Investments

Fund Seeks $200 Million to Help Startups Survive a Crypto Winter

| Ian Allison

David Johnston’s new Yeoman’s Growth Capital will invest exclusively in live blockchain projects.

Aion Token Project Estimates 18-Month Runway After Bitcoin and Ether Sales

| Leigh Cuen

The Aion Foundation has sold off half of the bitcoin and ether raised in an October 2017 token sale, says its CEO.

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

| Nikhilesh De

ErisX has closed a $27.5 million Series B funding round to build a regulated crypto spot and futures market.

$35 Million: Sequoia, Baidu Ventures Back Turing Award Winner’s Blockchain

| Wolfie Zhao

Conflux, a scalable blockchain project with a Turing Award-winning co-founder, has raised $35 million from backers including Sequoia and Baidu.

Singapore Government Agency Backs New Blockchain Accelerator

| Yogita Khatri

Enterprise Singapore, a government agency set up to develop the startup ecosystem, is supporting a new blockchain accelerator program.

Ohio Accelerators to Pump Over $100 Million into Blockchain Startups

| Yogita Khatri

Two startup accelerators in the U.S. state of Ohio are reportedly to invest more than $100 million into blockchain firms, and more may follow.

Coinbase, DCG Join $4.5 Million Seed Round for Crypto Evaluation Startup

| Leigh Cuen

Coinbase Ventures, DCG and others have provided $4.5 million in funding for an analytics startup that wants investors to think beyond market cap.

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

| Nikhilesh De

Security token startup Securitize has raised $12.75 million in Series A funding backed by Coinbase Ventures and Ripple's Xpring, among others.

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Beyond Price: Why We Need a Better Way to Value Crypto Assets

| Michael J Casey

Institutional investors must set aside dollar-centric valuation models and recognize that value is a different concept in the crypto world.

Bitcoin Puzzle Artist’s Crypto Gaming Startup Now Valued at $13 Million

| Leigh Cuen

One of the bitcoin community’s best-known artists is gearing up to launch a blockchain-powered video game with investor backing.