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    VC Firm Raises $1.8 Billion for Startup Investments Including Cryptocurrency

    Lightspeed Venture Partners, a venture capital (VC) firm and early investor in Snap Inc., has raised $1.8 billion for startup investments including cryptocurrency projects. As it eyes a business expansion to Southeast Asia, where the digital currency ecosystem thrives like no other region, the VC player is likely to...

    Ricardo Esteves | July 12, 2018 | 4:00 am
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    Venture Capital Giant Announces $300 Million Crypto Dedicated Fund

    Silicon Valley venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz announced that it has raised $300 million to invest in the crypto marketplace through a dedicated fund as it brings in regulatory expert Katie Haun as first female general partner. $300 Million Crypto Investment Fund Charles Dixon, general partner at the firm...

    John McMahon | June 26, 2018 | 12:00 pm
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    Boost VC Bitcoin Accelerator Accepting New Entries

    Boost VC, which is known for funding bitcoin startups and fintech companies, is now accepting new entries for its 3-month program. Entries can be submitted through this page until the November 30 deadline for its Tribe 7 February start date. According to its About page, Boost VC is...

    Sarah Jenn | October 12, 2015 | 7:00 pm
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    Is Silicon Valley Turning into a Bitcoin Hub?

    Silicon Valley has gained its popularity for being the home of several tech and online startups, which later on grew to become the fast-rising companies of today. According to Bitpay Chief Commercial Officer Sonny Singh, the trend among venture capitalist groups in the valley is to invest in...

    Sarah Jenn | August 31, 2015 | 12:00 pm
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    Bitcoin to Boom in Emerging Markets – VC

    Venture capitalist firm FuturePerfect cited that bitcoin could see very strong growth in the emerging markets. According to FuturePerfect Ventures founding partner Jalak Jobanputra, both bitcoin and blockchain technology hold tremendous potential to disrupt current financial operations in these nations. The venture capitalist firm has already been heavily...

    Sarah Jenn | July 27, 2015 | 12:00 pm
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    BitFury Investor Eager to Capitalize on Blockchain Technology

    Gleb Davidyuk, founder of iTech Capital, which is one of three firms behind BitFury’s latest $20 funding round, expressed his eagerness to capitalize on blockchain technology by jokingly telling investors to leave the opportunities to him. “There are not that many things left in the Internet environment which...

    Sarah Jenn | July 21, 2015 | 12:00 pm
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    KPCB Venture Capitalist Firm Say Blockchain Technology Could Boom

    According to top venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), blockchain technology could soon enjoy tremendous success. This well-established VC firm in the US has been funding technologies in the IT industry and in biotechnology since 1972. So far, KPCB hasn’t made any investments in bitcoin...

    Sarah Jenn | July 6, 2015 | 11:00 pm
  • Digital Asset Holdings Blockchain Technology Group Acquires Two Startups
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    Digital Asset Hold Blockchain Technology Group Acquire 2 Startup

    Digital Asset Holdings LLC, a blockchain technology group, recently acquired two startups: Hyperledger and Bits of Proof. These companies are focused on the blockchain itself, which is the public ledger of verified bitcoin transactions. Blockchain is considered the defining feature of bitcoin, as the ledger is updated through...

    Sarah Jenn | June 30, 2015 | 9:00 pm
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    Bitcoin Angel Network BitAngels Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

    BitAngels, which is considered the largest bitcoin angels network, celebrated its second anniversary this week. The group was founded in an impromptu meeting during the Bitcoin Foundation’s Bitcoin 2013 Conference, with co-founders Michael Terpin, David Johnston and Sam Yilmaz. The invitation was sent through a Reddit invite and at least 35...

    Sarah Jenn | June 22, 2015 | 9:00 pm
  • Silicon Valley VC Firm Ventures into Bitcoin Startups

    Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, a famous venture capitalist firm known for supporting many companies in Silicon Valley, has started to venture into bitcoin startups. It has started a new seed fund called Edge Fund which aims to provide investments of $250,000 to help selected startups with development,...

    Sarah Jenn | June 17, 2015 | 12:00 pm

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