Bitcoin services firm bitFlyer has secured a $1.1m funding round to expand overseas, bringing its total to $2.93m.
Anycoin Direct has raised €500,000 as part of its seed funding round to expand its bitcoin brokerage service.
Coinbase has raised $75m from investors including the New York Stock Exchange, USAA, BBVA and telcom giant DoCoMo.
Singapore-based bitcoin firm CoinPip will attend South by Southwest in the US in March, thanks to sponsorship from a government agency.
Cryptocurrency security firm Ciphrex has raised $500,000 in a Series-A funding round to advance its multisig wallet and other products.
Israeli seed-stage investment group Magma VC has invested $400,000 in decentralised social messaging startup GetGems.
The amount of funding for bitcoin startups tripled in 2014 compared to the previous year, taking total funds raised to over $410m.
Canadian digital currency startup BitGold has announced the successful completion of a $3.5m Series A funding round.
Since July, GABI has been widely acknowledged as the first regulated bitcoin hedge fund. Now a challenger has emerged to dispute this.
Hedgeable has announced a partnership with Coinbase to give one free bitcoin to every interested investor who enrolls in its Plus Program.