This week in web3 #8

Every Friday afternoon, we share with you the most important news of the week in the world of web3.

This week in web3 #8

1️⃣ BlockFi files for bankruptcy

Crypto firm BlockFi filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the wake of FTX’s bankruptcy.

2️⃣ Phantom expands to Ethereum and Polygon

Phantom, so far a Solana-only crypto wallet, just announced its expansion to Ethereum and Polygon, posing a potential threat to the current market leader, MetaMask.

3️⃣ Brazil approves Bitcoin as payment

Brazilian lawmakers have approved a complete regulatory framework for the trading and use of cryptocurrencies in the country.

4️⃣ The Graph expands to Polygon

The Graph, a web3 protocol for interacting with blockchain data via GraphQL that was only available for Ethereum so far, just announced they would expand to Polygon very soon.

5️⃣ NFTs are live on Uniswap

You can now trade NFTs across major marketplaces on Uniswap, to find more listings and better prices.

6️⃣ Stripe introduces fiat-to-crypto onramp

Stripe is getting more involved in crypto, releasing a customizable and embeddable fiat-to-crypto onramp.

7️⃣ Ankr exploited for over $5M

An attacker was able to mint 6 quadrillions of Ankr's token aBNBc, which they eventually turned into roughly 5 million USDC.