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Brandy Betz

Brandy covers crypto-related venture capital deals for CoinDesk. She previously served as the Technology News Editor at Seeking Alpha and covered healthcare stocks for The Motley Fool. She doesn't currently own any substantial amount of crypto.

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Blockchain Investment Firm Fortis Digital Raising $100M Fund

The fund focuses on altcoins and requires potential investors to have a minimum $2.5 million net worth.

The fund focuses on altcoins and requires potential investors to have a minimum $2.5 million net worth.

Certora Raises $36M for Smart Contract Security Tools

Jump Crypto led the funding round for the firm, which secures $50 billion of DeFi assets.

Jump Crypto led the funding round for the firm, which secures $50 billion of DeFi assets.

A16z Addresses Downturn in Inaugural State of Crypto Report

The report discussed Web 3 trends and why Ethereum remains the dominant blockchain.

The report discussed Web 3 trends and why Ethereum remains the dominant blockchain.

QuickNode Acquires NFT Analytics Platform Icy Tools

Financial details for the blockchain development platform’s first acquisition were not disclosed.

Financial details for the blockchain development platform’s first acquisition were not disclosed.

Libra Creator David Marcus Begins New Lightning Network Venture, Lightspark

Details are vague, but Lightspark has raised an undisclosed funding round co-led by Andreessen Horowitz and Paradigm.

Details are vague, but Lightspark has raised an undisclosed funding round co-led by Andreessen Horowitz and Paradigm.

Crypto Risk Monitoring Firm Solidus Labs Raises $45M

Liberty City Ventures led the round for the market surveillance and risk monitoring startup, which has several ex-regulators as backers or advisors.

Liberty City Ventures led the round for the market surveillance and risk monitoring startup, which has several ex-regulators as backers or advisors.

6th Man Ventures Raises $145M for Crypto Fund: Report

It’s the second fund for the venture capital firm led by The Block founder Mike Dudas.

It’s the second fund for the venture capital firm led by The Block founder Mike Dudas.

Arrington Capital Scrubs $100M Anchor Yield Fund From Website After UST Upheaval

Founder Michael Arrington cited decreased demand for the decision to remove the fund from the company's website.

Founder Michael Arrington cited decreased demand for the decision to remove the fund from the company's website.

Coinbase Ventures Backs Moralis' $40M Funding Round

The firm provides a development platform for building and launching Web 3 games, apps and NFTs.

The firm provides a development platform for building and launching Web 3 games, apps and NFTs.