Tag: Venture Capital

  • VC
    Crypto

    Depressed Crypto Markets Make Great Buying Opportunities for VCs

    When the first two crypto hedge funds came on the scene in December 2017 the entire market and industry was in a completely different place. Bitcoin was trading in five figures and on a seemingly unstoppable upward surge so shorting it, as these funds allowed for the first...

    Martin Young | February 1, 2019 | 8:00 am
  • Bitcoin

    Report: Bitcoin Conforms to Mainstream Markets, Strong Correlation with Gold

    A recent report in the Wall Street Journal details how Bitcoin is becoming an increasingly mainstream asset and is starting to develop strong correlations with traditional assets, including Gold. The report cites the increase in institutional funding, increasing venture capitalist (VC) investments, and growing mainstream adoption as possible factors behind...

    Cole Petersen | December 28, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • Blockchain
    Blockchain

    StarkWare Raises $30 Million to Solve Blockchain Privacy and Scalability Issues

    StarkWare, an Israel-based blockchain specialist which commercializes a zero-knowledge proof system, has secured $30 million from high profile names within the cryptocurrency ecosystem, including Consensys, Coinbase Ventures, Intel Capital, Pantera, and Sequoia. Zero-Knowledge Protocol Startup StarkWare Raises $30 Million Netanya-based StarkWare Industries, which was founded in early 2018...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 31, 2018 | 1:00 am
  • Blockchain Overstock.com
    Blockchain

    Overstock.com VC Firm Invests $6 Million in Blockchain-Powered Social Network

    Medici Ventures, the wholly-owned blockchain subsidiary of Overstock.com, was the sole investor at the Series A funding round of blockchain-powered social network Minds with an investment of $6 million. Blockchain Social Network Minds Raises $6 Million from Overstock.com’s Medici Ventures in Series A Round The previous seed round...

    Ricardo Esteves | October 23, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • Block.one
    Blockchain

    Block.one Claims It’s the Most Used and Highest Performing Blockchain

    After raising $4 billion through a record-breaking token sale, the Block.one team now claims that they have solved the scalability issue, leading the EOS-based platform to be the most scalable and highest performing blockchain platform in the world. The claims regarding Block.one’s ultra-high performance come just months after...

    Cole Petersen | October 2, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • Queensland
    Technology

    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
    Industry

    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
    Blockchain

    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
    Industry

    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...

    newsbtc | May 22, 2018 | 10:00 am

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