Browsing the "Barry Silbert" Tag

Blockchain Startup Horizen Labs Doubles Target to Raise $4 Million

| Yogita Khatri

Just-launched sidechains startup Horizen Labs has raised $4 million in a seed funding round – twice what it had initially planned.

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Digital Currency Group Adds Zcash Offshoot ZenCash to Crypto Investment List

| David Floyd

The fork of a fork of zcash made it onto Digital Currency Group's "conviction list."

Grayscale Launches Fund for Top Cryptos (ETH Included)

| Michael del Castillo

A new cryptocurrency investment vehicle is now on the market with the launch of a new product from DCG-subsidiary Grayscale.

Merrill Lynch Bans Clients from Investing in Bitcoin Fund

| Sujha Sundararajan

Merrill Lynch, the brokerage arm of Bank of America, has blocked financial advisers and clients from trading in bitcoin-related investments.

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Tickets for $1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot Now Selling for Bitcoin

| Pete Rizzo

JackPocket, a startup that lets you buy state lottery tickets using a mobile device, has integrated bitcoin payments.


MasterCard, CIBC and New York Life Join DCG Funding Round

| Grace Caffyn

MasterCard has been named as one of 11 investors in Digital Currency Group's new funding round.

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Barry Silbert: Private Blockchains Will ‘Capitulate’ to Bitcoin

| Pete Rizzo

In a new interview, DCG founder Barry Silbert opens up about the current state of bitcoin and why greed may be the industry's biggest asset.


Bitcoin Opportunity Corp Backs Mexican Exchange Bitso

| Pete Rizzo

Bitso has closed a seed funding round led by the Barry Silbert-backed investment fund Bitcoin Opportunity Corp.

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Reveal Raises $1.5 Million for Crypto-Powered Social Network

| Pete Rizzo

Crypto-powered social network Reveal has announced $1.5m in funding from investors including Boost VC and Barry Silbert's Digital Currency Group.

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Bitcoin in the Headlines: A Clash of Economics

| Yessi Bello Perez

Despite featuring its fair share of salacious material this week's news cycle was more mature in its assessment of bitcoin as a financial technology.