Investments

Fairfax County Invests Total of $21 Million in Blockchain VC Fund

| Marc Hochstein

Fairfax County Retirement Systems has released details about its investment in a blockchain fund, apparently to quell fears about it.

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Ripple, Barclays Accelerator Back $1.7 Million Round for Remittance Firm

| Yogita Khatri

Barclays' accelerator program, Ripple and others have backed a $1.7 million round for a new remittance startup that will use XRP.

Blockchain Sleuthing Startup Chainalysis Raises $30 Million

| Ian Allison

The Series B funding was led by seasoned VC firm Accel and included investment from Benchmark, which led the firm's $16m Series A.

Two Public Pensions Anchor Morgan Creek’s New $40 Million Venture Fund

| Brady Dale

In a potential first for the crypto investment sector, two U.S. public pension funds are dipping their toes in Morgan Creek's latest vehicle.

Most Crypto Hedge Funds Aren’t Really Hedge Funds

| Daniel Cawrey and Sina Nader

CryptoLux Capital's co-founder Sina Nader and Pactum Capital's CEO Daniel Cawrey explained why most crypto hedge funds aren't really hedge funds.

What We’re Missing About Institutional Investment in Crypto Winter

| Noelle Acheson

Institutional investment in crypto is not as divorced from retail sentiment as many believe, writes Noelle Acheson.

Abra’s Blockchain App to Let Users Invest in Fractions of Stocks, ETFs

| Yogita Khatri

Abra is adding a new feature to its blockchain-based app that will allow global users to invest in fractions of stocks and ETFs.

Dharma Labs Raises $7 Million From Green Visor, Coinbase and Polychain

| Brady Dale

Offering a trustless lending product that "simply 'can't be evil,'" Dharma Labs just raised $7 million from some big-name investors.

BitTorrent Token Is Already Nearly 6 Times Its ICO Price

| Sam Ouimet

The price of BitTorrent Token (BTT) is up nearly 600 percent from its Initial Coin Offering (ICO) which took place just one week ago.

Blockchain Capital Leads $1.7 Million Round for Crypto Compliance Startup

| Yogita Khatri

Venture capital firm Blockchain Capital has led a $1.7 million seed round for San Francisco-based crypto compliance startup TRM Labs.