Author: Lisa Gibbons

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Blockleaders partners with PageDAO in the NFT Literary Revolution

Reading Time: 3 minutes Blockleaders, an established blockchain focused online publication, announces a strategic partnership with blockchain literary-focused project PageDAO.  In an effort to give authors the freedom to focus their energy on their passion, writing, PageDAO is working to democratize access to literature by using market incentives to deploy a universal currency around […]

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NFT Co-Production Company, Metaversal, Raises $50 million Series A Funding

Reading Time: 2 minutes Just as the Metaverse is coming to life, Metaversal announces a $50 million Series A fund co-led by CoinFund and Foxhaven Asset Management. Other investors in this oversubscribed Series A Round include NBA Top Shot and Flow blockchain creator Dapper Labs, Franklin Templeton Investments, Digital Currency Group, Galaxy Vision Hill, […]

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Inside Metapolis: The New Metaverse powered by Zilliqa Blockchain

Reading Time: 2 minutes Introducing a Cutting-edge, Play-to-Earn Metaverse Coming in 2022 High-performance blockchain Zilliqa is launching ‘Metapolis’, a highly immersive, Play-to-Earn metaverse in January 2022. It will be the first layer-1 protocol to do so. Metapolis, whose suffix means ‘city’ in Greek, is designed as an extended reality Metaverse and is powered by […]

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IN THE NOW – EPISODE 8 – DEC 17

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to IN THE NOW Blockleaders news with Jillian Godsil and me Lisa Gibbons. We spend 30 minutes each week discussing the world of crypto and blockchain.  Like most weeks, we have lots to cover. Lets get started. New Survey finds that 83% of millennial millionaires now own crypto Kraken […]

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IN THE NOW – EPISODE 6 – NOVEMBER 28

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to IN THE NOW Blockleaders news with Jillian Godsil and me Lisa Gibbons. We spend 30 minutes each week discussing the world of crypto and blockchain. Like most weeks, we have lots to cover. Lets get started. First the headlines, this is the big picture this week: Crypto market […]

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IN THE NOW – Episode 4 – Nov 12

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to IN THE NOW Blockleaders news with Jillian Godsil and me Lisa Gibbons. We spend 20 minutes each week discussing the world of crypto and blockchain.  We have lots to cover today. Lets get started… First the Headlines, this is the big picture this week Over 5,000 people attend […]

UN COP26 #Digitalart4climate Winners Announced

Reading Time: 2 minutes There were 208 artworks from over 58 countries entered in the Digital Art 4 Climate competition. The youngest artist was 10 years old. The digital artist Bricx Martillo Dumas, aka Shrimppaste, who hails from the Philippines, has been declared the winner of the DigitalArt4Climate art  competition, with his piece Nexus. Dumas’ […]

Worlds First Simulated Crypto Trading Competition Attracts 20 Global Teams

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Blockchain Academy has launched the first Crypto Trading Simulator competition for Universities around the world this week. Over 15 clubs, 20 teams, and more than 100 traders globally have signed up to participate in the universal challenge. Welcoming the top blockchain University clubs including: Kryptosphere from France, McGill University […]

Circle Launches Fund for Early Stage Blockchain Projects

Reading Time: < 1 minute Circle, the digital currency company, has launched the Circle Ventures fund to support early stage blockchain projects. Circle Internet Financial, LLC today announced the launch of Circle Ventures to invest in compelling, early-stage blockchain projects and companies that further Circle’s mission to raise global economic prosperity through the frictionless exchange […]

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XP.Network partners with Unique Network

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dismisses notion of blockchain nationstates XP.Network, the first blockchain agnostic NFT ecosystem, has partnered with Unique Network to offer NFTs without limits. Currently blockchain ecosystems act like virtual bordered nation states, requiring users wishing to use them to become trapped citizens through wallet section, token choice and rules. There is […]

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Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa Embraces Digital Art  and NFTs With the Launch of Artentik 

Reading Time: 4 minutes • From baroque art to graffiti art, items from 500-year unparalleled collection of art,  relics, reliquaries, sculptures and modern artforms to be tokenised  • Proceeds to support SCML’s extensive social enterprise work  Lisbon and Hong Kong, 2 November 2021 — Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Lisboa  (‘SCML’), Portugal’s 500-year-old social […]

IN THE NOW PODCAST: EPISODE 2 – OCT 31

Reading Time: < 1 minute Happy Halloween and welcome to this weeks short Crypto and Blockchain recap with Jillian Godsil and Lisa Gibbons. First the Headlines, this is the big picture this week: FATF Defi and NFT Guidelines are updated – the financial action task force is an international organisation that creates standards for anti-money […]

IN THE NOW PODCAST: EPISODE 1 – OCT 23

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jillian and Lisa catch about this weeks biggest movers and shakers in the world of crypto. First the Headlines, this is the big picture this week: Yesterday Eth reached a new all time high of $4,366 dollars.  Another great week for Polkadot after the announcement of the highly anticipated parachain […]

The Metaverse Festival, Oct 21 – 24

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Metaverse Festival is a four-day celebration of music, arts, gaming, culture, and creativity in the virtual social world of Decentraland. It runs from October 21-24. The four days will bring together over 80 artists across five stages in Decentraland’s all-new Festival Land venue. Acclaimed DJ 3LAU will perform a […]