TBW Premium #12: Final stretch for MiCA, Bpifrance's ambitions in Web3...
Published on Jun 30, 2022
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June 30, 2022
Hello Whales and welcome to the little newcomers who've just joined us in the Premium edition. Hold on tight, it's a bumpy ride at the moment! 🌊
THE BIG SPLASH
French Touch 🇫🇷
Why don't we talk about what's going well? For the past few weeks, crypto news has given the impression that the entire Web3 ecosystem is collapsing, even though there is no shortage of good news. Especially in Europe and France.
Only this week, Kaiko announced it had raised $53 million (more on that below), while Sorare has acquired a stake in Kylian Mbappé and The SandBox is in the process of raising further funds... In short, there's a lot going on!
And it's probably Benjamin Paternot who says it best. The head of investment funds at Bpifrance, who has just put millions of euros of public money into Ledger and Cathay Innovation's Web3 fund, is very optimistic about the future of the sector. For him, the recent correction even represents an opportunity. "I think it's a good time to invest in Web3," he told us in a lengthy interview. Read on!