Tag: venture capital

Nov 18 2021

Nov 17 2021

KuCoin Labs Supports Metaverse Projects With $100 Million Fund

Cryptocurrency exchange KuCoin has ventured into the Metaverse. Its investment and research arm KuCoin Labs on Wednesday announced the launch of...

Nov 16 2021

pSTAKE Protocol Raises $10 Million In Funding Round, Becomes Largest Liquid Staking Protocol In The Cosmos Ecosystem

pSTAKE has issued an official announcement that it has successfully raised $10 million in a strategic funding round. The liquid staking protocol completed the funding round which was led by Three Arrows Capital, Sequoia Capital India, DeFiance Capital, and Galaxy Digital. pSTAKE Raises $10 Million Strategy Funding The funding round saw some high-class participation from The post pSTAKE Protocol Raises $10 Million In...

Nov 04 2021

AscendEX Planning To Go Beyond Exchange Business As It Floats $50 Million

Global crypto and financial platform AscendEX has raised $50 million in a Series B funding round. Backing the round, were some big names like the Polychain Capital, Alameda Research, Jump Capital, and Hack VC among many others. AscendEX Raises $50 Million in Series B Funding The just concluded $50 million Series B fundraiser by AscendEX The post AscendEX Planning To Go Beyond Exchange...

Oct 29 2021

Rally network founders launch crypto venture studio, gets a16z backing

Venture capital might already be eyeing the next creators of the decentralized internet, as two blockchain entrepreneurs have now launched a new crypto fund earmarked to bootstrap Web 3 startups that are promising. On Oct. 29, Mahesh Vellanki and Kevin Chou launched SuperLayer, a crypto venture studio that will be building Web 3 projects directly The post Rally network founders launch crypto venture...

Jun 24 2021

Jun 14 2021

BullPerks to Launch Community Platform for Investing

Decentralized finance (DeFi) platform BullPerks is preparing to launch a community-based platform to allow investors to access the same projects as venture capital firms. Up until now, VC investing remained reserved for the whales in private seed rounds and token sales. Retail traders remained shuttered out of these lucrative opportunities. The ones which are traditionally offered to...

Apr 04 2021

VC Money Continues to Flow into Crypto: Firms Received More Funding Last Quarter than Entirety of 2020

Without a doubt, the mainstream resurgence of cryptos have spurred on new movements within the industry, ranging from decentralized finance (DeFi) to non-fungible tokens (NFTs). These red-hot sub-industries within the broader crypto scene have resulted in hundreds if not thousands of new startups -- and venture capitalists are pouring money into them like never before....

Mar 26 2021

DragonFly Capital Launches $225 Million Crypto Fund

Crypto fund DragonFly Capital announced the launch of a new $225 million fund to invest in projects across the crypto space. Following the success of the original $100 million fund kickstarted in late 2018, the Dragonfly Fund II will target four potential areas: decentralized finance (DeFi) protocols, non- fungible token projects, Ethereum Layer 2-based businesses, and centralized...

Mar 23 2021

Crypto Briefing Appoints New CEO

Mar 23 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  business ceo venture capital

Crypto Briefing, one of the largest independent crypto publications, announced that it is appointing a new CEO. Crypto Briefing Continues Commitment to Readers Han Kao, the founder of Crypto Briefing, is stepping down from his role as CEO. The board of directors appointed Mitchell Moos, the former editor-in-chief, to take his place; Liam Kelly...

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 18 2021

Libra Co-Creator’s VC Firm Co-Leads $12M Round in ‘Decentralized GitHub’

Feb 18 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business code defi github nfx

“Web 3 developers should be building on open protocols,” NFX General Partner Morgan Beller said of Radicle, a platform for crypto-native code collaboration.

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 15 2021

New Emerging Markets Fund Targets Blockchain, DeFi Startups

The Arcanum Emerging Technologies Fund will start in India, but its founders plan to expand to other regions.

Feb 14 2021

Coinbase Ventures, Paradigm Invest $12M in Synthetix DeFi Platform

Feb 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  daos defi news synthetix venture capital

Three prominent venture capitalist firms bought tokens directly from the DAO's treasury.

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...

Feb 08 2021

Nic Carter’s Castle Island Ventures Closes $50M Investment Fund

The early stage VC will continue to invest around its primary thesis: "that public blockchains are changing the world."

Feb 04 2021

$72M Crypto Fund Backed by Paul Tudor Jones and LL Cool J Comes Out of Stealth

Feb 04 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business paul tudor jones venture capital

Led by Glenn Hutchins, the new fund has already invested in Dapper Labs and other crypto projects.

Feb 03 2021

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