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MoonPay quietly set up a concierge service to help celebrities buy NFTs

Crypto payments firm MoonPay has quietly launched a new ‘concierge service’ to help celebrities and the super-rich purchase non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and cryptocurrency.   The company has been working with television host Jimmy Fallon and Post Malone, the rapper, as clients for a beta version of the service.  Both men have recently touted items they’ve acquired from the Bored Ape Yacht Club collection, which currently cost a minimum of 43.9 ether (or $186,000) a piece.  Fallon tweeted a picture of Bored …

Circle invests $13.5 million into the UK’s Crowdcube

advertisement UK crowdfunding platform Crowdcube has raised $13.5 million from payments infrastructure company Circle in a bid to expand into Europe, according to a press release. Existing investors Balderton Capital and Molten Ventures also participated in the round.  The European Commission recently acknowledged that the crowdfunding market in the EU is underdeveloped compared to other major economies such as the US and the UK. On November 10, it enacted new regulation on uniform rules across the European territory. Crowdcube hopes …