Tag: cryptocurrency invesments

May 25 2022

Standard Crypto Raises $500 Million for New Digital Asset-Focused Fund

Cryptocurrency investment firm Standard Crypto has raised $500 million for its new investment vehicle called Standard Crypto Venture Fund I. According to a report from Axios, which cited a source familiar with the matter, the new fund will pursue investments in both equity and crypto.

Mar 29 2022

Coinbase Reportedly Looking to Acquire Mercado Bitcoin, the Largest Crypto Exchange in Latin America

According to a report by a local news outlet Estadão, Coinbase is planning to acquire Brazilan crypto-focused company 2TM, the owner and operator of Latin America’s largest cryptocurrency exchange Mercado Bitcoin.

Mar 17 2022

Crypto Wallet MetaMask Reaches 30M Users Milestone, ConsenSys’ Valuation Increases to $7B

Digital wallet MetaMask, one of the most popular gateways to the world of decentralized finance (DeFi) and Web3, has reportedly surpassed the 30 million monthly active users (MAUs) milestone. The growth of ConsenSys’ flagship crypto wallet offering can not be overstated - in the last four months, its user base increased by more than 40%. For further context, the wallet had just 5...

Mar 10 2022

Goldman Sachs Offers its Clients Exposure to ETH via Galaxy Digital’s Institutional Fund

Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs has started offering its clients access to an Ethereum institutional fund managed by alternative asset management firm Galaxy Digital. According to the form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday, the bank is in it for the long haul, as the filing shows that the offering will last at least one year.

Mar 09 2022

Griffin Gaming Partners Raises $750M to Invest in Gaming-Related Web3 Companies

Venture capital firm Griffin Gaming Partners has raised $750 million for its venture fund exclusively dedicated to gaming. The newly acquired capital has pushed the total asset under management (AUM) to $1 billion which makes Griffin’s gaming fund one of the largest of its kind.

Mar 03 2022

FTX to Invest up to $1 Billion in Projects Working to ‘Improve Humanity’

One of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges, the Sam Bankman-Fried led FTX, has announced it will be deploying up to $1 billion across a number of ambitious projects with the aim of improving “humanity’s long-term prospects.”

Feb 22 2022

FTX Exchange is Launching FTX Gaming to Encourage More Game Publishers to Embrace Blockchain

FTX, one of the leading cryptocurrency trading platforms, is launching a dedicated gaming unit with the intention of convincing more game publishers to incorporate blockchain-powered products and services into their digital creations.

Feb 18 2022

Sequoia Capital Is Raising Up To $600M To Invest In Digital Assets Via Its New Crypto Fund

Sequoia Capital, one of the oldest American venture capital firms, is reportedly raising $500 to $600 million for its new cryptocurrency-focused investment vehicle. According to the company, the fund will be investing in liquid digital assets, meaning those that are about to be or are already traded.

Feb 02 2022

FTX is Acquiring Crypto Exchange Liquid to Expand in Japanese Market

FTX, one of the leading international cryptocurrency exchange platforms, is buying a licensed Japanese crypto trading platform, Liquid. Per Wednesday’s announcement, the acquisition deal will be finalized in March 2022.

Jan 31 2022

FTX Hits $32 Billion Valuation on the Heels of $400 Million Series C

The FTX cryptocurrency exchange has announced the close of its latest funding round, during which the rapidly growing digital asset trading platform raised $400 million from a series of high-profile investors.

Jan 26 2022

FTX US Crypto Exchange Concludes $400M Series A, Now Valued at $8 Billion

FTX US, the US-based arm of the international FTX cryptocurrency exchange has announced the closing of its first funding round. The recently concluded round saw FTX US raise $400 million, valuing the company at $8 billion.

Jan 14 2022

Crypto Exchange FTX Launches $2 Billion Venture Capital Unit To ‘Advance Web3 Adoption’

FTX, a leading digital asset trading platform, has launched a new $2 billion investment fund with the intention of growing global blockchain adoption and supporting companies from a wide range of fields, including “gaming, fintech, software, and healthcare.”

Nov 23 2021

Crypto Lending Firm Celsius Invests Additional $300 Million into Bitcoin Mining

Celsius Network, a centralized provider of cryptocurrency loans, has announced a $300 million investment into Bitcoin (BTC) mining equipment and related services. With over $200 million invested in BTC mining facilities in North America (NA) earlier in the year, Celsius has now allocated more than $500 million to complement its lending business with a Bitcoin mining venture.

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