Bitcoin ETF Delays Expected as SEC Investigates Investor Protection – BeInCrypto

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler told Congress that the crypto market needs more investor protection, likely dampening hopes of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) being approved anytime soon.
United States Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler, speaking to the U.S.

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Cathie Wood Joins Board of European Crypto Platform Amun Holdings – BeInCrypto

Cathie Wood, CEO of Ark Investment Managment LLC, has announced that she will join the board of Amun Holdings Ltd. The news comes after the CEO personally invested in the operator of 21Shares, a platform specializing in exchange-traded crypto products.

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This project offers Bitcoin rewards for ‘Afrofuturist’ art that will be featured as NFTs

A project called 1729, which offers users Bitcoin rewards for completing various tasks and tutorials, has announced a new contest for artists who are interested in portraying a bright, highly technological future of Africa.
“Create Afrofuturist art showing a better future.

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Drops DeFi NFT Platform IDO to Launch on Polkastarter – BeInCrypto

An initial decentralized exchange offering (IDO) on Polkastarter is about to begin for a platform aiming to bring decentralized finance (DeFi) features to non-fungible tokens (NFT).
The Polkastarter IDO for Drops will go live on May 21 according to an announcement today.

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Dfinity’s ICP token sees violent first day of trade on major exchanges

The launch of the Internet Computer utility token has seen a wild first day of trading after its long-awaited debut on exchanges.
The ICP token from Dfinity was listed on Coinbase Pro and several leading exchanges including Binance, Huobi Global, and OKEx on May 11.

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Ether balances on centralized exchanges fall to lowest level since June 2019

According to analysis from on-chain analytics provider Glassnode, the sum of Ethereum on exchanges has fallen to its lowest level for almost two years.
Glassnode estimates that just 13.3 million Ether is currently held on centralized exchanges, the lowest it has been since June 2019.

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