Tag: Venture Capital

  • Queensland

    Crypto to Benefit from Queensland’s AU$8.3 Million Innovation Fund

    The Queensland government is stepping up efforts to put the country in the lead in the global race on blockchain and cryptocurrency. The state, with nearly five million people, has announced an investment plan of AUS$8.3 million (US$6.14 million) to boost innovation, including the distributed ledger technology ecosystem...

    Ricardo Esteves | August 2, 2018 | 8:00 pm
  • VC

    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
  • Exchange

    Crypto Exchange Huobi Announces $93 Million Target for Blockchain Startup Fund

    Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi, along with a few South Korean partners, has announced that they will be joining hands to create a blockchain startup investment fund. Joint Blockchain Fund Popular Singapore-based exchange, Huobi, has revealed that they will be joining a joint collaboration with Chinese financial company, NewMargin Capital,...

    Nick Chong | June 1, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • trading

    TradingView Scores $37 Million in Developmental Funding

    New York developer of social networking and data analysis tools for financial markers and recent favorite for crypto analysts, TradingView, has secured millions in venture funding from Insight Venture Partners according to Techcrunch. TradingView Takes in $37 Million in Venture Capital The company which offers “freemium” software through partner...

    John McMahon | May 22, 2018 | 10:00 am
  • Binance

    Binance Case Update: Hong Kong High Court Rules in Favour of Zhao Changpeng

    The planet’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has released a statement with regards to the legal proceedings brought against their founder Zhao Changpeng. The dispute is over an exclusivity agreement between Zhao and a venture capital group known as Sequoia Capital China. Exclusivity Agreement Was Unlawful and Thus Can’t...

    Rick D. | April 26, 2018 | 4:00 pm
  • Binance

    Binance Founder Sued Over Venture Capital Funding Deals

    The founder of the planet’s largest digital assets exchange platform has been sued over two potential funding deals from different venture capital firms. Sequoia Capital allege that talks with IDG Capital in late 2017 violated exclusivity agreements between Binance and Sequoia. Binance in Violation of Exclusivity Agreement According...

    Rick D. | April 25, 2018 | 4:20 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Tim Draper: Bitcoin Will be Bigger Than Tesla, Skype, and Hotmail Combined

    Venture capitalist Tim Draper has made the bold claim that bitcoin will become bigger than Tesla, Skype, and Hotmail combined. Bitcoin to Hit $250,000 in Four Years Speaking at an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate presented in partnership with Manhattan Institute’s Adam Smith Society over the weekend, Draper said that...

    Rebecca Campbell | April 23, 2018 | 5:44 pm
  • Industry

    Major VC Firm Asked SEC to Not Categorize Cryptocurrency as Security

    The self-branded “Venture Capital Working Group” has approached the SEC to propose regulatory “Safe Harbors” for some tokens and cryptocurrency. Crypto Advocates Bring Proposal to SEC A group of lawyers and investors assembled by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz met with the SEC in Washington on March 28 to lobby...

    John McMahon | April 20, 2018 | 6:30 am
  • australia

    Good News for Australia’s Crypto Investors and Start-Ups…

    High profile Australian investors will soon be able to get exposure to cryptocurrency in a way more familiar to them than currently available. This comes thanks to a new fund founded by Dominent Venture Partners’ Domenic Carosa and Holger Arians, and Herik Andersson, himself an experienced Wall Street...

    Rick D. | November 28, 2017 | 12:35 am

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