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Central Bank Veteran’s Blockchain ‘E-Money’ Startup Raises $2 Million

Central Bank Veteran’s Blockchain ‘E-Money’ Startup Raises $2 Million Ethereum development studio ConsenSys has participated in a $2 million seed funding round for Iceland-based blockchain startup Monerium, the firm announced Friday. The round was led by early-stage venture capital firm Crowberry Capital and included participation from private investment firm Hof …

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Peter Thiel Backs $2.1 Million Round for Crypto Investment Startup Layer1

Peter Thiel Backs $2.1 Million Round for Crypto Investment Startup Layer1 PayPal co-founder and noted venture capitalist Peter Thiel has backed a $2.1 million seed round for crypto investment startup Layer1, the firm announced Wednesday. Other investors in the round include Digital Currency Group, institutional investor Jeffrey Tarrant and more. …

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Coinbase Ventures Backs $3 Million Round for Trading Data Startup Nomics

Coinbase Ventures Backs $3 Million Round for Trading Data Startup Nomics Crypto data startup Nomics just secured $3 million in funding from investors including Coinbase Ventures. The company announced Tuesday that the Series A investment will be used to flesh out its engineering team, as well as continue working to …

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Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Backs $4 million Raise for Crypto-Lender BlockFi

Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital Backs $4 million Raise for Crypto-Lender BlockFi BlockFi, a startup that offers U.S. dollar loans against crypto collateral, has raised $4 million in its latest round this year. The New York-based firm announced Wednesday that the funds have been raised in convertible debt investments in a round …

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Fidelity, Bitmain and More Invest $27 Million in Crypto Trading Platform ErisX

Fidelity, Bitmain and More Invest $27 Million in Crypto Trading Platform ErisX Crypto trading platform ErisX has closed a Series B funding round that raised $27.5 million, the company said Tuesday. Bitmain, ConsenSys, Fidelity Investments, Nasdaq Ventures and Monex Group participated in the funding round, investing in the new derivatives …

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ConsenSys Backs $2.1 Million Funding Round for Ethereum Privacy Startup

ConsenSys Backs $2.1 Million Funding Round for Ethereum Privacy Startup ConsenSys Labs has led a $2.1 million seed round for AZTEC, a startup that’s working to make ethereum transactions private so financial institutions can comfortably use the second-largest blockchain. Announced Thursday, other investors in the round include Entrepreneur First, Samos …

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Coinbase Backs Security Token Startup’s $12.7 Million Funding Round

Coinbase Backs Security Token Startup’s $12.7 Million Funding Round Security token startup Securitize announced it has raised nearly $13 million in a Series A funding round Monday as part of its mission to digitize traditional securities products on a blockchain. Led by Blockchain Capital, the equity investments were made to …

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Bain Capital Backs $2.25 Million Round for Bitcoin Rewards Startup Lolli

Bain Capital Backs $2.25 Million Round for Bitcoin Rewards Startup Lolli Bitcoin rewards platform Lolli has raised $2.25 million in seed funding from investors including Bain Capital Ventures and Digital Currency Group. Also participating were Version One, Forerunner Ventures, 3K VC, SV Angel, FJ Labs, Gokul Rajaram, Alex Chung, Brian Sugar and …

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Crypto Mining Tech Firm Bitfury Closes $80 Million Funding Round

Crypto Mining Tech Firm Bitfury Closes $80 Million Funding Round Cryptocurrency mining technology firm Bitfury Group has just closed an $80 million funding round led by venture capital firm Korelya Capital. Also participating in the private placement were investors such as Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital, Macquarie Capital, Dentsu Inc., Armat Group …

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