BlockTower Capital Launches $25M Fund to Invest in DeFi Projects

The fund will facilitate investment in a wider range of longer term, more illiquid assets, Axios reported March 4.

Mar 9, 2021 at 5:44 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 12:23 p.m. UTC

Crypto asset investment firm BlockTower Capital has raised a $25 million fund for decentralized finance (DeFi) projects.

  • The fund will facilitate investment in a wider range of longer-term, more illiquid assets, Axios reported March 4.
  • Investors include veteran American venture capitalist Howard Morgan, British historian Niall Ferguson and Milwaukee Bucks co-owner Marc Lasry.
  • Lasry has also taken a stake in BlockTower Capital's main investment fund, Bloomberg reported March 2.
  • Morgan has previously invested in BlockTower, as reported by the Financial Times in November 2020.
  • Hoover Institution senior fellow Ferguson spoke with Michael Casey about decentralization of the financial world on a CoinDesk podcast in March 2020 and also wrote about bitcoin for Bloomberg in November.

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