Venture Capital

Crypto Mining Tech Firm Bitfury Closes $80 Million Funding Round

| Daniel Palmer

Bitfury Group has just closed an $80 million funding round led by venture capital firm Korelya Capital.

Coinbase’s Emilie Choi: $300 Million Raise Was ‘For a Rainy Day’

| Leigh Cuen

Coinbase's $300 million Series E was about a "war chest" for expansion, not necessity, says Emilie Choi, its VP of corporate and business development.

Paradigm Leads $30 Million Funding for Crypto Privacy Startup StarkWare

| Nikhilesh De

StarkWare, the company behind the zk-STARKS privacy tech, just raised $30 million in equity funding from a number of major firms.

silvio, MIT

MIT Professor’s Blockchain Protocol Nets $62 Million in New Funding

| Wolfie Zhao

Algorand, the blockchain protocol founded by MIT professor and Turing Award winner Silvio Micali, has raised $62 million in new funding.

Boost VC, Adam Draper

Boost VC Just Fulfilled a Crypto Funding Pledge 4 Years in the Making

| Brady Dale

One of crypto's oldest pledges has finally been fulfilled.

Pantera Capital Backs Blockchain Security Startup’s $5.5 Million Round

| Wolfie Zhao

Smart contract security startup Synthetic Minds has raised $5.5 million from investors including Pantera Capital.

F2Pool Founder’s Crypto Wallet Startup Raises $13 Million

| Wolfie Zhao

Cobo, the crypto wallet created by F2Pool's founder, has raised $13 million from NEO and DHVC to expand its staking pool with a cold wallet launch.

Startup Bringing Blockchain Privacy to Central Banks Wins $15 Million Funding

| Ian Allison

Blockchain startup Adhara, which aims to bring zero knowledge proofs to central bank systems, has secured $15 million in new funding from Consensys.

Blockchain Finance Startup Clearmatics Raises $12 Million in New Funding

| Ian Allison

Blockchain finance firm Clearmatics has closed a $12-million Series A funding round led by Route 66 Ventures.

Yale University Said to Invest in $400 Million Paradigm Crypto Fund

| Daniel Palmer

Has Yale University just plunged into the turbulent waters of the cryptocurrency space? A new Bloomberg report suggests it has.