Sub11 Sunday Weekly Summary 16 Jan 2022

A summary of the week that was in Australian fintech

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• Block listed on the ASX under the code “SQ2” whilst the bourse said goodbye 👋🏻 to Afterpay - the youngest ASX Top 20 company.

• Coinbase partnered with Mastercard to classify NFTs as “digital goods”, allowing a broader group of consumers to purchase NFTs. 🕹🦄

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• Sydney based Immutable announced 📢they’ve hit more than $100M+ USD of NFTs 👾traded GAS-FREE on #immutablex 🕹

• Tennis Australia launched 🚀 the AO Art Ball NFTs 🎾 bring together sport, art, technology & data in a unique way, giving people an opportunity to own a piece of the Australian 🇦🇺 Open

• NAB intends to acquire 🤝 100 % of the shares in LanternPay to combine their technology with HICAPS ✅🧾

• Afterpay announced that Block has now received approval from the Bank of Spain 🇪🇸 in respect of the acquisition scheme 🤝. The implementation is set for 1 February 🗓

• Blockchain Australia announced the biggest event in Australian 🇦🇺 Blockchain Industry history being Australian Blockchain Week 🗓