Tag: venture capital

Jan 31 2023

Successful examples of top crypto investors

Most successful crypto investors have demonstrated a deep understanding of the crypto market, as well as a willingness to take calculated risks Cryptocurrency investing has become increasingly popular in recent years, with many individuals seeking to profit from the growth and adoption of digital currencies. In this article, we highlight successful examples of crypto investors […] The post...

Jan 26 2023

VCs Not Interested in Blockchain Anymore as Funding Almost Stopped

The second half of 2022 brought a visible slump in venture capital investments across all significant blockchain industry sectors, according to the newest report published by Cointelegraph Research.

Although the value of funding raised for the entire...

Dec 08 2022

The Future Of Venture Capital Is Investing In Bitcoin-Only Companies

Among the plethora of investors in the crypto world, there is a niche that shares common visions and strategies. They are the Bitcoin-only venture capitalists."The smartest people in the world are working on Bitcoin, they're not working on some other project," Mike Jarmuz told Bitcoin Magazine. "They're not working on altcoins or selling real estate in a metaverse...

Nov 14 2022

Binance creates recovery fund for projects facing liquidity crisis

Nov 14 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  binance ftx liquidity venture capital

Crypto exchange Binance is setting up a fund to assist enterprises with tremendous potential but poor liquidity. As the effects of the FTX crisis continue to affect the markets negatively, crypto exchange Binance is creating a fund to help potentially strong projects that are having liquidity issues. The fund, according to Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao […] The post...

Oct 26 2022

A16z Remains Bullish On Crypto Despite Flagship Fund Taking 40% Loss

The flagship crypto fund of a16z recorded a loss of 40% in the first half of 2022 but the venture capital firm remains bullish on crypto.

Oct 14 2022

Blockchain.com Investors Remain Undeterred Despite Ruthless Crypto Winter

Blockchain.com has reportedly concluded a strategic funding round for an undisclosed amount despite the slowdown in crypto investment.

Oct 12 2022

Crypto venture funding dips for second quarter in succession

Venture funding for crypto startups declined for two straight quarters for the first time since 2018. According to new research, venture funding for crypto businesses fell this quarter by around 35% to $6.2 billion, following a 22% reduction in Q2. VC deals also experienced a substantial decline, falling by 22% quarter over quarter. Even said, […] The post...

Sep 30 2022

Where Is Venture Capital Investing In Bitcoin Companies?

Rather than trying to convince people that they want bitcoin, investors are looking for products that use Bitcoin to meet people where they are.This is a transcribed excerpt of the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” hosted by P and Q. In this episode, they are joined by Alyse Killeen to talk about what is happening in the VC space in relation to Bitcoin and...

Jul 19 2022

This Leading Investment Firm Is Betting High On Israeli Crypto Startups, Here’s Why

Valkyrie, a leading firm in asset management, per CoinDesk, has announced today that it's entering into the venture capital asset class. The firm best known for its SEC-approved futures ETFs hired famed investor Lluis Pedragosa in April as a managing partner of the new venture. Investing in the middleware layer Lluis Pedragosa, a former Managing...

The Financialization Of Bitcoin With Venture Capital Investment

Companies who are building out Bitcoin and Lightning infrastructure need investments in order to grow. Alyse Killeen and Stillmark help fund these projects.Listen To This Episode Here:Apple...

Jul 13 2022

Eight Lessons From Crypto Startups and VCs

Despite the bear market, the crypto sector is increasingly dominated by venture capital firms. However, there are some lessons that can be taken from this paradigm shift. There are a couple of pros and cons with the venture capital dominance of Crypto Startups and VCs. Let's discover the most important ones. Understanding The Crypto Startups World On the positive side, it shows that...

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 13 2022

Bitcoin Songsheet: Like Altcoins, Startups Are New Money Magnets

These days, startups chase VC fiat and high valuations by attracting newly- printed money but without delivering value. Bitcoin fixes this.This is an opinion editorial by Jimmy Song, a Bitcoin developer, educator and entrepreneur and programmer with over 20 years of experience.Startups are a giant fiat game.They are perceived to be the engines of the economy, the drivers of innovation and...

May 23 2022

Blockchain Funding in Africa Beats Others down 11 Times: Report

Africa’s blockchain venture funding growth was 11 times the growth of general venture funding growth in the first quarter (Q1) of 2022 when compared to the same period in 2021.

May 15 2022

The Crypto Whales That Backed Terra Before It Imploded

May 15 2022 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  analysis terra venture capital

Though the full extent of Terra's dramatic implosion is unknown, it's believed that many top venture capital firms lost big. We explore how the crypto industry's "Lehman moment" could impact...

Apr 14 2022

VC Investment In Crypto Skyrockets, Crypto Startups Raised $12 Billion In Q1 2022

Apr 14 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain blog crypto cryptoguru editors' picks

Venture capital investment in crypto continues to be massive. A new study has found that in Q1 of 2022, venture capital firms set several new records in their investment in the crypto industry. Blockchain industry secures over $11 Billion in Venture Capital The Block Research's review of blockchain private funding, as well as mergers and...

Apr 12 2022

Uniswap Launches Venture Capital Arm to Invest In Web3

Apr 12 2022 Published at CoinCentral under tags  news uniswap venture capital web3

Uniswap Labs —the entity behind the leading decentralized exchange (DEX) Uniswap— recently announced the launch of a venture capital arm that will invest in various industry-leading Web3 protocols. Uniswap Ready to Expand Its...

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...

Feb 21 2022

Why Venture Capital Fund Sequoia Is Pouring Over Half A Billion Dollars In Crypto

California-based venture capital fund Sequoia has begun its venture into crypto. The fund is following in the footsteps of others before it that have taken the plunge to invest in the rapidly growing space that is the crypto market. Like others, Sequoia is pitching its tent with the market in the big way to bring its offerings to its clients. And it is...

Feb 09 2022

Do Venture Cap Firms Have Too Much Control Over Web3?

This week’s massive fundraising round by Ethereum Layer 2 network Polygon has highlighted the ever-increasing influence of large venture cap firms over the industry. Ethereum Layer 2 scaling solutions network Polygon announced a massive $450 million fundraising round on February 8. Sequoia Capital led the...

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