Venture Capital

Spondoolies

Spondoolies-Tech Takes Aim at BitFury With $5 Million Funding Round

| Pete Rizzo

Israeli bitcoin mining firm Spondoolies-Tech has raised $5m in new venture funding as part of its ongoing Series B.

block stream

Blockstream SEC Filing Reveals $15 Million Raised in Funding Round

| Pete Rizzo

Blockstream has raised $15.18m in a major funding round and added LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman to its board.

Invest, business

BitFury Invests in GoCoin for Payments Processing Push

| Pete Rizzo

BitFury Capital has announced an undisclosed strategic investment in digital currency merchant processor GoCoin.

Bitnet Lands $14.5 Million Series A Funding to Rival Coinbase, BitPay

| Daniel Cawrey

Bitnet is targeting large companies with its enterprise bitcoin payments solution and one retail giant is already on board.

AlphaPoint Raises $1.35 Million to Build Intel for Bitcoin

| Pete Rizzo

AlphaPoint has raised $1.35m in new funding to internationalize its line of digital currency exchange solutions.

Accounting, CPA

Libra Raises $500k to Expand Bitcoin Tax Compliance Solutions

| Pete Rizzo

Libra has announced $500,000 in new fundraising as part of a seed round led by Liberty City Ventures.

BitFury

BitFury Raises $20 Million to Power New ASIC Chip Development

| Pete Rizzo

BitFury has raised $20m in new funding to power further chip development and data centre expansion.

Korea

Star Korean VC Invests $200k in Bitcoin Startup Devign Labs

| Joon Ian Wong

Korean bitcoin startup Devign Lab has received a $200k seed round investment from VC firm K Cube Ventures.

Blockchain to Grow Further After Closing $30.5 Million Funding Round

| Jon Southurst

Popular wallet and data source Blockchain has closed one of the biggest funding rounds in bitcoin history, at $30.5m.

merchants

Investor Tim Draper Leads SnapCard’s $1.5 Million Seed Round

| Pete Rizzo

SnapCard has announced a $1.5m seed round led by Tim Draper, Crypto Coins Partners and Boost VC.