market Analysis: March 6 – 12

Decentraland Lays New Building Foundations with SDK 7

FlamingoDAO Launches Little Miami Virtual Gallery in Voxels

Meet the Metaverse creators: Nikki Fuego from Vroomway

The Sandbox Storms in with 1 Million $SAND March Festival

Web3 News

Headlines of the Week:

  • US digital asset fund, venture capital firm to raise $100 million for two new
    blockchain funds (Reuters)
  • Tough rules needed to ‘detoxify’ crypto market, says UK financial watchdog
  • Nissan files 4 new Web3 trademarks, trials sales in the metaverse
  • Snoop Dogg revealed as co-founder of Web3-powered livestream platform
  • Shopify and Thirdweb Launch Game-Changing Web3 Toolkit (NFTPlazas)
  • HyperPlay Ushers in a New Dawn for Web3 Gaming (NFTPlazas)

This Week in the Market: (CoinMarketcap)

  • The global crypto market cap is $1.04T, a 10.11% Increase over the last Day
  • Bitcoin is at $23,578.72 and is Up 5.07% over the last 7 days
  • Ethereum is at $1,650.84 and is Up 5.11% over the last 7 days
  • BNB is at $307.64 and is Up 7.52% over the last 7 days

Key Dates/Events

  • 20 March – 24 March – Paris Blockchain Week Summit
  • 21 March – 21 March – Paris NFT Day
  • 27 March – 29 March – FinTech India Expo

Accounts to Follow

This week we have TheCryptoGraph , If you want an easy and up-to-date way to stay abreast of all the latest developments in crypto then check out TheCryptograph. Regular posts give a good, bite-sized outline of the latest crypto news stories for those on the go, while the page itself has a nicely consistent visual style