Browsing the "Acquisitions" Tag

Kraken Boosts Institutional Offerings With Acquisition of Dan Held’s Interchange

| Daniel Palmer

Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken has acquired Interchange, a startup offering a way for institutional investors to better manage their portfolios.

The Startup Behind Ethereum’s Infamous DAO Has Been Acquired

| Daniel Kuhn

Blockchains.com steps into the internet of things with the with the acquisition of slock.it

Hacked Crypto Exchange Zaif Resuming Full Services Under New Owner

| Daniel Palmer

Japanese crypto exchange Zaif, which was hacked for $60 million last year, is reinstating all services after being acquired by investment firm Fisco.

TechCrunch Founder’s Crypto Fund Tops $100 Million, Completes First Acquisition

| Brady Dale

An investor in Arrington XRP Capital has put up another $30 million, enabling the fund to acquire an Australian trading firm.

Coinsquare Acquires Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchange StellarX

| Daniel Palmer

Canada-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinsquare has acquired decentralized exchange StellarX and will seek to license it in Bermuda.

Facebook Beefs Up Its Blockchain Efforts With Startup Hires

| Zack Seward

Facebook appears to be doubling down on its blockchain efforts with the hiring staffers from smart-contract startup Chainspace.

jesse, powell, kraken

Kraken Acquires Futures Startup In Deal Worth At Least $100 Million

| Pete Rizzo

Kraken has inked a “nine-figure" deal that now makes it the only crypto exchange to offer regulated futures trading in Europe.

OKCoin Founder Buys Hong Kong-Listed Firm in $60 Million Deal

| Yogita Khatri

The founder of cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has taken a step towards a reverse IPO with a $60 million acquisition in Hong Kong.

Coinbase Acquires Andreessen Horowitz–Backed Startup Blockspring

| Zack Seward

Blockspring, a startup that makes tools for collecting and managing data from APIs, has been acquired by Coinbase.

OKCoin Founder Star Xu Seeks to Acquire Public Firm for $60 Million

| Daniel Palmer

OKCoin founder Star Xu may be seeking a possible backdoor IPO by buying a majority stake in a Hong Kong-listed company.