Tag: capital raising

Jan 20 2021

Crypto investment firms Pantera and Lightspeed invest in market maker Wintermute

Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Pantera Capital, investment firms focused on blockchain and cryptocurrency, today announced an investment in Wintermute, a crypto-native market maker focused on creating efficient, liquid, transparent markets. Other investors joining the round include Sino Global Capital, Kenetic Capital, Rockaway...

Jan 18 2021

Alameda Research leads $50M funding for embedded crypto ecosystem on Maps.me

Jan 18 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising zfeatured

A new funding round led by Hong Kong-based crypto investment firm Alameda Research has raised $50 million to create a decentralized finance (DeFi) ecosystem on Maps.me, a leading offline mapping application. Genesis Capital and CMS Holdings also participated in the round. The launch of an embedded multi-currency wallet on Maps.me will unlock DeFi tools for its 140 million users. As well as providing...

Jan 14 2021

Royale Finance raises $1.45 million to bring DeFi to iGaming

Jan 14 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising

Royale Finance, a cross-chain DeFi solution that uses liquidity pools to provide funding for iGaming startups, today announced it has raised $1.45 million USD to merge DeFi with iGaming, a multi-billion dollar market that includes online casinos, sports betting, poker, prediction markets, lotteries, and more. Contributors to Royale's funding round include Alphabit Fund, AU21 Capital, Fomocraft Ventures, Kyros Ventures, and Vendetta Capital. The...

Jan 12 2021

Cryptocurrency exchange Zipmex closes $6M funding round

Jan 12 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising crypto exchanges zipmex

Zipmex, a licensed cryptocurrency exchange, today announced the closing of its latest funding round. The round was led by Jump Capital, a US venture capitalist firm specializing in data-driven tech companies such as institutional cryptocurrency financial services provider BitGo and investing community TradingView. The total amount raised exceeded the initial target of USD $4 million to reach USD $6 million. The raise follows...

Shanghai government invests $5M in blockchain project Conflux

Jan 12 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising conflux

Conflux Network, a state-endorsed public, permissionless blockchain project in China, today announced it has received a $5 million USD research grant from the Shanghai government. The grant is funded by the Shanghai Science and Technology Committee and the Changning District government. This marks the...

Jan 11 2021

Biconomy raises seed round of $1.5M to enable developers to simplify Web3 experience

Jan 11 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising

Biconomy, a platform that empowers blockchain developers to provide a simplified onboarding and transaction experience for their Web3 projects, today announced it has secured $1.5 million in a seed funding round led by Eden Block, a research-led European VC, with participation from 8 other investors including Fenbushi Capital, Binance and DACM to continue its mission of reducing friction for users interacting with blockchain...

Diginex announces $38.6M private placement to accelerate roll-out of its blockchain asset ecosystem

Jan 11 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising diginex equos

Diginex, a blockchain asset and crypto financial services company, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with certain institutional investors to raise aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $38.6 million through the private placement of its equity securities. Diginex will sell an aggregate of 2,571,669 of the company’s ordinary shares along with warrants to purchase up to an aggregate of 2,571,669 ordinary...

Jan 07 2021

Norwegian Block Exchange (NBX) secures $7.1M investment

Jan 07 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising

Norwegian Block Exchange, a Norwegian cryptocurrency exchange founded by Bjørn Kjos, who also founded Norwegian Airlines and Bank Norwegian, announced it has secured a large private investment. The investment will provide NBX with financial means to pursue a banking license, and become one of Europe's first digital assets banks. NBX sees the potential to become the one-stop solution for financial services in the...

Drag & drop DeFi strategy app Furucombo raises $1.85M in seed funding

Jan 07 2021 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising

Furucombo, a drag and drop tool built for end-users to optimize their DeFi strategy, announced today it has raised $1.85 million in seed funding. Backers include: SevenX Ventures, Defiance Capital, 1kx, Multicoin Capital, DeFi Capital, BTC12 Capital, Stani Kulechov, Ronald Yu, amongst many others Funds raised will be used to expand its core team and strengthen the security layer of the ecosystem. Furucombo...

Dec 30 2020

Hashrate management platform Luxor gets $100K from Argo Blockchain

Dec 30 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising

Argo Blockchain, a cryptocurrency miner based in the UK, announced it will co- lead an investment in Luxor Technologies, developer of a hashrate management platform. As part of the deal, Argo will invest $100,000 USD into Luxor. Luxor intends to use the capital to make several key...

Contract DApp PAID Network successfully closes $21M private sale

Dec 30 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising zfeatured

PAID Network (PAID), a blockchain-powered e-signature contract protocol, has closed a $2 million funding round led by Alphabit Fund and Master Ventures. Other investors and partners include A195, AU21, Brilliance Ventures, Phoenix VC, and X21. PAID's private sale has been oversubscribed, with more than $21 million committed already. According to PAID’s spokesperson, the value of allocation requests is growing by $1 million daily....

Dec 23 2020

MathWallet closes $12M funding round led by Binance Labs

Dec 23 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  binance labs capital raising

MATH Global Foundation, the Singapore-based foundation behind the development of MathWallet, today officially announced the completion of $12 million in Series B funding, led by Binance Labs, the venture capital and incubator of Binance. This strategic investment will enable MATH to accelerate...

Dec 17 2020

Stellar Development Foundation invests $3M in Settle Network

Today, the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) announced a strategic investment in Settle Network, a digital assets settlement network across LATAM for exchange and cross-border payments. The investment of up to $3 million, paid in lumens, will help bolster Settle's current suite of payment tools centered around stablecoins: fiat-to-crypto on-ramps for B2C and B2B users, stablecoin issuance and marketplace, stablecoin payment processing, and merchant...

Blockchain infrastructure firm Paxos raises $142M in Series C Funding

Dec 17 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising paxos

Paxos, the first regulated blockchain infrastructure platform, today announced it has closed a $142 million Series C round of funding. Declaration Partners, the investment firm backed by the family office of David M. Rubenstein, led the round, which includes investments from Mithril Capital, PayPal Ventures, RIT Capital Partners plc, Ken Moelis, Alua Capital, Senator Investment Group, and more. Previous Paxos investors also participated...

Dec 14 2020

AlgoTrader’s Series A raise reaches over CHF 5M with investment from FinLab EOS VC Fund

AlgoTrader, an institutional-grade algorithmic trading software solution available for crypto markets, today announced that Finab EOS VC Fund has invested a seven-digit amount into the company. This investment enlarges the company's Series A round to CHF 5.2 million. The Series A round was led by Credit Suisse Entrepreneur Capital Ltd. joined by investiere, Blockchain Valley Ventures, and NeueCapital....

Dec 10 2020

Multicoin Capital leads $1.15M seed round in interest rate derivatives protocol Swivel Finance

Multicoin Capital, a blockchain and crypto investment firm, today announced it has led a $1.15 million seed round in Swivel Finance, a new decentralized protocol that enables fixed-rate lending and interest-rate derivatives. Swivel aims to make crypto more stable, accessible, and financially attractive to...

S&P and State Street invest in crypto data software firm Lukka

Dec 10 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising libra lukka

Lukka, a crypto asset software and data provider, announced it has completed its Series C funding led by State Street Corporation with participation from S&P Global, and CPA.com, the business and technology subsidiary of the AICPA. With the Series C raise, Lukka will continue to expand its existing...

Dec 09 2020

LATAM bitcoin exchange Bitso gets $62M investment from Kaszek Ventures and QED Investors

Bitso, a leading Latin American based crypto exchange platform, founded in 2014, today announced that it closed a $62 million Series B round led by distinguished investment firms Kaszek Ventures and...

Dec 07 2020

BTX Capital provides $3M investment to open source API platform TheAPIS

Dec 07 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising

TheAPIS, an open source, decentralized API platform, recently announced a $3 million strategic investment from crypto-focused venture firm BTX Capital. With their new partnership, they aim for a new era in which developers receive a share in the profits made by companies that benefited from the economies of scale and network effects they made possible. TheAPIS is a developer-built platform that manages communications...

Nov 20 2020

Framework Ventures leads $3.1M seed round for DEX aggregator Slingshot

Nov 20 2020 Published at CryptoNinjas under tags  capital raising featured

Slingshot, a decentralized exchange (DEX) aggregator formerly known as DEX.AG, today announced the close of its $3.1 million raise to bring the next generation of decentralized finance (DeFi) trading to market. The funding round is led by Framework Ventures, a technology investment firm that focuses on the rapidly growing DeFi space. Also participating in the raise are many of the industry's top investors,...

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