Tag: vc

Jul 02 2022

Top 10 VC firms have ownership in 38% of all unicorns

Jul 02 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis enterprise investments unicorns vc

In a bid to answer the question of where does big venture capital money go to, a new analysis looked at the most recent data on unicorns. The overall number of companies that exceed $1 billion in valuation has doubled in the past year alone, with venture capital money responsible for most of that growth. The fundamental changes in societal models, workflows, and...

Jun 29 2022

4 Reasons Why Some Crypto VC Funds Might Not Survive

Venture Capital funds or VCs are at the core of many start-ups. They finance them. In crypto, we also have quite a few VCs. Among others, 3 Arrows Capital, about whom we already wrote. Other names you may have heard of are a16z and Electric Capital. Now that 3AC is in serious trouble, we may see a domino effect on other VCs. Others...

Jun 28 2022

Does Venture Capital Investment Violate the Ethos of Crypto? Sequoia Says No – Ep. 367

Shaun Maguire and Michelle Bailhe, partners at Sequoia, discuss their long term view and thesis about crypto, what do they look for to invest in a crypto project, the takeaways from the blowup of Terra, the insolvency of crypto companies, and much more. Show highlights: what is Sequoia’s long term view and thesis about the crypto industryhow different our lives will look...

Jun 16 2022

What Is Going On at 3 Arrows Capital?

Jun 16 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  liquidity top article vc

Crypto had its share of alarming news during the last few weeks. First there was Terra/Luna. Now we are in the middle of Celsius crypto, trying to survive. There's also USDD trying to avoid another de-peg. Now we can add 3 Arrows Capital to this continuing saga. Companies keep going down or look at least as if they will. What is going on?...

Mar 30 2022

Bitcoin Exposes Monetary Aristocrats

The last 25 years have seen venture capital funds dominate the financial scene — but Bitcoin could change the game.VCs have great reputations. They are thoughtful visionaries that bring disruptive technologies to the masses through their capital. They are wise oracles that guide inexperienced startups to glory. They are hyper-competent winners that bring immeasurable value to their investors.This...

Jan 21 2022

Why a Coinbase Listing May Not Be a Good Thing for a Token

Jan 21 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  a16z coinbase fais khan shows unchained

Fais Khan, author of the Startups and Econ newsletter, dives into his recently published research report, "You Don't Own Web3": A Coinbase Curse and How VCs Sell Crypto to Retail. Show highlights: whether tokens perform better...

Why a Coinbase Listing May Not Be a Good Thing for a Token

Jan 21 2022 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  a16z coinbase fais khan shows unchained

Fais Khan, author of the Startups and Econ newsletter, dives into his recently published research report, "You Don't Own Web3": A Coinbase Curse and How VCs Sell Crypto to Retail. Show highlights: whether tokens perform better...

Dec 20 2021

Venture Capital And Its Relationship With Bitcoin

Although VC funds have been rushing to support various crypto startups, much of that money has not gone to Bitcoin-focused companies.With the printing press in overdrive, there is an ever-increasing amount of fiat looking for a home. In order to avoid being debased and lose purchasing power, capital allocators are charged with finding investments that can outperform the rate of monetary inflation....

Oct 15 2021

What Is the Role of Investors in a Decentralized World?

Four investors talk about the decentralized web, explain how the crypto industry is improving upon Web 2, and discuss what can be done to increase diversity and financial inclusion within Web 3. Featuring Rik Willard, founder of Agentic Group, Thomas France, co-founder of Cygni Capital, Dylan Hixon, president of Arden Road Investments, and Nick Grossman,general partner at Union Square Ventures . Show highlights:...

Oct 11 2021

Should VCs Be Airdrop Farming?

Oct 11 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  airdrop bitcoin crypto defi ethereum

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Jun 25 2021

ARK Invest Bought the Dip

June 25, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits...

May 27 2021

Did You Buy the Dip?

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Mar 08 2021

Bitcoin Tech Company NYDIG Raises $200 Million

NYDIG has announced a growth capital round led by Stone Ridge Holdings Group and Morgan Stanley. Institutions Funding Bitcoin NYDIG is a subsidiary of Stone Ridge, an alternative asset manager with $10 billion in AUM....

Feb 24 2021

DFX Stablecoin DEX Raises $5 Million in Seed Funding

Feb 24 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  capital defi dex dfx funding

Polychain Capital led a $5 million seed round for DFX, a DEX aimed at expanding DeFi to international markets. DFX Aims to Bring DeFi Worldwide Former staff from the Ethereum Foundation, Deloitte, and...

Feb 17 2021

VCs Including Google Ventures Invest $120 Million in Blockchain.com

Crypto wallet provider Blockchain.com has raised $120 million from leading venture capital firms, including Alphabet-owned Google Ventures. VC Firms Flock to Blockchain London-based cryptocurrency platform...

Feb 14 2021

Synthetix Announces $12 Million Funding From Top VCs

Synthetix, a DeFi project for synthetic assets, announced that it raised $12 million from Paradigm, Coinbase Ventures, and IOSG. VCs Enter DeFi Governance The three venture capital firms invested by purchasing SNX...

Jan 26 2021

Union Square Ventures to Allocate 30% of New $250M Fund to Crypto-Related Investments

Jan 26 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business news union square ventures usv vc

Planned investments "will include holding tokens directly as well as equity in early-stage blockchain-related projects."

Jan 21 2021

DeFi Experts Wade in on the ‘Venture Capital Debate’

The notion that investment from venture capital (VC) firms for DeFi startups makes them more centralized has been widely debated, and the discussions have continued with some of the industry’s bigger players. The latest VC debate was started by Synthetix founder Kain Warwick, who said that the “you are just a VC project” accusation...

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